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General Electric Staff Enterprise Applications Engineer in Bengaluru, India

Job Description Summary

You are part of our GRC & Authorization Team and responsible for SAP Authorization related topics within the global ERP+ Delivery. You will supporting and have close collaboration with COE functional teams, providence guidance, and support from the authorization perspective; and ensure realistic effort estimates, documentation, and testing by using best SAP Security best practices related to authorization roles. You will work closely with the CoE Design and project teams supporting project activities such as impact analysis, evaluation, template structure and testing activities from authorization view. You will also ensure the delivery is on track with the overall program and release management as well as work closely to clarify and resolve open questions, issues, and manage priorities to ensure delivery of requirements.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Provide guidance and support functional teams with requirements, impact analysis and evaluation of authorization solutions (i.e business user roles, support user roles, firefighter user roles, technical user roles, functional user roles, etc.).

  • Support functional teams to ensure efficient adherence to PowerMax (Global GE Power Gas ERP solution) change management procedures.

  • Ensure realistic effort estimates.

  • Provide guidance and support during the testing.

  • Act as single point of contact for project and deployment teams for resolution of access management issues.

  • Be a strong team player and work closely with the team members to coach, clarify, and resolve any open questions and issues.

  • Provide SAP role management and Authorization profile Management.

  • Support User Management and role assignment to users (automated with GRC).

  • Leverage suitable tools for role building and for bulk loading of users, roles and assignments.

  • CUA configuration, including user-store configuration for Java-stack systems.

  • Assist functional teams with other authorization solutions like encryption, security, cyber security, certificates and related topics.

  • Proactive collaboration with multiple delivery teams (i.e. Configuration/Customizing, Development, Basis, Release Management, Test Management, etc. across all geo-locations).

  • Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques.

  • Be able to document procedures for building and deploying (authorization area).

  • Provide expertise in the quality engineering, test planning and testing methodology for a software project.

  • Participate in further evolution of the existing template.

  • Provide Level 2/3 support for existing solution.

  • Secure knowledge transition and retention inside the team and support team.

  • Contribute to planning and strategy with his/her ideas. Draw off experience in order to influence others.

  • Help business develop an overall strategy for deploying a correct access management to the Power GE Gas SAP applications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).

  • Minimum 7 years of experience delivering at least 1-2 SAP full global deployments.

  • Ability to thrive and succeed in a fast paced, uncertain environment where things may not always be clearly defined.

  • Knowledge of authorization roles and access management in SAP applications: ERP, BW/4 HANA, S/4 HANA, PI, Netweaver, Portal, GRC, SAP Solution Manager, Central User Administrator, Fiori, etc.

  • Experience in designing and implementing SAP solutions in Access Management area.

  • Experience in SAP implementation methodology (V-Model: Analyse, Design, Build, Test & Training).

  • Experience in incident/problem handling.

  • Experience with the change management process.

Eligibility Requirements: (Country Specific)

  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

  • Must be willing to travel 0%-20%.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Minimum 7 years of experience with “SAP Authorization Services” with background in delivery, deployment and change management.

  • Deep understanding and working knowledge of SAP deployment cutovers spanning diverse teams and integrated systems.

  • Experience with a large transformational effort is desired. Proven experience working effectively in a matrix organization model.

  • Strong communication skills, ability to develop partnership with cross functional teams and develop an inclusive & collaborative environment.

  • Experience working with remote/global teams and ability to travel as needed to ensure success of the projects

  • Practical exposure to, and experienced in, IT Service Management with process oriented perspective

  • Experience with driving Agile delivery execution leveraging DevOps principles across a global team

  • Strong ability to guide and influence a highly matrixed and cross-functional team

  • Ability to manage and drive change across the organization. Be able to motivate the team and drive clear accountability & responsibility within the team.

  • Excellent negotiating and influencing skills at all levels of the organization.

  • Knowledge of ITIL is a benefit

  • SAP certification in Access and Authorization Management is a benefit

  • Experience with driving Agile delivery execution leveraging DevOps principles across a global team

  • Ability to manage and drive change across the organization. Be able to motivate the team and drive clear accountability & responsibility within the team.

  • Ability to manage people conflicts.

  • Excellent negotiating and influencing skills at all levels of the organization.

  • Knowledge of ITIL is a benefit

Technical Expertise:

  • Facilitates team sessions on requirements estimation and alternative approaches to team.

  • Demonstrates mastery of the intricacies of interactions and dynamics in Agile teams. Demonstrates understanding of Lean Six Sigma principles (e.g., Black belt certified). Guides new teams to adopt Agile, troubleshoots adoption efforts, and guide continuous improvement. Provides training on Lean / Agile. Drives elimination of inefficiencies in coding process. Teaches XP practices to others. Actively embraces new methods and practices that increase efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Experience running large scale SAP rollouts in mid to large size enterprises.

  • Strong hands on experience in SAP Access & Authorization Management delivery methodologies.

  • Strong business and systems acumen with clear thinking abilities to drive desired outcomes.

  • Excellent project management skills with tools like MS Project, Smartsheet, Jira etc.

  • Ability to understand end to end solutions extending beyond SAP modules.

  • Good understanding of state-of-the-art SAP authorization concept in global SAP solutions.

  • At least basic understanding of most of the topics under “IAM Strategy”.

  • Good understanding of SAP FireFighter Concept and Management.

Business Acumen:

  • Evaluates technology to drive features and roadmaps. Maps technology trends to internal vision. Differentiates buzzwords from value proposition. Embraces technology trends that drive excellence beyond traditional practices (e.g., Test automation in lieu of traditional QA practices).

  • Demonstrate knowledge of business’ structure and the interplay of functions to support business goals; demonstrate knowledge of the business products, key processes, suppliers, customers and market/competitors.


  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas. Pre-emptively sees downstream consequences and effectively tailors influencing strategy to support a positive outcome. Uses experts or other third parties to influence.

  • Able to verbalize what is behind decisions and downstream implications. Continuously reflecting on success and failures to improve performance and decision-making. Understands when change is needed. Participates in technical strategy planning.

  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team. Able to navigate accountability in a matrixed organization.Communicates and demonstrates a shared sense of purpose. Learns from failure.

  • Collaborates with project management on reporting project status, issues, risks and benefits. Meets with project leaders and software development Leaders to ensure progress towards architectural alignment with project goals and requirements.

  • Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale

Personal Attributes:

  • Able to effectively direct and mentor others in critical thinking skills. Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analysis skills and best practices. Finds important patterns in seemingly unrelated information.

  • Influences and energizes other toward the common vision and goal. Maintains excitement for a process and drives to new directions of meeting the goal even when odds and setbacks render one path impassable.

  • Innovates and integrates new processes and/or technology to significantly add value to GE. Identifies how the cost of change weighs against the benefits and advises accordingly. Proactively learns new solutions and processes to address seemingly unanswerable problems.

  • Applies values, business strategy, policies, precedent, and experience to make complex decisions with uncertain consequences.

  • Challenges conventional thinking and traditional ways of operating and invites stakeholders to identify issues and opportunities.

  • Takes a systems perspective that inter-relates internal and external factors for planning. Envisions compares and contrasts multiple potential medium range operational futures.



To comply with US immigration and other legal requirements, it is necessary to specify the minimum number of years’ experience required for any role based within the USA. For roles outside of the USA, to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, the JDs should focus on the substantive level of experience required for the role and a minimum number of years should NOT be used.

This Job Description is intended to provide a high level guide to the role. However, it is not intended to amend or otherwise restrict/expand the duties required from each individual employee as set out in their respective employment contract and/or as otherwise agreed between an employee and their manager.

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