Information Technology

Cloud Security Architect (GCP)

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Role Location: US/Remote


The Role:

As a Cloud Security Architect, you will help protect the world’s #1 Cloud Procurement Platform.  You and the other Security Architects will lead the security vision and strategy for our applications across Infrastructure, Platform and Software as a Service.  You will act as an Ariba Product Security representative with your peers across SAP lines of business and central teams.



  • Design security architectures for cloud and hybrid environments with appropriate security controls
  • Provide domain expertise around public cloud and enterprise technology
  • Make recommendations to management on enhancements to existing and new security software or related tools
  • Help implement and maintain next-generation enterprise protection tools and malware detection technologies
  • Ensure security standard methodologies are identified and integrated into all facets of projects including network, system designs/configuration and implementations
  • Develop security architecture strategies that align to enterprise architecture strategy and that of the business strategy for cloud
  • Develop in depth security architecture standards, frameworks and design patterns spanning all layers of security in the cloud from host, server and network to application and data security
  • Analyzes business impact and exposure based on emerging security threats, vulnerabilities and risk and recommends solutions to mitigate them
  • Perform audits and vulnerability assessments
  • Perform IT risk assessments, incident investigations, root cause analyses, and forensics
  • Partner with internal teams to ensure successful security and compliance programs that align with client and regulatory compliance requirements
  • Assist with remediation of control deficiencies identified during the audit process
  • Develop technical solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities


Qualifications Requirements:

  • 10+ years professional experience with 3-5 years involving security, risk management, compliance, and privacy of non-public personal data.
  • Experience with IT security and privacy risk assessments and audits of IT general security controls.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in cloud architecture and security (AWS, Azure or GCP)
  • Experience securing, architecting, designing, and implementing highly distributed global cloud-based environments, specifically in GCP.
  • Experience with structured secure enterprise architecture practices, hybrid cloud environments and on-premises to cloud roadmaps.
  • Ability to collaborate across organizational boundaries, build relationships and achieve broader organizational goals.
  • Knowledge of logging and aggregation tools.
  • Experience working with virtual machines and containers (Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Good working knowledge of infrastructure security concepts including firewalls, DMZs, intrusion detection/prevention systems, network security, application security concepts, password management, RBAC, access provisioning, SIEM and OWASP.
  • Experience with the phases of the software development lifecycle.
  • Experience with common vulnerability scanning and penetration testing tools.
  • Knowledge of common computer security issues, including network and application vulnerabilities.
  • Knowledge of Linux and its security a plus



  • Interpersonal skills and team player to maintain collaborative relationships throughout the company and with customers.
  • Experience in a customer-facing, support, or consulting role.
  • Attention to detail, especially with written work such as legal contracts and customer-facing communications.
  • Ability to think and work analytically.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to document policies, procedures, and technical diagrams.
  • Ability to manage a substantial unplanned workload with short deadlines
  • Must be capable of working with limited direct supervision.





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.

Requisition ID:319986 | Work Area: Information Technology | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: Virtual - USA

Requisition ID:  319986
Posted Date:  May 8, 2022
Work Area:  Information Technology
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Newtown Square, PA, US, 19073

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