SAP NS2 Cyber Defense Sr. Specialist – Virtual

at SAP
Published July 26, 2023
Location Herndon, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


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**Company Description:**

SAP is the global market leader for business software and related services. SAP National Security Services Inc. (SAP NS2) is an independent U.S. subsidiary, offering SAP solutions with specialized levels of security and support to meet the requirements of U.S. national security and critical infrastructure customers.

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Cyber Security Analyst with a strong technical background and excellent communication skills. The ideal candidate will act as the subject matter expert identifying and solutioning complex vulnerability management solutions across NS2 Lines of Business (LOB). The candidate should have a strong background in Risk Management Framework principals and System Administration, to include but not limited too; Tenable and STIG scanning experience, a firm understanding of SCCM and patch management, vulnerability management with hands on keyboard experience remediating findings, and the ability to identify scan findings and provide detailed remediation guidance to operations team members. The candidate should also possess a thorough understanding of Cloud technologies, as well as experience with automation concepts and technologies.


Cyber Security Analyst for the NS2 Cloud and NS2 Corporate environments

Lead analysis of exploited vulnerabilities reported across all NS2 LOB

Review and provide technical guidance to members of the Operations and Managed Cloud

Delivery Teams

Develop and oversee implementation of security solutions that reduce risk and meet the

organization's security requirements

Work closely with cross-functional teams, including automation, operations, compliance, and

security monitoring, to ensure the implementation of robust security controls

Provide technical guidance to ensure the security of NS2 cloud and corporate infrastructure

Stay up to date with emerging security threats and technologies and provide recommendations

for improvement

Develop and maintain security-related documentation, policies, and procedures


Ability to communicate complex technical issues quickly and effectively to non-technical


Understanding/work experience with different attack vectors such as vulnerability

exploitation, buffer overflow, DDOS, Remote Code Execution, Privilege Escalation, SQL


Experience with Active Directory, Windows, or Linux system administration

Strong security-focused systems background in on-premise, hybrid, or cloud environments

Knowledge of technologies and regulatory requirements/security standards such as

FedRAMP along with best practices such as NIST Cybersecurity Frameworks: NIST 800-171,

NIST 800-53, ISO 27001-27002 and other applicable security laws

Effective time management and prioritization skills

Ability to work and deliver high quality results under pressure

Highly experienced in all facets of network and information security, including Firewalls,

SSL Certificate management, vulnerability analysis and mitigation, and other topics as


Ability to manage expectations with multiple stakeholders on projects and programs in

conjunction with information security team

Demonstrated personal integrity, the ability to professionally handle confidential matters and

exhibit the appropriate level of judgment and decision making commensurate with the

position and responsibilities

**Desired Skills and Education:**

Bachelor's degree in a technical field, (e.g., Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field)

preferred but not required for candidates with relevant experience


5 years' of experience in a Vulnerability Management or System Administrator roles

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SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.

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SAPs culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone regardless of background feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.

SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility 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: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].

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**EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability**

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

**Compensation Range Transparency** : SAPbelieves the value of pay transparency contributes towards an honest and supportive culture and is a significant step toward demonstrating SAPs commitment to pay equity. SAP provides the annualized compensation range inclusive of base salary and variable incentive target for the career level applicable to the posted role. The targeted combined range for this position is 126000 - 214400 USD.The actual amount to be offered to the successful candidatewill be within that range, dependent upon the key aspects of each case which may include education, skills,experience, scope ofthe role, location, etc. as determinedthrough theselection process. Any SAP variable incentive includes a targeted dollar amount and any actual payout amount is dependent on company and personal performance. Please reference this link for a summary of SAP benefits and eligibility requirements: SAP North America Benefits ( .

Requisition ID: 376899 | Work Area: Information Technology | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time | Additional Locations: #LI-Remote