Xcel Energy Security & Compliance Consultant Job in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Location(s): CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.

Position Summary

Responsible for providing subject matter expertise and maintaining the SAP system integrity from an identity, access management, and compliance perspective. Contribute to the creation and execution of the overall strategy for SAP security and compliance. Implement enterprise roadmap for access and identity management.

This position is posted as a hierarchy at the Security & Compliance Consultant or Senior Security & Compliance Consultant level. The successful candidate will be hired at the level that is commensurate with their skills and experience.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Responsible for SAP Security strategy, development, and management. Act as point-of-contact for internal and external audit requests that impact IT Security for SAP applications. Define and implement a sustainable and scalable security design for SAP systems.

  • Provide project planning support for SAP Security and additional Access Management solutions.

  • Ensure proper compliance with regulatory requirements (FERC, SOX, etc.)

  • Manage internal security staff including contractors and 3rd party support personnel.

  • Coordinate future integrations between SAP and other Xcel application technologies from a security and compliance perspective.

  • Represent the security team in Leadership Meetings. Regularly review and prioritize projects/tasks for SAP security and establish detailed work plans.

  • Stay abreast of current trends and technical advancements in the areas of SAP security.

Security & Compliance Consultant Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in related area and/or equivalent experience.

  • At least 5 years related experience.

  • At least 3 years demonstrated expertise in at least one of these areas: SAP audit, SAP security design/re-design, SAP GRC implementation, Identity Management.

  • Experience with hands-on SAP GRC and security implementation and/or effective SAP audit experience; exposure to SAP GRC version 10.1 is strongly preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, facilitation, and presentation skills.

  • Ability to gain the confidence and respect of senior level leadership.

  • Ability to influence others without direct authority.

  • Demonstrated project or team lead experience.

  • Master of Science degree desired.

Senior Security & Compliance Consultant Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in related area and/or equivalent experience.

  • At least 8 years related experience.

  • At least 5 years demonstrated expertise in at least one of these areas: SAP audit, SAP security design/re-design, SAP GRC implementation, Identity Management.

  • Experience with hands-on SAP GRC and security implementation and/or effective SAP audit experience; exposure to SAP GRC version 10.1 is strongly preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, facilitation, and presentation skills.

  • Ability to gain the confidence and respect of senior level executives.

  • Ability to influence others without direct authority.

  • Demonstrated project or team lead experience.

  • Master of Science degree desired.


As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.

Posting Notes: MN - Minneapolis || CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Customer And Innovation || 56265:IT Svc Dlvry_Finance&SuppChain || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 15573

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com