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SAP Security Specialist Job

DATE: May 27, 2021

LOCATION: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, US, 17603

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job: Information Technology 

Primary location: LancasterPennsylvania 

Relocation offered: No 

Employment status: Full-Time 

Travel: 5%  



Location: Lancaster, PA. A great central location in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, and New York City. Lancaster offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, great shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.



As our SAP Security Specialist, you will be responsible for participating in and overseeing a variety of analytical and technical assignments, including problems diagnosis and solutions for a variety of software and application components. Your time will be broadly split between providing day-to-day operational support for existing application services to users of those services and project-based work leading to the development and deployment of new application services and business process improvements. You will also be responsible for providing both on-site and remote access diagnoses and resolution of software, application, and business process problems.



Why should you join Armstrong World Industries?


Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately $1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,500 employees and a manufacturing network of twelve facilities.


At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, we offer interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.


For more than 150 years, we have built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we're here to serve - our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.


We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're committed to continue to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. We hope you join us.



What does it mean to work at Armstrong?


It means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a key player in Armstrong's future. We are a large company with a local feel, where you will get to know and collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the company.



By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Alongside a competitive remuneration package, you will receive:

  • A benefits package including: medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, 401k match, long-term disability coverage, vacation and sick time, product discount programs and many more.
  • Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests.
  • A casual work environment where we have a recognition program for our team, and service awards. You will also be able to make the most of our fitness center and lunchtime cafe. 
  • A working culture that balances individual achievement with teamwork and collaboration. We draw on each other's strengths and allow for different work styles to build engagement and satisfaction to deliver results. 


What you'll be doing

  • Leading and participating in the design, implementation, and enhancement of business specific custom and standard applications
  • Providing support to SAP global end users; resolve issues, transfer knowledge, and training
  • Delivering on-call support for critical issue resolution
  • Lead requirements gathering in order to provide technical guidance on options and solutions
  • Overseeing promotion of configuration and development changes throughout our environment
  • Managing and coordinating large, medium, and small systems or business projects
  • Supports, researches, analyzes, develops and documents new and existing processes, procedures and solutions to meet business needs.
  • Supporting the development and management of relationships with vendors
  • Participating in the development, implementation and maintenance of best-practice standards, policies, procedures, and associated training plans
  • Participating in integrated systems planning and recommending new or different technologies
  • Establishing and maintaining open lines of communication with stakeholders
  • Identifying opportunities to improve global standardization and organizational efficiencies
  • Assisting in the recruitment and selection of project resources
  • Identifying and prioritizing projects associated with the system maintenance, development, and implementation
  • Researching and evaluating new and alternative solutions and technologies
  • Creating and maintaining of multi-year functional roadmaps
  • Contributing to development of overall strategy, tactics, planning, and execution of initiatives
  • Documenting technical design and analysis work, including project documentation
  • Maintaining application documentation and process topology


What will make you successful

  • Demonstrated configuration experience within SAP ECC or GRC
  • Familiar with integrations across SAP modules and experience with global and regional implementations
  • Knowledge of relationship between security and business processes
  • Broad understanding of SOX Compliance and Segregation of Duties
  • Working knowledge of technologies commonly utilized in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to translate technical details into business language and ability to build relationships
  • Broad working knowledge of application support principles
  • Skills in comprehending and sharing strategy, vision, and direction


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in in Computer Science, Engineering, or related OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 2+ years of related technology business process experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of application architecture
  • Certification in either a process discipline (ITIL, PMI, Six Sigma) or technical discipline (SAP, Data Warehousing)
  • Experience with Xiting Authorizations Management Suite (XAMS)



Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and we value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Accommodation statement: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at AWI talent acquisition and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.


Come and build your future with us and apply today!

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