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Security Systems Engineer

Company: GTT, LLC
Location: Framingham
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Security Systems Engineer

  • Our client is looking for a Security Systems Engineer to support ACF2 Security and the ZOS environment. As a member of the team, you will use your expertise and experience to support and maintain the client's mission-critical platform. In addition, apply maintenance to the ACF2 platform and other core supporting mainframe capabilities.
  • This position will assist in implementing system and security controls to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the client's IT assets. This position will be responsible for supporting the mainframe services and lifecycle governance processes around ACF2 user authentication and resource access.

    Specific responsibilities

    • Security Systems Engineer will Implement industry-aligned systems and security controls to client platforms which balance the complex, global demands of client business users with the objectives of securing assets appropriately within the mainframe
    • Security Systems Engineer will Create and update technical documentation including design documents, standard operating procedures, and runbooks
    • Collaborate and communicate with Security Consulting, Enterprise Infrastructure, and other internal departments and vendor partners to deliver and troubleshoot solutions
    • Provide problem-solving expertise and assist in troubleshooting system-related issues to restore services in a timely manner including ACF2 or other mainframe technologies, IAM systems and authentication, authorization and encryption technologies, solutions, and best practices
    • Security Systems Engineer will Follow and apply configuration and security standards and policies within the client Enterprise Change Management process
    • Ensure that system improvement and changes follow enterprise change management procedures and are implemented correctly and completely, and monitor all effects of modifications
    • Establish and recommend policies and standards for system access and controls
    • Serve as a technical expert for second and third-level support teams

      Minimum Qualifications

      • Extensive knowledge of z/OS Systems & Security
      • A minimum of 20 years' experience with ZOS
      • Experience with ZOS assembler exits
      • Experience with REXX/CLIST programming
      • Experience establishing SSL and Digital certificates, risk assessment, business continuity/DR, etc.
      • Software/Application security (i.e.: z/OS, CICS, DB2, IMS, MQSeries, JES2), z/OS System and Sub-System knowledge (i.e.: JCL, SDSF, JES2, FTP)
      • Demonstrated expertise in designing and supporting an ACF2 security model for the mainframe which keeps data assets secure while allowing complex ecosystems of applications to function on the mainframe
      • Passionate cyber security professional, eager to learn and build upon existing skills into new technologies or applications of technologies
      • High level of perseverance, energy, and confidence to act as ACF2 security Subject Matter Expert
      • Self-Starter that requires minimal oversight - Able to multitask, set priorities, and lead projects and meetings

        Additional/Preferred Qualifications

        • Familiarity with ACF2/RACF role-based access governance
        • Experience with IBM z/OS Connect
        • Experience with Splunk, CyberArk, SailPoint, and their integration to the mainframe


          • 6-month contract; likely to extend
          • Open to remote and local talent (local can be remote)
          • 10 plus years of ACF2 experience
          • Open to contract and contract to perm talent (no open FTE at this time)

            About The Company

            • Our client is a Fortune 500 company and the leading off-price apparel and home fashion retailer in the U.S. and worldwide. At the end of 2020, the Company had more than 4,500 stores in nine countries, four e-commerce sites, and approximately 320,000 Associates. With offices, stores, and distribution centers around the world, there is a breadth of opportunities with this company.
            • The company strives for an inclusive workplace where they value their diversity of thought, background, and experience; and are engaged with the mission to provide value to our customers. They remain committed to acting as a responsible corporate citizen by investing in their employees and their communities, being mindful of their impact on the environment, and operating their businesses ethically.


Keywords: GTT, LLC, Framingham , Security Systems Engineer, Other , Framingham, Massachusetts

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