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Bank of America Mainframe Consultant in Richardson, Texas

Mainframe Consultant

Richmond, Virginia;Pennington, New Jersey; Richardson, Texas; Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Description:

The Mainframe Consultant helps to drive the technical strategic direction for the mainframe platform at Bank of America.

Responsibilities include:

  • Gaining a comprehensive understanding of current mainframe application services and infrastructure capabilities.

  • Assessing strategic vision across multiple lines of business and emerging technical requirements.

  • Developing and executing strategic roadmaps at a practical level from planning, analysis and testing to practical implementation and support.

  • Providing assistance to application developers, architects and infrastructure designers and support technicians.

  • Being highly self-motivated, intellectually curious with the capability and enthusiasm to learn and apply that learning in a practical sense.

  • Working outside normal working hours on occasions and may include periods performing on-call duties on a rotation basis.

Required Skills:

  • Strong z/OS based skills (TSO, JCL, ISPF, REXX, zOSMF, Mainframe Security etc)

  • IBM mainframe product knowledge and practical experience, ideally with middleware and/or database technologies (e.g. CICS, DB2, IMS, MQ)

  • Understanding of application design on multiple platforms

  • Self-motivated and a self-starter with a genuine desire to learn and apply new skills

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, written and oral. Proficient with the use of MS Office tools.

  • Experience of mainframe resiliency solutions e.g. GDPS or similar

  • Ability to work on a 24x7 on call rotational basis

Desired Skills:

  • Practical experience of Linux environments and other non-mainframe technologies

  • Application programming in traditional and modern languages and techniques (e.g. COBOL, Java, REST, Python)

  • Practical experience of DevOps capabilities and tooling (e.g. Ansible, Jenkins, Openshift)

The Technology Infrastructure Organization:

  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to perform their jobs successfully.

  • Wants to be a great place for people to work and strive to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.

  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world.

  • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their career goals, whatever their background or experience.

  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve our clients and their evolving business needs.

  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our communities by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving they need to remain vibrant and vital.

LOB Job Profile:

Participates in design, development and implementation of systems engineering activities, to include OS technical support, systems programming and data center capabilities. Responsible for components of complex engineering and/or analytical tasks and activities. Assists in establishment of input/output processes and working parameters for hardware compatibility and coordination of subsystems design and integration of total system. Serves as a fully seasoned/proficient technical resource; provides tech knowledge and capabilities as team member and individual contributor. Will not have direct reports but will influence and direct activities of a team related to special initiatives or operations. Provides input on staffing, budget and personnel. Typically 5 or more years of systems engineering experience.


1st shift (United States of America)

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Full time


Manages People: No

Travel: No


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Bank of America and its affiliates consider for employment and hire qualified candidates without regard to race, religious creed, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state, provincial and municipal laws. The company also prohibits discrimination on other bases such as medical condition, marital status or any other factor that is irrelevant to the performance of our teammates.

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Bank of America aims to create a workplace free from the dangers and resulting consequences of illegal and illicit drug use and alcohol abuse. Our Drug-Free Workplace and Alcohol Policy (“Policy”) establishes requirements to prevent the presence or use of illegal or illicit drugs or unauthorized alcohol on Bank of America premises and to provide a safe work environment.

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