New Job Government Security Officer In Ontario

Government Security Officer
Government Security Officer

Government Security Officer

Company : SAP
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Ontario

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Government Security Officer

Location: Canada – Remote/Hybrid, preferably Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, or Vancouver

Expected Travel: 10-25%


The SAP Government Security unit is looking for a Senior Security Officer who will manage security projects and contribute to the expansion of capabilities that address the unique requirements of security sensitive organizations across public sector and regulated industry in Canada. You will build strong relationships with internal delivery, operations, and support teams, and with government authorities. You will collaborate with customer security teams, employees, and partners to establish a shared understanding of requirements, support customer engagements and deliver results. Being accountable for ensuring strict compliance with applicable government regulations and unique customer security requirements, you will implement security projects and controls either as a project lead or as an individual contributor on a matrixed delivery team.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Expand SAP Canada’s capabilities for handling government Protected and Classified information
  • Produce and maintain high quality documentation critical to security certification
  • Foster security culture, provide risk management advice, and drive continuous improvement
  • Develop, document, and maintain business processes using Business Process Model and Notation
  • Innovate and automate with office productivity tools and engineering teams to improve compliance and increase team output
  • Play a leading role to the secure development of technological solutions for Digital Sovereignty including Cloud Data Protection Architectures, Data Security, Accountability and Privacy technologies
  • Develop effective reports and visualizations for management and external stakeholders
  • Manage information and drive improvement in information management lifecycles
  • Support the fulfillment of Contract Security Program requirements including administering and processing security clearances, and maintaining security awareness training
  • Be a member of SAP Canada's Government Security team and serve as an Alternate Company Security Officer (ACSO)
  • Maximize your potential, grow your professional network, continuously learn, and build a unique understanding of software delivery models in government and regulated industry.


You are a self-starting, resilient, goal-oriented individual eager to learn and contribute on a broader team. You embody a positive can-do attitude, are team oriented, open minded, always curious and have a passion for solving problems. You like to work on meaningful projects and are energized by working across diverse teams. You have an interest in developing and growing your security and compliance knowledge and experience in a global company that is enabling some of the most security conscious organizations in the world.

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and a high degree of personal initiative
  • Significant experience delivering projects related to technology and/or information management
  • Experience with Business Analyst, Project Management, Security Management, and/or Information Management roles
  • Experience with IaaS/PaaS/SaaS cloud technology such as OpenStack, AWS, Google, Azure, or SAP
  • Experience working with classified systems in the past ten years
  • Experience implementing and/or managing security controls
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail
  • A propensity to collaborate and work on a team
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and ability to lead and influence
  • Working knowledge of government security regulations
  • Knowledge of RCMP physical security standards
  • Knowledge of government security regulations outside Canada is an asset
  • The successful candidate must have the ability to successfully obtain and maintain a government security clearance. An existing Government of Canada security clearance is desirable.


  • Fluent in English (verbal and written)
  • Other languages considered an asset


The SAP Government Security unit is part of the SAP CEO Board Area and has a mandate to ensure strict fulfillment of regulatory obligations in the context of various contract security programs world-wide. The SAP Government Security team in Canada focuses on obligations and risks associated with Canadian federal, provincial, municipal, and highly regulated industry customers with special security requirements.

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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.
Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Requisition ID: 376345 | Work Area: Administration | Expected Travel: 0 - 20% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time | Additional Locations: Virtual - Canada #LI-Hybrid.