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Sap Security/grc/compliance Architect Resume

Houston, TX

SUMMARY:

  • SAP Security Design, Development, and Support for SAP ECC, SAP S/4, BW/BI - HANA, SEM (BPS & BCS), CRM, SRM, Enterprise Portal, Solution Manager, Single Sign-On, CUA (Central User Administration), PPM, BOBJ, BPC, SEM, GTS, Redwood, OpenText, PRA, SAP GRC 10.1.
  • Experience in virtually all ECC/S4 Modules including: HR, PY, WM, MM, FI/CO, FI/RAR, TR, TAX (Vertex and OneSource), PM, SD, PP, QM, PS, AFS, IS-Oil, PRA, IS-AFS, GTS, PPM, ECC, S/4, ChaRM, Portal, SolMan, Fiori, NWBC, Crawford Plus Packs.
  • SOX Documentation, Testing, and Remediation
  • Experience in both Internal and External Audit
  • Experience in Design and Configuration of SOD Tools: Virsa, Security Weaver, Control Panel (Symmetry), GRC 10.1, and Approva BizRights, Bindview.
  • Expert in Role/Security Remediation
  • SAP Project Management
  • Expert in Training of SAP Security Resources
  • US Citizen with Outstanding Communication and Interpersonal Skills

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential,Houston,TX

SAP Security/GRC/Compliance Architect

Responsibilities:
  • SAP Implementation on S/4 HANA, with GRC 10.1, IS-OIL, PRA, OilDex, Ariba, OneSource Tax, and Maximo integration.
  • Currently managing a team of 7 (Big 4 and independent consulting) resources and serving as the technical Architect for all things GRC/Compliance and SAP Security.

Confidential,Irving,TX

Senior SAP Security and Compliance Architect

Responsibilities:
  • Primary Consultant since 2007 for over 14 implementations. (TK, HR, PY, TR, GTS, PPM, SRM, CRM, Re-Orgs, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Financial Systems, Proprietary Invoicing Applications, RAR - Revenue Recognition)
  • Extensive work with Internal and External Auditors to address SOD and SOX Issues.
  • Expert Level skills in SOD Role Remediation (Multiple GRC Tools, Risk Management)
  • Expert Level skills in Rule Book/SOD Design, Implementation, and Mitigation. (Multiple GRC Tools - GRC, Symmetry Control Panel, Approva, etc)
  • Expert Level skills in automated provisioning using multiple GRC tools (Access Control, Dynamic Security, Custom ABAP and Portal, IDM integration, PI integration, Workflow)
  • Expert Level skills in Audit Response and Remediation at all levels from Project Teams to Internal/External/DCAA Audit to Sr. Management and Executives.
  • SAP Licensing using FlexNet and SAP Tools
  • Prepared Evaluations and Screened Candidates for open positions
  • Trained new team members in the SAP Security Concept and Best Practices in SAP Security.
  • Developing Custom Authorizations for client specific processes and applications
  • Rolled out over 45000 new users, as the SAP Security Archtect for virtually all project go-lives from 2007 - 2017
  • Experience and Training in Securing new SAP Technologies (S/4 HANA, BW HANA, SSO, and Fiori)
  • Security Lead on the following projects, among others: Timekeeping (3x), Re-Orgs (4x), GTS (2x), PPM, Fiori, SolMan, Payroll, Manufacturing, BPC Pilot, BOBJ, Treasury, iDM, RAR (Revenue Recognition), Customized Vendor Invoicing (2x), Single-Sign On, Redwood, ECC Upgrades (4x),, Workflow, OpenText (2x), Custom Release Management Solution, BW/BI HANA, S/4 HANA Upgrade. SOD Remediation via Approva, GRC & Control Panel (Symmetry)
  • Support Lead for Approva, GRC
  • Technical Lead for Installation of Approva/BizRights, GRC, Control Panel
  • Troubleshoot and Support Approva Issues (Extracts, Services, User Issues)
  • Analyze Reports for Users, Roles, and Processes
  • Identify and Correct SOD issues for Roles and Users (100% mitigation)
  • Presented Audit Responses for Executives and Management.

Confidential,Westlake,TX

SAP Security Architect

Responsibilities:
  • Implementing of all facets of SAP Security for entire LS&Co. landscape (SAP Security Design Standards, User IDs, and System Controls to address SOD and SOX Issues).
  • Requirements gathering from all Business/Process Teams
  • Development and Documentation of Testing Standards for Unit Test and Integration Test.
  • Role Development with Profile Generator for newest versions of various SAP products (ECC 6.0, BW 5.0, AFS 6.0, etc.)
  • Mass User Creation and Verification Tools Development
  • Authorization and Transaction Maintenance, via SU24, SU22, SE93, SU02, SU03.
  • Developing Migration (Transport) and Change Control Strategy
  • Creating Custom Transactions and Authorizations.
  • Planning and Tracking of all SAP Security Project Milestones
  • Provided regular status updates to Executives and Auditors
  • Coordinate activities across multiple projects, teams, and systems.

Confidential,Irving,TX

Senior SAP Security Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Requirements gathering, documentation, analysis, and negotiation (with management and users)
  • Documenting Areas of Vulnerability in SAP Security
  • Troubleshooting and correcting complex SAP Security errors reported by end users
  • Reviewing SAP Security Design Standards, Naming Conventions, and System Controls to address SOD and SOX Issues
  • Cleaning up Obsolete Profiles, Roles/ Activity Groups
  • Develop automation tools with in house ABAP Programmers
  • Develop advanced CRM Security tools and procedures around Partner Function with SAP Developers
  • Prepare Evaluations and Screen Candidates for SAP Security Team
  • OnCall/After Hours Support
  • Developing Custom Authorizations for User Exits in various modules SOD Remediation via APPROVA
  • Technical Lead for Installation of Approva
  • Troubleshoot and Support Approva Issues
  • Analyze Reports for Users, Roles, and Processes
  • Identify and Correct SOD issues for Roles and Users resulting in 100% Mitigation.
  • Produce reports for Controllers and External Auditors Documentation and Training
  • Conducting SAP Security Training Classes
  • Initiating Process improvements
  • Training Colleagues on SAP Security Best Practices

Confidential,Austin, TX

SAP Security Architect

Responsibilities:
  • Troubleshooting and correcting complex SAP Security errors reported by Project Team Members
  • Implementing SAP Security Design Standards, Naming Conventions, and System Controls to address SOD and SOX Issues.
  • Implementing newest versions of various SAP products (ECC 5.0, CRM 4.0, SEM 4.0, BW 3.5, EP 6.0, etc.)
  • Authorization and Transaction Maintenance, via SU24, SU22, SE93, SU02, SU03.
  • Developing Migration (Transport) and Change Control Strategy
  • Creating Custom Transactions and Authorizations for CRM, ECC, EP, BW, and SEM Documentation and Training
  • Conducting several SAP Security Training Classes
  • Documenting Process Flows
  • Initiating Process improvements
  • Training Colleagues on SAP Security Concept Project Management
  • Planning and Tracking of all SAP Security Project Milestones
  • Provided regular status updates to Senior Project Managers

Confidential,Houston, TX

SAP Security Architect

Responsibilities:
  • Requirements gathering, documentation, analysis, and negotiation (with management and users)
  • Documenting Areas of Vulnerability in SAP Security
  • Troubleshooting and correcting complex SAP Security errors reported by end users
  • Implementing SAP Security Design Standards, Naming Conventions, and System Controls to address SOD and SOX Issues for the FI and Supply Chain Projects
  • Implementing SAP 4.7 Security Architecture
  • Authorization and Transaction Maintenance, via SU24, SM54, SE93, SU02, SU03.
  • Developing Migration (Transport) and Change Control Strategy
  • Cleaning up Obsolete Profiles, Roles/ Activity Groups SOD Remediation via VIRSA
  • Advised on the Installation of Virsa Compliance Calibrator and FireFighter
  • Troubleshoot and Correct Technical Virsa Errors
  • Analyze Virsa Reports for Users and Roles
  • Identify and Correct SOD issues for Roles and Users
  • Produce reports for Executives (CFO and CIO) and for External Auditors Documentation and Training
  • Conducting SAP Security Training Classes
  • Documenting Process Flows
  • Initiating Process improvements
  • Training Colleagues on SAP Security Concept
  • Monitoring progress of Colleagues Project Management
  • Supervising Junior Consultants
  • Prioritizing work for 3 SAP Security resources
  • Planning and Tracking of new Projects
  • Achieved all Key Milestones on every project
  • Provided regular status updates to Senior Project Managers

Confidential,Houston, TX

SAP SOX/Audit Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Planning Documentation Strategy
  • Training Colleagues on SOX terminology and methods
  • Interviewing Process Owners
  • Developing Flowcharts, Narratives, and Walk-thru for multiple applications including SAP R/3, BW, and Legacy systems Gap Analysis and Remediation
  • Analysis of Controls Weaknesses
  • Creating “Scoping” Documents for Project Management and CIO
  • Advising on best practices for SOX compliance and SAP Security Design

Confidential,Houston,TX

Sr. SAP SOX and Compliance Analyst

Responsibilities:
  • Providing insight and recommendations into SAP Security Model
  • Assisting management with the design of Support Models
  • Reviewing SAP Security Design Standards, Naming Conventions, and System Controls in relation to Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Report findings and recommendations to Audit Board, Controllers, CFO. Documentation and Training
  • Coordinating communications regarding SAP Security between Internal Audit and Project Team
  • Developing documentation for SOX Compliance SAP Security Controls Testing for Sarbanes-Oxley 404
  • Reviewing System Settings
  • Identifying Control and Process Gaps
  • Devising Test Plans for evaluation of existing Process Controls
  • Conducting Preliminary tests and Identifying resulting Issues
  • Advising on possible solutions to address Process Gaps to Executive Management (CIO, VP’s)

Confidential,Houston,TX

SAP Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Analyst

Responsibilities:
  • Developing communications regarding SAP Security for a non-technical audience
  • Training colleagues in the SAP Security Concept
  • Reviewing SAP Security Process Flows SAP Security Controls Testing for Sarbanes-Oxley 404
  • Identifying Control and Process Gaps
  • Devising Test Plans for evaluation of existing Process Controls
  • Conducting tests and Identifying resulting Issues
  • Conducting Extensive User Audits and Access reviews (t-codes, objects, programs)

Confidential,Bartlesville,OK

Sr. SAP Security Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Requirements gathering, documentation, analysis, and negotiation (with management and users)
  • Performing extensive user audits
  • Troubleshooting and correcting complex SAP Security errors reported by end users
  • Implementing SAP Security Design Standards, Naming Conventions, and System Controls to address SOD and SOX Issues
  • Upgrading to SAP 4.7 Security Architecture
  • Maintaining Object Values via SU24
  • Initiating, Creating, Prioritizing, and Monitoring Transports

Confidential,Plano, TX

SAP SOX and Compliance Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Providing insight and recommendations into SAP Security Model
  • Reviewing SAP Security Design Standards, Naming Conventions, and System Controls in relation to Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Documentation and Training
  • Developing communications regarding SAP Security for a non-technical audience
  • Training colleagues in the SAP Security Concept
  • Reviewing and Documenting SAP Security Process Flows SAP Security Controls Testing for Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance
  • Identifying Control and Process Gaps
  • Devising Test Plans for evaluation of existing Process Controls
  • Conducting tests and Identifying resulting Issues

Confidential,Houston,TX

SAP Security Lead Developer and Architect

Responsibilities:
  • Providing insight and recommendations into SAP Security Model
  • Assisting management with the design of Post go-live Support Models
  • Implementing SAP Security Design Standards, Naming Conventions, and System Controls to address SoD issues in relation to Sarbanes-Oxley Documentation and Training
  • Developing communications regarding SAP Security for a non-technical audience
  • Training colleagues in the SAP Security Concept
  • Documenting key project successes and areas of improvement Design, Build, Test, and Implement
  • Requirements gathering, documentation, analysis, and negotiation (with management and users)
  • Identifying and documenting Segregation of Duties (SoD) Risks in relation to Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Troubleshooting and correcting SAP Security errors reported by end users
  • Testing and Implementing Custom Authorizations in FI/CO and Basis.

Confidential,Houston, TX

SAP Security Lead

Responsibilities:
  • Assumed responsibilities of previous consultants without impacting project timeline
  • Developing and maintaining project plans
  • Determining resource allocations, negotiating project resources and budget with Sr. Management
  • Tracking project progress and reporting
  • Achieving key milestones Design, Build, Test, and Administer
  • Requirements gathering, documentation, analysis, and negotiation (with management and users)
  • Performing extensive user audits
  • Identifying and documenting Segregation of Duties (SoD) Risks as pertaining to Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Creating reports for Internal and External Auditors in relation to Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Identifying Areas of Vulnerability in SAP Security
  • Designing and developing Composite Roles and Activity Groups in SAP v. 4.5b
  • Implementing SAP Security Design Standards, Naming Conventions, and System Controls to address SoD issues
  • Administering over 700 Test Ids in the Test Environment and 16,000 named Users in Production Environment
  • Troubleshooting and correcting SAP Security errors reported by end users
  • Coordinating negations for Security Access across various modules and teams

Confidential,Austin, TX

SAP Security Lead

Responsibilities:
  • Design, Build, Test, and Implement SAP Security
  • Documentation and Training Permanent Staff on SAP Security Best Practices

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