Manager of MVS / Tandem Admins
Reporting to Director, as the Manager, MVS / Tandem Administration will provision & de-provision access entitlements for employees, contractors and vendors on host platforms globally.
This role, you as the manager, will also entail support and maintenance of the ACF2 / MVS environment, including environment maintenance, troubleshooting identity / access issues, and coordination with vendors on changes / upgrades to the environment.
You will also provide reports and other artifacts to the audit team as required. Periodic on-call pager support will be required.
Is this role right for you?
You have a strong customer service focus, while recognizing the need for appropriate risk and security controls
You have a strong, technical background in supporting MVS mainframe systems, including MVS, TSO, CICS and DB2
You work well in a team, in a dynamic fast-paced environment
You want to grow your knowledge and understanding of Information Security concepts, technologies and processes
You consistently demonstrate personal accountability for assigned initiatives and daily processes
You have effective communication skills, and can present ideas up to Director level
You have the ability to recognize opportunities for improvement in the processes and tasks that have been assigned to you.
You are interested in growing your career in the Information Security space
Review established provisioning processes for inefficiencies and make recommendations for improvement / automation
Provide support, as needed, for IBM Mainframe systems, particularly for issues pertaining to access rights
Work with more junior team members to uplift their knowledge and capabilities on mainframe technologies
Assist with developing and updating documentation and run books for MVS / TSO / CICS / DB2
Demonstrate personal accountability for assigned initiatives and daily processes
Liaise with 2nd and 3rd level support as well as vendor, as required
Escalate all high priority issues affecting availability, customer impact and user impact to the Manager / Director of the team
Other duties as assigned by management
Audit / Risk Control
Provide reports and data, as requested, for audits and walkthroughs of internal controls GIAM ILM owned processes
Taking guidance from the manager / director, participate in the process of investigating control deficiencies and recommending solutions to address / mitigate the deficiencies
Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role?
Years of technical work experience supporting IBM Mainframe systems, including MVS, TSO, CICS and DB2
Years of experience managing users and user permissions IBM Mainframe systems, including MVS and SDSF
Years of experience on Mainframe / Tandem scripting and programming, including SDS for reporting
High-level knowledge of legal and regulatory frameworks such as PCI-DSS and SOX
Technical problem-solving skills with the ability to find successful resolutions for issues of basic to moderate complexity
Additional experience managing users and permissions for Tandem / AS400 would be an asset
Good verbal and written communication skills are essential
Good organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple complex initiatives
What's in it for you?
GIAM Identity Lifecycle Management is part of a global team with a mandate covering all the Bank’s Authentication / Authorization technologies, with the goal of creating the best Identity and Access Management practice in the Canadian financial industry.
Involvement in many key projects and initiatives to further build the Bank’s IAM capabilities. Collaboration with a strong senior leadership team of IAM and security professionals.
Exposure to industry-leading IAM platforms, and the ability to influence and drive their usage
Minutes by TTC bus from the TTC’s Line 2 Warden subway station. Free employee shuttle service connecting the IT campus with nearby GO stations.
Sept. 2021 opening of the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit & there will be a stop in front of our campus
Minutes from the 401 & DVP. Free onsite & offsite employee parking with nearby charging stations for electric vehicles
Walking distance to the employee cafeteria & Tim Horton’s + onsite complimentary hot beverage stations in the workplace
You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world
We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success
We foster an environment of innovation and continuous learning
We offer a competitive total rewards package, including a performance bonus, company matching programs (pension & Employee Share Ownership), generous vacation;
health / medical / wellness benefits; employee banking privileges