Mainframe PAM Architect

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September 2, 2023
London, United Kingdom
Job Type
£550 - £700 per day
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Position: Mainframe PAM Architect
Employment Type: Full time, Hybrid
Start: ASAP
Duration: 6 month contract
Location: London, England 
Languages: English 
Sponsorship: Not Provided 

At Focus On SAP, we are working with an international client who are looking for a skilled and experienced PAM Architect to design, implement, and maintain our Privileged Access Management solutions. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in cybersecurity, a deep understanding of PAM technologies, and a proven track record of designing and implementing effective access management strategies.

Role Description:

  • Designing the integration of CyberArk PAM capabilities into the mainframe environment and creating architectural plans for the implementation
  • Tasks performed include integrating hardware, software, and network solutions,  developing plans for solution delivery, which may include engagement with vendors and subcontractors.
  • Provide feedback, participate in product evaluations, and collaborate with vendors on troubleshooting and resolving issues.
  • Define and enforce security controls, ensure compliance with internal policies and industry regulations, conduct security assessments, and maintain documentation and reporting of mainframe security measures.
  • Develop strategies and implement controls to mitigate these risks, such as managing privileged credentials, controlling access permissions, and monitoring privileged sessions using CyberArk features.
  • Play a key role in investigating and remediating security incidents related to privileged access on the mainframe
  • Develop and maintain PAM policies, procedures, and best practices.
  • Conduct risk assessments and security audits to identify vulnerabilities and recommend remediation actions.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and emerging PAM technologies to ensure our solutions are cutting-edge.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to junior team members.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex PAM-related issues.

Key Skills /Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in cybersecurity, with a focus on Privileged Access Management with architect and administrating of Mainframe / AS400 / Tandem
  • Proficiency in PAM tools and technologies, such as CyberArk, Thycotic, or BeyondTrust.
  • Strong knowledge of identity and access management (IAM) concepts and principles.
  • Industry certifications, such as CISSP, CISM, or PAM-specific certifications, are a plus.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Problem-solving mindset and the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and make a real impact in the cybersecurity field.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment.

If you are a passionate and skilled PAM Architect looking to make a difference in the world of cybersecurity, we want to hear from you. 

How to Apply: Please submit your updated, Microsoft Word Resume, outlining your relevant experience and why you are the right fit for this position. 

Please bare in mind, the client is not in a position to provide Visa Sponsorship at this moment in time.

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