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SAP Security Architect

Date: Apr 16, 2019

Location: Dublin, D, IE

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services (GBS)

SAP Security Architect


A vacancy has arisen for the role of SAP Security Architect at Glanbia Business Services. This is a permanent position & will report to the Enterprise Architect and can be based in Dublin or Kilkenny.



The SAP Security Architect is senior position within Glanbia IT and will be instrumental in defining and driving Glanbia’s access approach across the whole SAP and non-SAP application landscape.


Key elements of the role

  • Responsible for defining and driving a consistent business role and application identity and access strategy
  • Design and support the building and testing of roles, authorisations and data restrictions in line with the application IAM strategy
  • Collaborate closely with technical and application security teams as well as functional solution architects on building a consistent application business role and IAM model
  • Communicate with business, IT and audit teams to ensure that application roles and IAM designs and solutions are in line with business and compliance requirements



  • Minimum of a degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience of core SAP application security, IDM and GRC AC design, analysis, configuration, compliance and implementation
  • Demonstrated knowledge of key SAP authorisation concepts including security role design/build, user administration and SOD
  • Good  knowledge of security concepts in solutions such as SuccessFactors, Hybris, Concur and SAP mobile and cloud platforms



  • Experience in designing and implementing application business roles
  • Strong experience in the integration of SAP security in SAP modules and in overall business processes with the focus on design and architecture
  • Experience of implementing RBAC across SAP and non-SAP solutions – cloud and hybrid environments a plus
  • Systems audit and ERP implementation experience a plus



  • Strong communication skills and the ability to convey complex issues to diverse audiences in an easily understandable and actionable way
  • Able to engage collaboratively with people in diverse teams and geographical locations
  • Able to adjust to new, different or changing circumstances while still ensuring that the overall objectives are achieved
  • Developing yourself and informally others to create an environment that drives towards high levels of engagement, personal performance and outcome attainment.
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the continuous focus is on improvement and the challenge of finding a better way