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Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018 3:23 AM

Concur, a part of SAP, imagines the way the world should work, offering cloud-based services that make it simple to manage travel and expenses. By connecting data, applications and people, Concur delivers an effortless experience and total transparency into spend wherever and whenever it happens. Concur services adapt to individual employee preferences and scale to meet the needs of companies from small to large, so they can focus on what matters most. The company serves more than 30,000 clients representing more than 27 million users in over 150 countries.

Primary Purpose of Position:

The Principal Architect, Global Security Operations, will serve as a senior member of the Security Operations team and report to the Director, Global Security Operations. The Principal Architect is responsible for the design of security operations technology and processes and security service supporting corporate and client production service. This individual will have the opportunity to work on improving security processes and technology deployed throughout Concur's global infrastructure.

Primary Position Responsibilities:

Development, design and implementation of complex long-term security operations processes and technologies worldwide for Concur Technologies. including security controls, protocols and practices in conjunction and collaboration with security representatives throughout the company

Evaluate and develop technical and process based approaches to security challenges

Review existing infrastructure and services and make recommendations to improve the state of security

Collaborates with the Virtual Architecture team in the secure design of infrastructure services.

Works with various teams to support the operationalization and management of policies to ensure a secure operational environment for Concur.

Participates in the Security Incident and Response Management processes and technologies and provides an effective response to Concur customers for computer security incidents or concerns

Advises the support of internal IT and Hosting Operations in response to Security related incidents

Provides Forensic and legal support where required

Handles focused projects involving multiple disciplines or business units

Works independently and with management on high visible, divisional/cross-divisional complex projects

Sought as a key resource for resolution of unique or complex business problems

Advances the interest of the company by serving on teams that are external to the organization when appropriate

Participates in continuous improvement and efficiencies efforts beyond own scope of responsibility

Provide expertise in defining and improving the security of Concur products via interaction with R&D

Improve the security of Concur's information infrastructure and minimize the threat of damage resulting from intrusions

Research technology, processes and ROI factors and manage large scale projects related to security

Coordinate with Network Engineering team on technical security to network infrastructure

Evangelize new security features (based on ROI) to R&D, Corporate IT and Hosting Operations

Take an active and insightful role in group discussions

Be aware of, and comply with, all corporate policies.

Position Requirements

Minimum Job Specific Knowledge and Competencies required to do this job:

Expert understanding of security concepts, principles and practices, including fundamental knowledge of OSI model and intrusion detection

Demonstrable knowledge in advanced *NIX and Windows security administration

Experience designing, implementing, and maintaining network security and network systems including LANs/WANs/VPNs/Firewalls and IDSs

Experience with firewall/IDS installation, configuration, troubleshooting and on-going management

Experience with anti-viral software and recovery

Experience developing and implementing Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity plans

Excellent customer service skills

Excellent communication and documentation skills utilizing MS Word, MS Project, MS Excel and Visio

Ability to perform after hours, shift work, and be on call via pager during designated periods

Preferred Job Specific Knowledge and Competencies:

Experience supporting a hosted SaaS environment

Experience evaluating and developing recommendations for existing services and platforms

Experience with securing IaaS and PaaS environments

Performance Competencies required to do this job:

Communication and influence listens with objectivity and checks for understanding

Conflict management stays objective and fair in assessing different points of view

Decisiveness/Judgment demonstrates logic, rationality, and objectivity in decision making

Initiative transforms ideas or leads into productive business outcomes

Planning and organizing negotiates time frames, establishes realistic deadlines

Technical/Professional expertise effectively plan activities to align with strategic direction

Lead Competencies required to do this job:

Coaching provides challenging assignments

Leadership delegates responsibility and empowers others to make decisions and achieve results

Work Experience/Years, Education and Other Certifications:

Bachelor degree in Information Technology or related field

10+ years of experience in security operations with a sophisticated view of the current threat landscape including Botnets, Exploits, Hacktivism and Nation State Actors

12 15 years practical experience

Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP) or other security based certifications are recommended

Ability to pass a background check

Physical and Cognitive or Mental Requirements

This identification of physical and mental job requirements is conducted because of certain compliance obligations. The purpose is to identify:

The essential physical and mental requirement for this job.

How these requirements are met.

How much activity is involved in meeting the requirement

Where in what kind of physical environment-the requirements are met.

Value Competencies:

* Displays passion for & responsibility to the customer

* Hires, develops & rewards great people

* Displays leadership through innovation in everything you do

* Displays a passion for what you do and a drive to improve

* Displays a relentless commitment to win

* Displays personal & corporate integrity


Concur is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, sex, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local law. We are committed to hiring and valuing a global diverse work team.

Concur is a dynamic, growing and fast-paced organization. As such, successful employees are able to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities often times under tight deadlines. This typically requires working a 40+ hour work week to accomplish performance objectives. With that, Concur offers flexibility as to the specific working hours that may be required or available depending on your role.

Concur is a SaaS company. Employees must be technically savvy with the ability to use the computer/keyboard and telephone to conduct business. The ability to creatively problem solve to our core value of 'Leadership through innovation in everything we do'. Many positions within Concur are customer facing so written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills are required for a majority of opportunities with Concur.

Confidentiality and our core value 'Personal and corporate integrity' are critical components being that Concur is a publicly traded company and working towards building a great, enduring company.


Concur participates in E-Verify to confirm work authorization.


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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


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