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Solution and Product Management

Product Leader, Identity Management, Security, and Data Privacy in SAP SuccessFactors

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Are you passionate about being a product leader and delivering high-impact, Secure Cloud products? Do you care about Cloud Security, customers’ Data Protection and Privacy? Do you want to become a champion to drive a focus on security and privacy across the organization? Are you a business, product, and technical leader – comfortable in the boardroom as well as drilling into regulation requirements and technical details? Can you lead across organizational and functional boundaries to get business objectives accomplished that enables a win-win situation by leveraging the full organizational capabilities?


SAP SuccessFactors is looking for a passionate, results oriented, and customer-oriented product leader who will lead our PM team and partner with engineering to define and build core foundational services in the area of Identity Management, Security, and Data Privacy. These core services will be used by the Human Experience Management cloud applications to ensure compliance and serve the best companies in the world. We have built an awesome PM team and need someone to take the team to new heights.


The team is looking for an energetic and dependable leader, who is a subject matter expert in Cloud Security, Identity Management and Data Privacy, passionate in solving complex system level problems, and supporting software development across the whole business suite. A computer professional with solid history of building market leading Security products, solid understanding of Data Privacy and Residency landscape, strong competencies in Data Protection and Governess, and great leadership and collaboration skills is an ideal candidate for this team.



As the Product Leader of Identity Management, Security, and Data Privacy in SAP SuccessFactors , you will lead a team of PMs and support them and provide guidance with idea creation, development and launch of platform products and features. You will also partner with stakeholders across the organization to deliver high-impact, cross-functional HXM Cloud products. You will be responsible for defining the product vision, prioritizing, and driving the product delivery.


You will act as a leader who can prioritize well, communicate clearly, and have a consistent track record of delivery. You are proactive in removing roadblocks, pave the way for innovation, and can handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment. You are an experienced product management leader who understands and sets a high bar for all parts of the software development and deployment lifecycle. You work hand-in-hand with business partners and engineering counterparts, understand their needs and are able to translate business necessities into value-added features. You are able to handle business escalations with a data-driven approach. You will be responsible for defining a product vision for Foundation capabilities while satisfying security, compliance, and data privacy.


You will be responsible for:

  • Security, Data Privacy and Residency Regulation analysis: working with various stakeholders, including Legal, to understand the evolving Security and Data Privacy regulations, and identify the impact of these on an HXM application
  • Requirements: Lead the PM team to define the Security and Data Privacy related requirements and identifying the corresponding features that need to be build
  • Foster culture of innovation and continuous improvement through mentoring, feedback, and metrics
  • Own and champion product management excellence through establishment of group-wide metrics for measurement with a consistent, regular process for assessment and improvement
  • Interface with stakeholders and customers to understand requirements, help set priorities, and define roadmap
  • Have the obsession to drive a better customer experience through everything that we do
  • Bring innovative ideas to the table everyday in order to find better ways of accomplishing our customer objectives
  • Mentor and promote your team members



  • Solid understanding of Cloud software landscape
  • Subject matter expert of Security, Compliance, Data Protection and Privacy landscape. Expected expertise includes GDPR, identity management, data residency, retention, audit, encryption, etc.
  • Must have experience with Data Lifecycle and Data Security controls, tools and capabilities necessary for Data Protection
  • Proven experience in managing product management teams for enterprise software and/or SaaS products and be able to deliver the secure product
  • Ability to work across diverse teams and needs, with effective collaboration being a must to define and implement solutions across disparate and large environments
  • Able to balance technical leadership with sound business judgment
  • Think strategically, but stays on top of tactical execution
  • Exceptional soft communication skills
  • Creative, can deal with ambiguity, and manage changing priorities
  • Able to achieve results in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment
  • Passionate for people management and mentorship, hiring and developing great people, can inspire passion in others



California, US





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Requisition ID:314708 | Work Area: Solution and Product Management | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Product Leader, Identity Management, Security, and Data Privacy in SAP SuccessFactors

Facility:  314708
Posted Date:  Jan 12, 2022
Work Area:  Solution and Product Management
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

San Ramon, CA, US, 945 83

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