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Mainframe Infrastructure Architect - Sales Support (US-Remote)

Company: Kyndryl Holding Inc.
Location: Bentonville
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Mainframe Infrastructure Architect - Sales Support (US-Remote)

Apply Job ID 498594BR Date posted 06/01/2022 Location(s) Austin, Texas; Rochester, New York; Sterling Forest, New York; Atlanta, Georgia; Southbury, Connecticut; Dallas, Texas; Hazelwood, Missouri; Boulder, Colorado; Chicago, Illinois; Lexington, Kentucky; Washington, DC; Columbus, Ohio; Smyrna, Georgia; Buffalo, New York; Iselin, New Jersey; Poughkeepsie, New York; Rochester, Minnesota; Research Triangle Park, North Carolina; Bentonville, Arkansas; Columbia, Missouri; Irving, Texas; Lewisville, Texas; New York, New York; Richardson, Texas; Midland, Michigan; Honolulu, Hawaii; Phoenix, Arizona

Why Kyndryl

Our world has never been more alive with opportunities and, at Kyndryl, we're ready to seize them. We design, build, manage and modernize the mission-critical technology systems that the world depends on every day. Kyndryl is at the heart of progress - dedicated to helping companies and people grow strong. Our people are actively discovering, co-creating, and strengthening. We push ourselves and each other to seek better, to go further, and we carry this energy to our customers. At Kyndryl, we want you to keep growing, and we'll provide plenty of opportunities to make that happen. Please be aware that we have the Kyndryl candidate zone hosted by IBM for a certain period. If you have applied for an IBM role previously, you will be able to log into the candidate zone using your previous IBM log in details. When in the candidate zone, you will be able to see your previous applications for both IBM and Kyndryl. For further information on privacy, please visit www.kyndryl.com/privacy.

Your Role and Responsibilities

This Mainframe Solutions Architect position will be interfacing directly with clients and deal teams to deliver technical solutioning expertise for complex deals and special bids worldwide.

The role provides hands-on assistance to Technical Solution Managers (TSMs) and other Deal Team members with solutioning cost for new deals. This role will work closely with the extended Offering team in defining the Offering and the Delivery platforms, activities, tools, etc. necessary for a successful solution.

This Mainframe Solutions Architect will work with Global and US delivery teams to discover, identify, and document the elements of cost, e.g. capital, hardware, software, labor, tools, etc. This role must understand and factor in regional differences, impacts of currency, inflation and delivery locations.

The Mainframe Solutions Architect ensures infrastructure solution design fulfills functional and technical requirements and can consistently meet service level agreements (SLAs.). This role continually compares Offering costs versus internal alternatives and external competitors.

The Mainframe Solutions Architect engages in high profile and complex deals to assist and transfer skills to delivery teams, especially in early adoption phase. This role will support the Business Unit's management system to identify and address technology gaps, strategic goals, and business imperatives impacted by infrastructure technologies.

If you are hired into a Colorado work location, the anticipated compensation range for this position is USD$ 103,100.00 to USD$ 281,300.00 and this is based on a full-time schedule. Your ultimate compensation may vary depending on your job-related skills and experience. For part time roles, the compensation will be adjusted appropriately.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Minimum 12 years of IT Services industry experience in these areas:

* Technical Solution Manager/Architect
* Services Cost Modeler, Cost Engineer, Delivery Project Manager/Executive.
* Extensive background with IBM mainframes, including systems programmer supporting complex mainframe environments.
* IBM Z hardware, software, ISV software, applications, services, services competitors, market trends, etc. to which these managed services are targeted.
* Excellent English language (verbal and written) and executive communication skills
* Excellent skills working with and presenting to clients, field sales and solutioning teams
* Excellent skills in financial analysis and tools such as spreadsheets (e.g. Microsoft Excel)
* Strong leadership, interpersonal, negotiation, creativity and problem-solving skills
* Strong experience in driving international teams in a matrixed service (preferably) or product offering development environment

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

Additional knowledge and experience in these areas:

* Managed services offering management, development, sales, solutioning, delivery
* IBM Z and related services, services providers, services sales/solutioning/delivery
* IBM Z application monitoring, management, maintenance and modernization.
* Multi cloud platform solutioning
* Hyperscaler expertise including certifications (AWS, Azure, GCP)
* Storage Platforms (IBM, EMC & Hitachi)

Required Education

High School Diploma/GED

Preferred Education

Bachelor's Degree

Being You @ Kyndryl

Kyndryl 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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. Kyndryl is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Other things to know

Kyndryl offers a wide range of resources for eligible employees to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to: 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Well-being programs to support mental and physical health. Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money. Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law. Kyndryl will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

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Role (Job Role)

Infrastructure Architect

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Travel Required

Some travel may be required based on business demand


(Y078) Kyndryl, Inc.

Is this role a commissionable / sales incentive based position



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