Information Technology

Security Analyst

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Summary & Role Information:

Within the SAP Global Security (SGS) organization the department Cyber Defense & Design supports secure infrastructure & application operations, as well as secure cloud development, to deliver secure services to our customers. Additionally, it is acting as the trusted partner & advisor for IT and data security matters and is handling Security Incidents.

The focus and areas of responsibility of this position concentrate on the Defensive Architecture Enablement. As a key individual contributor role, the Cyber Security Design Specialist is responsible for the security architecture engagement and enablement between a dedicated SAP Cloud Business Unit and the Defensive Architecture Team.

In this role you will support them in understanding the current threat landscape, the impact it has within their unit, and assist in developing a proactive, comprehensive, manageable, and enforceable method to remove/reduce security risks and threats.

The Role:

As a Cyber Security Design Specialist, you will analyse and design security solutions for applications and infrastructure at SAP and conduct analysis of alternative security architectures, tools, and methods. You will collaborate with business and technology stakeholders to gather requirements and assist in developing architectural strategies, roadmaps, and progress reports. You will also collaborate with infrastructure and application teams to ensure security standards and secure frameworks are being used and implemented.

You will act as a trusted advisor for our internal customers, consult and assist them in increasing the security posture of their Line of Business.

The role is an enabler for career progression as a security professional as it provides the right mixture of several technical security domains together with constant stakeholder engagement.

If you feel comfortable with the role as described, do not hesitate to apply.



Experience (Role Requirements):

  • 2-5 years professional experience in IT, Development and/or Cybersecurity, preferably with a focus on Security Architecture.
  • Graduate in Computer Science or IT Security and/or equivalent Security Certifications like CISSP, CISA, CCSP or relevant SANS certifications
  • Good knowledge about technology and security measures of SaaS, PaaS solution offerings
  • Ability to collaborate across organizational boundaries, build relationships and achieve broader organizational goal
  • Strong ability to conceive, document and drive implementations of standards for security within the company
  • Strong understanding of security requirements and capability of translating them for stakeholder needs
  • Strong innovative and critical thinker, quick learner, passionate, motivated, and self-managed
  • Profound ability to work in a virtual team environment with consistent success
  • Background in cloud-based buyer solutions (like Ariba) is a plus
  • Knowledge in software development and underlying security concepts is a plus.


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Requisition ID: 341999  | Work Area: Information Technology  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: Virtual - USA #LI-Hybrid

Requisition ID:  341999
Posted Date:  Jun 8, 2022
Work Area:  Information Technology
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

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