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Associate Development Architect (f/m/d) for S/4HANA Application Security Job

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Date: Oct 21, 2020

City: Walldorf, BW, DE, 69190

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 252441
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Location: Walldorf
Expected Travel: 0 - 20%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time




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The Role
As an Associate Application Security Architect (f/m/d), you will contribute and support the implementation of future security capabilities for S/4HANA and S/4HANA Industry Solutions like S/4HANA Finance.
You will translate security requirements expressed by our customers and imposed by legislation or other mandatory compliance rules into security concepts and features built into SAP’s core ERP product.
You will interact with SAP’s central architectural teams, with our developers and SAP’s Product Management to translate new requirements into technical defined solution features. You will encompass the implementation by the various solutions.
This ranges from security features related to new configuration parameters, solution hardening, authorization concepts and new cloud related security frameworks. 
You will collaborate with the S/4HANA Cloud Delivery / Operations organizations to ensure a consistent security level of the whole solution reaching from application security aspects, over SAP Cloud Platform and ABAP platform security configurations, to the secure development aspects interconnecting with secure operations.

Role Requirements

  • Experience as an SAP architect in on-premise and cloud environments with focus security
  • Good knowledge in SAP on-premise, cloud technologies and solutions
  • Strong security mindset
  • Experience in Threat Modeling, Security Testing or Security Quality Assurance
  • Technical skills and experience with either S/4HANA, ABAP Platform or Frontend technologies like Fiori
  • Knowledge of S/4HANA Industry Solutions is a plus
  • Knowledge of operational security and infrastructure security is a plus
  • Knowledge of compliance and regulatory requirements for IT Security (e.g. ISO 27001, SOC1, SOC2) is a plus
  • Very good communication skills, specifically presentation and moderation of meetings.
  • Proactive behavior, high willingness to learn and the ability to drive in challenging projects.
  • Fluent written and spoken German and English

Work Experience
Proven security experience in development, architectural roles or technical administration with a focus on SAP’s on-premise and cloud solution.

Minimum of 3-4 years working experience in a security architecture role.
About the team
The S/4HANA Application Security team is defining and driving the security for the next generation ERP, built for the digital era, consuming intelligent technologies to run in the cloud or on premise. 
The team’s mission is to ensure that SAP S/4HANA and the S/4HANA Industry solutions continues to set the standard for security for ERP systems which our customers run their core business services on. As such the team is central in the S/4HANA development process and highly connected with the various stakeholders within the SAP organization and beyond, including external stakeholders and our customers.

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