SAP Security Specialist
Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa
5d ago

Who are we?

Sanlam Group Technology and Information (GTI) is responsible for Group-wide Technology and Information Governance, Technology Architecture oversight and guidance as well as the Group’s Cyber Security oversight and governance.

GTI is also responsible for IT Shared services to businesses in the Group which is provided through three units namely Infrastructure-, Application- and Security shared services.

The shared service business model is based on commercial principles and the foundation of the model is a constant drive for consolidation, standardisation, automation and optimisation.

As such, GTI has accountability for the design and implementation of agreed IT controls, governance frameworks, policies, standards and solutions to ensure business continuity and minimise information security risks.

What will you do?

The successful candidate will join the organisation in the role of SAP Security 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. 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.

What will make you successful in this role?

  • Investigate security issues from a delivery and operational perspective.
  • Provide feedback to leadership and other teams.
  • Create and maintain documentation.
  • Protection of Sanlam Group digital assets on the SAP Cloud Platform.
  • SAP Cloud Security Architecture Logical, Technical, Infrastructure.
  • SAP Cloud Security Design and Development per technology.
  • Assessment and management of security posture.
  • Design of logical access standards and procedures that will implement the regulatory, legal and business rules that govern the use and operation of the certain platforms.
  • Comply with Information Security Governance.
  • Provides daily support for user provisioning in SAP Successfactors (basic to intermediate).
  • Understands authorisations security concept and functionality.
  • Knowledge of SAP user account management (primarily in SAP netweaver 7.x environments).
  • Adheres to approved security processes.
  • Able to analyse all reported authorisation problems and consult with security specialists.
  • Supports processes to review access on a regular basis with approvers and management.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by client operations supervisor.
  • Works on single basic to moderate projects as a project team member.
  • Performs authorisation clean-ups and related security and authorisation activities based on user and technical reviews
  • Performs role design reviews (RBP).
  • Designs suggested roles in the SAP Cloud platform based on business requirements.
  • Work with ISIM resources to fulfil user maintenance.
  • Provide ISIM with the required SAP authorisations via role mapping documents.
  • Participate in the accurate maintenance of configuration workbooks. (RBP).
  • Work across teams to understand, document and communicate impact of change request and new requirements.
  • The complexity and variety of the most common challenges and problems :

  • Delivering in a complex analytic environment.
  • Working with a high need for information security.
  • Diligence required when resolving access and technical issues and interacting with other support teams.
  • Demanding technical business community.
  • How the job will typically impact the business and where the impact will be felt :

  • Information is an asset and needs to be secured at all levels of the architecture.
  • Balance access demands and security requirements.
  • Security is a key principle to Data Governance and needs to be adhered to.
  • Areas of expertise that are crucial to operating in the Sanlam BI environment :

  • Thorough understanding of the SAP Cloud Platform in terms of architecture and integration. Required to have understanding of SAP HCM and SuccessFactors.
  • Understadning of HR processes.
  • Experience in SAP HCM + SuccessFactors especially in Employee Central, Recruitment, Onboarding.
  • Sound technical knowledge in SuccessFactors Employee Central Module, Foundation Objects and RBP.
  • Strong expertise in Employee Central data models, Organisation Pay & Job Structure management.
  • Logical access principles for applications / databases / data platforms : SAP HCM Solution Manager Successfactors and role based permissions (RBP)
  • Development experience (basic) : Role based permission (RBP) design and experience RBP administration
  • Qualification & Experience

    Qualification :

  • Bachelor of Science (Computer science) or relevant 3-year Degree. (Advantageous)
  • Certified in SAP SuccessFactors (Advantageous)
  • Diploma in Information Technology or related discipline.
  • Experience :

  • 3+ years relevant experience
  • End-to-end cloud security architecture design
  • Engage stakeholders in related domains to deliver a secure technology base for the SAP Successfactors
  • Experience in RBPs and the concept
  • Performed SAP role redesigns (mainly with RBPs)
  • Maintain awareness of new developments in the SAP Cloud Platform
  • Knowledge of Information security
  • Define and document security management principles and processes, in line with Sanlam Group, GTI and Group BI policies
  • Knowledge and Skills Security AuditingRisk managementIncident InvestigationReporting and AdministrationSecurity tools monitoring Personal Attributes Interpersonal savvy - Contributing independentlyDecision quality - Contributing independentlyPlans and aligns - Contributing independentlyOptimises work processes - Contributing independently Build a successful career with us

    We’re all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future your career, your personal development and of achieving great things.

    We pride ourselves in helping our employees to realise their worth. Through its business clusters Sanlam Personal Finance, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Sanlam Investments, Sanlam Corporate, Santam, Miway, as well as the Group Office the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.

    Core Competencies Cultivates innovation - Contributing independentlyCustomer focus - Contributing independentlyDrives results - Contributing independentlyCollaborates - Contributing independentlyBeing resilient - Contributing independently Turnaround time

    The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers.

    This job posting will close on 19 January 2020, we look forward to receiving your application.

    Our commitment to transformation

    The Sanlam Group is committed to achieving transformation and embraces diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace as we believe that these are key components to ensuring a thriving and sustainable business in South Africa.

    The Group's Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the selection process.

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