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Info Security Specialist, Identity & Access- Mainframe

Keywords / Skills : Mainframe Admin, AS400, zSecure

4 - 9 years
Posted: 2019-01-11

Banking/ Financial Services
Technical Support Engineer
System Analyst/ Tech Architect
Posted On
11th Jan 2019
Job Description

• Experience with Mainframe security software configuration/ internals (IBM-RACF, IBM-zSecure)

• Experience with z/OS utilities and facilities (such as: ISPF, TSO, SDSF, JES)

• Experience with distributed technology (such as: UNIX, USS file systems)

• Experience with database technology (such as: IMS, SQL)

• Experiece with AS 400

• Ability to program in at least one command Mainframe batch and reporting language (such as: JCL, REXX, CLIST, ISPF, SAS)

• Knowledge of PKI and experience working with the implementation and support of digital certificates, Kerberos, SSL, SSH

• Understanding of security concepts and technologies

• Capable of working independently with limited oversight

• Good project planning, organization, time management skills and ability to multi-task

• MS Office business application experience (Excel, Word, Access, Power Point)


• Leading Mainframe Security Identity and access management (IAM) team as technical leader, advising security team if they meet any technically difficulties.

• Engaging with Audit and regulators about Mainframe security requirements.

• Performing security health check for Mainframe services.

• Design, build and implement enterprise-class security systems for a Mainframe production environment.

• Consulting and engineering in the development and design of Mainframe security best practices and implementation of solid security principles across the organization, to meet business goals along with customer and regulatory requirements.

• Create solutions that balance business requirements with information and security requirements of Mainframe

• Generating security reports base on business and audit regulator’s requirement.

• Identify and communicate current and emerging security threats on Mainframe

• Design security solution to mitigate threats as they emerge

• Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements

• Coach security administrator in implementation and access provisioning of Mainframe systems security.

• Systems Programming skills (such as: SMTP, TCPIC, SYS1 datasets, assembler language programming)

• Experience with middleware (such as: CICS, MQ Series, etc.)

• Experince with zSecure Tools

About Company

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients'​ business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 195 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @Cognizant.
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