Principal Mainframe Networking Architect (z/OS)

Roseland, NJ, United States

ADP is hiring an experienced Mainframe Architect with demonstrated experience in Networking and z/OS. Does this sound like you?

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The Mainframe Communications Group provides solutions for z/OS and z/VM mainframe needs. This includes but is not limited to the following: inter LPAR communication, inter data center communications, client facing communications and general handoff of routing protocols between the mainframe systems and the associated network switches, routers and firewalls. We support more than 100 z/OS and z/VM LPAR’s running on IBM’s latest z/13 mainframes. We are seeking a polished 7-10 year mainframe network professional who is interested in a career.


  • TCP/IP, VTAM APPN, z/OS, z/VM, Connect:Direct, Encryption, MQ, Routing, Protocols, ZLinux, Virtual Switches, OSA’s
  • Network Security- SSL Certificates, SSH Public/Private key, Unix System Services, Policy Agent
  • Computer Science degree (BS or MS)
  • Must be responsible for an architectural Track
  • MUST drive the strategic use of technology in general and provide leadership in applying technology for high-value
  • MUST demonstrate leadership characteristics, ability to execute, deep technical insight and a solid grasp of business challenges and opportunities.


  • Applies technology to key processes (customers, suppliers, integrated front office and back office) driving business opportunity.
  • Communication – Demonstrates advanced communication skills — oral, written and presentation.
  • Analytical Thinking – Applies data to problem solving, builds information and knowledge based facts.
  • Technology Design – Demonstrates knowledge and practice of fundamental architectural skills.
  • Leadership – Listens and engages actively. Provides direct, honest and open communication.
  • External Partner Development – Establishes a deep and powerful network outside the company.

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