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Manager, SAP Basis Security (m/f/x)

Job Number:  65709
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna IT Austria - Graz
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Graz, AT

Work Style:  Hybrid

About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary

Magna is more than one of the world’s largest suppliers in the automotive space. We are a mobility technology company built to innovate, with a global, entrepreneurial-minded team. With 65+ years of expertise, our ecosystem of interconnected products combined with our complete vehicle expertise uniquely positions us to advance mobility in an expanded transportation landscape.


About the Role

The job holder (m/f/x) will lead a global team of security Basis Experts and report to the global Senior Manager of SAP Basis and Licenses. They will be responsible for leading all activities within the department and actively participating in the daily business related to their functional responsibilities. Additionally, they will provide full support for ISAE 3402 processes, as well as authorization and security. The job holder will also manage internal projects and provide training to employees on security best practices for SAP systems.


Regular travel less then 25% of the time.

Your Responsibilities

  • Lead a global team of security analysts and administrators, providing guidance, support, and performance management.
  • Develop and implement SAP security strategies, policies, and procedures to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of SAP systems. Manage user authorizations and access controls for ECC, S/4HANA, and S/4HANA Public Cloud solutions.
  • Ensure compliance with ISAE 3402 requirements for SAP systems and integrate ISAE3402 processes and control set. Project management for risk and compliance tasks, including SAST/GRC and authorization clean-up, as well as other SAP Basis projects.
  • Coordinate with external/internal auditors and regulatory bodies to ensure compliance with relevant security standards and regulations. Handle audits related to SAP security, providing necessary documentation and evidence.
  • Support internal and external audits. Project management for security projects. Process improvement for IT internal processes. Monitor and analyze security incidents, conducting audits and vulnerability assessments to identify and address potential risks and vulnerabilities.
  • Collaborate with IT teams and external partners to ensure compliance with security standards. Manage relationships with external vendors and consultants for security-related projects and services.

Who we are looking for

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Business Informatics or a related field
  • SAP Certification is of advantage
  • Job related work experience for at least 3 years in a similar position

Your preferred qualifications

  • Well grounded experience in SAP Basis Administration and IT Infrastructure Connection SAP. Strong knowledge of SAP authorization management and concepts experience in conducting security audits and vulnerability assessments
  • Proficiency in using SAP GRC (Governance, Risk, and Compliance) tools and processes familiarity with SAP security standards, policies, and ISAE 3402 compliance.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Analytical, flexible, and reliable approach in day-to-day business.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities. Demonstrated leadership and team management skills, including experience leading a global team.
  • Excellent English language skills (verbal and written). Solid German language skills (verbal and written) is of advantage but not mandatory.

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.


For dedicated and motivated employees, we offer an interesting and diversified job within a dynamic global team together with the individual and functional development in a professional environment of a global acting business. Fair treatment and a sense of responsibility towards employees are the principle of the Magna culture. We strive to offer an inspiring and motivating work environment.

Site Benefits

The annual remuneration package for this position is a minimum of EUR 80.000,- with corresponding qualification. We offer attractive benefits (e.g. discretionary performance bonus, employee profit participation program, etc.) and a salary which is in line with market conditions depending on your skills and experience.

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

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