SAP Security & Authorization Specialist

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Date: 07-Apr-2021

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom  develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.

The SAP Security Specialist is reporting to Technical Operations Manager And Security & Authorization Stream Leader. He is responsible of the proper delivery of ALstom's main ERP Roll Out. He is involved successively in the design (either to design or to validate), in the implementation (taking actions or coordinating actors), in the maintenance (documentation update, continuous improvement) and in the troubleshooting (analysis and coordination of actors). He reviews and enforces development norms and best practices. He is accountable for the quality of the delivery and the adequation of the corresponding documentation.


Reporting to Global Technical and Integration Manager he will:

  • Design and implement SAP roles and authorizations for SAP landscape.
  • Representing Security & Authorization in SAP rollout (when done by partner) which include: reviewing project requirements, preparation of cutover plan, design and implement roles & authorization , providing support on testing phases, Go-live and post go-live hyper care
  • Performing directly these activities when project delivery is done internally
  • Ensuring full respect of SoD rules when creating users for projects
  • Ensuring proper lever of treaçability of project activities (either done or delegated to partners).
  • Creation of Functional and Technical Specifications for Roles and Authorization changes
  • Controls the quality of the delivery of our Partners on his scope of expertise.
  • Ensure Alstom get the right level of support from the partners
  • Ensure Alstom Best Practices are known and followed by everyone.
  • Create and maintain policies, work instructions, user manuals and other documents that support the understanding and organization of SAP Security architecture, procedures and practices
  • Accountable for all Security and Authorization
  • Ensure SAP Role Catalogue for applications is known, updated and used by all.
  • Work closely with our Risk & Compliance team to ensure the access and security design is properly implemented and executed
  • Support both internal and external ITGC Audit
  • Provide regular reporting to management and other stakeholders when necessary.
  • Ensure alignment with other teams within IS&T, Internal Stakeholders and delivery through Strategic Partners.


To be considered for this role, candidate need to demonstrate the following skills experience and attributes:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience of SAP GRC Access Control 10.x with expertise on following modules:
    • Access Risk Analysis (ARA)
    • Emergency Access Management (EAM)
  • Should have at least 1 SAP lifecycle implementation experience in ECC and BI
  • Experience on HANA should be a Plus
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to use this technical knowledge in collaboration with other SAP and Non SAP departments (engineering, procurement, projects)
  • Have a strong sense of customer service and satisfaction
  • Ability to complete assigned project tasks with Quality and on time
  • An entrepreneurial mind set willing to think out of the box.
  • Having solution orientated mindset and be pragmatic in execution.
  • Be autonomous
  • Proven planning, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • Ability to drive change through innovation & process improvement
  • Experience managing a team and be a collaborative team member.
  • Be analytical and be willing to question the status quo.
  • Be able to report to management and stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.
  • Be fluent in English

At Alstom Transport, we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself. As a future employee, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of the global railway industry.  More information about Alstom can be found at:

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