Information Technology

(Senior) IT Security Architect f/m/d


What we offer


Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!

What you'll do

Do you demand the best from your professional career? Are you inspired to make a real impact with your work for SAP? Are you ready to see the business from a completely different perspective?
We offer you to be a trusted member of the IES Security team and report directly to the Head of IES Security.


Your main tasks will be:

  • Cooperate with and support IES Delivery and Operation units regarding the implementation of new & changed applications and services by performing in-depth IT Security Architecture consulting and shape the overall IT Architecture from IT Security perspective
  • Provide hands-on support to ensure a secure application migration or redesign from on-prem and VPN-protected to cloud environments considering IT Security controls in all areas (e.g. IAM, Encryption, Network Communication, Logging, Web Application etc.)
  • Consult and ensure that given IT Security directives and adequate threat modelling is applied by the project teams 
  • Be aware of new (SAP) cloud technologies including new environments, solutions, frameworks and programming models (e.g. Kyma, Enterprise Messaging, Cloud SDK, and Cloud Application Programming Model) and ensure that they are implemented in a secure and resilient way
  • Participate actively in the further definition and delivery of IES Security services to balance security requirements with operations effectiveness
  • Shape and drive the IT Security culture in IES by acting as a role model and multiplier in regards to IT Security measures and strategies
  • Working with us you will be part of a highly motivated team. We emphasize teamwork, a trust-based work attitude and appreciate your contribution. Collaboration with other teams in an international environment will be a regular part of your work. Applying your skills, you will learn how to secure SAP’s internal solutions on cutting edge technology stacks. This way you will be able to continuously extend your knowledge.


What you bring


  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Business Informatics, or related discipline
  • Very good understanding of Secure-by-Default controls in Hyperscaler environments (AWS, Azure, GCP) and the OWASP Top 10
  • Strong technical background and deep knowledge in secure software development and secure architecture
  • Hands-on experience with cloud solutions; preferable with SAP Business Technology Platform
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in IT Security Architecture and / or Secure Software Development functions
  • Experience in security orchestration, automation and response tools and security risk management
  • Knowledge and awareness of typical Cyber Security threats, attack vectors, tools and techniques and effective countermeasures
  • Fluent English language skills are a prerequisite



Meet your team

The purpose of IES – as the internal IT organization and part of the Board Area People & Operations – is to deliver and run the Intelligent Enterprise. IES Security acts as cross-functional unit for all Delivery and Operation units in IES to provide IT Security guidance and services. 


We are SAP


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.


Our inclusion promise

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.

SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to


Recruiting Operations Team: Americas: or, APJ:, EMEA:


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:328079 | Work Area: Information Technology | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Berufserfahren | Employment Type: Vollzeit, unbefristet  

Ausschreibungsnummer:  328079
Ausschreibungsdatum:  04.06.2022
Funktionsbereich:  Information Technology
Karrierestatus:  Berufserfahren
Anstellungsverhältis:  Vollzeit, unbefristet
Voraussichtliche Reisetätigkeit:  0 - 10%

Walldorf, DE, 69190

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