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Senior Security Consultant Job

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Date: Apr 25, 2019

City: Bangalore, KA, IN

Company: SAP



Requisition ID: 209542
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time

SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

The SAP Security Response Team manages a responsible disclosure of vulnerabilities on all SAP products and cloud solutions. Engaging external security researchers and hackers, the Security Response Team facilitates the delivery of security fixes together with development organizations across the company on monthly Security Patch Days. In addition to central coordination of vulnerabilities affecting software developed by SAP, it enables other organizations like SAP Global Legal, SAP Media Relations, and customer support in accurately representing SAP’s position on publicly discussed / disclosed vulnerabilities.
The SAP Security Response Team comprises security experts in Walldorf, Bangalore, and Vancouver.

Required skills:
•    Bachelor or master’s Degree in computer science, information systems, or a related engineering discipline.
•    Enthusiasm for security and technology; hacker mindset is a plus. 
•    Team player with excellent English oral and written communication skills.
•    Experience in software development, focusing on security or secure software development practices
•    Good knowledge of project management methodologies and experience in leading projects. 
Preferred skills:
•    Experiences in managing critical security incidents or messages
•    Industry certifications (e.g. CISSP, CISA, CCSK, Secure+) preferred
•    Ability to participate or lead security industry effort and initiatives
•    Awareness of security standards and frameworks (e.g. COBIT, ISO 27001, ISO 29147, ISO 30111)
•    Ability to network inside and outside of SAP
You will be a member of a dynamic international team comprising of experts in secure programming techniques who interact and advice developers on vulnerabilities reported in their components by security researchers and hackers alike.
You are expected to:
•    Combine your technical expertise with an experience in managing complex situations in communicating with leading security researchers, customers and SAP’s support organizations on confidential and sensitive disclosures.
•    Assess the risk of a disclosure and ensure roll-out of security patches of high quality. 
•    Competently consult development teams on possible solutions with empowerment to drive the delivery of security fixes.
•    Interact with Global Legal and Communications organizations in ensuring an aligned delivery of security advisories to customers.
•    Be a competent representative of Security Response Team in meeting customers and security researchers alike.
•    A minimum of 6 years of experience in development, project management, quality management or support.
•    Track record of presentations to larger audiences is an advantage.
•    Experiences in Application security or Incident Response in cloud environments are an advantage.
•    Experiences in developing / hosting cloud applications / management of cloud services are an advantage.



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