SAP Security Architect in Arlington at Collabera

Date Posted: 1/14/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Arlington
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/14/2020

Job Description

Job Objectives and Responsibilities

  • The SAP Security Architect will support the Government in the design and development of security architectures and frameworks and will develop criteria, assess, and validate proposed and existing security architectures
  • Lead global ERP security architecture leveraging overall  Enterprise Architecture and SAP security, including components such as Active Directory, RSA Archer GRC, SAP GRC Access Control, and Process Control as well as Ariba security
  • Determine how the components included in a system architecture should be organized to ensure that SAP security requirements are optimized
  • Provide advice on Security Design principles, Security Architecture standards, and industry SAP best practices. Lead design strategy and integration with existing security model
  • Lead the vendor security solution evaluation and conduct hands-on proof-of-concepts to ensure working solutions, such as “Attribute Based Access Control” and Security for SAP “Defense and Security” solution
  • Lead and provide guidance of SAP S/4HANA security design change as needed.  Guide the product teams in terms of security SAP ERP implementation.  Provide architecture support including design and troubleshooting security issues 
  • Provide guidance on Segregation of Duties/Audit compliance to meet DoD/industry standards

Skills, Knowledge and Experience Required 

  • Preference given to candidates local or willing to relocate to the Washington DC area (no convenience travel)
  • Active DoD Secret or Interim Secret security clearance
  • Current/past DoD experience (i.e. AESIP, LMP, GCSS, GFEBs, etc.)
  • 10 years SAP Security Architect experience
  • 8 years DoD SAP Security or U.S. Army IA/Cyber Security experience
  • Expert in all aspects of SAP Security and GRC
  • Expertise to design and cyber-harden in current architecture and in a cloud based architecture implementation
  • Ability to participate or provide expertise in the design being developed by the System Integrator
  • Experience in generating various SAP Security related reports for documentation and status reporting
  • Assess security products in the areas of physical, cloud network and application development
  • Familiarity with networked systems and remote updating of security controls in those systems
  • Assist, collaborate, and coordinate with other security offices and divisions, coordinate with members of the DoD, the IC, and other officials as required to keep abreast of current information
  • Clear understanding of continuous audit compliance processes and concepts
  • Ability to research, identify, recommend and communicate solutions to day-to-day issues
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Experience with presenting and briefing as a stand-in for a primary briefer
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills for resolving security issues
  • Knowledge of information assurance and security practices
  • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous tasks
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Systems Analysis or related study, or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of current authorization practices, particularly within the DoD/Department of the Army is preferred
  • IATT (Interim Authority To Test) or ATO (Authority To Operate) accreditation experience is preferred
  • CISSP, SAP Security Certifications (i.e., SAP Certified Technology Professional / System Security Architect) is preferred


This is a non-management position
This is a w2 or 1099 position
Clearance Level: Secret (NACLC)
Information Assurance: CISSP
ITIL Certified:
SAP Certified:
PMP Certified:
Years of Relevant Experience: Lvl 4: 10

Active Directory, SAP, Systems Analysis, CISSP, er, Ariba, Management, Research, ERP, Compliance, Architecture, ITIL