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SAP Ariba - Chief Security Architect Job

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Date: May 22, 2019

City: Palo Alto, CA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 213163
Work Area: Customer Service and Support
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



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SAP Ariba is looking for an information security architect with experience in Application Security, Network Security and Hypervisor environments. This position focuses on defining, reviewing, testing and refining the security and privacy strategies with SAP Ariba and hence the individual should have a passion for security principles and the ability to work closely with engineering teams and architects.




    Lead technical development and architecture of next generation network & security strategy

    Design and engineer security solutions for SAP's cloud infrastructure

       Conduct security reviews of infrastructure in cloud environments (Google Cloud Platform and AWS) and traditional data center model.

       Provide security expertise to find and suggest missing security controls in in cloud environments (Google Cloud Platform and AWS) and traditional data center model.

       Help audit and privacy team members regarding PCI, SOC, NIST, etc. controls mapping in cloud environments (Google Cloud Platform and AWS) and traditional data center model.

       Proven experience with Network Security

       Experience with Application Security and Secure SDLC implementation

       Experience with IAM, DLP, SIEM, and AV solutions in cloud as well as traditional data center model.

       Experience with microservices architecture

       CISSP or GCP Architect certification (preferred)

       Experience with internal and/or external penetration testing (preferred)


    Work with a global team in multiple time zones (Germany, India, United States)





  • Master’s degree and 12+ years of experience in designing/securing enterprise environments
  • Effective organizational, multitasking and prioritization abilities with attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a data-driven analytical approach to solving complex challenges
  • Experiences in architecture as a senior contributor and proven leader.
  • In-depth understanding of network security best practices and methodologies.
  • Relevant certifications: CISSP, CISM, CISA
  • Must be able to work onsite in Palo Alto, CA, local candidates preferred


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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.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
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Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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