Sr. IT Security Engineer with ACF2 - REMOTE

Up to $75

Contract: Independent, W2, 6 Month(s)

  • No Travel Required



Job Description

Sr. IT Security Engineer with ACF2 – REMOTE


We are looking for a candidate with the below skills set mentioned and experience for one of our major clients within the sales industry. The company is an American multinational off-price department store corporation, headquartered in Massachusetts. This is a 6-month contract; likely to extend. Open to remote and local talent (local can be remote - Framingham/MA).

Interested candidates may share their updated resumes with Carolina - OMG Technologies.


Position Summary/Responsibilities:

The client is looking for a Security Systems Engineer to support ACF2 Security and the ZOS environment. As a member of the team, you will use your expertise and experience to support and maintain the Client's mission-critical platform. In addition, apply maintenance to the ACF2 platform and other core supporting mainframe capabilities.

This position will assist in implementing system and security controls to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the Client's IT assets. This position will be responsible for supporting the mainframe services and lifecycle governance processes around ACF2 user authentication and resource access.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Implement industry-aligned system and security controls to Client platforms which balance the complex, global demands of Client business users with the objectives of securing assets appropriately within the mainframe.
  • Create and update technical documentation including design documents, standard operating procedures, and runbooks.
  • Collaborate and communicate with Security Consulting, Enterprise Infrastructure, and other internal departments and vendor partners to deliver and troubleshoot solutions.
  • Provide problem-solving expertise and assist in troubleshooting of system-related issues to restore services in a timely manner including ACF2 or other mainframe technologies, IAM systems and authentication, authorization and encryption technologies, solutions, and best practices.
  • Follow and apply configuration and security standards and policies within the Client Enterprise Change Management process.
  • Ensure that system improvements and changes follow enterprise change management procedures and are implemented correctly and completely and monitor all effects of modifications.
  • Establish and recommend policies and standards for system access and controls.
  • Serve as a technical expert for second and third-level support teams.


Required Skills/Experience/Education:

  • 10 plus years of ACF2 experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of z/OS System & Security.
  • A minimum of 20 years of experience with ZOS.
  • Experience with ZOS assembler exits.
  • Experience with REXX/CLIST programming.
  • Experience establishing SSL and Digital certificates, risk assessments, business continuity/DR, etc.
  • Software/Application security (i.e.: z/OS, CICS, DB2, IMS, MQSeries, JES2), z/OS System and Sub-System knowledge (i.e.: JCL, SDSF, JES2, FTP).
  • Demonstrated expertise in designing and supporting an ACF2 security model for the mainframe which keeps data assets secure while allowing complex ecosystems of applications to function on the mainframe.
  • Passionate cyber security professional, eager to learn and build upon existing skills into new technologies or applications of technologies.
  • High level of perseverance, energy, and confidence to act as ACF2 security Subject Matter Expert.
  • Self-Starter that requires minimal oversight - Able to multitask, set priorities, and lead projects and meetings.
  • Familiarity with ACF2/RACF role-based access governance.
  • Experience with IBM z/OS Connect.
  • Experience with Splunk, CyberArk, and SailPoint and their integration to the mainframe.


Other job specifications:

  • Employment Type: Corp. to Corp. - Open to contract only and contract to perm candidates.
  • Contracting Length: 6-month contract; likely to extend.
  • Job Location: Open to remote and local talent (local can be remote - Framingham/MA).
  • Contracting Rate: Up to $75/hr. on W2/C2C rate.

Interested candidates may share their updated resumes with Carolina – OMG Technologies. Thank you.