EMPLOYMENT TYPE : Permanent
EE preferred but strong Non-EE candidates will be considered
LOCATION : Cape Town
JOB OVERVIEW :
The successful candidate will join the organisation in the role of SAP Authorisations Specialist. He / she will be part of a highly dynamic and analytical team working in an agile environment.
They will design and implement role-based access to the information assets in a complex technical and business environment.
They will also investigate and resolve issues and comply with legislation and company security policies. Hence, they need to understand and continuously seek to improve their knowledge of the environment they will work in.
In addition, they should be able to use the technology and seek to make use of the features therein to deliver value to the project and operational areas.
The person fulfilling this role will be required to investigate access issues, troubleshoot technical issues and devise solutions in line with best practice.
A high competency in problem solving capabilities is thus essential.
DESCRIPTION OF THE POSITION :
They should be able to communicate technical information to technical teams, as well as be competent in communicating challenges and solutions to the project and operational leadership team.
They should also understand governance, risk and compliance w.r.t the IT environment.
An understanding of data management solutions and a keen sense of the strategic value of information to an organisation will be of importance.
It is essential that the candidate exhibit and maintain a positive attitude in a highly competitive environment where information forms the foundation to gain a competitive edge in the market.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS :
End-to-end security architecture design
Engage stakeholders in related domains to deliver a secure technology base for the SAP landscape
Experience in SAP user administration
Performed SAP role designs / re-designs
Maintain awareness of new developments in the SAP landscape
Knowledge of Information security
Define and document security management principles and processes, in line with the business policies
Problem solving capabilities
Highly organised person
Structured investigation and troubleshooting skills
Never give up attitude
Team worker to lead by example
Documenting of process detail
Focus on the detail but understand the high-level deadlines to enable delivery on time with limited
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED :
Preferred qualification :
Bachelor of commerce (information systems / computer science) or relevant 3-year degree.
Minimum qualification :
Diploma in Information Technology or related discipline.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :
Thorough understanding of the SAP landscape in terms of architecture and integration of the SAP suite of solutions.
Role-based access design
Logical access principles for applications / databases / data platforms :
SAP HANA (Database + XSA)
SAP Insurance Analyzer
Role & Authorization management
Processing of SAP BI applications user accounts, permissions and access rights requests
Handling of all operational day-to-day support activities for security / authorizations including ticket resolution and issue escalation
Technical solution design, build, test and implementation of new business authorization requirements
Performing control reviews and risk assessments
Managing internal and external audit request
Collaborating with application and basis teams to ensure technical security of SAP BI and associated applications
Actively seeking continuous improvement opportunities and leading improvement initiatives
Developing authorization concepts in the context of implementation projects
Certified in SAP HANA Security or other certifications w.r.t security (preferable)
ADVANTAGEOUS SKILLS :
Exposure to HANA XSA security
Please note : If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.