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Software-Design and Development

Quality Engineer - Security Engineering



Requisition ID: 282225
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
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.


SAP Ariba, an SAP Company is the global leader in business commerce networks with over $1 trillion in commerce among more than 2 million connected companies. Today, about 63% of the world’s enterprise transaction revenues touch an SAP system. By connecting many of those enterprises and their ecosystem of partners, suppliers and customers to the business network, SAP is aiming to become a leader in the fast-growing segment of cloud-based business networks.  These networks enable companies to connect, collaborate, buy and sell across the globe in new and innovative ways.  The Global 2000 companies spend $12 trillion with their suppliers today - the fact that the majority of Global 2000 companies are customers of SAP provides a huge market potential for network based business-to-business collaboration.



Ariba is looking for a Quality Engineer with a passion for growth in the increasingly important field of security engineering. This position focuses on security and security engineering as it applies to the Ariba OnDemand platform, its software stack, and the underlying infrastructure. The individual should have a passion for security principles, have a background in software development and agile principles, and have experience with test automation. As a quality engineer you are responsible for collaborating with architects and other technical leaders on overall technology direction, but you have ownership of test planning, test case automation and delivery with high quality.



  • Write moderately complex code/scripts to test systems, implement test harness and infrastructure as necessary.
  • Participate in continuous flow of planning, design, test development and execution
  • Effectively communicate test results across development teams
  • Partner with developers to prevent defects, analyze test results (issues) and take appropriate follow-up actions
  • Develop advanced overall product and technical knowledge and share expertise within and across team
  • Take initiative and drive topics to resolution in a high level of quality, speed, reliability and efficiency.
  • Quickly develops advanced overall product and technical
  • Has knowledge of quality, engineering processes and product standards.
  • Build knowledge of the Ariba Products and services
  • Open to work on perl/shell code and have responsibility for setting up and maintaining test services
  • Define and implement test cases in the area of Encryption at Rest using JCE and similar cryptographic APIs
  • Develop end-to-end test cases for non-functional security requirements
  • Have or develop knowledge of the TLS protocol and be able to troubleshoot and diagnose handshake issues as we strengthen our TLS protocol support.
  • Evaluate reported security vulnerabilities and reproduce in development environments, allowing confirmation and validation of engineering fixes.
  • Demonstrate and review quality deliverables and metrics with senior leadership and product management
  • Multi-tasking - Ability to manage multiple tasks and objectives simultaneously.
  • Composure under Pressure – Ability to work in a high-pressure environment with tight deadlines.
  • Ensure delivered functionality meets the requirements of external and internal stakeholders.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Security or related field
  • 3+ years professional experience in Quality Assurance or Quality Engineering
  • Previous experience working in a security related software qualification is a plus
  • Experience  in Selenium, JUnit, Katalon, Protractor, and other test automation tools
  • Java knowledge is a plus
  • Ability to work in an agile development environment and capable of working effectively in cross-cultural global teams
  • Excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical skills, results-oriented, customer-oriented attitude, good strategic and conceptual thinking skills
  • Ability to present complex information in a clear and appealing manner
  • Experience in cloud-based SaaS applications
  • Working knowledge of Jenkins, Maven and GIT


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

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Quality Engineer - Security Engineering

Facility:  282225
Posted Date:  Sep 29, 2021
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Palo Alto, CA, US, 94304

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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