IAM Mainframe Engineer

Job#: 2029146

Job Description:

Job Title: IAM Mainframe Engineer
Job Location: Columbus, OH (hybrid)
Pay Rate: $75/hr-$85/hr
Contract Length: 3 Months

The IAM Mainframe Engineer - Principal is accountable for delivery and implementation of RACF Security technologies, standards, and processes.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Deliver business value by delivering and sustaining Identity and Access Management capabilities
  • Participate in the day-to-day operations and maintenance of the RACF security engineering team and associated systems.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining cyber security solutions.
  • Consult with IAM architects, Enterprise Architects, and Application Architects to refine work needed to implement mainframe technologies in alignment with established designs and patterns.
  • Assist with vendor relationships and any evaluation or recommendations related to new vendors and technologies.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to a team of Mainframe Engineers
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning, skill development, and collaboration within the Role Engineering team.
  • Lead the response to RACF-related security incidents and implementing any necessary corrective actions.
  • Work with Portfolio Manager to deliver IAM and RACF program strategy, roadmap, objectives, and key milestones to provide business value and sustain identity and access management capabilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 6+ years as a RACF Administrator
  • 6+ years of experience gathering requirements and demonstrating successful delivery of RACF security and mainframe technologies.
  • 8+ years of production support and design of Cyber Security technologies
  • 6+ years of experience in Information Security or in management of a cross functional department
  • 8+ years of operational experience with security technologies 
  • 8+ years of implementing or utilizing technology lifecycles and best practices.
  • 3+ years of experience delivering and sustaining cloud IAM lifecycle holistically throughout the enterprise including in AWS, Azure, and GCP.
  • 3+ years of experience administering IAM, access controls, security, and risk management, as well as a security governance framework at scale.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Native RACF experience
  • 6+ years of experience of implementing zSecure capabilities, including zAlert
  • Experience with SIEM (SPLUNK) products for implementing reports and dashboards to support a Mainframe Governance program
  • Experience with building out RACF reports in zSecure to support database authenticity
  • Experience with onboarding and decommissioning applications into RACF structures.
  • Experience in IDAM solutions both on-premises and in the cloud.
  • Experience administering IDAM systems, access controls, security and risk management, as well as a security governance framework at scale.
  • Experience and understanding of various regulatory requirements and laws such as, but not limited to, Payment Card Industry (PCI), Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA). Additionally, experience in one or more of the following is required: ISO 17799, ITIL or NIST.
  • Extensive knowledge of SSO, MFA, Active Directory (AD), public key infrastructure (PKI), privileged accounts and integration application program interface (API) capabilities.
  • Track record acting with integrity, taking pride in work, seeking to excel, being curious and adaptable, and communicating effectively
  • Expert level knowledge of operating systems, e.g. Windows, Linux, & Unix
  • Excellent customer facing communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Ability to research, evaluate, and devise course of action for security hardware/software and tools to make overall impact on the enterprise’s existing security environment
  • Experience with both Agile and Waterfall working methods.
  • Track record of acting with integrity, taking pride in work, seeking to excel, being curious and adaptable, and communicating effectively.
  • Extensive knowledge of Active Directory (AD) and LDAP Directories (e.g., Oracle Directory, Novell/NetIQ eDirectory)

















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Employee Type:

Columbus, OH, US

Job Type:
Engineering and Technicians

Date Posted:
May 16, 2024