Government Security Officer

Bengaluru, IN, 560066

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What you’ll do


The SAP Government Security unit is looking for a Senior Security Officer who will manage security projects and contribute to the expansion of capabilities that address the unique requirements of security-sensitive organizations across public sector and regulated industry in India. You will build strong relationships with internal delivery, operations, and support teams, and with government authorities. You will collaborate with customer security teams, employees, and partners to establish a shared understanding of requirements, support customer engagements and deliver results. Being accountable for ensuring strict compliance with applicable government regulations and unique customer security requirements, you will implement security projects and controls either as a project lead or as an individual contributor on a matrixed delivery team.


Core responsibilities include:

  • Support government security requirements for all SAP entities in India.
  • Support the fulfillment of government security and regulatory requirements in government, public sector, and highly regulated industries across consulting, sales, pre-sales, and other market unit teams.
  • Play a leading role in the secure development of technological solutions for Digital Sovereignty including Cloud Data Protection Architectures, Data Security, Accountability, and Privacy Technologies
  • Produce and maintain high-quality documentation critical to security certification.
  • Maintain internal reporting and ensure employees receive mandatory security briefings
  • Support the APJ Government Security team and participate in global alignment activities 
  • Develop effective reports and visualizations for management and external stakeholders
  • Manage information and drive improvement in information management lifecycles
  • Be a member of SAP India’s Government Security team and serve as an Alternate Company Security Officer (ACSO)
  • Maximize your potential, grow your professional network, continuously learn, and build a unique understanding of software delivery models in government and regulated industry.

What you bring        


You are a self-starting, resilient, goal-oriented individual eager to learn and contribute on a broader team. You embody a positive can-do attitude, are team oriented, open minded, always curious and have a passion for solving problems. You like to work on meaningful projects and are energized by working across diverse teams. You have an interest in developing and growing your security and compliance knowledge and experience in a global company that is enabling some of the most security conscious organizations in the world.  

  • Bachelor's degree as a minimum (or comparable certification/in-firm training/experience) in Information Technology, Cyber Security, Information Systems, Computer Science, Security, Business, Public Policy, International Affairs, Government Relations, or related discipline/academic program.
  • Significant experience delivering projects related to technology and/or information management
  • Experience with Business Analyst, Project Management, Security Management, and/or Information Management roles  
  • Experience with IaaS/PaaS/SaaS cloud technology such as OpenStack, AWS, Google, Azure, or SAP
  • Experience implementing and/or managing security controls
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and ability to lead and influence
  • Working knowledge of government security regulations
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and a high degree of personal initiative 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments
  • Display a high degree of integrity, discretion and professionalism when exposed to sensitive information
  • Confident written and oral communication skills, including presenting to groups of people
  • Working knowledge and understanding of government security processes
  • Self-starter and comfortable initiating and building government relationships
  • Former government employee is a plus
  • Able to both work within a team and as an individual contributor
  • The successful candidate must have the ability to successfully obtain and maintain a government security clearance


Meet the team

The SAP Government Security unit is part of the SAP CEO Board Area and has a mandate to ensure strict fulfillment of regulatory obligations in the context of various contract security programs world-wide. The global SAP Government Security team focuses on security obligations and risks associated with federal, provincial, municipal, and highly regulated industry customers with special security requirements.


We build breakthroughs together

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.

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:
For SAP employees: Only permanent roles are eligible for the SAP Employee Referral Program, according to the eligibility rules set in the SAP Referral Policy. Specific conditions may apply for roles in Vocational Training.

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.
Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Requisition ID: 385826  | Work Area: Administration  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.

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Tags: Analytics AWS Azure Clearance Cloud Compliance Computer Science ERP IaaS OpenStack PaaS Privacy SaaS SAP Security Clearance

Perks/benefits: Career development Flex hours Team events

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: India
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