Lead Platform Engineer - Tampa

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Absolute Opportunities
Kingsford, MI, United States

Phone: 9068282206
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Lead Platform Engineer - Tampa


Tampa, FL 

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Lead Platform Engineer - Tampa

Tampa or Dallas

Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder.

The Mainframe Security Engineering team runs the RACF (security) databases and their settings and interrelationships, manages cryptography hardware, settings and keys, provides automation for security administration (via utilities and developed code), handles mainframe-resident certificates, works with vendors and DTCC support teams to track and remediate security software defects, provides strategic security administration to advance mainframe security objectives, performs tactical security administration for infrastructure-related objects, attributes and permissions, works with Technology Risk Management and area management to prioritize security objectives, provides security assistance and education to mainframe support areas, supports data and processing interactions with non-mainframe security infrastructure, carries out changes in support of new security policies, and tests established controls to ensure security rules are properly functioning.
  • Execute RACF administration in a highly granular SYSPLEX environment.
  • Perform analysis, design, documentation, testing, implementation and on-going support for the infrastructure mainframe security environment.
  • Complete assignments by due dates, without detailed supervision.
  • Maintain high quality and consistency for security settings, rules and procedures.
  • Provide recommendations for the security settings of mainframe software products and features.
  • Provide input and follow-through for continuous improvement to mainframe security.
  • Learn to configure z/Secure, develop reporting, and improve automation using REXX, SQL, SAS, and CARLa.
  • Participate in team on-call coverage rotation, which includes tactical security administration and provide support on weekends
  • Aligns risk and control processes into day-to-day responsibilities to monitor and mitigate risk.
  •  Participant in disaster recovery tests (on weekends), audits and penetration testing.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (Submission Summary):
1. 4 - 5 years of related experience

2. Bachelor's degree preferred equivalent experience

3. Expertise with MS Excel

4. Familiarity with RACF on z/OS a plus with willingness to learn these technologies, including both administration and technical support (answering inquiries, resolving incidents, debugging problems, etc.)

5.Knowledge of one or more: RACF certificate management, Integrated
Cryptographic Service Facility, RACF Remote Sharing Facility, RACF security for CICS, RACF security for IAM (Identity & Access Management products), RACF security for MQ, RACF security for WebSphere Application Server, RACF security for IP networks, RACF security for Unix System Services, zSecure.

6.  Ability to program or learn to program in one or more: Assembler, CARLa, REXX, SAS, SQL.

7. Expertise with MS Excel
8. Familiarity with RACF on z/OS.
9. Bachelor's degree - NICE TO HAVE:
10. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder.