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**Your Role and Responsibilities**
**Who We Are**
IBM Z is the World’s most powerful business platform. 68% of enterprise production workloads, 80% of structured enterprise data, and 55% of all enterprise transactions, including more than 50% of the back-end transactions generated from mobile enterprise applications run on IBM Z. We are embarking on an exciting journey to transform the developer experience on IBM Z by embracing disruptive technologies spanning all aspects of development, test, deployment, and monitoring. To accomplish this transformation, we are aggressively hiring top talent for a variety of positions, including offering management, design, and development. Join us on this exciting journey, leverage cutting edge technologies at work, and deliver meaningful innovation for the platform that runs business.
The Mainframe DevOps Engineer will work directly with clients and business partners to support them on proof of concept and migration primarily on testing tools. You will play a key advisory role in Source Code Management (SCM) migration projects from library managers traditionally used in mainframe development shops, to modern SCM such as git
As a member of DevOps Tooling Team, you will need to:
+ Interface to the transformation project teams to handle product and tooling enhancements requests
+ Contribute to the development of assets and collateral’s that will contribute to make the migration services offering repeatable at a large scale.
+ Provide technical enablement to clients, sellers and business partners and develop long-term relationships through managing and interpreting their requirements
+ Provide technical assistance and product education
+ Have a deep understanding of the IBM Z DevOps portfolio
+ Play an advisory role or directly lead transformation projects and leverage business partners as needed for execution
**Required Technical and Professional Expertise**
+ z/OS knowledge – Familiarity with USS will be an added advantage
+ z/OS scripting knowledge (eg REXX, JCL)
+ Basic scripting knowledge (eg Groovy, Python)
+ Knowledge of modern SCMs and pipeline coordinators such as Git and Jenkins.
+ Understanding of DevOps principles, including modern Agile/Lean development processes
**Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise**
+ Experience as a JAVA developer
+ Operations / System Programmer background
+ Skills on application mapping tooling
+ A first experience in migration projects with support for changing the habits of the end users, and also having a good understanding of the difficulties of integrating tools in complex ecosystems should be a plus.
+ Knowledge of legacy SCMs like Endevor, Changeman, Panvalet, SCLM, etc…
**About Business Unit**
**Your Life @ IBM**
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?
Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.
Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.
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**Being You @ IBM**
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.