Saint-Gobain IT Systems Analyst – SAP GRC in Malvern, Pennsylvania

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Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada.

Responsible for daily security support of various SAP / GRC applications and the corresponding documentation of other critical business applications; to ensure information security is in compliance with the company’s documented best practices. This individual would also need to understand the importance of other strategic initiatives such as Change Management and Project Management Office which are crucial to the success of the projects.


  • Technical knowledge of SoD (segregation of duties) analysis, Security/Structural authorization, sensitive transactions analysis, SAP development (includes ABAP), SAP modules, Transport System, Basis Component, Net Weaver, SAP-GUI and technical configuration experience of GRC within ARM & EAM (SPRO)

  • Business acumen and develop customer focused technical solutions

  • Ability & willingness to document SAP/GRC & Cyber Security best practices

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills with ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical customers across all levels of the organization

  • Candidate must have strong problem solving skills, be self-directed and capable of working with minimal supervision

Administration & Support:

  • Works with Project Managers to plan, develop, assess risk/issues and facilitate technical oversight of the project in assigned areas of responsibility

  • Use solid oral and written communication skills to communicate solution function and value

  • Manages work packages to ensure project deliverables are met through collaboration with COE Business Process Engineers, ABAP Team, BASIS, Network Support, IT Operations and other IT and technical support teams

  • Assesses risk and single point of failures in current and newly developed solutions to improve their reliability and mitigate potential impact to the business

  • Setup and maintain documentation and standards

  • Work as part of a team and provide occasional off-hours support when required

  • Perform technical trouble shooting and provide consultation to development teams and internal users.

  • Be able to work efficiently in an onshore/off-shore development model and provide leadership direction to others

Project Management:

  • Prepare detailed project plans. Deliver quality solutions, on time, and within budget. Consider future growth when proposing solutions and recognize that doing it right the first time is critical to the success of the department

  • Make sound decisions based on the information available. Be open to the ideas and recommendations of your peers and willing to take a new direction with your approach. Take ownership and assume responsibility for decisions made in relation to your work.

  • Work closely with other support, development, and QA groups to provide complete solutions that meet the needs of all parties.

  • Contributes content for project status reports and attends meetings to keep project leads and managers apprised of work progress.

  • Project time tracking


  • Maintain a high level of system and network security

  • Stay current and up-to-date on new system and network threats and security breaches

Implement New Technology and outline Standards and Procedures:

  • Maintain an accurate system and application inventory using standardized tools. Maintain vendor contact information, related documentation and troubleshooting guides for applications

  • Document standard guidelines and procedures

Incumbent must effectively work with users, information technology staff, vendor support services, and corporate support resources. This position requires the incumbent to be available during off shifts with appropriate notification where possible, to provide backup in supporting CertainTeed manufacturing plants, distribution centers, and Sales Offices. Work outside of normal business hours will be occasionally required especially during project planning, build and testing phases.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems or Computer Science

  • 7-8 years of SAP Security and/or GRC (10.1) implementation and Production support experience

  • Thorough understanding of segregation of duties

  • SAP Security experience (Ability to create custom authorization objects, build complex roles etc.)

  • SAP Application security in ECC, BW, APO & Solution Manager

  • Working with internal external auditors is required

  • Experience in creating mitigating controls and documentation

  • Experience with system monitoring, background job administration, STMS administration

  • Ability to identify / translate industry best practices into Saint-Gobain CertainTeed processes

  • Confidence in communication style with ability to lead difficult conversations without emotion

  • Self-starter motivated to bring out the best within themselves and fellow team members

  • Understand situation awareness with all levels of management and alter communication style to appropriate audience

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.