Security Analyst - RACF Mainframe

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: WGC

United Kingdom

Apply by: 31/10/2023

Security Analyst - RACF Mainframe


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About the role

As a member of the mainframe security team, your role is to protect the Tesco mainframes by supporting security initiatives and administration. Working with your team and manager, maintaining control over the access and security monitoring of the mainframe platform. This role includes supporting our business users with any queries they have on access requirements or issues

You will be responsible for

  • Respond to user requests and issues assigned to the in RACF ticketing system
  • Review and action change requests for RACF access
  • Respond to security alerts received from mainframe security monitoring
  • Administration of the RACF Roles Based Access application (RBAC)
  • Administration of the RACF Breakglass application for privileged access management
  • Recertification of access to roles with data owners
  • Creation and maintenance of mainframe security playbooks
  • Administration of TPX session manager
  • Assist in audit evidence and remediation activities

You will need

  • Extensive RACF Security knowledge
  • Excellent knowledge of IBM RACF Mainframe security software & configuration
  • Extensive z/Secure knowledge
  • Knowledge of creating specific Access Control Lists
  • Experience with mainframe languages such as: JCL, REXX, CLIST, ISPF
  • Understanding of security concepts and technologies
  • Understanding of z/OS components

Nice to have

  • CARLa reporting knowledge
  • Understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley controls
  • Experience on digital certificate management & implementation
  • Knowledge of RACF remote sharing facility (RRSF)

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work!  These include but are not limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (and bank holidays)
  • Great colleague discounts and deals, saving you money on everyday purchases, utility bills for the home and more
  • Retirement savings plan – save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Buy as you earn and Save as you earn share schemes
  • Opportunities to get on – take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training to help you achieve the career you want

About us

Our vision at Tesco is to become every customer’s favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move.  Our core purpose is “Serving our customers, communities and planet a little better every day”.  Serving means more than a transactional relationship with our customers.  It means acting as a responsible and sustainable business for all stakeholders, for the communities we are part of, and for the planet.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone truly feels able to be themselves.  At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings.  We’re committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities.  We’re a big business with diverse working patterns and many business areas which means that we can find something that works for you.  Everyone is welcome at Tesco.

We have recently announced that we are moving to a more blended working week – combining office and remote working.  Our offices continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate.  Talk to us about how this can work for you.

Note: Should you be successful in your application, your employment will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details on your agreed start date.

We’re proud to have been accredited Disability Confident Leader and we’re committed to providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process. For further information on the accessibility support we can offer, please click here.

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