RACF Mainframe Security Engineer

FL Permanent $120,000.00 - $145,000.00 / Annual


This new job gets you involved in some of the coolest mainframe security engineering technology in the world

Salary up to ~140K+ Bonus + 5 weeks starting PTO + full Benefits

Candidates must resides near Dallas, Tampa, Jersey City, Boston or McLean, VA

Only US citizens and Green Card holders

The Principal Platform Engineer will join the Mainframe Security Engineering team which provides engineering support for mainframe software and hardware, and for mainframe storage, network, performance, and security functions.

Understand and implement RACF administration in a highly granular SYSPLEX and monoplex environments.

Perform analysis, design, documentation, testing, implementation, and on-going support for the infrastructure mainframe security environment.

Plan and implement 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.

Configure zSecure, develop reporting, and enhance automation using REXX, SQL, SAS, and CARLa.

Aligns risk and control processes into day-to-day responsibilities to monitor and mitigate risk, advances appropriately

Participate in audits and penetration testing


8+ years RACF on z/OS security engineering, including both administration and technical support (answering questions, resolving incidents, debugging problems, etc.)

1 or more of:

o RACF certificate management
o Integrated Cryptographic Service Facility
o RACF Remote Sharing Facility
o RACF security for CICS
o RACF security for MQ
o RACF security for WebSphere Application Server
o RACF security for IP networks
o RACF security for Unix System Services
o zSecure
o Linux
Ability to program in either Assembler or CARLa or REXX or SAS or SQL


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Job Id Number : 9584
Staffing Industry : Information Technology
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