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(Senior) Security Developer (f/m/d) SAP Data Intelligence Job

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Date: Oct 16, 2020

City: Walldorf, BW, DE, 69190

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 262390
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Location: Walldorf
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Part Time or Regular Full Time


SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.


Our team has the mission to design and develop a massively scalable, multi-tenant aware and extremely fast data management system in the cloud which solves today’s data integration challenges. Our data management platform serves a multitude of different and exciting use cases from Data Warehouses, Business Planning, Machine Learning and IoT. Central part of the system is an infrastructure for data-flow execution based on containers and Kubernetes. We are looking for a (senior) developer strengthen the SAP Data Intelligence Core team.


We are looking for a security (senior) developer with a strong software security background to bring their expertise to the SAP Data Management team.
As a security (senior) developer, you will be responsible to design, code, test, and assure the quality of complex product features in the Data Intelligence Core Data Platform. You will build a generic and re-usable system that runs complex data processing and data integration pipelines on a Kubernetes-based platform. We expect you to drive security and development topics with a high level of quality, speed, reliability, and efficiency, cloud first. Because we build a sophisticated complex product, you will not only interact and collaborate with your direct team members, but also with stakeholders, other development teams, and functional areas in our organization.

Your tasks and responsibilities will be:

  • Guide the development units in developing distributed systems, that comply with SAP Product Standard Security, and that are secure in their design, implementation and operation
  • Contribution of security architecture concepts, guidelines and best practices
  • Guiding of the team on Data Protection and Privacy architecture concepts
  • Organization of penetration tests and analysis of their results
  • Education of engineering teams about secure software development
  • Close collaboration with different stakeholders, such as product management, architects, product owners and developers to deploy new security-related features and processes across the organization 


Required skills:

  • Very good university degree in computer science or related fields
  • Excellent foundation and in-depth technical knowledge of security engineering, authentication and security protocols, applied cryptography, secure operations
  • Strong competencies in data structure, algorithms, and software design
  • Solid programming skills in one or more of Go, Python, Java, C++, C#
  • Offensive security skills
  • Excellent communication skills (English / German)

Preferred skills:

  • Programming skills in Python as well as good knowledge of container technologies ( such as Docker, Kubernetes), design patterns and object-oriented programming and cloud scale distributed systems
  • Experience on cloud providers, such as SAP Cloud Platform, AWS, Azure, GCP
  • Advanced knowledge of networking protocols – TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of authentication protocols and applied cryptography – PKI, SAML, OAuth2, SSL/TLS
  • Experience with state-of-the-art development tools – Git, Github, Jira, etc.
  • Knowledge of security and data privacy standards like ISO 27001, NIST CSF, GDPR, etc.
  • Security Certifications a plus: CISSP, OSCP, CISSAP, CEH, GCFA, GCFE, GWEB, CCNA/CCNP Security


At least 3 years as a Software Developer.


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