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(Senior/ Expert) Developer (f/m/d) - Security Validation Project Lead

Datum: 09.10.2020

Standort: St. Leon-Rot, BW, DE, 68789

Unternehmen: SAP

Requisition ID: 267174
Work Area: Software-Design und Entwicklung
Location: St. Leon-Rot
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Berufserfahren
Employment Type: Part time or Regular Full Time


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Summary & Role Information:
Customers rely on SAP delivering trustworthy secure products, and they expect SAP to maintain the security of their software and the ability to operate this software securely and in a legally compliant way over the software lifecycle.
Belonging to the board area ‘Products & Innovation’ and being part of the central area ‘SAP Global Security’, the area ‘Security Testing & Validation’ provides central ‘state-of-the-art‘ services and tools for the core phases of the ‘SAP Secure Software Development Lifecycle’ enabling and supporting development units to create secure products and services.
The mission of ‘Security Validation’ is to perform Validation and provide Governance for successful application of the Secure Software Development and Application Security Lifecycle by assessing quality of ‘Product Security’, ‘Process Maturity’ and ‘Data Protection & Privacy’. The results of those security and data protection assessments are summarized in the ‘Final Security Validation Report’ and are the basis for the release decision recommendation in the respective Quality Gate meetings.
As Security Validation Project Lead - Senior/ Expert (f/m/d) you will coordinate / lead relevant Security Validation projects for development programs. You support the penetration testing colleagues within Security Validation Team and are responsible for release recommendations / Security Validation Report in the Quality Gate Release Decision. You deliver the Security Validation services in-time and high-quality. You provide information on critical and important security, data protection and privacy issues for all involved groups and you have a strong interest to continuously improve the validation processes.
Experience/ Role Requirements:

  • Strong skills in project management, analytical thinking, problem solving and presentation
  • Good communication, networking and experience in cross team working a high interest as well in interaction with our customers (both internal and external)
  • Excellent German and English language skills (oral and written)
  • Master’s degree in natural science or a related discipline like in computer science, information systems, mathematics
  • Experience with common hacking tools (open source and commercial), manual testing, and security code reviews
  • Knowledge of Security standards (e.g. Common Weakness Enumeration, OWASP Top Ten), standard security controls (e.g. Identity Management and SSO, Authentication and Authorization, Encryption and Network security) 
  • Knowledge of the EU General Data Protection Regulation along with high interest in data protection and privacy related topics, rules and regulations
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in the software industry with knowledge of application security related topics, penetration testing and with software testing background
  • 5+ years of experience in project management 



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