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Ensono Mainframe Presales Senior Solution Architect in Boston, Massachusetts

Mainframe Presales Senior Solution ArchitectRemote - United StatesJR010070

At Ensono, our Purpose is to be a relentless ally, disrupting the status quo and unleashing our clients to Do Great Things! We enable our clients to achieve key business outcomes that reshape how our world runs. As an expert technology adviser and managed service provider with cross-platform certifications, Ensono empowers our clients to keep up with continuous change and embrace innovation.

We can Do Great Things because we have great Associates. The Ensono Core Values unify our diverse talents and are woven into how we do business. These five traits are the key to achieving our purpose:


About the role and what you’ll be doing:

Mainframe Presales Senior Solution Architect leverages knowledge of IBM mainframe technology to help document, shape, and direct the technology roadmap for Ensono and for our clients. Work directly with senior executives and leadership to identify and address technology gaps, strategic goals, and business imperatives impacted by infrastructure technologies. Suggest new technologies or new approaches to achieve business goals. Develop methodologies to integrate technology innovation with existing governance and enterprise architecture processes. Provide fully costed solution architecture to meet client and prospective client requests. Maintain and update documentation related to organization-wide IT activities and technology roadmaps. Communicate progress and direction through formal presentations, collaborative meetings, and content publishing to mixed audiences.

The Mainframe Presales Senior Solution Architect would also support new business opportunities including pre-sales support, architecture, contracting, and design support for that client:

  • Leads implementation of Ensono solutions and/or manages complex change that significantly impacts an existing solution.

  • Ensures individualized solution incorporates clients’ and Ensono’s overall business strategy and technical vision.

  • Technical lead in all solution communications with client and overseeing its progress throughout the implementation phase.

Key areas of focus for this role include:

  • Consistently provides proven, formal mentorship

  • High complexity assignments – owner

  • Moderate complexity assignments – owner (1 or >)

  • Low complexity assignments – provide oversight/review

  • Regularly lead self and others and/or established as Product SME and/or established as specialist

  • Understands how whole picture aligns to overall Ensono strategy

  • Responsible for the creation and maintenance of reference architecture for Ensono infrastructure solutions

  • Responsible for the infrastructure architecture of one or more client environments and are to be considered the subject matter expert for the entire environment within the datacenter

  • Responsible for working with the client to obtain the solution requirements for the infrastructure

  • Responsible for written design of the infrastructure solution that meets or exceeds the requirements utilizing a reference architecture

  • Responsible for being the technical subject matter expert for the implementation and ensuring the implementation adheres to the proposed design

  • Responsible for presenting cost estimates for the mainframe solution implementation process and ongoing production support of the solution

  • Engages in project communications with the client using a consultative approach, anticipates obstacles, and recommends solution options to mitigate.

  • Ensures infrastructure solution design fulfills functional and technical requirements and can consistently meet progress against service level agreements (SLAs.)

  • Accountable for the accuracy, process, integrity, quality and stewardship of client mainframe infrastructure solutions.

  • Participates in the development of RFP responses and presentations

We want all new Associates to succeed in their roles at Ensono. That’s why we’ve outlined the job requirements below. To be considered for this role, it’s important that you meet all Required Qualifications. If you do not meet all of the Preferred Qualifications, we still encourage you to apply.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

  • Typically requires a minimum of 12 years of related experience

  • Extensive previous background with IBM mainframes, including previous experience as a systems programmer supporting complex mainframe environments

  • Foundational: ITILv3, ITSM

  • Mainframe: IBM

  • Storage Platforms (EMC, IBM, Hitachi, Oracle)

Why Ensono?

Ensono is a place to make better happen – for our clients and for your career. You can do great things through innovation or collaboration, by learning or volunteering, or to promote diversity and inclusion. You can do great things for your own health or for a healthier planet. Whatever it means to you to do great things we want Ensono to be the place you can do it.

We are a client-facing business, but we do encourage clients to allow us to work remotely most of the time so if you are not required to be on client site, you can choose to work from home or in our Ensono offices.

  • Unlimited Paid Days Off

  • Two health plan options through Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • 401k with company match

  • Eligibility for dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life and AD&D coverage, and flexible spending accounts

  • Depending on location, ability to take advantage of fitness centers

  • Wellness program

  • Flexible work schedule

Ensono is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to providing equal employment to our Associates and building a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Pay transparency nondiscrimination statement/posting OFCCP’s pay transparency policy can be found onOFCCP’s website ( .

If you need accommodation at any point during the application or interview process, please let your recruiter know or email [email protected] .