Mainframe Security Engineer


Strategic Staffing Solutions

Job Title: Mainframe Security Engineer

Contract: 12 Months

Location: San Francisco, CA

Job/Role Description:

  • Consult on or participate in moderately complex initiatives and deliverables within Information Security Engineering and contribute to large-scale planning related to Information Security Engineering deliverables.
  • Review and analyze moderately complex Information Security Engineering challenges that require an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
  • Contribute to the resolution of moderately complex issues and consult with others to meet Information Security Engineering deliverables while leveraging solid understanding of the function, policies, procedures, and compliance requirements.
  • Collaborate with client personnel in Information Security Engineering. 
  • Develop mainframe security solutions leveraging RACF, REXX, zSecure, CARLa and other tools
  • Design, document, test, maintain, and provide issue resolution recommendations for moderately complex security solutions related to networking, cryptography, cloud, authentication and directory services, email, internet, applications, and endpoint security
  • Review and correlate security logs
  • Utilize subject matter knowledge in industry leading security solutions and best practices to implement one or more components of information security such as availability, integrity, confidentiality, risk management, threat identification, modeling, monitoring, incident response, access management, and business continuity
  • Identify security vulnerabilities and issues, perform risk assessments, and evaluate remediation alternatives
  • Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues and managers to resolve issues and achieve goals

Required Skills/Experience:

  • 4+ years of Information Security Engineering experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work or consulting experience, training, military experience, education.
  • 5+ years of Information Security Engineering experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
  • 5+ years of mainframe security risk assessment and remediation experience
  • 5+ years of hands on Resource Access Control Facility (RACF) experience with at least current and supported version (z/OS 2.1 and above)
  • 5+ years of mainframe security experience using native z/OS and Resource Access Control Facility (RACF) tools
  • 5+ years of experience issuing Resource Access Control Facility (RACF) commands and performing diagnosis

Desired Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of JCL (Job Control Language) experience
  • 5+ years of TSO (Time Sharing Options) experience
  • 5+ REXX and CARLa
  • zSecure tool experience
  • Advanced Information Security technical skills and understanding of information security practices and policies
  • Ability to manage complex issues and develop solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

How to Apply:  send resume and contact information to Nick Gleason, Sourcing Specialist, at .


Job ID: JOB-235066
Publish Date: 26 Apr 2024

Tagged as: Mainframe Security Engineer