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Sr. SAP Security Administrator

Date: Dec 25, 2021

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 
Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.

We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.



The Senior SAP Security Administrator / Team Lead is responsible for maintaining SAP Security architecture throughout multiple environments, through personal skillset and guiding others. Essential job duties include designing and supporting user management systems, maintaining user accounts, solving security incidents, taking part in audits, training users, supporting IT staff, and delivering authorizations within SAP and related systems.


Roles & Responsibilities:


  • Lead the design and configuration of SAP security roles, provisioning users, and perform risk analysis and remediation using SAP Governance Risk & Compliance (GRC).
  • Perform daily SAP user administration including monitoring, responding, and troubleshooting access requests.
  • Collaborate with internal security and SOX audit teams to ensure ongoing governance and compliance with security policies, procedures, and control sets related to SAP (e. g. roles, authorizations, backup and recovery).
  • Ensure controls are maintained and will also help respond to audit team requests.
  • Support SAP release strategy through collaboration across SAP development and functional teams ensuring appropriate transport management and release planning.
  • Support the deployment of new installations and upgrades, including the application of OS patches and system configurations.
  • Assist with change control and incident response across the SAP environment.
  • Provide effective customer service to resolve issues swiftly and accurately.
  • Experience with SAP user administration, account recovery, and authorizations.
  • Thorough understanding of Segregation of Duties (SoD) ruleset, actions, functions, risks, and mitigating controls, including how they are configured, interact, and can be maintained to eliminate false-positives in the analysis results.
  • Experience with SAP Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC), and applicable compliance systems.
  • Experience leading and working with offshore teams including third party and managed services support.
  • Experience with enterprise-level applications and knowledge of SAP solution integration(s).
  • Technical skills related to the implementation of security & authorizations in SAP functional areas and BASIS (NetWeaver) components.
  • Understanding of SAP security and quality assurance best practices.
  • Ability to effectively troubleshoot, prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal) with the ability to convey ideas in both technical and comprehensible language.
  • Ability to translate requirements from multiple business processes into security recommendations.
  • Manage a team of third-party support personnel accountable for provisioning and other SAP related tasks.


Skills & Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems (or related field preferred), or a combination of equivalent education and experience.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience with SAP Security in SAP NetWeaver and SAP HANA; minimum of 10 years in IT required.
  • SAP Certification preferred (e. g. NetWeaver, Security, S4/HANA System Administration)
    ITIL Foundation Certification preferred
  • Experience with a full SAP implementation from a security administration perspective preferred.
  • A minimum requirement for this U. S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U. S. permanent residency (green card) process.
  • Must be results oriented, and demonstrate a “can-do” attitude – adaptability, flexibility, and resourcefulness.
  • Must have strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.



JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte