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Mainframe Engineer

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  • Job ID 207749

Job Description

Role – Mainframe Engineer

Duration – 6 months

Location – Gloucester (Fully remote)

The successful candidate would be working across a number of projects but mainly the RACF Remediation project.

The scope of this project is to mitigate a risk which covers a number of risks identified in an external report. These include

Unix System Services (z/OS) Vulnerabilities
Network (z/OS) Vulnerabilities
z/OS Operating System Vulnerabilities
RACF Backup and Recovery on the Mainframe
Password in Clear
RACF Security Reporting
Inactive Users/Priv access.

To resolve these issues the Candidate must have extensive ZOS operating system knowledge, RACF, JCL, Z-Secure knowledge, Carla and REXX plus Change Management skills.

RACF Skills Required

Responsible for Supporting zSecure suite of products.
Specialist CICS Security Knowledge especially Region id knowledge and API transactions.
Assist in the analysis, design, implementation and maintenance of Mainframe Security and Mainframe Security Applications
Excellent Carla Knowledge.
Job Scheduling
Partner with other Security related initiatives within IT and various business units to discuss access issues rights and manage process
Assist with low level mainframe security designs
Follow up on access management deficiencies identified in risk reviews, self-assessments, risk assessments and internal and external audits
Ensure appropriate remediation measures are implemented
USS Knowledge
Perform analysis, design, documentation and testing of enhancements associated with new or existing security functionality
Perform unit testing of new security/system modifications to ensure specifications are met and there is no adverse impact on performance or functionality
Knowledge of creating specific Access Control Lists.
Knowledge of Endevor.
Extensive RACF knowledge
Extensive zSecure knowledge
Excellent knowledge of mainframe products such as DB2, CICS, OIM etc
Knowledge of Certificates/Crypto
Knowledge of VM
Expert in RRSF etc
Mentor to Junior Members of the Team
Design Strategy and agree away forward for Cyber Security.

**Candidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV in order to be considered.

Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 48 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly.
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