Information Technology

Identity and Access Management Engineer (Authentication)

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About us:

SAP CPIT CS CTG Core Technologies team is dedicated to providing employees with world class collaboration services. The demands and expectations of our team are high and we help each other deliver the best possible user experience. This highly innovative and transformative area of IT brings some unique challenges but also opportunities to greatly enhance the productivity of SAP employees.

Within our team, we practice a trust-based working model.


The Role:

The Global Authentication team oversees the internal corporate identity service for over 150,000 user accounts at SAP. We manage the end-to-end delivery of authentication services, including cloud-native authentication like SAML and OpenID Connect, and Enterprise Applications administration and support.

We are currently seeking a dynamic and innovative professional to join our team in Lisbon as an Authentication Engineer. In this role, you will be responsible for the implementation and management of authentication systems, password security, single sign-on solutions, and access management.

What you’ll do

  • Work together with a team of technical experts to ensure ongoing security and stability of Active Directory infrastructure / Azure Active Directory (Entra ID) and related services.
  • Contribute towards the implementation and optimization of authentication systems.
  • Coordinate deployment and rollout of new services.
  • Design, develop, test, implement, and integrate applications with enterprise authentication standards and tools.
  • Evaluate new solutions and develop the necessary components to incorporate new technologies securely.
  • Collaborate with project teams, stakeholders, and colleagues to ensure successful delivery of IAM services.



  • Working experience in Active Directory, Azure Active Directory (Entra ID).
  • Strong background in Security and Authentication technologies e.g. FIDO2, MFA
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – communicating with others, problem solving and decision making.
  • Positive attitude, sociable, a team player who is service oriented.
  • Ability to work without supervision and take ownership of assigned tasks.
  • Willingness to accept additional responsibilities.
  • Excellent in English, both written and verbal.

We build breakthroughs together

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.

We win with inclusion

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.
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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, 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: 393506  | Work Area: Information Technology  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.

Requisition ID:  393506
Posted Date:  Jul 17, 2024
Work Area:  Information Technology
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Porto Salvo, PT, 2740-262

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