SAP Authorisations Specialist
Vito Solutions
Cape Town, WC, South Africa
3d ago



EE preferred but strong Non-EE candidates will be considered

LOCATION : Cape Town


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.


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.


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

Analytical Thinking

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


Preferred qualification :

Bachelor of commerce (information systems / computer science) or relevant 3-year degree.

Minimum qualification :

Diploma in Information Technology or related discipline.


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)

Solution Manager

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)


Exposure to HANA XSA security

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