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Cyber Security Design Senior Specialist (f/m/d) Job

Walldorf, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Requisition ID: 263303
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:
The Cyber Security Design Senior Specialist (f/m/d) for Compute is a foundational role within the Defensive Architecture Team in the Global Cyber Defense & Design department and will take on a key role defining the strategic direction for Compute Security Architecture Design cross SAP. 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.
As Cyber Security Design Senior Specialist (f/m/d) for Compute you will:

  • Define & manage IT security requirements and security reference architecture especially for the area of compute security
  • Provide strategic technical and architectural compute security guidance to the Global Security organization, product and project teams and functional organizations
  • Design and drive integration of security models and capabilities
  • Lead technical defense-in-depth reviews to evaluate and identify opportunities to enhance compute security controls across the estate
  • Define future state end-to-end compute security architectures to advance security capabilities and provide detailed hardening procedures
  • Evaluate new technologies, processes, standards, and frameworks on an ongoing basis
  • Build strong relationships with peers and stakeholders across the organization

Experience (Role Requirements):

  • In-Depth of experience with Microsoft Windows 10, Microsoft Windows Server 2016 / 2019, Apple MacOS and Linux/ Unix operating system distributions.
  • Hands-on experience with Apple iOS and Google Android
  • Knowledge of industry good practice related to operating system hardening standards
  • Knowledge of Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), Microsoft Intunes and Jamf PRO / PROTECT
  • Demonstrated experience with scripting / automation
  • 5+ years in an information security technology role
  • Advanced knowledge in Hypervisor / Virtualization / Container technologies is a plus
  • Advanced knowledge in public cloud architectures is a plus
  • Strong security mindset, both from a technological and threat landscape aspect
  • Strong innovative and critical thinker, with the drive and commitment to stay up to date on current technology, as well as industry best practices and procedures
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (in English and German)





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