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SAP NS2 Security Engineering ISSE Manager - Hybrid / Herndon



Herndon, VA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

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SAP NS2 Security Engineering - ISSE Manager - Hybrid

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.

This position requires access to customer data. Must be a U.S. citizen; SAP NS2 does not offer Visa sponsorships for this role.

All internals must have manager’s approval to transfer.

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Security Engineering Manager with a strong technical background and excellent communication skills to lead our security engineering team.This position will be a combination of hybrid and remote work with approximately three days a week in the Herndon NS2 office. The ideal candidate should have experience leading remote teams, developing and honing internal technical processes, and mentoring/developing junior talent. A strong background in on-premise, hybrid, and cloud systems engineering with exposure to container and container-orchestration technologies and automation concepts and technologies is preferred.


• Lead the Security Engineering teams for the NS2 Cloud and NS2 Corporate environments

• Provide technical guidance and mentorship to members of the Security Engineering teams

• Oversee the design, development, and implementation of security solutions that 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

• Ensure the security of NS2 cloud and corporate infrastructure and provide guidance on implementation of security best practices

• 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 quickly and effectively communicate complex technical issues to non-technical stakeholders

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

• Proficiency with Windows and Linux operating systems

• 3 years of hands-on experience deploying solutions and services in AWS Cloud

• Solid understanding of container and container orchestration technologies

• Strong grasp on CI/CD concepts and familiarity with the implementation and deployment of automation technologies such as terraform and ansible

• Effective time management and prioritization skills

• Ability to work and deliver high quality results under pressure

• Familiarity with NIST 800-53 and NIST 800-171 control families is a plus

• Operational experience with Azure or Google Cloud Platform a plus

• 5+ years' of experience in an systems or security engineering roles

• Minimum of 2 years' experience leading a technical team or performing in a technical lead capacity is required

• 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:

• 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

• CISSP, CISM, CCSP, AWS Solutions Architect, AWS SysOps Administrator, AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, AWS Certified Security - Specialty, Certified Kubernetes Administrator, RedHat Certified Engineer

Bring out your best

SAP innovations help more than four hundred thousand 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 two hundred million users and more than one hundred thousand 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, you can bring out your best.

We win with inclusion

SAP’s 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:
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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: SAP believes the value of pay transparency contributes towards an honest and supportive culture and is a significant step toward demonstrating SAP’s 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 145000 - 246400(USD) USD. The actual amount to be offered to the successful candidate will be within that range, dependent upon the key aspects of each case which may include education, skills, experience, scope of the role, location, etc. as determined through the selection 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: 395780 | Work Area:Information Technology | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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