We provide IT Staff Augmentation Services!

Security Specialist Resume

Addison, TX

SUMMARY:

An accomplished IT professional with a background in System / Software development, security administration and a variety of other IT Roles in a variety of environments. Having the ability to manage multiple projects while working on effective methods to improve processes and business functions. I am looking for a role where I can apply a combination of a diverse background in addition to training with an organization that rewards innovation and a proven track record of success.

HIGHLIGHTS OF SKILLS:

  • Security Administration Analysis
  • Strategic Planning Project Management
  • Operation Analysis Data Backup & Restoration
  • Application Support Software Development
  • Systems Analysis

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Addison, TX

Security Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Create, modify, delete, maintain, and monitor system access identification for the banks RACF and ACF2 applications subsystems, application level security database review, verify, and implement security requests.
  • Work with other areas of Information Systems to provide solutions for customers. Dispatch work to security points of contact for completion and/or process break/fix and service severity level requests to meet customer needs. Provide instruction, problem resolution, and follow - up to internal employees. Train new team members on procedures and problem resolution.
  • Perform system access in related project work as needed such as documentation of work, process implementations and procedure updating.
  • Create and/or review data access reports to research service requests or issues. May also be asked to review reports, ensure compliance with corporate information security policies, standards, guidelines and procedures.

Tools: used: Mainframe, ACF2, RACF, Vanguard Administrator, JCL, TSO, NDM, VSAMIBM Utilities, Microsoft Windows and Office Suite, Banking experience.

Work Environments: Windows, MVS Mainframe in a Parallel Sysplex environment.

Confidential, Irving, TX

Software Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Tested and supported implementations of new and existing Clients on ELAN / Confidential ’s credit cards / ATM system.
  • Created test plans for large and medium projects. Created and executed test cases/scripts, test reports and evaluations.
  • Performed software testing, identified defects and coordinated resolution and retesting.
  • Provided input to project estimates.
  • Created regression test plans, executes regression testing of new software releases and reported discrepancies.
  • Assisted with technical support, software installation, problem solving, troubleshooting.
  • Provided support and assistance to Business Line during BL Acceptance testing.
  • Worked with the business line and development team to understand requirements and design to prepare test plans and cases.
  • Developed and maintained relationships with external customers as it pertains to vendor test plans, test scripts, schedules and providing 24/7 support.

Tools: used: Mainframe: CA-7, COBOL, DB2, JCL, TSO, FTP, NDM, REXX, VSAM, File-Aid, ENDEAVOR, IBM Utilities, ITMS, HP Service Manager Change Management, Microsoft Windows and Office SuiteCredit Card / Banking experience.

Work Environments: Windows, Tandem environment, MVS Mainframe in a Parallel Sysplex environment.

Confidential, Dallas, TX

Data Security Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Created, modified, and deleted user access on all system accessed, provided Audit reports for System Cleanups, terminations and System upgrades of Security to ensure the protection of information on Confidential Systems.
  • Served as technical lead for mainframe resource providing clarification ensuring the production of accurate and useful Vanguard reports in support of special projects,
  • Resolved security failures and user access problems through troubleshooting while working from the Security Administration work queue using a variety of reporting tools
  • Proactively protected the integrity and confidentiality of access to resources while effectively communicating the security policies throughout the Organization.

Tools: used: Microsoft Office, Windows Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, ACF2, RACF, JCL, TSO, CICS, VSAMUNIX, Magic Administrator, Peregrine, Mainframe, Vanguard Administrator / Secure Support, AcquireTouch Point, MPS, and Vector Reporting, Microsoft Windows and Office Suite.

Work Environments: Windows, Windows Servers, Hyper-V/ VMware, UNIX, MVS, Mainframe.

Confidential, Dallas, TX

Security Administration Analyst / Remote Support Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Created, modified, and deleted user access on all systems accessed, provided Audit reports for System Cleanups, terminations and System upgrades of Security to ensure the protection of information on Confidential ’s Mainframe and Network Systems.
  • Served as technical lead for mainframe resource providing clarification ensuring the production of accurate and useful Vanguard reports in support of special projects,
  • Resolved security failures and user access problems through troubleshooting while working from the Security Administration work queue using a variety of reporting tools
  • Proactively protected the integrity and confidentiality of access to resources while effectively communicating the security policies throughout the Organization.
  • Created, modified, and deleted user’s VPN access, providing 24/7 support troubleshooting and resolving all VPN issues.

Tools: used: Active Directory, Hyper-V/ VMware, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Notes, Siebel 7, SAP R3IMS, JDA, ProComm, ACF2, CA Top Secret, RACF, CA7 / 11, MVSJCL, TSO, GEAC, CICS, VSAMIBM Utilities.

Work Environments: Windows, Windows Server, Hyper-V/ VMware, MVS, Mainframe, AS/400, UNIX.

Confidential, Dallas, TX

Mainframe Test Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Released test new and existing batch / online Applications for installations and upgrades to Credit Card System.
  • Modified Control cards, JCL, PROC and executing jobs, assisted in supporting all other Testing activities (i.e. backups, restores of DB2, VSAM and Customer Test files) in the Testing environments.
  • Executed batch jobs using CA-7/11, which emulate production batch processing and resolving Application Abends.

Tools: used: CA-7/11, COBOL, DB2, JCL, TSO, NDM, CICS, VSAM, File-Aid, BMC/IBM Utilities, Microsoft Office Suite, Credit Card / Banking experience.

Work Environment: Windows, MVS Mainframe in a Parallel Sysplex environment.

Confidential, Dallas, TX

Software Development Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Release test and debug changes to new and existing batch / online COBOL programs, designed and maintained VSAM TEST environment and assisting with System installations.
  • Coordinated the movement of modules / objects through the testing process into production Modified Control cards, JCL, Procs and Cobol Code to be tested, resolving Application Abends.
  • Coordinated CA-7 Schedule and the execution of jobs in both Testing and production environments. Created and developed the FTP, NDM transmissions process in supporting both development and QA testing activities.
  • Created and modified VSAM data, executed File Fixes, backup, restored for both (Production, testing) while providing 24/7 environment support, Consulted with customers and application developers daily in a team environment.

Tools: used: COBOL, REXX, JCL, TSO, CICS, CAFC, ENDEAVOR, VSAM, CA7/11, NDM, FTP, File-Aid, Abend-AidIBM Utilities, Microsoft Office Suite, Mortgage / Banking experience.

Work Environment: MVS Mainframe Sysplex environment.

Hire Now