Information Technology

Lead Security Engineer Enterprise Cloud Services (ECS)

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Role Information

Enterprise Cloud Services (ECS) is a business unit in the Product Engineering Board Area. 

Enterprise Cloud Services supports customers throughout their cloud transformation and SAP S/4HANA adoption journey. We run the Intelligent Enterprise so they can be an Intelligent Enterprise. Our portfolio of SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud  and SAP Cloud Application Services  turns SAP products into a solution-as-a-service on customer’s preferred infrastructure, including Hyperscalers, as one SAP.


As a Lead Security Engineer, you will lead and manage a variety of projects in Cybersecurity team. In this role, you will introduce new security services, technologies, and technical solutions.

You’ll work with principal architects, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology to implement comprehensive Vulnerability management solutions and EDR Solutions. You will also lead our Enterprise log management solution and use case development with SIEM - Splunk Enterprise Security and Big Data Technologies.


You will report directly to ECS Chief Security Officer and you will support the CSO office, responsible for the effective and efficient security strategy, security programs and services.

 The role is an individual contributor role.



  • Serve as lead Splunk engineer responsible for planning, designing, and implementing Splunk and Cribl infrastructure, including Enterprise Security. 
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and analyze overall health of log management infrastructure. Perform root cause analysis, recommend, and implement tactical and strategic solutions to problems.
  • Automate global, multi-site solutions with Ansible, Python, and Bash scripting techniques.
  • Onboard new data using various methods, such as Universal Forwarder Agent, Cloudwatch Log Agent, DB Connect, Syslog, HTTP Event Collector, Logging driver for containers, etc.
  • Designing SIEM & Splunk use cases for Vulnerability management solutions, Compliance and Governance Framework.
  • Design and implement use cases on EDR systems.
  • Assist and mentor other engineers with various Security tools related activities.



  • 8+ years of experience in Server & Network management
  • 5+ years of experience in SIEM & Big Data Technologies, with designing, implementation, and administration in large scale environment. 
  • Experience with Splunk and SIEM Enterprise Security a plus
  • Experience in Vulnerability management with Splunk a plus
  • Experience with various log ingestion methods and related products, such as syslog, dbConnect, and UF. Experience with Cribl is a plus. 
  • Working knowledge of AWS, Azure, GCP logging architecture and related products.
  • Proficiency in scripting languages, such as Bash, Python, Node, and/or Powershell. 
  • Proficiency in Regular Expressions. 
  • Working knowledge of Linux.
  • Working knowledge of general networking topics, such as Load balancers, FW, DNS, routing, AWS VPC/TGW etc.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to deal with conflicts with your peers and users. 


What you get from us

Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.

A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.


SAP's Diversity Commitment

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.


SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: or, APJ:, EMEA:

 Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.







We are SAP

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.


Our inclusion promise

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.


SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team: Americas: or, APJ:, EMEA:


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

 Requisition ID:329338 | Work Area: Information Technology | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Requisition ID:  329338
Posted Date:  Jun 20, 2022
Work Area:  Information Technology
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Bucharest, RO, 0030144

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