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Security (Senior/ Expert) (f/m/d): Root Cause Analysis (T3/T4) Job

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Date: Oct 19, 2020

City: Walldorf, BW, DE, 69190

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 260612
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Location: Walldorf
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: 
Part time or Regular Full Time



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Summary/ Role Information: 

The SAP Product Security Response Team is a dynamic international organization comprising experienced security experts that manage the disclosure of vulnerabilities reported by independent security researchers, customers, partners together with engineering teams across SAP.

As part of this global team you’ll be involved in projects and services that include:

  • Evangelize Root Cause Analysis of critical security vulnerabilities 
  • Produce a systematic, quantified and documented approach to the identification, understanding and resolution of underlying causes of Product Security Incidents
  • Be a driver of utilizing the learnings by educating stakeholders and by ensuring improvements in tools/processes within the Secure Software Development Lifecycle and the Root Cause Analysis methodology
  • Combine technical expertise with experience in managing complex situations to communicate with security researchers, customers and SAP’s support organizations on confidential and sensitive disclosures
  • Consult development teams on possible solutions with empowerment to drive the delivery of security fixes 
  • Support SAP Global Security leadership, Global Legal and Communications teams about security advisory details 


Experience/ Role Requirements: 

  • Bachelor or higher in computer sciences, information systems or similar. Security certifications (CISSP, CISA, CCSK, CSA, etc.) are an advantage
  • At least 5 years of experience in functions related to secure application development, operation or data protection with solid understanding of SAP application and infrastructural components 
  • At least 8 years experience in development, project management, quality management or support
  • Exposure to SAP's policies, standards and frameworks for secure application development, operation and data protection, risk management and supplier service procurement is an advantage
  • Proven expertise at aligning the interests of multiple organizations in resolving complex problems is a distinct advantage


About the team/ Brand/ Line of Business:

SAP Product Security Response Team manages a responsible disclosure of vulnerabilities reported by external security research companies, and defines the corporate strategy on security correction development and disclosures.




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