SAP EMEA Operations Security Engineer Job in Budapest, Hungary

Requisition ID: 177390

Work Area: Information Technology

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.


The HCM Cloud Service Delivery and Operations (SDO) Regional EMEA Operations Security Engineer is part of the team overseeing all operational security and compliance activities across 12 Global Data Centers. Role is to ensure compliance and adherence to SAP and SuccessFactors Security policy and operational requirements for the SAP HCM Cloud Delivery and platforms. The team is responsible to design, develop and deploy security solutions, and ensures the security of the platforms, and compliance to regulatory guidelines and standards (SSAE-16 SOC2, ISO 27001, PCI, EUDP/GDPR, etc).

The ideal candidate is capable of supporting a majority of the team responsibilities, can work independently, and with a minimum of supervision.


  • Work within a global team of Information Security professionals, part of the SuccessFactors Information Security Office, within the Service Delivery and Operations (SDO) organization

  • Participate in other Operation Security infrastructure management and requirements, incident response, coordination and collaboration with other teams across the enterprise

  • In close cooperation with the global Information security team, manage Information Security Office team members and subject matter experts including Operations Security, Compliance and Risk Management team members

Key skills and abilities – an ideal candidate possess a strong breadth of information security and IT skills sets:

  • Knowledge and experience in Linux / Windows System administration and Virtualization (VMware, OpenStack)

  • Knowledge and experience in network administration of switches, routers and load balancers

  • In depth understanding of security concepts, principles and practices related to server systems, OS, software applications, network, cloud and web

  • Participate in the management in SuccessFactors and SAP’s SIEM monitoring systems

  • Ability to write and perform queries, searches, alerts, reports and dashboards on security events

  • Troubleshooting missing log sources or source types

  • Broad knowledge of technology attack vectors and exploits

  • Knowledge and experience in information security technologies such as anti-virus, malware detection, firewalls, VPN, IDS, authentication and SIEM

  • Knowledge and experience in regulatory guidelines and standards, such as SSAE-16 SOC2, ISO 27001, PCI, FISMA/FedRAMP, etc.

  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects at once

  • Strong English written and verbal communication skills, including document writing and executive-level project reporting

Position Requirements:

  • Work Experience/Years, Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Information Technology or equivalent

  • Experience leading a small team

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in IT, in particular, information security technologies

  • Previous experience as a Web Systems Administrator a plus

  • Experience in information security certification and auditing is desired

  • Eager to learn and explore new information security technologies

  • Professional security certification, such as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or other similar credentials, is desired

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification a plus



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