Sr. SAP Security Analyst

Brand:  Matthews
Company:  Matthews International Corporation
Line of Business:  MATW Corporate


Req ID:  11181


The Sr. SAP Security Analyst is responsible for ensuring problem resolution and support for the SAP systems to the user departments throughout the global MATW enterprise. Responsible for overseeing the operations of security for applications across the organization. Ensures that all changes made to security align with the direction of leadership.  


•    Introduces industry relevant best practices & acts as trusted advisor to executive team regarding enterprise value improvement opportunities.
•    Maintains knowledge and understanding of upkeep/enhancement requirements and design changes to the existing solution.
•    Coordinates with various departments and roles to assure that all security changes fit within the overall direction of leadership from both a functional, technical, compliance, & support perspective.
•    Provides status reports and updates to Service Line Leader/Director so that timely information can be incorporated into Business Steering Committees.
•    Manages and reviews the transports through the various environments, ensuring IT controls environment integrity.
•    Directs the efforts of a global services delivery that leverages long term growth for the company.  
•    Performs analysis and develops new roles to support functional business system implementations through interface with user departments utilizing standard system analysis design techniques.
•    Configures the security solution, when needed, documents the global process template; maintains data standards necessary to facilitate enabled process effectiveness.
•    Oversees the operations of security applications which includes ensuring reliable, secure operations and troubleshooting and performing problem resolution to minimize system performance issues and outages.
•    Ensures that security changes are appropriately documented, tested and reviewed and occur in agreed change control windows with appropriate monitoring.
•    Utilize tools to monitor departmental cost and cost trends, striving continuously to improve value.
•    Ensures the security of the business’ confidential and proprietary information and materials.
•    Additional duties as assigned.


•    Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience.
•    Advanced degree (MBA, Master’s) preferred.
•    8+ years progressive business systems experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
•    Periodic travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required.
•    High degree of proficiency MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications.
•    Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
•    Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
•    Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management.
•    Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.
•    Prior experience in manufacturing or professional services industries preferred.
•    Demonstrated experience working in a matrixed environment with personnel located internationally and of diverse cultural backgrounds. 
•    SAP Basis knowledge of Enterprise Architecture.
•    General knowledge of SAP ECC, BW/BObj, BPC, Process Orchestration, SuccessFactors, Concur and SAP overall technology landscape.



•    Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk, hear and see.  
•    Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
•    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
•    The noise level in the work environment may be high.
* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

At Matthews International, we believe in a world of inspired possibilities. We believe that taking pride in our past inspires growth for the future. And that we all have a responsibility to explore new ways of thinking, working and advancing our craft.  

Globally headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Matthews International is home to a global network of employees operating in three distinct industries—SGK Brand Solutions, Memorialization and Industrial Technologies. We care deeply about what they do each day—because when we’re inspired, we can inspire others. We can make difference that goes beyond expectations—for our clients, our community and our company. 

Our dedication, drive and determination empower creativity and give us strength to transform inspired possibilities into inspiring realities. This is strengthened by our values which are fundamental to our business and guide how we work—to demonstrate integrity, cultivate employees, be our best, innovate and live the Matthews spirit.  

Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants.  In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.

At Matthews International, what makes us different is what makes us great.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.