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Security Engineer - Tool Operations Job

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Date: Oct 2, 2020

City: Newtown Square, PA, US, 19073

Company: SAP



Requisition ID: 266161
Work Area: Information Technology
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.



The Security Engineering department is part of SAP's Cyber Defense and Design organization. While the overall organization focuses on SAP's cyber defense capabilities and strategy, the Security Engineering department lays the technological foundation for it. In our department, we build effective cyber defense capabilities by setting up and running latest technology and building software where necessary. A reliable and secure technology layer is an important pillar in our defense strategy.




In your role as Security Engineer in Tool Operations, you will support operating and building our tools infrastructure. A solid background in IT operations is required and a background in security preferred. On a day to day basis you will help maintain and improve our tools environment in SAP data centers and hyper scalers. Your tasks range from system build-up, hardening and patching over solution configuration to standing up proof of concepts and help running them. Our clear focus is on security tools like SOAR or EDR.




  • 2+ years working experience in IT security and IT operations.
  • Bachelor in STEM, Computer Science preferred - but relevant work experience is also suitable.
  • Strong background in IT infrastructure operations (ITIL), IT security principles, and knowledge in scripting (Python, PowerShell) and IT automation (e.g. Chef/Ansible).
  • Basic knowledge of agile practices and Cloud computing
  • Good background in OSs (Linux / Windows), IAM and network protocols
  • Basic security vulnerabilities knowledge
  • Good knowledge in security solutions like SOAR






Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you 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).

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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