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Deloitte Cyber & Strategic Risk Hybrid-Operate Application Security - AVP in Dallas, Texas

Associate Vice President - Application Security - SAP Security and GRC

Unanticipated risks have great consequences for clients. That's especially true today as new risks and complexities brought on by regulatory mandates, rapidly evolving technologies, and the digitalization of business operations are disrupting traditional business models. Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory's Hybrid-Operate teams deliver next-generation managed services and advanced technology products to help organizations solve complex problems on a long-term basis. Teams do this by bringing together advanced analytics, broad domain knowledge and experience, and strong technology products to help clients monitor, manage, and measure their operational environment for risk.

If you are seeking a role that within enterprise-level software implementations and variety to your day-to-day routine while allowing you to develop personally and professionally, Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory's Cyber practice may be the place for you.

Work you'll do

As a part of Cyber Application Security team, you will be part of our SAP Hybrid Operate practice and will be responsible for large, medium, and small size SAP Security engagements. You will be responsible to drive sales, pursuits, business development initiatives, solution workshops and workforce management for SAP Hybrid Operate practice in US and India.

  • Keeping oneself constantly abreast of the latest advancements on SAP S/4 HANA, Cloud Solutions, and other emerging technologies and trends such as GenAI.

  • Develop and execute the strategy for SAP Hybrid Operate solution that aligns with the company's business goals and objectives. Provide leadership to the SAP team and stakeholders.

  • Oversee SAP Hybrid Operate projects from conception to completion, ensuring they are delivered on time, within scope, and budget. Manage priorities and resources across multiple projects and teams.

  • Lead, mentor, and develop the SAP Hybrid Operate team, fostering a culture of high performance and continuous improvement. Ensure the team has the required skills and resources to achieve their objectives.

  • Continuously assess and improve SAP systems and processes to enhance business efficiency, data quality, and system performance. Drive the adoption of leading practices and innovations in SAP insights.

  • Identify and mitigate risks associated with SAP Hybrid Operate operations and projects. Implement robust security measures and compliance protocols to protect data integrity and system availability.

  • Develop and manage the budget for the SAP Hybrid Operate solution, including project budgets, operational expenses, and investments in new projects.

  • Drive client walkthrough sessions to recommend improvements on end-to-end business processes and functional requirements based on latest Cyber trends at solution level.

  • Adopt a pragmatic approach to dealing with situations where confidentiality is important or where our work is of a sensitive nature. Helping maintain our client's strong professional relationships is integral to our business.

  • Drives with the team the proposals, whitepapers, proof of concepts, technical eminence materials and firm initiatives. Leads pursuits and understands emerging technologies and provides insight on market leading practices.

  • Envisions and aligns innovation with targeted/practical service delivery application to drive efficiency. Remains current on delivery accelerators and ensure their application on project engagements as appropriate.

  • Coordinates resources for crisis management scenarios and determines appropriate resource and staffing levels for various projects and engagements as well as coach and mentor Solution Managers and below.

  • Leads the planning, staffing, and budgeting across engagements and champions the ability to lead and manage a large team delivering operations services with large and complex client profiles.

  • Effectively organizes and leads large team(s) and familiarize with other Deloitte solutions; can evaluate value of opportunities for further collaboration to drive new business by leveraging Subject Matter Expertise in Orals, RFPs, Whitepapers, etc.

  • Possesses deep expertise in the business domain and drive consistency in delivery across the engagements and their respective functional area and in alignment with the overall solution delivery model.

  • Drives engagement margins through efficient delivery of engagements and collaborate with other Deloitte solutions and products; should also evaluate value of complementary offerings and how to combine to drive efficiency in service delivery.

  • Supports solution leadership and to set strategy and objectives for solution delivery across the solution(s).

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Strong understanding of various SAP security and controls concepts catering to SAP ECC, SAP S/4 HANA systems and SAP GRC Access & Process Control (10.x and 12.x)

  • Experience in Security/GRC activities for major/minor enhancements and support pack/version upgrades

  • Strong understanding on SOX Compliance, SOD and SAP IT General Computer Controls and understands various compliance requirements that impact security and provide solutions.

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills demonstrating strong judgment, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities.

  • Strategic planning and execution skills, with the ability to align SAP Hybrid Operate initiatives with business goals.

  • Strong sales credentials across SAP solutions, modules, and sub-modules along with business development and expansion.

The team

The Application Security team provides a holistic approach to privacy, control, and compliance requirements. Leveraging process optimization, automation, service levels, self-service, organizational consolidation, and global centers of excellence, this team services deliver end-to-end solutions that encompass innovation delivery through digital technologies such as robotics and cognitive and mobile apps. This is an unparalleled time of change with new information security challenges arising each day. Our teams bring industry experience, confidence, and technical knowledge to help our clients tackle those unique challenges.

Required Qualifications

  • BA/BS Degree is required. Ideally in Computer Science, Cyber Security, Information Security, Engineering, Information Technology.

  • 15+ years' experience in managing SAP security and SAP GRC Access & Process Control for the client's SAP landscape (across development, quality assurance, sandbox, training, and production systems)

  • Ability to travel up to 25%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve


  • Previous Consulting or Big 4 experience preferred.

  • Certifications such as: CISSP, CISM, or CISA certification a plus

  • Deep experience in sales, pursuits, business development, solution leadership and workforce management for large and mid-size SAP Security engagements across industries.

Information for applicants with a need for accommodation:

You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.