Senior IT Security Specialist (m/f) Job


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Within the Products & Innovation (P & I) board area, SAP Global Security (SGS) has been established under leadership of SAP’s Chief Security Officer. SGS is structured in the units Physical Security, Secure Operations, Secure Development, Incident Response / Cyber Security, Program Management & Communication.

The Corporate IT Security Team, which is part of the Secure Operations unit, has the following primary objectives:

Ensuring the secure and compliant operations of SAP’s corporate business systems
Definition of Security Measures & Architecture Framework
Security Advisories for IT related projects
Maintenance and definition of IT Standards, Directives & Procedures
Support as part of Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) for IT Security and Compliance topics
Ensuring ISO and PCI Compliance for Corporate Demands

Joining the SAP Global Security Team, you will have the opportunity to:

Become an expert and gain real-life experience in information security
Wide range of opportunities for personal development and professional experience. Knowledge and experience exchange sessions.
Be part of an organization with many experienced professionals in the area of IT security
Support, consult and interact with stakeholders, partners and customers
Great team with self-motivated colleagues

For the Corporate IT Security Team, we are searching for an Senior IT Security Specialist who will be in charge to support SAP’s IT Teams with state of the art security architectural guidance and consulting including compliance and technical security measures especially in the area of IT system hardening and compliance verification. This will be done in close alignment with SAP’s IT-operating organizations to continuously improve the security level for SAP and SAP’s customers globally. Hence active collaboration and support of SAP globally during implementation of security improvements is a key task.



As Senior IT Security Specialist, you'll be responsible to:

Support and consult SAP’s IT projects and teams to drive security improvements and changes into the organization
Define, manage & derive IT security requirements
Provide professional advice to internal and external parties
Manage and drive the creation of mitigation plans and follow up their implementation.
Manage & conduct internal and external IT security audits / penetration tests and ensure effectiveness of such reviews.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Personality requirements and skills


Required skills

Graduate in Computer Science, Software engineering or equivalent
Very good Theoretical & practical knowledge in the area of IT Security.
Good Theoretical & practical knowledge in the area of IT System Operations
Good knowledge on IT infrastructure technologies, such as operating systems and network technologies
Good knowledge in one or more modern programming or scripting languages like Go, Ruby, Python, Java, JavaScript, PowerShell
Quick Learner, passionate, motivated and self-managed
Very good spoken and written English and Czech
Strong communication skills in English and Czech
Experience with automation tools like Ansible, Puppet, Chef etc.
Fluent level of Czech language

Preferred skill

Experience with cloud infrastructures and services e.g. Microsoft Azure, OpenStack or Amazon Web Services Hands-on experience in the area of security hacking or penetration testing is a plus
A professional certification e.g. CISSP or CISA is very beneficial
Knowledge of regulatory requirements for IT Security (e.g. ISO 27001, SOX) is a plus
Knowledge in software security (authentication mechanisms, cryptography, system and network security, security breaches…) is an advantage
German Skills is a plus


At least 4-6 years professional experience in the field of Information Technology (preferably IT security)


Brief description of the company

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.

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3999 West Chester Pike Newtown Square, Pennsy
ID: 3281288   Datum zveřejnění: 8.1.2018