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IT Security Identity & Access (Senior) Specialist (m/f/d)

Requisition ID: 282725
Work Area: Information Technology
Location: Walldorf
, Eschborn, Hamburg, Hallbergmoos etc. as locations within Germany possible as well as any other SAP location globally upon request 
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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About SAP Intelligent Enterprise Solutions (IES)
The purpose of IES as part of the Board Area OCEO is to deliver and run the Intelligent Enterprise. Strategic Central Services (SCS) as part of IES delivers central services to the CIO, the IT Leadership Team and the entire IT Services organization. SCS drives the development and adjustment of the IT Services strategy, IT Security across IES and runs the business operations. 

The Role
Do you demand the best from your professional career? Are you inspired to make a real impact with your work for SAP? Are you ready to see the business from a completely different perspective?
Here is our offer:     
You will be a trusted member of the IT Security team of IES and report directly to the Head of IES Security. As an IT Security Identity & Access (Senior) Specialist you will support the global IT Security initiative which aims for secure (privileged) access management.

As an IT Security Identity & Access (Senior) Specialist in IES you will

  • Provide guidance and hands-on support for IT delivery units regarding the implementation of automated processes for provisioning, deprovisioning and reviewing of access rights to fulfil requirements from the IT Security framework (NIST, ISO)
  • Take over parts of the concept definitions for Privileged Access Management (PAM) and Privileged Access Workstations (PAW)
  • Drive the definition, implementation and operation of a state-of-the-art Active Directory infrastructure aligned with internal requirements and (external) best practices
  • Validate and support the creation of IT Security concepts related to IAM for IES services and align them with global guidelines
  • Act as project manager for small / medium enhancements within the parent IAM program and support IT delivery units to push IT Security changes (e.g. Local Admin Management) to the organization
  • Manage and guide external service providers and ensure a stable operating model which considers these services as well as internal capabilities
  • Coordinate the reporting of metrics / KPIs for IAM related topics and establish tracking procedures and follow-ups to increase the IT Security level sustainably
  • Participate actively in the further definition and delivery of IES Security services

Working with us you will be part of a highly motivated team. We emphasize teamwork, a trust-based work attitude and appreciate your contribution. Collaboration with other teams in an international environment will be a regular part of your work. Applying your skills, you will learn how to secure SAP’s internal solutions on cutting edge technology stacks. This way you will be able to continuously extend your knowledge.

Role Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Business Informatics, or related discipline
  • 3+ years’ professional experience working in IAM functions and implementing state-of-the-art IAM concepts like PAM, PAW, MFA etc.
  • Knowledge of common Certification Standards for IT Security (e.g. NIST Cyber Security Framework, ISO 27001) and their meaning for IAM
  • Technical knowledge in Microsoft AD, SAP Identity Management and Cloud IAM providers
  • Security Certifications like CISSP, CISA, ISO or similar are an asset
  • Analytical and communication skills to translate IAM governance requirements into technical implementation measures 
  • Fluent German and English language skills are a prerequisite



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To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

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IT Security Identity & Access (Senior) Specialist (m/f/d)

Facility:  282725
Posted Date:  Oct 18, 2021
Work Area:  Information Technology
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Walldorf, DE, 69190

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