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Senior Technology Specialist (Mainframe Security)

Reference ID: SEC03443-18

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Surrey, BC
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Full Time
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Operations and Logistics

Did you know that TELUS is a major Mainframe Service provider in Canada?

We support a full gambit of IBM and Independent Software Vendors products and tools. TELUS provides a challenging yet flexible workplace environment for you to grow your mainframe career with opportunities to work with our team and industry experts alike.

Join our team!

Telus supports a myriad of mainframe customers hosted in our state of the art Hardware and Software infrastructure. As a member of this Mainframe Technical Services Team, you will configure and maintain the z/OS security environment our TELUS customers. You will enhance and develop standards and procedures to enable large economies of scale providing high levels of efficiencies and quality of service. You will be part of the team that implements and supports z/OS System Security. You will be a subject matter expert and 3rd level support for system problems and participate in the on-call 24 by 7 support rotation.

Here's how...
    •Design, develop and maintain the Security Teams Operational and Technical documentation •Create and execute Disaster Recovery procedures for the supported products and clients •Develop innovative solutions to resolve problems •Evaluate, recommend and test third party software products and tools •Ensure all systems are kept at supported and serviceable maintenance levels •Service requests sent to the Security team Mail Box •Interface and assist Customers, Application Programmers, and other support teams with security problem analysis and problem resolution •Support upgrades of z/OS system software/hardware •Planning for Security and Audit requirements for both TELUS and Customers •Security and compliance reporting responsibilities will involve supporting existing procedures and processes using various tools •Rotational On-Call support for Security issues on z/OS systems and software products

Please note, this role will require:
    •24x7 on-call support on rotating shift basis •Occasional shift work off-hours as required to fit maintenance windows


You're the missing piece of the puzzle...
    •You have expert z/OS Technical skills with a minimum of 7-10 years of practical experience supporting a large enterprise environment, and a minimum of 5 years' experience supporting z/OS security operations •You possess strong communication skills with experience communicating with support personnel, technical team members, customers, and senior leadership •You have a thorough understanding of IBM z/OS Operations and Security environments including expert knowledge with RACF or other Mainframe Security products •A detailed knowledge of day to day mainframe operations and interactions within security and data integrity •Experienced with Audit and Compliance practices •Prior experience in Security Reporting •Bachelor's degree or Diploma, plus equivalent work experience of a Minimum 5-10 years of experience in operating mainframe systems environment •Mastery of the following technologies and tools:
      •RACF support, reporting •Vanguard or similar tool •z/OS skills, JCL, Catalogue, Storage, Tape, Disk

Who is TELUS?

We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn't matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.

Do you share our passion?

At TELUS, you create future friendly® possibilities.

At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

Posted: October 1, 2018
Closes: November 30, 2018
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About Telus

TELUS (TSX: T, NYSE: TU) is Canada’s fastest-growing national telecommunications company, with $12.3 billion of annual revenue and 13.9 million customer connections, including 8.4 million wireless ...