Mainframes in the Cloud

Successful Silicon Valley entrepreneurs founded and established a 120-employee software company with the aim to replace legacy mainframe infrastructure with an x86 architecture platform. After developing and verifying the breakthrough technology, first customers are beginning to benefit from huge cost savings by moving mainframe-based code to the x86 platform. This innovative, Linux-based application suite supports Azure cloud services while also delivering substantial performance gains. To support the growing customer base in Europe, in designing and implementing migration plans, we are seeking a key expert as a

Customer Solution Architect

As a customer-oriented consultant, you will be the main contact for CIOs and executive manage- ment. Together with the development and support team, you will be responsible for the smooth and successful migration of mission-critical applications from the legacy world to the modern software and hardware systems.
Main Tasks
  • Analysis of customer IT infrastructure and application needs
  • Develop and steer the migration path, including customer IT architecture prerequisites
  • Guide multi-discipline teams regarding all aspects of the migration project
  • Overview the solution design, development and testing of the implementation
  • Ensure best practices are followed and ensure high-quality design for customer solutions
  • Take a senior role in pre-sales situations and advise customers with a state-of-the-art, convincing approach
Your Profile
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in designing, migrating and implementing mainframe business solutions
  • In-depth knowledge of both worlds: legacy mainframe and x86-based Linux
  • Consulting experience in software and data conversions
  • Preferably knowledge of COBOL, PL/1, REXX and HLASM
  • Solution architect and design skills
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Thorough understanding of mainframe enterprise software architecture, internet technologies and cloud solutions (e.g. Azure)
  • Ability to visit customers in Europe is mandatory
  • Languages: English and either French or Spanish
  • Motivated to live in the Greater Zurich Area / Switzerland
Please contact Theodor Klossner, Senior Partner.
  • Job title
    Customer Solution Architect
  • Sector
    Information Technology / Telecommunications
  • Occupational group
    Project Management / Engineering
  • Region
    Greater Zurich
  • Reference number
  • Your consultant
    Theodor Klossner
    Theodor Klossner -
    Rütistrasse 66
    CH-8032 Zürich
    +41 44 266 13 13
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Theodor Klossner
Theodor Klossner