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Mainframe Security Engineer (RACF or ACF2 required)

Company: Navy Federal Credit Union
Location: Winchester
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Overview Main function we are looking for is RACF administration, both zSecure and ETF/R are tools used to help in administration of RACF. The focus is on administration (not product (software)/tool support). We are looking for an administrator (not a system programmer). The MFSE team at Navy Federal Credit Union primarily focuses on mainframe and host based security. The team's premiere skill set is IBM RACF. The team also supports ETF/R, zSecure, and other host-based application security platforms. The MFSE team is responsible for maintaining internal application security controls, SETROPTS and RRSF Settings, and other control mechanisms requiring subject matter expert (SME) knowledge. Additionally, MFSE team staff provides tier 3 technical support for projects and interacts with fellow Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) support teams for escalation of service requests requiring tier 3 support to diagnose and resolve complex issues. MFSE team members are responsible for compiling and reviewing data that will be consumed by Analysts, Engineers, and Management; identifying opportunities for new and/or improved processes, data, or technology; and collaborating with all business units to ensure business needs are clearly defined, communicated, and executed. Responsibilities --- Maintain internal application security controls, parameter files, RACF SETROPTS and RRSF Settings records, and other control mechanisms requiring subject matter expert (SME) knowledge
--- Design and maintain internally-used mainframe tools (e.g., zSecure, CARLa, ETF/R, various REXX Execs, EasyTrieve programs, some number of Cobol programs, SAS programs, SQL inquiries via SPUFI)
--- Support OSS in implementation of expanded mainframe architectural capabilities such as load balancing and etc002E
--- Perform self-audits of mainframe controls, policies, and standards; plan and execute remediation/improvement actions
--- Monitor and analyze key performance indicators, and establish processes and methodologies for preventative actions
--- Conduct benchmarking, trend analysis and other input to drive continuous improvement and elevate service performance
--- Analyze information, requirements, data, work quality, work methods, processes, service specific practices, standards and metrics/statistics to generate actionable recommendations
--- Work with various business units, project teams and vendors to address security concerns by identifying requirements, interviewing stakeholders, evaluating existing processes and alternatives, and presenting findings
--- Participate in Projects (ITBM) related to Mainframe (includes awareness as well as execution of security related tasks)
--- Provide and maintain documentation and processes to facilitate performance of both internal MFSE responsibilities and mainframe-related actions performed or requested by others (e.g., NFCU business partners and technical staff)
--- Ensure compliance with Navy Federal Credit Union ETS standards and best practices
--- Provide On-Call support for mainframe related access issues
--- Perform other duties as assigned Qualifications --- Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or the equivalent combination of training, education, and experience
--- Strong working knowledge of RACF mainframe security administration (or ACF2) required
--- Understanding of Security Principles and access controls
--- Experience in IT solution creation and delivery with increased business intelligence
--- Ability to work independently and in a team environment
--- Good working knowledge of documentation and presentation applications including PowerPoint, Visio, Excel, and Word
--- Experience in working and participating in cross-functional, multi-dimensional teams and projects
--- Experience translating business requirements into technical solutions
--- Effective organizational, planning and time management skills
--- Effective research, analytical, and problem solving skills
--- Effective skill communicating with all levels within an organization
--- Effective skill exercising initiative and using good judgment to make sound decisions
--- Effective skill maintaining accuracy with attention to detail and meeting deadlines
--- Effective skill presenting findings, conclusions, alternatives and information clearly and concisely Desired Skills
--- Advanced knowledge of RACF structure and capabilities
--- Demonstrated security planning and leadership skills
--- Familiarity with Identity & Access Management (account provisioning, adding, modifying, and removing access)
--- Experience with audit and the security review process for RACF
--- Programming experience (preferably REXX and/or CARLa) Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 4:30PM Location: 820 Follin Lane, Vienna, VA 22180 - 5550 Heritage Oaks Dr. Pensacola, FL 32526 - 141 Security Dr. Winchester, VA 22602 Job postings are subject to close early or extend out longer than the anticipated closing date at the hiring team's discretion based on qualified applicant volume. About Us You have goals, dreams, hobbies, and things you're passionate about-what's important to you is important to us. We're looking for people who not only want to do meaningful, challenging work, keep their skills sharp and move ahead, but who also take time for the things that matter to them-friends, family, and passions. And we're looking for team members who are passionate about our mission-making a difference in military members' and their families' lives. Together, we can make it happen. Don't take our word for it: --- Military Times 2022 Best for Vets Employers --- WayUp Top 100 Internship Programs --- Forbes-- 2022 The Best Employers for New Grads --- Fortune Best Workplaces for Women --- Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For----- Computerworld-- Best Places to Work in IT --- Ripplematch Campus Forward Award - Excellence in Early Career Hiring --- Fortune Best Place to Work for Financial and Insurance Services Equal Employment Opportunity: Navy Federal values, celebrates, and enacts diversity in the workplace. Navy Federal takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans. EOE/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability EOE/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability Disclaimers: Navy Federal reserves the right to fill this role at a higher/lower grade level based on business need. An assessment may be required to compete for this position. Job postings are subject to close early or extend out longer than the anticipated closing date at the hiring team's discretion based on qualified applicant volume. Navy Federal Credit Union assesses market data to establish salary ranges that enable us to remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range, based on your experience, location and market position Bank Secrecy Act: Remains cognizant of and adheres to Navy Federal policies and procedures, and regulations pertaining to the Bank Secrecy Act.

Keywords: Navy Federal Credit Union, Leesburg , Mainframe Security Engineer (RACF or ACF2 required), IT / Software / Systems , Winchester, Virginia

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