Job Description :
Position : Mainframe Security Administrator Top Secret
Location: Chicago, IL
Duration : Contract position



Minimum 10 to 20 Years of Experience.

Scope of Work

The scope of effort includes all items identified below. The candidate needs to have a good level working knowledge of the Mainframe Security Admin identified within.
In support of the task, the candidate shall perform the activities such as those described within.
Work Experience Knowledge Skills & Abilities:
Drive architecture roadmap, reference architecture and standard efforts. Provide leadership in all technical aspects of assigned projects, programs and portfolios
Architect complex end-to-end solutions across distributed, host and business intelligence environments

Functional experience is required with the following technologies:
Note: Also good to have experience in RACF & TOP Secret Security Products.
Minimum requirements for this position include:
Good Experience in RACF & TOP Secret Administration – Mainframe Subsystems and DB2 in an IBM mainframe environment:
Creating and maintaining users and security groups.
Adding users to, and removing users from, security groups.
Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.
Additional consideration will be given to candidates with experience in: TSO/CLIST script execution on IBM z/OS.
Account and Access Management: Sets up new profiles, creates and updates access permissions and system policies and maintains user accounts. Defines procedures for user access to systems environment.
System Security: Maintains system security by checking logs for issues such as attempted intrusion. Installs security software and/or security- related patches. Reports security issues when appropriate.

Daily Duties and Responsibilities
Reviewing user provisioning requests for completeness, accuracy, audit compliance, clarity of intent, and proper approvals.
Granting access to an application or data store based on the provisioning request.
Documenting the access granted.
Communicating the credentials back to the customer.
Closing the request.
Responding to status requests and other customer communications.
Coordinating activities with other provisioning agents and with management.

Client : HCL America