SAP Security Analyst (GRC and IdM) - Contract

1 week ago
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Security & Compliance


The SAP Security Analyst (GRC and IdM) is responsible for providing informed recommendations through objective analysis, accurate input regarding GRC and IdM processes, polices, and procedures in an SAP environment. The role must therefore have demonstrable and extensive experience of the ‘three lines of defense’ SAP/Forrester GRC model, managing the full delivery of an organization’s second line of defense responsibilities and overseeing operations in the first line.


An important immediate accountability will be to provide hands-on support to the ongoing global SAP implementation program, working alongside PMO resources and other business stakeholders to architect and develop a fit-for-purpose Enterprise GRC function by defining and building the organizational structures, processes and procedures primarily in the second line, and assisting with related activities in the first line.


The SAP Security Analyst (GRC and IdM) is the primary liaison between their respective functional areas and the Information Security Office. This role is the main conduit that translates business processes/requirements into system functionality. This position supports their functional areas by analyzing business needs, documenting requirements, and proposing, designing and implementing solutions often of a very complex nature. This position will often be called upon to design non-standard solutions to accommodate requirements that aren't addressed by standard SAP functionality.  The SAP Security Analyst (GRC and IdM) will be required to create and remove roles and rules based on the Functional areas input, understanding the business environment and their information security needs, to develop and tailor appropriate solutions and an ongoing advisory relationship.





This position requires strong analytical and consulting skills as this individual needs to partner with the functional areas to fully understand their requirements and translate them into efficient, cost effective solutions. This position serves as a trusted advisor to their functional areas, proactively proposing system changes and innovations to improve efficiencies, increase customer satisfaction or drive cost savings. This person must have a strong understanding of the various integration points between the SAP module Sales & Distribution and various other SAP modules.


  • Develops a clear understanding of the current SBD SAP Environments and their use of the SAP Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) toolset.
  • The candidate will support the current SAP GRC Configuration and participate in projects and analysis to support new platforms and capabilities into SAP GRC.
  • Provides cost effective business systems and applications analysis in support of the development and implementation of business applications. Includes evaluation, analysis, documentation of requirements, translation into proper system requirement specifications and configuration.
  • Formulates and defines systems scope and objectives based on both end-user needs and a thorough understanding of business systems, applications and industry requirements.
  • Operates as a liaison between technical personnel and the appropriate end-user department.
  • Evaluates and translates end user needs and problems to technical associates and/or vendors where appropriate.
  • Understands the business implications of technical solutions, and assists in defining and documenting the technology solutions to support any future business needs.
  • Teaches end users new technology and enhancements using all appropriate communication tools as well as providing support for existing system.


  • 10 plus years of experience in IT analyst or consulting position with knowledge and experience relating business requirements to sound security solutions.
  • 8 plus years of hands on experience working with SAP IDM 7 or greater in systems analysis and design, and technical/functional solutions delivery (supporting configuration and custom development). Experience with SAP GRC AC 10.1, PC 10.1 and SAP IDM 8.0 is a plus.
  • Detailed knowledge of all the major technical processes and associated functionality in the SAP IDM and GRC AC/PC domains; includes good security needs understanding of functional processes such as quote and order management, service contract service request and service ticket processing.
  • Strong understanding in SAP development methodologies including strong troubleshooting and issue resolutions skills. Focus will be SAP ECC with a strong understanding of SRM and HCM.
  • Proven ability to develop complex SAP solutions. Excellent facilitation skills, including experience planning and participating in SAP blueprint and design sessions. Have been through at least 4 complete implementation cycle.
  • Experience with interacting with third party resources, including offshore teams.
  • Proven leadership in managing, governing and providing oversight of internal teams, 3rd party integrators, consultants and vendors through various initiatives. Strong team building skills, with ability to build quick and effective work rapport with distributed team members.
  • Must be self-motivated in learning new concepts and willing to share knowledge and skills with other team members.
  • Outspoken and passionate about delivering well designed solutions that exceed business objectives and drive business success.
  • Must have excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to explain complex solutions and ideas.
  • S. in Computer Science or related field required, M.S. preferred, in Business Process Automation or related field.




This is a CONTRACTOR Position.


Pre-employment backgrounds and drug test are required.


Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.


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