Information Technology

Senior Network Automation Engineer

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Job description:

The Senior Network Automation Engineer is primarily responsible for ensuring all firewall, load balancer, router and switch vulnerabilities are resolved within the time outlined by SAP Global Vulnerability Management policies. This is a new role designed to maintain an exceptional record of vulnerability management by collaborating with the security operations team and using automation tools to identify and remediate network device vulnerabilities. The ideal candidate will have experience using automation platforms, such as Ansible, extensive experience with network device lifecycle management and configuration related to firewalls, load balancers, routers and switches. Understanding if a published vulnerability is applicable to a network device operating system and/or configuration is required to be successful in this role.


Primary responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Fieldglass line of business and the Central Security Operations group to drive adherence of SAP Global Vulnerability Management policies.
  • Develop automation to evaluate network device vulnerabilities and determine appropriate vulnerability remediation actions
  • Identify vulnerability remediation actions that can be automated
  • Present network device vulnerability remediation action plan to the team of network engineers who will implement the remediation plan
  • Create vulnerability exceptions for vulnerabilities that cannot be remediated due to system configuration limitations or service disruption



    • Minimum
      • Strong understanding and previous background in Cloud Operations
      • Experience with automation and multiple scripting languages including but not limited to Ansible, Bash, PowerShell and Python
      • Highly motivated and can work/collaborate across departments to deliver on Tasks
      • Experience evaluating vulnerabilities for firewalls, load balancers, routers and switches
      • Experience configuring and upgrading firewalls, load balancers, routers and switches
      • This role is not available for sponsorship; all candidates must have the ability to work in the United States without sponsorship.
    • Preferred
      • Knowledge of containers and Kubernetes is a plus
      • Experience performing OS updates on firewalls, load balancers, routers and switches




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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.


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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.

Requisition ID:324088 | Work Area: Information Technology | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: Virtual - USA

Requisition ID:  324088
Posted Date:  Jun 20, 2022
Work Area:  Information Technology
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Chicago, IL, US, 60606

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