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Software Architect - Open Source Software Security

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Open Source Software (OSS) brings innovation and development speed into SAP products. But it also brings severe security and licensing risks. Open Source Software Security (OS3) team provides SAP internal tools and solutions to mitigate these risks in the most efficient and effective way.




As Software architect you will be responsible for software design and architecture of a highly performant, highly available security solution in the domain of Open Source Vulnerability Management (OSVM) with a focus on creating a delightful experience for customers.You will define, document and align the architecture to reconcile user needs and business strategy with external boundary conditions (e.g., product standards, production constraints). 


  • In this role, you will create architectural blueprints for OSVM to transform legacy software into a modern services-based product.
  • To make technology decisions, influencing the roadmap and guiding the development team through execution and operational phases of the software lifecycle.
  • To maintain strategic alignment with product management, external architects and stakeholders.
  • Drive adoption of technology standards, participate in code development and reviews and experiment with proof of concepts.
  • To author clear technical documentation and presentations to communicate architecture and design options to educate teams and product managers.
  • To participate in the architect community and engage in cross-domain topics.



- Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent 
- 15+ years of development experience, preferably in the area of high volume and high availability solutions
- Proven technical leadership of designing a distributed, highly available, fault-tolerant software 
- Advanced knowledge and experience in continuous delivery development processes in an agile environment
- Experienced in DevSecOps concepts, micro services, event-driven architectures, Web Services, APIs, public clouds (e.g. Azure, AWS, GCP), application security
- Knowledge of security frameworks, architectures, and best practices
- Programming experience in languages such as JavaScript, TypeScript, Node.js, Go, Python and SQL
- Self-motivated, self-driven, curious, open minded, resourceful, and flexible team-player with the ability to learn quickly
- Experience at SAP Business Technology Platform (SAP BTP), Cloud Foundry (SAP CP CF) environment and experience in OSS security area are an added advantage




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Requisition ID: 367273  | Work Area: Information Technology  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.

Requisition ID:  367273
Posted Date:  Nov 9, 2023
Work Area:  Information Technology
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Bangalore, IN, 560066

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