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Enterprise Security Director

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The Enterprise Security Director is a senior presales position providing direct support in all aspects of security to sales in the development and execution of strategies for SAP’s solutions in complex and strategic sales opportunities.

The successful candidate will have a strong security technical background in software and/or hosting and will excel at presenting to senior security stakeholders within SAP Customer organisations.


High Level Responsibilities:

  • To be the UKI SPOC on all aspects of SAP related security for SAP products and hosting

  • Deliver ongoing customer led security requirements for the SAP UKI Data Centre

  • To be credible and knowledgeable across all hosting options: On Premise, RISE, HEC, Hyperscaler, Hybrid models, etc

  • To be a peer to Customer Security and Governance Experts

  • Have detailed knowledge of Hyperscaler security models and operations

  • To validate the as-is situation and goals of our customer from a security perspective and translate this into an appropriate to-be vision with the supporting security focussed roadmap and design based on SAP’s offerings


Deal/Account Support Tasks (80%):

  • Act as a senior advisor to customers in all software security related matters with focus on complex and strategic opportunities

  • Lead all RFx Responses for Security related questions and customer presentations to ensure a single joined up response regardless of solution components

  • Gather customer requirements and identify trends across Large Enterprise and Strategic accounts to feedback into roadmap(s)

  • Actively engage in account and execution planning, to influence sales strategy to best position SAP Solutions across top accounts from a security perspective


Business Development / Readiness Tasks (20%):

  • Build Trusted advisor status, attend customer meetings and deliver advanced topics, future direction and roadmap for security related topics

  • Stay current on all relevant solution updates in security specialisation

  • Maintain a close understanding and appreciation of competitive solutions.



  • Cyber security professional with 5+ years’ experience in IT operations, consulting/presales. or audit including 2 years in the cyber security domain

  • CISSP or equivalent – required

  • Further professional Security certifications e.g. CCSP, CEH, CISM, CRISC  - highly desirable

  • Experience or certification in Hyperscaler security (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP) - highly desirable

  • Hyperscaler architectural / Hyperscaler security certification experience – highly desirable

  • SAP Security Operational experience on premise / cloud – desirable

  • 2+ years working with a broad range of SAP solutions – desirable

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills English: always memorable

  • Business level local language: expert


  • Bachelor equivalent: minimum requirement

  • Master equivalent / MBA: desirable



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: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.


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:304387 | Work Area: Presales | Expected Travel: 0 - 100% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Enterprise Security Director

Facility:  304387
Posted Date:  Oct 6, 2021
Work Area:  Presales
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 100%

Middlesex, GB, TW148HD

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