IBM Mainframe to Linux/Cloud Transition Support

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Where will you find innovation and technology? Right here at Northrop Grumman Corporation. Northrop Grumman Technical Services sector is seeking an IBM Mainframe to Linux/CloudTransition Support to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Woodlawn, MD.

Description of Work:

  • Provide SSA IT Modernization Domain-specific liaison support for the IT Modernization Infrastructure Domain; Platform Transition Initiative to help with Initiative focus, structure and scalability.
  • Provide systems engineering, research, simulation, testing and innovation technical expertise related to migrating SSA applications and data from an IBM mainframe infrastructure to commodity open systems servers and cloud based IT infrastructures.
  • Review and consult on best-in-class government and industry modernization technology and competencies.
  • Review and consult on risk management and mitigation techniques such as evaluation, modeling, simulation and prototyping.
  • Develop a Platform Initiative work breakdown structure and master schedule.
  • Develop Recommendations for content upgrades to IT Modernization Infrastructure Domain; Platform Transition Initiative strategy and roadmap
  • Create the following IT Modernization Infrastructure Domain; Platform Transition Initiative Work Products (delivered with the completion of the associated activities):
    • Project management plan and schedule on-going
    • Weekly and monthly status reports
Basic Qualifications:
Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field and 7 years' IT work experience or Master's degree in a technical field degree and 3 years IT work experience or minimum of 11 years workexperience in lieu of a degree.
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience with IBM mainframe infrastructures (not software development)
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience with IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) and IBM Content Manager using a pureScale database infrastructure.
  • Experience with one or more of the following
    • IBM mainframe storage systems and virtual storage environments
    • IBM mainframe monitoring systems, e.g., Dynatrace, OMEGAMON, etc.
    • pureScale
    • Managing projects related to the successful migration of Information Technology (IT) infrastructure platforms.
    • US Citizenship or Permanent Residency (Green Card holder) required in order to obtain and maintain required Position of Public Trust clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.

  • Proficient verbal and communication skills
  • Experience configuring WebSphere Application Server (WAS) on Linux
  • Experience with networking, specifically load balancing, virtual storage access, and Wide-Area Network (WAN) connectivity for High Availability Disaster Recovery (HADR)
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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