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** ***** ** ***** ********** in Mainframe Information Technology, with 4 years in Operations, 2 years CICS System Programming, 3 years Mainframe Training course Instructor and 25 years in Mainframe Security.
Mainframe Security Specialist SME on CA-ACF2, CA-TopSecret & IBM RACF.
Received award for Service Excellence from Standard Bank Group.
IBM RACF SME
CA-Top Secret SME
Mainframe Digital Certificates
Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
IBM & CA Training Course Lecturer
Privileged Access Management (PAM)
IAM 2nd Level Support
Disaster Recovery Planning
Assembler, REXX, DFSort
zSecure Admin, zSecure CARLa
IBM GSD331, ISEC, CSD and ITCS104
MAY 2005 – PRESENT
Mainframe Security Specialist / IBM, South Africa
IT Specialist - Compliance, Z/OS Security Technical Support Team Lead.
Extensive z/OS System Security knowledge (i.e. RACF, CA-ACF2, CA-TSS, Global Security Settings, SSL and Digital Certificate, risk assessment, business continuity/DR, etc.)
Comprehensive knowledge of IBM policies: GSD331, ISEC, CSD and ITCS104 requirements to provide guidance and support to z/OS System teams, Business Controls and to the customer.
Z/OS Security Analyst and Support Specialist SME - RACF, CA-TSS and CA-ACF2.
Changed customer security audit from red to green within the given time period.
Successfully implemented RBAC (Role Based Access) and PAM (Privileged Access Management) on CA-ACF2 for Sailpoint interface.
Successfully concluded several projects i.e. Bulk redundant access clean-up and ACF2 access rules remediation.
Successful security implementation for SFTP, VTS etc.
Developed CBN (Continued Business Need) extract process using SyncSort script.
Lectured at the University of Technology on IBM and CA products RACF, CA-ACF2 and CA-TSS.
Received knowledge transfer and support 6 different accounts on RACF, CA-ACF2 and CA-TSS respectively.
Assist with Audit investigations.
FEBRUARY 1993 – APRIL 2005
Information Security Analyst / Standard Bank Group, South Africa.
Information Security Analyst, Z/OS Security Technical analyst - CA Top Secret.
Developed CA-TSS Exit program using Assembler code.
Wrote an Assembler Macro for interface between TSS and Application program.
Assisted with Audit requests and Forensic investigations.
Daily system security monitoring, reporting, analysing and problem resolution.
2nd Level support to IAM, MVS Sysprogs and Application programmers.
Disaster recovery planning and management.
Implementation, Customisation and management of CA-eTrust Audit.
Received Service Excellence award.
MARCH 2001 – APRIL 2005
Training Instructor / Computer Associates (Broadcom), South Africa.
Training course lecturer, Independent Contract training lecturer on CA-Top Secret and CA-ACF2 training courses to Computer Associate clients.
JANUARY 1990 – JANUARY 1993
Security Administrator / South African Broadcasting Corporation, South Africa.
Computer Security Systems Administrator, Z/OS Security Administrator - CA-ACF2.
FEBRUARY 1984 – AUGUST 1989
CICS Systems Programmer / Bancorp Data (now ABSA Bank), South Africa.
Started in Information Technology as a Junior operator and progressed through the ranks of Operator, Senior Operator to OPS Shift Leader and Z/OS CICS Systems Programmer.
JANUARY 1980 – JANUARY 1984
Company Sergeant Major / SADF (South African Defense Force), South Africa.
Completed Leaders course and was promoted to the rank of Corporal.
Was appointed as Platoon Sergeant and later promoted to Company Sergeant Major.
Senior Training Instructor (81mm Mortars)
Senior Training Instructor (Junior leaders Training program)
1975 - 1979
High School Diploma / Secondary School Oos Moot, South Africa.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Licences & Certifications
IBM Z Secure Engineering – IBM
IBM Security & Privacy by Design – IBM
IBM Mainframe Security RACF Expert – IBM
Honors & Awards
IBM Management Blue Points – IBM
Blue Points awarded for exceptional service provided to clients.
Service Excellence Award – Standard Bank Group