Manager of MVS Tandem Admins
Scarborough, ON, Canada
3d ago

Manager of MVS / Tandem Admins

The role

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
  • Operations :

  • 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

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