SAP Security Specialist – SuccessFactors RBP & ECC HR

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Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities

Our client in the financial services industry is looking for a SAP Security Specialist to join their dynamic company. As a SAP SuccessFactors RBP (Role based permissions) and ECC HR Security Specialist, you will be responsible for providing security support within the Success Factors and SAP ECC HR systems.

Core Responsibilities include:

Action JIRA’s and monitor CA Unicentre calls.
Analyse and action remediation plans for SOD violations on roles/users for the ECC HR and SuccessFactors systems.
Ensure that you follow Release, Incident and SAP Change Management procedures.
Provide support in terms of permissions of high risk and proactively take action to reduce risk on the systems.
Provide SAP Security support skills to business end users and team members.
Work closely with GRC CoE to provide feedback on the implementation of SOD remediation activities on the SuccessFactors RBPs and ECC HR systems.
Align with SAP CoE governance procedures, and principles.
Work with internal and external audit teams to provide audit support.
Understanding and how to interpret GRC SOD violation reports.
Updating of roles/users and understanding risk and impact of changes.
Self-driven individual that would drive with the business or impacted users of remediation.
Manage projects within the SAP Security area.
Be responsible for coordination and managing regular reviews of user’s access including privileged user logs and critical roles.
Be responsible for monthly/regular controls on the ECC HR and SuccessFactors environments and completing these on time.

What will set you up for success?

Assisting with user/role remediation activities on the ECC HR and SuccessFactors RBP systems based on the segregation of duties findings.
Supporting the internal and external auditors with information and documentation required.
Project initiatives and BAU support which may be required.
Maintain a close client and SAP CoE relationship to effectively support SLA’s and OLA’s between the team and business stakeholders.


Bachelor’s degree or Diploma, preferably in Computer Science, Information Systems or related would be beneficial.
SAP System Security and Authorizations or SuccessFactors certification is advantageous.


3- 5 years in SAP ECC HCM Support and SuccessFactors Role based permissions
Involvement in at least 1 SAP HCM full life cycle implementation
Technical knowledge of SAP Security and Authorization Concepts User & Role management
Experience with user and role administration in SAP NetWeaver (HCM) and SuccessFactors Role based permissions
Troubleshooting complex security issues and risks related to SAP Netweaver (HCM) and SuccessFactors Role based permissions
Excellent technical knowledge of HR Structural authorizations and Infotype restrictions
Good understanding of SAP GRC Access Controls, Emergency Access Management and Access Risk
Good knowledge of system change management processes preferably using JIRA or similar
Knowledge of SAP Modules HR and SuccessFactors Learning admin, ONB Dynamic Groups, Role based permissions, Proxy access restrictions, report access
Knowledge of Control and Compliance requirements, Security Audit Cycles, Segregation of Duties and Risk Remediation
Understanding the support environment, SLA and policies
Good knowledge of SAP Security strategy documentation alignment and understanding