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ACF2 Security Specialist, The Financial Information Services Agency and the Office of Payroll Administration (FISA-OPA)

Posted: 05/02/18 | SHARE:


The Financial Information Services Agency and the Office of Payroll Administration (FISA-OPA) has a vacancy for an ACF2 Security Specialist reporting to the Application Security Manager. The candidate should have extensive hands-on experience using CA’s mainframe security software ACF2. Please note: candidates with extensive RACF experience will also be considered for the position.

The selected candidate will be responsible for using ACF2 tci control access to TSO (ISPF), application data, and system files including JCL libraries, program libraries, etc. The ACF2 support staff updates the ACF2 rules based on authorization from end user agency security officers. Access is granted to sequential datasets, DB2 databases, IMS databases and transactions, LDAP, Workload Automation dSeries and systems services (e.g. JES2). The team maintains the groups to which new users are added or removed. When an upgrade is made to the ACF2 product, they are responsible for testing its success. ACF2 staff is on call with remote mainframe access to handle emergencies. Other areas of responsibility include documentation of product usage and procedures; installation of certificates· end-user recertification ; password rests; review of access violations; reports detailing user access; rules libraries backup and restore; ongoing product'education, conforming to industry standards for product use; training new staff. 




Minimum Qual Requirements 

A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of satisfactory full-time experience related to projects and policies required by the particular position; or,

Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" above. 

Preferred Skills 

•  Extensive experience using ACF2 mainframe security to create security profiles, establish user-ids, and reset passwords

•  Experience maintaining SSL certificates

•  Hands-on, in-depth knowledge of HR, Benefits, Pension; Payroll, Financial, and Labor Relations business processes (knowledge of Civil service and government HR a plus).

•  Experience working on an enterprise wide project in a large scale environment.

•  Excellent communication (oral and written), interpersonal and organizational skills.

•  Experience in a mainframe environment utilizing the following: TSO, ISPF and JCL.

•  Strong oral and written communications including high-end presentation skills. Strong team building and team facilitation and organizational skills.

•  Strong understanding of standard SDLC methodologies

•  Strong team interpersonal skills

•  Strong knowledge of technology advances and trends in the security area

•  Project management leadership abilities

•  In-depth understanding of information security policies/practices

•  Knowledge of regulatory and industry standard compliance issues

•  Strong technical and analytical skills

•  Ability to learn and apply new technologies

•  Workload Automation dSeries or similar tool

•  Experience with IMS and DB2

•  Familiarity with file transfer protocols such as FTPS and/or Connect:Direct

•  Strong understanding of standard SDLC methodologies

•  Knowledge of UNIX, PUITY, WinSCP

•  Familiarity with Rational Tools (ClearQuest and ClearCase)

•  Familiarity with MS-Word and Excel

•  Knowledge of PeopieSoft People Tools 


Additional Information 

JOB ID# 342667


Hours/Shift: Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm. 

Residency Requirement: New York City Residency is not required for this position. 

To Apply 

External applicants please visit https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/ to apply to Job ID # 342667. Current NYC employees may apply via Employee Self Service (ESS). While all complete applications will be given consideration, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by FISA-OPA.


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