Java Application Modernization Consultant
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An Application Modernization extraordinaire with skills to modernize application code written in legacy languages (e.g., COBOL, PL/1) to ferry our client’s vision into the future. Your superpower? Helping clients solve problems, improve operations, and update their applications more easily, quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively. You are a leader that can inspire teams as they help our clients modernize prioritized functionality in their systems.
Lead teams in Application Modernization efforts serving clients including strategic assessment of the client’s existing mainframe ecosystem, migrating applications to the cloud, language migration and rearchitecting.
Provide technical insight and oversight for teams performing static code discovery, rehosting assessment, language migration and migration to cloud; collaborate with leads across a team of engineers and products developers to plan and execute work
Assist with engagement planning and budgeting; mobilize and manage engagement teams; define deliverable structure and content; facilitate buy-in of proposed solutions from middle management levels at the client; direct on-time, quality delivery of work; manage engagement economics; manage engagement risk
Manage day-to-day interactions with clients and sponsors
Develop practical solutions and methodologies to further support the Application Modernization offering; develop or contribute to "thoughtware" and "point-of-view" documents
Manage and contribute to proposal work as we compete for new business
Perform role of counselor and coach; provide input and guidance into the staffing process; actively participate in staff recruitment and retention activities; provide leadership and support for delivery teams and staff in local offices
Here’s What you Need:
Minimum 3 years of software development experience
Minimum 1 years of consulting, client communications and presentations experience
Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. If Associate’s Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience.
Experience in developing in Java frameworks such as Spring, Camel etc. Good knowledge of Java annotations and define new annotations.
Experience in working on one of the app servers such as Tomcat, WebSphere, WebLogic, JBoss, Glassfish etc. and ability to manage deployments on one of these app servers
Experience in modeling and tuning applications using any RDBMS
Familiarity of one or more database frameworks such as Hibernate, MyBatis, TopLink etc.
Experience in using performance tuning tools such as NetBeans Profiler, JProfiler, Profiler4J etc.
Experience in modelling in CI/CD architecture and troubleshooting processes using Jenkins, Hudson, SonarQube, Ant, SVN, GIT, Junit etc.
Familiarity in development of applications on any public cloud.
Experience in development on Linux / Unix
Knowledge of scripting technologies using Shell, Perl, Python, Groovy etc.
Ability to mentor team members
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Nice to have:
Experience in migrating IBM mainframe applications
Knowledge of IBM mainframe technologies such as COBOL, CICS, IMS, IDMS etc.
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