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Bangalore, KA, IN

SAP Authorization Specialist


About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the role

As an SAP Authorization Specialist, you will be working in a team responsible for security, authorization and governance on a large and diverse landscape of SAP systems. 

Your main responsibilities includes:


  • Design, development, operation and governance of identities, access and authorizations
  • Develop standard operation procedures and guidelines 
  • Act as a central point of contact for topics 
  • Evaluate business requirements and suggest solutions how to implement them
  • Develop access and authorizations within a release and change management framework
  • Develop and maintain access products to ensure compliance, efficient and timely provisioning of access throughout the landscape
  • Monitor, track and resolve incidents related to security and authorizations
  • Providing extended support during upgrade, go-live and hyper-care periods 
  • Evaluate risk and implement controls to harden the security of the system landscape
  • Assist Business and IT during audit reviews

About the team

Swiss Re is approximately half way through a large rollout of an S/4HANA system for its Reinsurance Business Unit. In parallel, together with SAP we are co-innovating an industry specific solution for an integrated multi-valuations general ledger. The team supports both the build (project) and the run (operations) of these systems.

The main responsibilities of the team are:


  • Develop and maintain identities and permissions in the following systems
    • S/4HANA
    • HANA database
    • BW (Analysis Authorizations)
    • Fiori (Catalog and Groups) 
    • JAVA/PO
    • XS Advanced (XSA)
    • SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC)
    • Solution Manager
    • ChaRM (Transport management)
    • SAP Information Lifecycle Management (ILM)
    • Central User Administration (primarily automated)
    • Microsoft Azure Portal
    • Microsoft Azure DevOps
    • SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)
    • SAP Data Warehouse Cloud (DWC)
  • Utilize ServiceNow as a Change, Incident, Task and Access Request tool
  • Utilize the Xiting suite of software to enhance and improve security and authorizations
  • Advice and support business on their Segregation of Duties controls framework


About you

You have the following skills:


  • Very good knowledge and experience with identities, access and authorizations in S/4HANA and HANA Database
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Motivated to learn and explore new technologies 
  • Self-motivated, proactive, creative and passionate about SAP security
  • Friendly service oriented personality with the ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders 
  • Fluent in English in written and spoken
  • Throughout a team player 


Reference Code: 103848 


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