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SAP Security Administrator

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Date: Aug 16, 2019

Location: San Joaquin de Flores Heredia, H, CR

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 57679 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a SAP Security Administrator to join our team in San Joaquin de Flores Heredia, Heredia (CR-H), Costa Rica (CR).



This position is for a SAP Security Analyst for a large SAP implementation to provide production support and other improvement initiatives as needed. This individual is responsible for supporting the SAP Security design that supports business process design and organizational structure in the most effective and efficient manner while ensuring compliance with all security and architectural mandates. This individual will work very closely with other teams including those within SAP Shared Services, Information Security & Risk Management, and our Risk and Controls Group. Leadership and technical competence is a must. 

Areas of Responsibilities include:


 Support the ongoing operations of SAP Security through:

Meeting all defined service levels and defined performance objectives
SAP Security Strategy Development and Management.
Role and User Maintenance.
Provisioning and de-provisioning of users.
Serve as a leader for implementing SAP security architecture.
Possess and able to convey a strategic vision and end state design for interrelated business and security processes (i.e. GRC Access and Security controls).
Coordinate all security designs with various Business Units
Analyze and implements SAP security requirements.
Recommends and develops security measures to protect information against unauthorized modification or loss.
Works closely with both SAP technical and functional teams to ensure the success of the overall SAP solution.
Serve as SAP Security subject matter expert and provide advisory and consulting services as needed.
Ability to collaborate with SAP Applications and SAP Basis administration teams to design and implement technical security solutions for SAP and associated bolt-on applications.
Adherence to, and delivery of SOX controls and procedures
Support of the GRC Application through updates to Master Data such as Roles, Role Owners, Ruleset updates, etc.
Support of SOX Compliance through:

Adherence to, and delivery of SOX controls and procedures
Support of audits both internal and external
Support of bi-annual self-assessment activities
Support the ongoing improvement of the SAP Security & Compliance area:

Providing ideas for improvement initiatives
Self-managing through improvement projects and providing clear measureable results
Support of the GRC Application through:

Updates to Master Data such as Roles, Role Owners, Ruleset updates, etc
Creation of new BRF+ workflows (after properly trained)

At least 2 full SAP lifecycle implementations of SAP Security.
Proficient in SAP security principles, technologies and solutions, delivering functionality or services on time, on budget and to meet business needs.
Proficient in IT general controls and SOX requirements as they relate to security administration.
Proficient with GRC tools related to access controls and monitoring.
Technical knowledge of SAP security architecture and role based authorization models for SAP ECC, BW/BI, CRM Portals, XI/PI, SRM, SEM, SCM, Solution Manager, and Java
Proven success on multiple, enterprise-scale SAP implementation projects or services.


Bachelors degree with at least 4-6 years’ experience IT or equivalent business experience as well as 1-2 years of progressively responsible experience in designing, implementing, and maintaining SAP Security.

Physical Requirements
General Office Demands


This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




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