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Solution and Product Management

Senior Security Engineer



Requisition ID: 289703
Work Area: Solution and Product Management
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



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The S/4HANA Security team is defining and driving the security for the Intelligent Enterprise, built for the digital era to run in a cloud, hybrid or on-premise environment. The team’s mission is to ensure that SAP S/4HANA continues to set the standard for security for next generation ERP systems, which run the core business services of our customers. 
Pursuing this mission, the security team is fully integrated into the S/4HANA development process and drives security measures with the various stakeholders within SAP and beyond, including external stakeholders, partners and SAP’s customers.



As a Security Engineer, you will contribute and support the implementation of future security capabilities for S/4HANA and attached cloud native extensions. You will have a strong focus on technological security aspects within the SAP S2DL (Secure Software Development Lifecycle). You will analyze solutions on their security capabilities, and you will test them for weaknesses/vulnerabilities from a hacker’s perspective. Findings will be evaluated by you with regards to possibilities of automated detection. 

Your responsibility to design, implement, and maintain such automated test cases will establish safeguard measures and a fast feedback loop into the development organization. You will support and provide guidance to Developers, Security Experts and Security Product Owners related to S2DL security controls. In your role you will be a supporting factor within the continuous improvement of our secure development practices.

The S/4HANA Security Team is shaping the future of security in the SAP S/4HANA unit. Being part of the team, your responsibilities may include to continuously enhance a Dynamic Application Security Test Tool, plan and manage external penetration tests and support the adoption of S2DL on future requirements. Applying S2DL to SCP-based apps and integration scenarios of the Intelligent Enterprise complement these initiatives. 



•    sound technical skills and experience with development in ABAP, Java, JavaScript incl. UI5/Fiori
•    experience as a developer in on-premise and cloud environments with a focus on security
•    knowledge of web-based architectures and RESTful services (especially OData)
•    experience in applying security concepts (e.g. Web security, session handling, authorization controls) is a plus
•    practical know-how in static and dynamic security testing regarding tools, CI/CD processes and auditing as part of a secure development lifecycle
•    knowledge of operational security and infrastructure security is a plus
•    advanced communication skills, specifically presentation and orchestrating meetings
•    fluent in English is required, German language skills are a plus
•    strong focus on quality and goal-oriented behavior



Proven experience in development with a focus on SAP’s on-premise or cloud solutions and related security measures. Minimum of 2-3 years working experience in a (security) development role.





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Senior Security Engineer

Facility:  289703
Posted Date:  Sep 4, 2021
Work Area:  Solution and Product Management
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Budapest, HU, 1031

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