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Wells Fargo Information Security Engineer (RACF Security) in BOSTON, Massachusetts

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking an Information Security Engineer. Using general mainframe and RACF security skills, this role focuses on strengthening the mainframe security posture. Work will include using an internally developed process to identify and remediate vulnerabilities.

In this role, you will:

  • Provide technical support of mainframe security in a large, complex Multi-LPAR RACF environment utilizing RRSF (RACF Remote Sharing Facility), zSecure, RACF/DB2 and CICS.

  • Work with internal and end-user personnel to define customized access solutions, reporting, notification, and data gathering as required.

  • Occasional after hour support as required for implementations.

  • Participates in the research, analysis, design, testing and implementation of complex computer security/protection technologies for company information and systems/applications.

  • Performs periodic detailed assessments of the operating system and infrastructure components' security configuration to identify security vulnerabilities and provides remediation alternatives.

  • Participates in the evaluation of vendor proposals, new and existing security designs, and emerging security technologies and systems.

  • An alternative role may include leveraging existing zSeries skills to work on mainframe security remediation projects.

  • Using a Wells Fargo methodology, assists senior engineers in researching, analyzing, designing, testing and implementing security solutions.

  • Assists senior level engineers with analysis to identify security vulnerabilities and conduct security risk assessments to ensure compliance with corporate security policies and adherence to best practices.

  • Assists in computer security incident response activities and technical investigations of security-related incidents.

Required Qualifications, US:

  • 2+ years of information security applications and systems experience

  • 2+ years of mainframe security risk assessment and remediation experience

  • 2+ years of mainframe security experience using native z/OS and RACF tools

  • 2+ Years of experience issuing RACF commands and performing diagnosis

Desired Qualifications:

  • zSecure tool experience is a plus

  • 2+ years of hands on security engineering experience in a multi-node RRSF, complex z/OS environment

  • 2+ years of hands on Resource Access Control Facility (RACF) experience with at least current and supported version (z/OS 2.1 and above)

  • 2+ years of JCL (Job Control Language) experience

  • 2+ years of TSO (Time Sharing Options) experience

  • Advanced Information Security technical skills and understanding of information security practices and policies

  • Ability to manage complex issues and develop solutions

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Job Expectations:

  • Ability to work on call as assigned

  • Flexibility to frequently be on call beyond normal working hours

Pay Range

$36.68 - $65.24 Hourly


  • Information about Wells Fargo's employee benefits

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit's risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Req Number: R-236478-2

Updated: Tue Jan 24 00:00:00 UTC 2023

Location: BOSTON,Massachusetts