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Kiewit SAP Security Analyst - Kiewit Technology Group in Lenexa, Kansas

Requisition ID: 171609

Job Level: Senior Level

Home District/Group: DHO Information Technology Group

Department: Technology Group

Market: Corporate Home Office

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

The SAP Security Analyst plays a critical role in ensuring the security and compliance of SAP systems within our organization. This position is responsible or a partner with internal IT Security team in designing, implementing, and maintaining robust security measures to protect sensitive data, prevent unauthorized access, and mitigate potential risks related to SAP applications and environments.

District Overview

Kiewit Technology Group (KTG) builds solutions to enable and support a $12.5 billion company. Our mission is to deliver project schedule and cost certainty by employing technology designed by and for the construction industry. Our team deploys technology solutions to the field and home office departments that increase profitability by maximizing the way we use our people and resources in daily operations. KTG uses systems and tools that manage every part of Kiewit’s business and lifecycle of a project to improve planning and day-to-day execution in the field by giving our people real-time data to make faster, smarter decisions. When you join KTG, you will make an impact on the critical work we do every day.

Location

We are open to hiring in any of our Kiewit hub offices.

Responsibilities

•Analyze business requirements and design security strategies for SAP systems, including roles, authorizations, and user access controls.

•Implement security measures to protect data, applications, and critical business processes within SAP landscapes.

•Collaborate with SAP functional consultants and project teams to align security requirements with business processes and system functionalities.

•Identify continual improvement opportunities and, where appropriate, manage them through to successful implementation.

•Design SAP security roles based on business requirements and implementing best practices for design to ensure SoD risk reduction.

•Monitor user access to ensure compliance with security policies and segregation of duties (SoD) rules.

•Ensure compliance with relevant regulations, industry standards, and internal security policies.

•Work with internal IT security team to provide necessary documentation and respond to security-related audit findings.

•Investigate and respond to security incidents and breaches related to SAP systems.

•Implement corrective actions to prevent the recurrence of security issues.

•Collaborate with the IT Security team to integrate SAP security incidents into the organization's overall incident response plan.

•Coordinate and execute security patches, updates, and system upgrades to maintain a secure SAP environment.

•Stay updated with the latest SAP security patches and advisories to address potential vulnerabilities proactively.

•Conduct security awareness and best practices for end-users and stakeholders to promote a security-conscious culture along with training on password management, data protection, and other security-related topics.

•Maintain comprehensive documentation of SAP security configurations, processes, and procedures.

•Generate regular reports on SAP security status, compliance, and incident management for management and auditors.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.

  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in an SAP Security role or in a similar SAP security consultant role.

  • Working knowledge of SAP security concepts, including role-based access control (RBAC), authorization objects, and user provisioning.

  • Hands-on experience in designing security roles for SAP ECC and business suite systems along with familiarity with SAP security administration tools and utilities.

  • Experience with security assessments, vulnerability scanning, and penetration testing.

  • Must have detailed understanding and hands on experience in SAP Security, setting up master-derived roles, updating role authorizations, structural authorizations, organizational hierarchies, transporting security changes, usage, and maintenance.

  • SAP authorization models: management of authorizations, profiles, roles at application level, Identification of Best Practices in SAP application and product security, S/4 Authorization Management and Digital Security solutions.

  • Experience working with internal and external audit audiences and maintenance of controls and compliance with Segregation of Duties (SoD) at functional and application level.

  • Proficient in security design, configuration, and deployment activities in SAP technologies including SAP GRC, SAP Master Data Governance (MDG), and Central Finance.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and resolve security issues.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with audit, cross-functional teams, and stakeholders.

  • Preferred Skills:

  • Savyint experience highly desired

  • Familiarity with relevant industry standards and regulatory requirements related to data security and privacy.

  • Certifications in SAP security or relevant cybersecurity certifications.

  • Knowledge of SAP BTP and other SAP SAAS application related security a plus

  • General knowledge of IT controls (ITGC) and application controls (ITAC) in SAP environment gained in IT audit activities on SAP systems.

  • Designing security roles for S4 HANA, BW/4HANA

  • Experience in designing, building, testing, and deploying business and support roles with S/4 and Fiori

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Other Requirements:

• Regular, reliable attendance

• Work productively and meet deadlines timely

• Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment

• Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.

• Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

Base Compensation: $125,000 - $160,000

(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Company: Kiewit

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