COBOL Mainframe Modernization to Cloud Consultant @ Accenture - Los Angeles, CA

Job Overview

2 months ago

COBOL Mainframe Modernization to Cloud Consultant

Accenture - Los Angeles, CA

You Are:

An Application Modernization extraordinaire with skills to modernize application code written in legacy languages (e.g., COBOL, PL/1) to ferry our client’s vision into the future. Your superpower? Helping clients solve problems, improve operations, and update their applications more easily, quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively. You are a leader that can inspire teams as they help our clients modernize prioritized functionality in their systems.

The Work:

  • Lead teams in Application Modernization efforts serving clients including strategic assessment of the client’s existing mainframe ecosystem, migrating applications to the cloud, language migration and rearchitecting.

  • Provide technical insight and oversight for teams performing static code discovery, rehosting assessment, language migration and migration to cloud; collaborate with leads across a team of engineers and products developers to plan and execute work

  • Assist with engagement planning and budgeting; mobilize and manage engagement teams; define deliverable structure and content; facilitate buy-in of proposed solutions from middle management levels at the client; direct on-time, quality delivery of work; manage engagement economics; manage engagement risk

  • Manage day-to-day interactions with clients and sponsors and our onshore and offshore teams.

  • Develop practical solutions and methodologies to further support the Application Modernization offering; develop or contribute to "thoughtware" and "point-of-view" documents

  • Manage and contribute to proposal work as we compete for new business

  • Perform role of counselor and coach; provide input and guidance into the staffing process; actively participate in staff recruitment and retention activities; provide leadership and support for delivery teams and staff in local offices

For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.

Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in development/programming mainframe technology projects (COBOL, DB2, CICS, IMS) or other legacy programming languages VB6, Power Builder, AS400/RPG)

  • Minimum of 1 year of modernizing mainframe applications (C#, Java)

  • Minimum of 1 years of experience (cloud service provider any of 3 AWS, Azure & GCP)

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience consulting

  • Experience presenting recommendations to client

Compensation for roles at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York City or Washington as set forth below and information on benefits offered is here.


Role Location: Range of Starting Pay for role

California: $78,600 to $169,800

Colorado: $67,900 to $146,700

New York City: $78,600 to $169,800

Washington: $72,300 to $156,200


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