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Senior Security Engineer

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An SAP Security Engineer acts as a front-line defender of SAP’s digital enterprise. Our Security Engineers are responsible for evaluating, selecting, architecting, implementing, and operating key security tools to support security monitoring, incident response, cyber threat intelligence, and vulnerability management operations. Additionally, SAP Security Engineers provide key support in implementing and tuning 

detection signatures and integrating response actions as needed.   




•           Perform as the subject matter expert (SME) for one or more key tools crucial to security operations—e.g., SIEM, Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR), Network Packet Capture, NetFlow, Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP), and/or Security Operations and Automated Response (SOAR)

•           Architect, deploy, integrate, and support security operations tools (SIEM, IDS/IPS and AV such as    Splunk, Tanium, Rapid7 Nexpose, DBProtect, McAfee) at all levels of the cloud infrastructure stack   

•           Develop, implement, and execute standard procedures for the administration, change management, version/patch management, and lifecycle management of critical security infrastructure     

•           Contributing to the continuously evolving SAP detection strategy   

•           Develop and implement correlation rules and threat monitoring use cases   

•           Troubleshoot and resolve issues with the threat monitoring toolsets   

•           Security support of key elements of an AWS Cloud Environment   

•           Create signatures and tools to analyze and detect malicious activity   

•           Build automation for response and remediation of malicious activity   

•           Architect and implement disaster recovery operations and data backups as required   

•           Troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve hardware, software, and other system problems   

•           Research and implement new hardware and software solutions to fit company needs   

•           Experience with Python, C/C++, Java, Power Shell, or other scripting language   




•           Advanced degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Cyber Security, or related experience or field of study   

•           Security certification (e.g., Security+, GIAC, CISSP, other) 

•           Ability to build relationships and own a proven track record of using critical problem-solving and interpersonal skills to achieve success

•           Proactive, self-managed, and able to interface well with sponsor personnel and inter-disciplinary teams across an organization

•           Ensures communication and escalation of security activities to leadership, assists in building and configuration of new security tools and systems

•           Strong quantitative and analytical skills, proven ability to track and successfully complete programs

•           Experience and Strong Knowledge of Windows and Unix/Linux server Administration

•           Comprehensive knowledge APT actors; their tools, techniques, and procedures

•           Knowledge of MITRE Att&ck and Cyber Kill Chain methods and frameworks

•           Knowledge of application vulnerability testing tools and techniques e.g., AppScan, Burp Suite, etc. and Application Whitelisting solutions

•           Experience with information security compliance audit frameworks and requirements e.g., PCI, FISMA, FedRAMP, SOC, SOX, PCI, GDPR and Data Privacy   



•           3-5 years’ experience in supporting one or more of the following technologies: SIEM, Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR), Network Packet Capture, NetFlow, Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP), and/or Security Operations and Automated Response (SOAR)

•           Experience in Network architecture and design

•           Prefer 1-3 years working in a cloud environment supporting key elements of the AWS    Environment to include:   

•           AWS Networking & Connectivity   

•           AWS Security & Identity Management   

•           Security Groups   

•           Network Access Control Lists   

•           Custom Groups, Roles, Policy.    

•           AWS KMS (Key Management Service)   

•           AWS IAM (Identity Access Management)   

•           AWS MFA (Multi Factor Authentication)   

•           AWS S3 bucket policy, cross account access   

•           AWS Environment Monitoring, AWS CloudTrail, AWS Kinesis Firehose

•           1-3 years’ experience working in a 24/7 operational environment (Cyber Intelligence Fusion Center, SOC, NOC, Operations Center)   

•           Ability to possess and maintain a U.S. Government/DoD Clearance    




•           Newtown Square, PA, USA   




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:309536 | Work Area: Information Technology | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Senior Security Engineer

Facility:  309536
Posted Date:  Nov 2, 2021
Work Area:  Information Technology
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Newtown Square, PA, US, 19073

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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