SAP Security Administrator

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Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Job ID: 13585

SAP Security Administrator
Calgary Office

Our Information and Technology (IT) Department has a challenging and rewarding opportunity for an SAP Security Administrator.  Reporting to the IT Sr. Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for SAP Security and Controls Administration.  We are looking for an individual who has experience with technical design, development, testing, implementation, support, and documentation of SAP Security technical roles and authorization objects within an SAP environment. 

This position will work with various business and technical teams to build and maintain SAP system security, participate in problem-solving, monitoring/resolving of technical incidents, researching and implementing best practice methods and participate in 24/7 on-call rotations.

Environment, Health & Safety and Regulatory Performance is a critical component of our overall success at Devon Canada and as such this position calls for a high level of excellence in respect to Health and Safety, requiring you, and those you engage with, to anticipate risk and ensure safety in the workplace is a priority.

Performance Objectives:

  • Develop, configure, and administer SAP security components for ABAP, Java, and HANA applications
  • Proactively engage in automating and streamlining of security and control processes
  • Identify and remediate segregation of duties violations via SAP GRC Access Control
  • Participate in security administration, role design, elevated access, and compliance for SAP systems and other applications
  • Investigate opportunities to improve system capabilities based on observed risks or gaps. Ensure timely reporting & remediation of security control gaps and vulnerabilities to the computing environment.
  • Interface with members of business teams as well as IT  to develop solutions, and troubleshoot issues as it pertains to role creation and maintenance
  • Implement and troubleshoot various methods of authentication with SAP systems
  • Identity and account management in SAP and Active Directory


This position offers the right candidate variety in their daily work life, learning opportunities and the chance to offer creative solutions. We are seeking an individual with a strong work ethic, who is self-motivated and able to work under minimal supervision.  Our ideal candidate will possess excellent planning and organization skills and be able to be influential and assertive when necessary.  We require someone who is known as an open and honest team player, and who has a positive, engaging attitude.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Business Information Systems


  • 3-5 years’ experience in an SAP Security Administrator role, preferably in the Oil & Gas Industry
  • Detailed knowledge of SAP application authorization concept
  • GRC 10.1 Access Controls experience
  • Experience with SAP infrastructure
  • Ability to understand business process and practices and translate into technical architecture
  • Very strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and oral communications
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Ability to work with minimal to no daily supervision
  • Strong analytical, evaluative and problem-solving abilities
  • Open attitude towards and ability to learn and utilize new technologies

The Devon Advantage:
Every day, Devon employees bring their talent, skill and innovative spirit to work. That’s what’s made us a leading independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company, and has helped us rank on FORTUNE Magazine’s 100 BEST Companies to Work For and on the Best Workplaces in Canada list. Plus, Devon offers a flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life, including:

  • An industry-leading compensation and benefits package
  • Bonuses and long-term incentive programs
  • Focused employee development
  • A great place to do great work
  • An environment that values employees and is driven by performance


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