Senior SAP Security Administrator

Austin, Texas, United States
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200271824
The people here at Apple don’t just build products — we craft the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that supports the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple and help us leave the world better than we found it. As a part of Apple's Information Systems & Technology team, the Senior SAP Security Administrator will be responsible for delivering robust security solutions that support SAP Provisioning, Authentication, Authorization, and Application-level security. You are someone with strong knowledge of ERP processes and Information Security principles and disciplines coupled with an appetite for solving problem, critical thinking, and great communication skills.

Key Qualifications

  • Deep knowledge of various aspects of SAP Security, both from a technical as well as business process perspective.
  • Knowledge of SAP authorization concept for both on-premise systems such as ECC, BW, Portal, BPC as well as S/4 HANA and new SAP Cloud solutions.
  • Experience with integration to Identity Management Systems for provisioning to SAP on-premise and Cloud applications, with Directory Services for Authentication via SSO.
  • Experience with SAP GRC Access Control for centralized risk management, compliant provisioning and role administration.
  • Experience in managing Segregation of Duties (SOD) Risks, applying mitigation controls, monitoring sensitive access and elevated privileges.
  • Familiarity with continuous monitoring tools such as Solution Manager’s Configuration Validation & System Recommendation or similar products.
  • 7+ years of Security Administration experience or equivalent knowledge of Systems, Network, Application and technical security solutions.


You will lead, research and design solutions to keep pace with an ever-expanding SAP landscape, often providing expertise to address more complicated requirements to meet various project goals. You will propose improvements, both process and technical, to enhance and strengthen security in the environment. You will architect solutions and provide direction to the security design of existing and future implementations. You will document and share security information with a multitude of partners to build rapport and garner support for security improvements. You will work with Information Security, Internal Audit, Compliance, Engineering and Project teams to find opportunities to continually advance SAP security. You will interact with diverse teams across multiple locations and time zones. We seek a self-starter, forward-thinking person with strong leadership capabilities. You have the ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, with technical and non-technical multi-functional teams. You will be accountable for the successful completion of multiple projects simultaneously.

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.

Additional Requirements

  • Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.
  • We at Apple we are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Learn more.