Solution and Product Management

Senior Container Security Engineer

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Meet the Team

We are seeking hands-on security talent to contribute to our efforts to secure workloads as we shift from VM based deployments to Container based deployments.  You’ll join SAP Successfactors’ Application security team in Shanghai, CN location where we have a strong focus on security automation, shift-left and embedding container security controls throughout the container lifecycle, using industry leading tools and technologies.


To be successful, you’ll need to be deeply technical and possess excellent communication, collaboration, and diplomacy skills. You will bring your hands-on expertise for securing containers end-to-end, including using tools like Protecode, Trendmicro, Kyverno and so on. You’ll have strong cloud security, container security and application security knowledge.


About The Role 

Be part of a cross organizational team responsible for designing and promoting secure by default architecture and development practices, reporting into SAP Successfactors’ BISO org.  Implement Security-as-Code principles to improve security of the entire product suite. Automate security principles and checkpoints into the CI/CD pipeline and containerization process. Execute security operation control to respond to and mitigate security incidents. Analyze security data collected through various channels and support risk-based decisions. Quick response to new and emerging security threats and vulnerabilities, investigate suspected attacks and help manage security incidents including providing post-mortem analysis, identify causes, develop solutions and preventive measures. Collaborate effectively with each product development team to perform security validation, risk assessment, vulnerability mitigation and implement best DevSecOps practices.  


What You Bring: 

  • Secure software development lifecycle implementation, OWASP top 10 vulnerability prevention experience

  • Excellent understanding of security containerized workloads end-to-end and policy enforcement techniques

  • SAST tools such as Protecode, Trendmicro artifact scanner, JFrog Xray for auditing and issue fixing

  • Ability to coordinate and work with global team spread across USA, Shanghai, Bangalore and Germany , flexibility to attend weekly team meeting happening at 9pm Shanghai time every Wednesday.

  • Hands-on experience with major DevOps tools and technologies, working experience with CI/CD pipeline, containerization and microservices transformation. 

  • Strong Linux administration and scripting experience on Groovy / Python / Go etc.

  • Minimum of 7 years engineering experience in developing production grade products.  

  • Minimum of 7 years’ Experience in cloud product application-level security.
    Experience in requirements identification, solution analysis/testing, and product selection, excellent communication and presentation skills 

  • Minimum 5 years experience in responding to incidents for containerized workloads and cloud architectures on hyper scalars.

  • Holders for CKA (Certified Kubernetes Administrator, certified within 3 years) or CKS (Certified Kubernetes Security Speciallist, certified within 2 years) are preferred.


Location: SAP Shanghai Labs (Ability to go to office in person, minimum 3 days / week)



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Requisition ID: 396218  | Work Area: Solution and Product Management  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.

Requisition ID:  396218
Posted Date:  May 29, 2024
Work Area:  Solution and Product Management
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Shanghai, CN, 201203

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