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IT Security Compliance Specialist - Newtown Square Job

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Date: Jun 14, 2019

City: Newtown Square, PA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 208778
Work Area: Information Technology
Expected Travel: 0 - 20%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



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Within the SAP Global Security (SGS) organization the department “Security Compliance Office” (SCO) is globally responsible for the Compliance Framework for SAP´s cloud and IT delivery units (incl. SAP S/4HANA cloud, SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, SAP Cloud Platform, SAP Ariba, or SAP SuccessFactors, to name just a few) as well as for related compliance demand topics. SCO provides strategic IT security compliance direction and advisory services to enable SAP to be the best-run Enterprise Cloud Company. SCO acts as the trusted partner & advisor to SAP’s cloud delivery units for all IT security compliance matters. SCO further acts as single point of contact for SAP’s external auditor and is owner of the audit engagement.

The primary objectives of SCO are to advise SAP´s cloud and IT delivery units on obtaining and maintaining local and global compliance and regulatory obligations.

Based on business requirements the Security Compliance Specialist would support SCO in improving its Compliance Framework and to leverage synergies between SAP’s cloud and IT delivery units. Further the role would participate in ongoing automation projects and initiatives aiming to streamline the audit management and audit execution process with in SCO and the SAP cloud and IT delivery units.


  • Support harmonization of controls to improve the internal control framework of SAP cloud and IT delivery units
  • Support SAP cloud and IT delivery units reaching attestations and certifications (e.g. SOC, ISO, C5, …)
  • Support and coordinate internal and external audits for cloud and IT delivery units
  • Evaluate and identify opportunities of potential Information security and privacy impacts
  • Support areas such as supplier compliance management, data protection and privacy laws, compliance monitoring, and compliance readiness


Required skills

  • Advanced knowledge of common certification standards for IT Security, Business Continuity & Quality Management (e.g. ISAE 3000/ISAE 3402 (SOC 1/SOC 2), ISO 27001, ISO22301, ISO 9001, C5, …)
  • Advanced knowledge in IT enterprise operation and IT & cloud infrastructure technologies
  • Strong communication skills in English is a requirement
  • Proactive behavior, high willingness to learn and the ability to drive in challenging projects
  • Result orientation and execution focus
  • Demand for a challenging position with the chance to develop your own ideas
  • Knowledge or certification in leading practices for IT processes and controls (e.g. ITIL, COBIT, …)
  • Experience in implementing industry and region-specific IT compliance requirements (GxP, HITRUST, FedRAMP, …)
  • Experience in auditing practices and methodology. ISO 27001 Lead Auditor or CISA certification is an advantage


At least 2-4 years’ professional experience in IT security compliance and/or IT audit, IT security management.


Newtown Square, Pennsylvania


0 - 20 %

SAP is not offering international relocation benefits for this role at this time.

SAP is not offering visa sponsorship for this role at this time.


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