Visionary, solutions-driven Security Systems Engineer with extensive hands-on background directing mainframe administration. Successfully lead the planning, architecture, deployment, and management of mainframe security plans. Outstanding leadership skills with an emphasis on quality and accountability. Dedicated to client services with over 25 years extensive knowledge of IBM mainframe systems and business strategies and the drive to seamlessly unite the two. Strong hands-on experience supporting IBM mainframe COBOL application systems, SUPRA, DB2, M204 databases, and RACF, ACF2, and Top Secret security operations and Windows servers and Active Directory support. Provided leadership and direction to project teams by understanding business processes, gathering requirements, identifying potential usability issues, managing scope, and ensuring that an appropriate level of application quality was maintained at all times. Leverages wide ranging talents in computer technology and staff leadership, to effectively manage organizational change, mitigate risk, infuse new ideas, and deliver high-tech solutions. Solid record of achievement building and aligning IT organizations with strategic business objectives to achieve dramatic bottom-line results.
Developed and post operational metrics weekly. Identify process improvements. Primary owner of Information Security ID Administration tool set including Access databases, Visual Basic and Power Shell scripts. Ensure projects are completed on-time and within budget. Perform ID administration for all Standard Register systems including Mainframe, Active Directory, Oracle Databases, SQL, UNIX, AIX, and Access databases. Conduct security assessments and compliance/control reviews. Participate in SOX Compliance Audits and reviews. Technical Lead of Root Cause Analysis (RCA) for all audit and SOX findings. Lead project teams consisting of multiple departments to solve security problems and handle software development requirements. Provide operational technical reports for tracking SLA requirements. Perform necessary procedures to ensure the safety of sensitive and confidential corporate data, protecting systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction.
JAZZ Level Governance and Periodic Compliance Activity Management Team Lead for revalidations and SOX compliance requirements for customers using the IBM User Revalidation Tool (URT). This is an IBM developed system with a Web sphere front-end with at DB2 back-end tool used for full life cycle of IBM ID management. Perform quarterly revalidations for IBM and customer's privileged access for both Intel and Mainframe data. Validate server inventory and reported access issues for resolution. File evidence of periodic compliance activities for audit preparedness in QMX databases. Generated revalidation reports. Provided data for audit requests and participate in Audit Meetings. Develop documentation for periodic compliance related processes and procedures in QMX. Participate as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for URT Testing for upgrades. Lead project teams consisting of multiple departments to solve security problems and handle software development requirements. Provide operational technical reports for tracking SLA requirements. Perform necessary procedures to ensure the safety of sensitive and confidential corporate data, protecting systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction. Educate customers and team members on processes, procedures, and policies that the team supports. Maintains current documentation on all processes. Participates in SOX Compliance Audits and reviews. Technical Lead for Root Cause Analysis (RCA) for audit and SOX findings. Understand IBM security documents and have the ability to identify gaps in processes. Educate account team and other delivery teams and ensure all policies are enforced. Act as the primary focal for customers, auditors, account management and delivery organizations. level support for the Mainframe Performance and Capacity Team and the Maximo Dispatcher. Provide 24x7 on call support for Performance and Capacity of MVS Mainframe systems for both IBM Internal and external customers using Omegamon, RMF, WLM, and running monthly Tivoli SMF reports. Lead efforts to ensure knowledge management, processes, metrics and tools, are communicated and housed within appropriate repositories. Delivered accurate results on committed assignments (projects/accounts) both on time and within budget, escalating issues per team procedures. Implemented and participated in customer satisfaction initiatives, provide and model professional, high quality service and support continuous improvement. Identified areas for improvement within the team. Documented and maintained accuracy of individually-owned desk procedures and other account related documentation. Proactively took steps to achieve and maintain audit compliance with security guidelines, global process/practices and other corporate instructions: ( [i.e., WST, GSD331/ISeC, ITCS300, SA&D, CWP reporting). Worked as a mentor to other team members. Volunteered and participated on special assignments in addition to current workload. Demonstrated proactive technical and professional leadership. Applied Lean Six Sigma methodologies.
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