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Cyber Security (Senior) Specialist (f/m/d) - Hyperscaler / Cloud Network Security

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Date: Jan 2, 2021

City: Walldorf, BW, DE, 69190

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 271371
Work Area: Information Technology
Location: Walldorf
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type:
Part time or Regular Full Time



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Summary & Role Information:

As Cyber Security (Senior) Specialist (f/m/d) you will:

  • Define & maintain IT security requirements and Security Reference Architectures
  • Provide technical and architectural security guidance to the SAP Global Security organization, product-/ project teams and functional organizations
  • Provide professional advice to internal and external parties
  • Extend the reach of new or existing communities inside and outside SAP
  • Lead technical defense-in-depth reviews to evaluate and identify opportunities to enhance security controls
  • Evaluate and/or design new technologies, processes, standards, and frameworks on an ongoing basis
  • Build strong relationships with peers and stakeholders across the organization


Experience/ Role Requirements:

  • 5+ years in an information (security) technology or information (security) architecture role
    • Several years of relevant professional experience in 
    • enterprise network design and operations in a global and software-defined Networking (SDN) environment
    • network monitoring, and the tools needed to effectively monitor a network
    • network security including IDS, IPS, DDoS, Firewalls, and other distributed attack schemes
  • understanding of cloud offerings of the major hyperscalers (AWS, Azure, GCP) and their cloud infrastructure
  • Security Certifications a plus: CISSP, CCNA/CCNP Security
  • Quick Learner, passionate, motivated and self-managed
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong security mindset, both from a technological and threat landscape aspect
  • Validated analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Strong innovative and critical thinker, with the drive and commitment to stay up to date with current technology, as well as industry best practices and procedures




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