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Web Application Security Specialist (f/m/d) within Intelligent Enterprise Solutions (IES)

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Date: Feb 25, 2021

City: Walldorf, BW, DE

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 266124
Work Area: Information Technology
Location: Walldorf or any other location within SAP organisation possible
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: 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.


The purpose of IES as part of the Board Area IEG is to deliver and run the Intelligent Enterprise. Strategic Central Services (SCS) delivers central services to the CIO, the IT Leadership Team and the entire IT Services organization. 

We are looking for a Web Application Security Specialist to consider security demands adequately.

You will:

  • Support and guide the web app development teams on secure practices.
  • Support central IES security team for all matters related to cloud platform / apps security.
  • Stay up-to-date with current design of security governance model for Cloud Platform secure app development.
  • Drive change and enablement to prevent delivery of vulnerable solutions to production.
  • Acts as the ambassador and technical representative for central security team while engaging with other (senior) technical leaders throughout organization in design and implementation of cloud and cloud/hybrid-based implementations and solutions. 
  • Provide security advice in support of application development, infrastructure, and enterprise technology projects.
  • Provide security expertise and perform as trusted advisor regarding all security matters
  • Support development of prototypes as proof-of-concept for technical security decisions
  • Identify and support the core modernization initiatives to improve and automate security
  • Provide training and mentoring to colleagues in the IES team

Role Requirements:

  • 2+ years’ experience in dev security with a strong background in application dev and design or vice versa 
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related discipline
  • Strong background in infrastructure security / application security, data protection, secure software development and software engineering
  • Excellent proven software architecture, design and development skills
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Deep understanding of security requirements and capability of translating them for developer needs. 
  • Knowledge and experience with agile development (DevOps and/or DevSecOps)
  • Fluent in English; German of high advantage





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A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

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