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Cyber Security Investigator Job

Cyber Security Investigator Job

Cyber Security Investigator Job

Date: Jul 5, 2018

City: Palo Alto, CA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 164678
Work Area: Information Technology
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
Career Level: T2
Recruiter Name: Michelle Bryant



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.

The SAP Cyber Defense and Response Center is part of the SAP Global Security Organization within the Product & Innovation board area.
SAP Cyber Defense and Response Center enables us to build up digital resilience and appropriate response measures to counter threats against our company. Within our global security framework, Cyber Defense and Response Center activities cover operational tasks within threat prevention, detection and response. This allows us to build the necessary resilience and defensive measures to keep up with fast-changing and steadily growing external threats.

SAP Cyber Defense and Response Center helps to ensure the continuous delivery of our products and services for our customers, while preserving the security properties, availability, integrity and confidentiality.

As an investigator and case manager, you will help providing the appropriate response to security incidents and support in the analysis process of security events. You will be responsible for managing the root-cause analysis, developing the mitigation and response plans as well as driving the operational tasks to implement these plans. You will be managing communication between internal and external organizations to stay in close alignment with other involved teams and processes.


  • Take responsibility for the outcomes of your assigned projects and tasks
  • Independently/autonomously solve complex technical tasks
  • Work on large complex activities using your creativity, professional expertise, and specialist knowledge to deliver high quality results/solutions
  • Collaborate in designing long-term concepts
  • Work in a global team collaborating with your colleagues and support where necessary
  • Maintain partnerships and build contacts/network with internal and external partners
  • Support in audits and certifications (ISO/SOC)
  • Maintain and execute the security incident management process
  • Perform root-cause analysis
  • Perform security incident documentation and communication
  • Participate in on-call rotation


  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) required, Master’s degree is a plus, international degrees preferred


  • Professional fluency in English required, German or other languages a plus
  • Advanced IT security knowledge (system and network security)
  • Advanced IT knowledge (Operating systems, networking, databases)
  • Knowledge of office collaboration tools and IT security tools
  • Scripting language knowledge is beneficial
  • Strong foundation in norms and standards (ISO 27001, 27035, …)
  • Accuracy and diligence in process execution, attention to detail is critical
  • Analytical thinker


  • 2-5 years full-time experience in the field of Information Technology (preferably IT security)




To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: or , APJ: , EMEA: ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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