Platform Architect GRC & Automations

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Date: May 20, 2023

Location: Pune, IN

Company: Bekaert NV


Be part of something bigger!


As the world and the way people live is changing, at Bekaert we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute to finding new solutions for the future. Our ambition is to be the leading partner for shaping the way we live and move. And to always do this the Bekaert Way – safe, smart, and sustainable. With a heritage of more than 140 years, we continue to strengthen our core competencies that have made Bekaert a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies. Today, we also apply our expertise beyond steel to create new solutions with innovative materials and services for markets including new mobility, low-carbon construction, and green energy.

As a dynamic and growing company with over 27,000 employees worldwide, 75 nationalities, a retention rate above 90% and almost € 7 billion in combined revenue in 2022, we're looking for someone like you to join our team!


Why join us?

  • Personal Growth – Let us help you unlock your full potential
  • Pioneering – Join us to challenge the impossible
  • Creativity - Discover possibilities beyond steel
  • Purpose – Drive progress for our planet and people
  • Diversity – Together, we create change



About the role

Bekaert organization is continuously considering application security as a priority. You will join us as “Platform Architect GRC & Authorizations” to provide technical leadership for design and practices related to the GRC & Authorizations within the enterprise. As Platform Architect GRC & Authorizations you will help with architecture guidelines, standards and solutions that support the business strategy, business outcomes and needs. Lead and provide guidance to the teams on setup guidelines and documentation standards.

Your Impact

  • You design and implement IT & SAP security roadmaps, including how to handle security risks in “new” technology, e.g. HANA, SAAS, Fiori and SAP focused cyber security assessments.
  • You implement proper security, access, and business process controls for the SAP systems, ranging from audits, advisory work, over (re)design and roll-out of SAP authorisations, to full scale implementation of SAP GRC.
  • You work to successfully get more value out of the ERP systems, e.g. through project (risk) management assistance or through the analysis of utilisation data.
  • You will have hands-on technical configuration of security on SAP applications when required, for example in high risk or highly complex enhancements.
  • You will guide and orchestrate the daily operational activities of the GRC & authorizations team.     
  • You will lead partner resources to deliver the security elements of enhancements and upgrades with accountability for clearing roadblocks and ensuring timely and quality delivery of security requirements.
  • You will be applying conceptual knowledge and technology to solve sophisticated business processes and procedural problems.
  • You will resolve customer complaints/technical issues in collaboration with support team and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements.
  • You will assist in management of technical changes through the landscape, responsibility for quality and assurance that control points are satisfied.
  • You will define general governance standards for documenting, naming conventions and other best practices.You will provide guidance and drive the creation of standards, reusable assets, and automation required for scale and multiple lines of business adoption.


About You

Essential skills & competencies

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information-technology, system analysis or a related study, or equivalent experience
  • 9+ years of overall experience, 5+ years into solution architecture
  • Advanced knowledge of security configuration, processes, and standard methodologies in ERP systems. SAP ECC, SAP S/4, Fiori, GRC are strongly preferred.
  • Experience in Access request management, Access risk review, Emergency access management, Business role management and User access review are preferred.
  • Demonstrate excellent technical & architecture skills in the context of GRC & Authorizations
  • Analyze, understand, and improve tools and processes to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of implementing GRC & Authorizations
  • Awareness of GxP and SOX regulatory frameworks strongly favored
  • SAP S/4 Hana certification in security and knowledge of Fiori access setup will be considered a plus
  • The candidate will be able to demonstrate in-depth technical mastery (5 years + experience) of SAP security and authorizations.



Will you dare to take the next step?


Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!

At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers 


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