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Date: Jan 4, 2018

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, BW, DE

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 164797 
Work Area: Information Technology 
Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot
Expected Travel: 0 - 10% 
Career Status: Early Talent 
Employment Type: Regular Full Time 


SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.

As the cloud company powered by SAP HANA®, SAP is a market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP applications and services enable our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

At SAP, we believe in the power of collaboration and empower our employees to perform at their best in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. You’ll work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, while turning big ideas into reality for our customers. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you’ll be able to get more out of your career. It’s no wonder that some of the sharpest minds from around the world are working for a company that is consistently recognized as a global top employer.

Now it’s your turn to take the next step and help make the world Run Simple.

Within the SAP Global Security (SGS) organization the department Cloud Security (CS) is globally responsible for the IT Security Framework of SAP´s Cloud (incl. S/4HANA, HEC, SFSF, HCP etc.).CS provides strategic Cloud security & compliance direction and operational advisory services to enable SAP to be the best-run Enterprise Cloud Company.
CS will act internally and externally as the trusted partner & advisor for IT security and compliance matters.
The primary objectives of CS are

  • To protect SAP´s Cloud & IT resources
  • To ensure, secure and stable operations of SAP´s and our customer´s systems in the SAP Cloud.

Based on business requirement the Cloud Security Early Talent would support to define state of the art security architecture including compliance and technical security measures for SAP Cloud solutions as well as for Build Systems used for Source Code development. This will be done in close alignment with SAP’s Cloud-operating organizations and corresponding development units to continuously improve the security level for SAP and SAP’s cloud customers globally. Hence active collaboration and support of SAP globally during implementation of security improvements is a key task.


  • Perform internal audits as co-auditor to continuously improve the security measures of SAP´s Build Systems
  • Continuously support to improve and refine SAP’S SGS Cloud Security architecture with a focus on cloud applications and Build Systems (Source Code development)
  • Support Audit Management for external Hacking Simulations (plan, organize, coordinate and track audit findings)
  • Actively collaborate with and support SAP's Cloud-operating organizations to drive security improvements
  • Support validation activities for SAP’s cloud IT projects, corresponding system landscapes and solutions

Required skills

  • University degree or comparable educational background in Computer Science, IT or related fields
  • Strong communication skills in German & English are a requirement
  • Security knowledge in Application Security (ABAP, HANA, JAVA…) and Infrastructure Security
  • Basic knowledge in IT enterprise operation and IT infrastructure technologies (operating systems, databases and network technologies with a special focus on cloud technologies, cloud operations and orchestration technologies)
  • Understanding of software development processes – implementation, testing, quality assurance and release cycles
  • Understanding of Source Code management systems/repositories (Perforce, BitBucket, Github, etc.)
  • Good analytical skills in analyzing and assessing development processes from the Source Workbench/IDE to software release
  • Proactive behavior, high willingness to learn and the ability to drive in challenging projects
  • Result orientation and execution focus
  • Demand for a challenging position with the chance to develop your own ideas

Preferred skills

  • Basic knowledge of security hacking techniques, penetration testing is preferred
  • Experience in the field of providing and supporting software build infrastructure is an advantage
  • A professional certification e.g. CISSP or CISA is very beneficial

Graduates welcome! Ideally 0-2 years experience in the area of IT security management/IT Security/Security Architecture or Software Development. Experience in risk management, consulting or audits is an advantage.




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