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Training the Next Generation of Mainframe Engineers Joe Bedell (Marist ‘09) Jason Breen (Marist ‘10) Jim Kokoszynski (Tulane ’xx) Joe Parisi (Marist ‘09). 9 June 2014. Agenda. CA’s ASE Program ASE Perspective Leadership & Career Opportunities Agile Environment Q&A.

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Training the Next Generation of Mainframe EngineersJoe Bedell (Marist ‘09)Jason Breen (Marist ‘10)Jim Kokoszynski (Tulane ’xx)Joe Parisi (Marist ‘09)

9June 2014

agenda
Agenda
  • CA’s ASE Program
  • ASE Perspective
  • Leadership & Career Opportunities
  • Agile Environment
  • Q&A
associate software engineer ase program
Associate Software Engineer (ASE) Program
  • 7wk Program – Plano, TX… this year at our Pittsburgh Lab
    • zOS Basics, TPX, TSO/ISPF, JCL, SMP/E, REXX, Assembler, Linux, Java, MSPS
    • Teaming Events & Speakers: Pirates game, Rocky Bleier, Ducky Tour, BBQ
    • SHARE Pittsburgh 3-8 Aug
  • School & Community Partnership
    • 2-3 Key Schools… Build Pipeline, Access
    • IT-oLogy, Carnegie STEM Outreach, Speakers – Superintendent
  • Benefits
    • Foundation
    • Morale – Generational, Career, Sustainability
    • Budget Neutral
    • ROI on education… Tangible, Point to, Companies hiring, Career
ase perspective
ASE Perspective
  • Foundation for new employee
  • 6-8 week intensive training program
    • Class of approximately 20 ASEs (31 ASEs this month)
    • Mostly recent college graduates with no mainframe experience and some engineers with 5+ years prior mainframe experience.
  • New engineers gain a technical background on the mainframe before joining their teams at CA offices around the country.
  • ASE program gives the new hires a group of contacts from their ASE class as they begin their careers at CA.
ase perspective continued
ASE Perspective (continued)
  • ASE program builds a community in each class of new hires
    • ASEs stay in a hotel together
    • Weekend activities planned
    • Rental cars provided for ASEs
    • ASEs get an AMEX corporate card and a daily allowance of spending money
  • Going forward, the ASEs have a group of contacts in their age group at CA
leadership career opportunities
Leadership & Career Opportunities
  • Every year hiring new employees. One team for example added the following ASEs each year: 3, 1, 3, 2, 1, 1
  • Responsible for training the next year of new hires
  • Wide range of skill on the team and everyone is able to contribute
  • Flexible career path
    • Level 1 – Customer facing
    • Level 2 – Sustaining engineering
    • Scrum team – Development or Quality Assurance
    • Scrum Master – New role
  • Self directed scrum teams
  • Relocation availability – IL, MA, NJ, NY, PA, TX
agile @ ca
Agile @ CA
  • Why is Agile good for an ASE?
    • Constant collaboration
    • Work explicitly defined for each Agile sprint
    • Roles are fluid on the team
    • Customer interaction
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