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Application Modernization Studio Manager


Are you a talented, creative software development professional, interested in working in a team atmosphere to help solve our clients’ most complex issues? Are you interested in working in one of the hottest areas of the market today, modernizing applications for our clients, all the while working with high caliber team members and continually learning and expanding your skills?


As part of the team, you will work in our Application Modernization Studio, which sits in a beautiful area of Austin, Texas, just minutes from downtown. Here, we work with our Products partner on developing and delivering the automated refactoring and modernization service offerings to clients. 

Work you’ll do

As an Application Modernization Studio Manager, you will work as part of the Application Modernization Organization in the Technology Team as a team lead in the Modernization Support group. This self-starter will support application modernization projects across industries. You will work

with a project team on application modernization projects to help transform application code written in older/legacy languages (e.g., COBOL, Natural, PL/1) into modern languages (e.g., Java, .NET). This process helps our clients solve problems, improve operations, and update their applications more easily, quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively. You will not work alone; rather, you will work alongside smart, dynamic colleagues.

You’ll engage in:

  • Being a Technical Team Lead for a team modernization engineers

  • Assignment and monitoring of tasks per the workplan

  • Analysis of code to determine enhancements or modifications

  • Providing status to project leadership reports

  • Analysis of batch inputs and outputs

  • Developing and providing input to deliverables as required 

The team

Systems Integration

At Deloitte Consulting LLP, our systems integration specialists help clients manage the complexity inherent with technology change, from requirements planning to architecture, testing to deployment, and beyond, helping to link their IT programs to organizational goals. And we offer a complete range of industry-leading services, including systems development, solution and platform integration. Learn more about our Systems Integration practice.


Application Modernization Studio Manager are required to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years’ experience required

  • Demonstrated 8 – 12 years of experience with application architecture or solution development with JEE(J2EE) or .NET or demonstrated experience developing in Natural and ADABAS or working with other mainframe technologies COBOL, PL/1, JCL and VSAM

  • Strong analysis skills

  • Demonstrated understanding of code analysis, code conversion and automated testing tools

  • Demonstrated understanding of the nuances of the SDLC

  • Demonstrated experience executing the SDLC against multiple technology projects

  • At least 5 – 8 years of experience managing large technology engagements, including project management-related tasks and managing multiple work threads or engagements

  • At least 5 – 8 years of experience with application architecture and solution development with JEE(J2EE) or .NET

  •  At least 5 – 8 years of experience leading technical analysts or development teams through system migrations, updates, or implementations


In addition, successful Application Modernization Studio Manager will have the following preferred background:

  • Demonstrated understanding of tool based modernization, including code analysis, code conversion and automated testing tools

  • Demonstrated understanding of the nuances of the tool based modernization SDLC

  • Demonstrated experience executing the SDLC against multiple modernization projects

  • Familiar with Object Orientated Programming/Design

  • Ability to communicate and work in a project team environment

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong desire to work with application code and conduct detailed analysis to recommend solutions for updating modernization products and tools

  • Consulting background a plus

  • Experience with database design

How you’ll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.  Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.



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