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IBM SAP Security and GRC Consultant in HALIFAX, Nova Scotia


As an IBM Application Architect, you directly help clients transform their business and solve complex problems. You will define the scope and vision for projects that deliver customized solutions using your knowledge of IBM platforms. You are a technical leader, serving as a liaison among business partners, technical resources, and project stakeholders.

Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) helps our clients fundamentally redesign experiences to create new sources of value, digitally reinvent their operations for great efficiency and transform their entire enterprises through cognitive. We invite you to consider joining IBM's global reach, outcome-focused methodologies, domain skills and deep industry expertise that are helping transform the way we live and work.

IBM's state-of-the-art Client Innovation Centre (CIC) opened in Nova Scotia in March 2013 and is the first of its kind in Canada. The Centre weaves together IBM's business insights and industry-leading software portfolio and is ideally suited for any client that needs flexible access to emerging or niche skills that may not be cost effective to grow internally. In addition, our focus on our team is unparalleled as demonstrated by the following:

The CIC NS is one of IBM's highest performing delivery centres worldwide - for retention, client satisfaction and utilization. Our employees are empowered to stay and grow within IBM.

We are very focused on continuous skill development - staff training is our third largest annual Centre investment. Employees are immersed in a culture of learning and constant growth.

Investment in key partnership with universities, government and private sector groups which has resulted in IBM having a key influencing role in Nova Scotia's ICT industry, especially in talent development.

We are currently recruiting for SAP Security and GRC Consultant. If you are on top of your profession and possess the following key skills, we invite you to apply to our openings.

The GRC Consultant will be a member of the IBM SAP Security/GRC team reporting to the SAP Security/GRC Delivery Manager and works as a GRC Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), and advises various governance, risk programs and coach, train the team members.

The Consultant plays a critical part in analyzing business processes, requirements gathering, designing solutions, understanding complex relationships, managing stakeholder expectations, communicating with customers, determining issues and solving problems.

To qualify for the role, you must have:

Minimum 10+ year's experience

Must have experience in SAP Security in S/4 HANA end to end implementation

Must have experience in SAP GRC AC 10.X / 12.0 end-to-end implementation

Should be able to independently design SAP GRC implementation and upgrade solutions for system operations.

Overseeing full cycle project risk management tasks relating to project delivery

Good knowledge of SAP areas like NetWeaver Security administration, BW, BPC, Fiori and CRM authorization.

Able to lead a team, train the team and possess sufficient knowledge of SAP GRC and SAP Security Administration.

Should be able to guide the team on complex Security / technical issues.

Ability to hold discussions with customer presenting incident reports and highlighting GRC implementation Concerns.

Knowledge of ASAP methodology in implementations.

Understanding clients' business, industry and/or technologies and leveraging thorough project management skills to deliver the successful projects. This includes supporting the delivery of SAP project implementations across a broad range of SAP technologies (including GRC,S4HANA, Fiori/Gateway)

SAP Security Audit experience in analysing issues and conducting remediation activities.

SAP HANA Security ideally experience in implementing HANA Security.

Knowledge of security framework for SAP Portal and SAP Fiori will be a plus.

Basic knowledge of GDPR and SOX.

Excellent Client management skills.

Excellent inter-personal skills.

GRC Certification is a plus

Must Have:

Reliability Clearance

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

At least 4+ years experience in configuration using SAP Security Administration

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

At least 6+ years experience in configuration using SAP Security Administration

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

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About IBM

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Location Statement

This role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations sanctions. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following US sanctioned countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.