Mainframe Security Engineer

  • Salary:
  • Job ID: 164288
  • Category: IT

NRG are currently recruiting for a Mainframe Security Engineer on a contract basis for a Central Government agency.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engineering support of MS Mainframe Security products (RACF, CA-TSS, CA- Auditor, CA-Cleanup, CA

  • Compliance Manager, CIA, CA-CHORUS, ZSecure suite) and initiatives (Separation of Production and Development environments, Entitlements clean-ups, etc.)

  • Escalation point for MS Mainframe Security outages

  • Interaction with technology teams such as Systems Programming, DBA, and CICS/MQ Support etc.

  • Scheduling/coordination of upgrades/patches

  • Testing/System check outs of upgrades/patches

  • Develop technical solutions to business problems based upon security best practices

  • Develop automation, tooling, reports, utilities, and batch programs

  • Troubleshoot and track issue tickets with various vendors

  • Participate in an on-call rotation for level 3 escalations and monitor mail groups for questions and issues

  • Coordinate with Security Management team to review security proposals and assess technical feasibility Skills required

  • Advanced knowledge of IBM

  • RACF or CA-TSS mainframe security software internals, configuration, etc.

  • Systems Programming skills (such as: SMP, SYS1 datasets, assembler language programming)

  • Ability to program in at least one command Mainframe batch and reporting language (such as: JCL, REXX, CLIST, ISPF, SAS)

  • Knowledge of PKI and experience working with the implementation and support of digital certificates

Experience Required:

  • Knowledge of PERL, shell scripting, OpenSSL, SSH.

  • Knowledge of CA

  • Top Secret Security mainframe security software internals, configuration, etc.

  • Experience in Financial Services

  • Good understanding of information security policies and practices

  • Experience with z/OS utilities and facilities (such as: ISPF, TSO, SDSF, JES)

  • Experience with distributed technology (such as: UNIX, USS file systems, structure)- In-depth knowledge of Kerberos and SSL, SSH.

  • Experience with database technology (such as: Sybase, DB2, SQL)

  • Experience with middleware (such as: MQ Series, etc.)

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