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Cloud Security Architect - SAP Product and Application Security

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Date: Dec 25, 2020

City: Palo Alto, CA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 263897
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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Cloud Security Architect - SAP Product and Application Security


The Role


In this role, you will need to understand and navigate complex scenarios with the goal of increasing the security posture of SAP, navigate conflict and perform in stressful situations, and have the courage and/or firmness of will and mind when faced with adversity or resistance.  Multi-tasking and extreme efficiency in time management and prioritization is very helpful, as well as being Outcome oriented and execution focused with ability to understand and convey the value of security within an organization.


Being able to communicate and articulate in a clear and understandable fashion to seniors, peers and colleagues and being able to fully believe in, and be committed to, the team concept while acting as a role model for others to emulate is very important as this will be a multinational and multicultural team.


Role Requirements


As Security Architect, you will develop to improve the security posture of SAP products. You will also help develop tools that allow lines of business (LOBs) to adhere to and implement the more stringent security standards. The position is responsible for building compelling knowledge cross solutions working with the broader SGS team, and subject matter experts inside and outside SAP Global Security to collect and maintain all elements of information security. 


  • Bachelor's degree (or comparable in-firm training) in Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in computer security and cloud based security experience is a must
  • Solid background in developing secure SaaS solutions and building the security components of cloud services
  • Building and managing security for high performance, multi-tenant cloud services
  • Strong knowledge about technology and security measures of SaaS, PaaS solution offerings
  • Excellent software systems design and architecture skills; ability to work with cutting edge methodologies for secure and high scale cloud services.
  • Proven ability to conceive of, document, present and drive implementations of standards for security within the company, with partners and in the industry


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.
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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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