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Senior Cyber Threat Hunter

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We help the world run better

At SAP, we enable you to bring out your best. Our company culture is focused on collaboration and a shared passion to help the world run better. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from.

**About Us:**

Founded in 1972 in Germany, SAP stands as a global leader in enterprise software and cloud technology, serving businesses of all sizes across various industries. Renowned for its innovative solutions, SAP provides a comprehensive suite of software applications ranging from ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) and CRM (Customer Relationship Management) to analytics and supply chain management. With a customer-centric approach, SAP empowers organizations to streamline operations, drive efficiency, and gain valuable insights to make informed business decisions. Through its robust cloud platform, SAP offers scalable and agile solutions that enable businesses to adapt to evolving market demands and digital transformations seamlessly. With a steadfast commitment to innovation and excellence, SAP continues to shape the future of technology and remains a trusted partner for businesses worldwide.

SAP is seeking a Senior Cyber Threat Hunt analyst to run a world-class capability focusing on the most advanced and persistent threats SAP faces today. The Cyber Threat Hunt capability is aligned to SAP's Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) team and is an intelligence driven capability focusing on identifying adversary behavioral tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs). The position of Senior Threat Hunter is responsible for analyzing and correlating large data sets to uncover novel threats and attack techniques that may be present within SAP's diverse and dynamic environments. This role is also tasked with collaborating with peers in Detection Engineering and Security Engineering as well as operational support teams in the wider SAP Global Security and Compliance (SGSC) organization.

As a Senior Cyber Threat Hunter at SAP you will serve as the capability lead and proactively identify opportunities to develop analytical methods to detect advanced threat actors who utilize emerging tactics and techniques. In support of this mission, the role will also include developing and documenting new and innovative threat hunt hypotheses to increase the team's ability to find existing threats that are otherwise going unidentified or undetected. The role will also be expected to actively share knowledge and mentor more junior members of the cyber intelligence and cyber threat hunt teams. Lastly, this role requires a consummate team player willing to go above and beyond in delivering a world class cyber threat hunt capability in support of SAP and its global business.

**Key Responsibilities:**

1. **Proactive Threat Hunting:** Demonstrate ability to author custom detection analytics used to hunt behavioral TTPs identified via hypothesis generation and informed by actionable cyber threat intelligence.

2. **SIEM & Hunt Platform Expertise:** Leverage Splunk and various multi-data hunt platforms to perform in-depth analysis of security logs, events, and alerts to uncover anomalous behavior and potential security breaches.

3. **Security Data & Logging:** Display expert knowledge of security technologies, including for cloud environments, and related data sets that enable cyber threat hunt operations including EDR, DNS, OS, AV, etc.

4. **Data Management:** Direct experience working with large and complex datasets and log analysis tools including but not limited to: Splunk, Python, Pandas, SQL, Hadoop, Hue.

5. **Incident Response Support:** Collaborate with incident response teams to investigate and respond to security incidents promptly and effectively.

6. **Stakeholder Engagement:** Liaise with numerous stakeholders across a multitude of lines of business (LOB) cognizant of the unique security and data considerations of each customer while delivering the Cyber Threat Hunt service.

7. **Tool Development:** Develop and maintain custom scripts, queries, and detection rules to enhance threat hunting capabilities and improve overall detection efficacy.

8. **Threat Intelligence Integration:** Integrate threat intelligence reporting and feeds into the threat hunting process as well as an operational understanding of the Mitre ATT&CK framework and its application to cyber threat hunting.

9. **Documentation and Reporting:** Document findings, analysis, and recommendations in clear and concise reports for both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

10. **Global Workforce:** Ability to navigate and work effectively across a complex, geographically dispersed organization.


1. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field (or equivalent work experience).

2. Minimum of 7 years of experience in cybersecurity, with a focus on threat hunting, incident response, digital forensics, and/or cyber threat intelligence.

3. Proven expertise in utilizing Splunk for log analysis, data visualization, and custom query development.

4. Strong understanding of SIEM technologies and their role in cybersecurity operations.

5. Experience with scripting languages such as SPL, Python, PowerShell, or Bash for automation and tool development.

6. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen eye for detail.

7. Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively interact with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

8. Relevant certifications such as Splunk Certified User/Power User, GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), or equivalent certifications are a plus.

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:

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.

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 124700 - 212200(CAD) CAD. 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:

Requisition ID: 398644 | Work Area: Information Technology | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time | Additional Locations: Virtual - USA #LI-Hybrid

Requisition ID: 398644

Posted Date: Jun 26, 2024

Work Area: Information Technology

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6B 1A9

About SAP

As a market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, 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 more than 296,000 customers in 190 countries to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.



Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-10

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