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Amgen SAP Security Compliance Specialist in Tampa, Florida

Job Title

Specialist, Information Security – SAP Security Compliance - Remote Role

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Job Title

Specialist, Information Security – SAP Security Compliance

Job Description

The SAP Security Compliance Specialist role is a vital part of GIP’s Governance, Risk and Compliance team. This technical position, working with the Senior Manager – IS Governance & Assurance, will be responsible for leading and improving governance and compliance processes for Amgen’s SAP environment.

To be successful, you will require collaboration with Information Systems (IS) teams, the SAP Security team, Financial Controls, service owners, Corporate Audit, as well as client-facing engagement with business process owners and risk owners to maintain and enhance Amgen’s SAP compliance capabilities. Travel requirements may vary, depending on specific projects.

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What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role

You will bring forth out of the box thinking, an agile approach and highly developed understanding of SAP risks and controls to empower process and business owners to maintain and fully use the SAP environment in a compliant and controlled manner. You will become an advisor and an authority on SAP compliance, information security and GRC throughout the organization.

You will perform the following activities and any additional tasks required to monitor, evaluate and continuously improves Amgen's SAP compliance and security posture, to effectively reduce risks and satisfy the security objectives of the organization.

  • Provide guidance on Compliance and Controls to meet the SAP compliance requirements.

  • Analyze and understand the current Roles and Access Restrictions and handle the existing SAP GRC Access Control to provide a risk-free environment.

  • Work with the SAP Security team to provide compliance and technical security support to meet the defined compliance objectives

  • Lead and report on SAP SOX compliance and handle audit related requests.

  • Perform ongoing maintenance of the software configuration within SAP GRC application.

  • Develop and implement SAP security policies, processes, architecture, training.

  • Provide expert knowledge of SAP compliance and security design for operational and technical support. Design and maintain SAP security authorization objects and security settings across SAP applications (ECC, BW/BOBJ, SCM, etc.) to ensure compliance.

  • Responsible for the coordination of regular review of user access, monthly and quarterly critical role review and quarterly user account review.

  • Contribute to the strategic development of the IS Governance Framework by supporting the development and maintenance of IS and information security policies, standards, and guidelines.

  • Develop, maintain and improve SAP compliance process documentation.

  • Ensure quality of work and timeliness across different functional deliverables; take ownership of issues and coordinate through to completion.

Win

What we expect of you

You will bring forth out of the box thinking, an agile approach and highly developed understanding of SAP risks and controls to empower process and business owners to maintain and fully use the SAP environment in a compliant and controlled manner. You will become an advisor and an authority on SAP compliance, information security and GRC throughout the organization.

You will perform the following activities and any additional tasks required to monitor, evaluate and continuously improves Amgen's SAP compliance and security posture, to effectively reduce risks and satisfy the security objectives of the organization.

  • Provide guidance on Compliance and Controls to meet the SAP compliance requirements.

  • Analyze and understand the current Roles and Access Restrictions and handle the existing SAP GRC Access Control to provide a risk-free environment.

  • Work with the SAP Security team to provide compliance and technical security support to meet the defined compliance objectives

  • Lead and report on SAP SOX compliance and handle audit related requests.

  • Perform ongoing maintenance of the software configuration within SAP GRC application.

  • Develop and implement SAP security policies, processes, architecture, training.

  • Provide experienced knowledge of SAP compliance and security design for operational and technical support. Design and maintain SAP security authorization objects and security settings across SAP applications (ECC, BW/BOBJ, SCM, etc.) to ensure compliance.

  • Responsible for the coordination of regular review of user access, monthly and quarterly critical role review and quarterly user account review.

  • Supply to the strategic development of the IS Governance Framework by supporting the development and maintenance of IS and information security policies, standards, and guidelines.

  • Develop, maintain and improve SAP compliance process documentation.

  • Ensure quality of work and timeliness across different functional deliverables; take ownership of issues and coordinate through to completion.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree

Or

Master’s degree and 3 years of Information Security or Information Technology experience

Or

Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of Information Security or Information Technology experience

Or

Associate’s degree and 10 years of Information Security or Information Technology experience

Or

High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Information Security or Information Technology experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer information systems, computer science, or equivalent experience

  • 7+ years of relevant experience across SAP compliance, IT risk management, information security consultancy and IT governance and assurance.

  • 5+ years of SAP security and GRC experience, including working experience with SAP GRC – Access Control, Risk Management and Process Control.

  • 2+ SAP Security full life cycle implementations.

  • Possess knowledge of large and small SAP Security deployments within an organization and proven ability to serve as a lead for all initiatives and projects.

  • Hands-on, expert knowledge of SAP security and compliance requirements.

  • Good understanding of project management and quality assurance principles.

  • Strong knowledge of and experience in information security requirements, standards and practices (e.g. NIST CSF & 800-53, ISO2700x, COBIT) and keeping up to date with the latest and emerging cyber-security threats.

  • The ability to easily translate technical language into business terms.

  • Experience authoring IT and security policies, procedures and methodologies.

  • Effective communication with senior leadership and medium to large audience presentations.

  • Must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Working in large / global corporate environments.

  • Outstanding teaming skills encompassing multi-functional teams, peer relationships, informing, understanding and appreciating differences.

  • Ability to effectively facilitate and drive organizational change, while accepting responsibility and personal accountability.

  • An industry-standard security certification will be a plus, including but not limited to:

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

  • SANS Global Information Assurance Certifications (GIAC)

  • SAP GRC related certification

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Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and improve your potential along your career journey

  • A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan—comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits—with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

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Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

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