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Cloud Security Expert


The cloud delivery organization behind SAP’s “Beyond CRM” strategy is seeking a committed engineer who is excited to join us in tackling the challenges of rapid growth and success in the space of Customer Engagement & Commerce.

Working as a peer in a team of passionate and smart leaders in areas such as Architecture, Infrastructure, DevOps and Support, the ideal candidate will apply entrepreneurial spirit to own security strategy, implementation and operations of the portfolio of cloud services. The Cloud Security Expert will report to the Global Head, Strategic Programs & Projects, CEC Cloud Services & Support. He will be the security responsible for a variety of tasks of the thrilling portfolio of CEC Cloud Services.

  • Own responsibility for developing, implementing and administrating technical security standards, as well as a suite of security services and tools to address and mitigate security risk
  • Examine impacts of new technologies on the organizations overall information security and establish processes to review implementation of new technologies to ensure security compliance
  • Lead the development and implementation of effective policies and practices to secure protected and sensitive data, ensure information security and compliance with relevant legislation and legal interpretation
  • Develop a strategy for dealing with audits, compliance checks and external assessment processes for internal/external auditors, PCI, SOC II
  • Create education and awareness programs and advise operating units at all levels on security issues, best practices, and vulnerabilities
  • Act as primary control point during significant information security incidents
  • Evaluate, understand and communicate the business impact of standard and non-standard customer security related requests to executives both internal and external
  • Significant experience with communication to non-technical people both internal and external


Required skills

  • M.Sc. in Computer Science, SW Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience with web-based applications and/or web services-based applications (Java, ABAP)
  • Solid knowledge of security attack methodologies, tools and processes
  • Strong interest in working with latest cutting edge digital technologies in a fast-paced and multi-tasking environment
  • Technical proficiency in order to engage in discussions with different stakeholders at all levels (e.g. managers, developers, customers)
  • Experience with identifying and leveraging industry and internal best practices to continuously improve security systems and investigation techniques
  • English (business fluent, written and spoken)

Preferred skills

  • Practical experience within cloud business environment
  • Additional knowledge in different security disciplines is more than welcome (e.g. information security, cyber-risk and vulnerability assessments, threat analysis, etc.)
  • Experience as a successful leader overseeing international locations
  • Advanced security certification (I.E. CISSP or CISM)
  • German language skills (written and spoken)


Up to 6-8 years of experience in professional cloud security handling, including some:

  • Hands-on experience in advanced threat detection, exploitation, and industry toolsets to identify the technical risks through conventional and non-conventional techniques
  • Prior experience in designing and implementing a range of security policies, processes and technologies
  • Strong security experience in developing and leading large corporate security, risk management, and other related programs’


Willingness to travel is required as the product is delivered from multiple international locations.

Are you interested?