Reference Code:  83787

SAP Platform Technical Architect


Meyrin, GE, CH


Richemont owns some of the world’s leading luxury goods Maisons, with particular strengths in jewellery, fine watches and premium accessories. Each Maison represents a proud tradition of style, quality and craftsmanship and Richemont seeks to preserve the heritage and identity of each of its Maisons. At the same time, we are committed to innovation and designing new products which are in keeping with our Maisons’ values, through a process of continuous creativity.


SAP Platform Technical Architect





Design secure and validate global SAP integration solutions for Richemont. Lead all initiatives to harden and evolve existing SAP security architecture, and provides IT security risk mitigation expertise. Serves as subject matter expert for Enterprise Applications security processes across multiple domains and disciplines: on-premise and (multi-)cloud / SaaS based applications, data, infrastructure, and mobile solutions.

To be successful the SAP Platform Architect must be highly collaborative, able to effectively interact with peers, management and leadership teams, excel at cross-team initiatives and act with a sense of urgency when security issues or requirements arise




  • Manage & Develop Secure Integration flows based on Richemont Security Standards
    • Demonstrated understanding and experience working in complex and distributed IT environments, applying security expertise involving both on premise and cloud-based solutions
    • Authentication and Single Sign-On, Authorization and Role Management, Access/Process Control, Secure Communication, Encryption (Public-key encryption and digital signatures)
    • Standards/Protocols: SAML, JAAS, WS-Security, OAuth, SSL/TLS, SSH, Kerberos, X.509
    • Strong Experience in implementation and management of security access systems within the enterprise and in the cloud (eg Federation, SAML, etc.).
    • Thorough understanding of SAP's Security Architecture Model and seasoned experience with SAP Application Security: ECC, GRC, IAM, SuccessFactors, CRM, PO + CPI, Solution Manager, PLM, HANA, HCM, Ariba, SAP BTP, SAP Analytics Cloud, API gateways etc.
    • Excellent documentation skills, in particular, functional requirements, test cases, system user documentation, processes and procedures, and presentations.
  • Knowledge of business ecosystems, SaaS, infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), SOA, APIs, open data, microservices, event-driven IT and predictive analytics.
  • Demonstrate leadership in general: ability to identify priorities, be decisive, ability to lead strategic topics on a global basis.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a multi-cultural environment
  • Provide operation support
    • Be available to support planned operation during the week-end or over night
    • Be involved in the main Richemont projects, act as the technical reference influence design to ensure system stability and performance, inform and involve the technical team when required.
    • Document the solutions, perform knowledge transfer to the FTS team to ensure smooth operations
  • Participate in Solution continuous improvements
    • Together with the SAP Platform Manager, SAP external consultants and Infrastructure teams drive initiatives to harden and evolve existing SAP security architecture, and provides IT security risk mitigation expertise




  • Preliminary training

IT degree in High school or University                                                                                                                        


  • Areas of competencies

Netweaver administration (Abap\Java & Hana\Linux)

Strong knowledge of core IAM Domains: Identity Governance and Administration, Privileged Access Management, Authentication, Authorization, Identity Lifecycle Management

Project Management  


  • Specific knowledge

SSO, SAML, OAuth, Certificates, Multi factor authentication, Active Directory Federation, Reverse Proxy, Identity and Access Management, URL Filtering

Fluent SAPcentric Security deployments   


  • Professional experience

5 years of experience in an integrated SAP environment (ERP – BI – XI…)

Experienced in being part of an SAP project team             


  • Languages


French & German welcome           


  • Required aptitude and qualities

Communications skills - Collaborative instinct - Resistance to stress

Ability to Analyse – Flexibility



 1.    If your application is selected, we will reach out to you ASAP for an informal introductory call.

2.    The next step from there would be a first Technical interview with the SAP BC Business Area Manager and if there is a match, you will have a personal meeting with them and our HR Business Partner.