Mainframe Security Operations Engineer

Midvale, Utah
May 12, 2023
Jun 12, 2023

We are seeking an Mainframe Security Operations Engineer to join Zions Bancorporation.  The Mainframe Security Operations Engineer plays a key role in our infrastructure technology team.  As a cybersecurity expert, we'll look to you for administering the tools of the position, managing procedures, crafting training programs, organizing backlogs and work queues, driving initiatives, and using progress reports and presentations to keep your stakeholders and internal customers informed and engaged.  You will have a direct impact on improvements within the Technology Reliability Engineering and Operations (TREO) group.



  • Assist team members throughout the org with access provisioning tasks and design.
  • Ensure the company remains aligned to industry cybersecurity trends
  • Work with cross-functional teams throughout the enterprise to drive initiatives and support improvement efforts.
  • Administering several mainframe security tools and products
  • Maintaining documentation, reporting, and dashboards
  • Other duties as assigned 



  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Information Security, Data Science or related field and 2+ experience in infrastructure, system administration, project management, multiple technologies, frameworks, systems or other directly related experience.  A combination of education and experience may meet requirements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication; must be able to communicate across business line and skill levels
  • Thorough comfort and understanding of Mainframe Operating Systems, their structure, and security principles
  • Managing certificate creation, rotation, and expiration for the mainframe
  • Producing, publishing, and distributing operational reports pertaining to the status of products and processes
  • Problem-solving
  • Organizing team artifacts, projects, and work queues
  • Project management
  • Acting as a liaison with various vendors, departments, management, and staff to resolve problems and improve processes and procedures
  • Ability to review, analyze, and evaluate technical processes and procedures



  • Programming/Python/Scripting
  • Integration Fabric 
  • Cloud (GCP, AWS, Azure, Terraform, Ansible)
  • CI/CD Pipeline  
  • Site Reliability
  • Virtualization/Containers 




This position has a hybrid work from home schedule with a minimum of three days per week in the office at the Zions Technology Center in Midvale, UT. 


The Zions Technology Center is a 400,000-square-foot technology campus in Midvale, Utah. Located on the former Sharon Steel Mill superfund site, the sustainably built campus will be the company's primary technology and operations center.  This modern and environmentally friendly technology center will enable Zions to continue to compete for the best technology talent in the state while providing team members with an exceptional work environment with features such as: 

  • Electric vehicle charging stations and close proximity to Historic Gardner Village UTA TRAX station. 
  • At least 75% of the building is powered by on-site renewable solar energy. 
  • Access to outdoor recreation, parks, trails, shareable bikes and locker rooms. 
  • Large modern cafe with a healthy and diverse menu. 
  • Healthy indoor environment with ample natural light and fresh air. 
  • LEED-certified sustainable building that features include the use of low VOC-emitting construction materials.



  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance - START DAY ONE!
  • Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Parent Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Health Saving (HAS), Flexible Spending (FSA) and dependent care accounts
  • Paid Training, Paid Time Off (PTO) and 11 Paid Federal Holidays
  • 401(k) plan with company match, Profit Sharing, competitive compensation in line with work experience
  • Mental health benefits including coaching and therapy sessions
  • Tuition Reimbursement for qualifying employees
  • Employee Ambassador preferred banking products

Zions Bancorporation is transforming what it means to work for a financial institution. We operate in a fast-paced, information-driven environment, which means we need people who bring diverse experiences, perspectives, and expertise to meet ever-changing demands. Your ability to adapt, learn innovate and collaborate with a dynamic team helps us provide exceptional service to our customers and communities. 


We are committed to helping our employees grow, develop and advance in their career. Our Workforce of the Future, DEI and UpSkilling initiatives allow you to network across the organization, volunteer in our community, and build your technical and soft skills. We believe that investing in your success and well-being is an investment in our customers and our business.  


Together we are building a culture that values diversity, celebrates growth and creates a space of belonging for all our team members. Our people are what set us apart and make us great. 


Apply now if you have a passion for impactful outcomes, enjoy working collaboratively with co-workers, and want to make a difference for the clients and communities we serve. 

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