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SAP Security Consultant

Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) are now CPKC. As the only truly North American railway, we are making big moves! Drawing on our strong foundations and heritage, CPKC moves essential goods across our 20,000-mile network to support economic growth throughout Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Be a part of history as we connect a continent and create exciting career opportunities across our new transnational network. Visit to learn about the CPKC advantage, our purpose and culture.



The SAP Security Specialist will be a part of CP’s Enterprise Security team and will be responsible for performing a variety of day-to-day and project-related SAP security activities.



  • Administer and support the SAP security functional area for the existing SAP environment and new implementations by performing user and role administration activities;
  • Plan and execute security development for all SAP systems;
  • Work on SAP security projects and day-to-day access requests, incidents and work orders in an effective and efficient manner;
  • Participate in user acceptance testing and help to ensure smooth transport of code to the production environments;
  • Coordinate project planning activities with the SAP functional teams and manage workload for complete and timely delivery of assigned tasks;
  • Evaluate, mentor and provide feedback to junior staff;
  • Gather requirements, design, document and implement SAP security processes within the guidelines of CP’s security standards and threat assessments;
  • Participate in training efforts for the team and business groups;
  • Ability to take a broad view of a position and take initiative to communicate, interact and co-operate with others to ensure that all aspects of a task are addressed;
  • Document SAP security-related processes, procedures, standards and guidelines;
  • Assist with the execution of CP’s information security strategy and roadmap;
  • Participate in the rotational after-hours on-call support;
  • Ensuring that all implemented security changes adhere to the approved policies, standards and practices;
  • Ensure compliance with CP’s SOX controls and control-framework;
  • Provide insight into leading industry and SAP security practices;
  • Stay current with emerging technology trends, and regulations to support business needs;
  • Various other duties as required.



  • University degree or equivalent in an IT related field;
  • 7 years of core SAP security design, analysis, configuration, compliance and implementation experience;
  • 7 years of SAP security basics, SAP authorization concept, roles/activity groups, role based access controls and user administration;
  • SOD conflict resolution;
  • Excellent understanding of SAP HR functional requirements and how it relates to SAP security;
  • Experience in SAPECC 6.0, NetWeaver Gateway (Fiori), and GRC 12 environments;
  • Experience creating technical documentation;
  • Experience adhering and maintaining to SOX controls and working with IT auditors on SAP security related SOX audits;




  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program



As an employer with North American presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.



Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:       


  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check


Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CPKC. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.


CPKC is an employment equity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply including women, Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC), members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities. Accommodations for the job application process can be provided, as appropriate, upon request. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)”.





With Job Requisition Fields

  • Req ID: 101548
  • Department: Information Services
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 1
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  • Job Available to: Internal & External







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