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Cloud Network Senior Specialist - SAP HCM Platform Operations team

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What you’ll do:

 

As a Cloud Network Senior Specialist, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and optimizing network architectures that support multi-cloud environments. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless connectivity, security, and performance across various cloud platforms. Your expertise will be crucial in developing robust networking solutions that meet the dynamic needs of modern enterprises operating in multi-cloud environments.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Network Architecture Design: Develop comprehensive network architectures for multi-cloud environments, considering factors such as scalability, redundancy, performance, and security.
  2. Monitoring and Troubleshooting: Implement network monitoring and logging solutions to proactively identify issues, assess performance metrics, and troubleshoot connectivity problems in multi-cloud environments. Collaborate with teams to resolve incidents and implement preventive measures.
  3. Performance Optimization: Optimize network performance across multiple cloud providers by fine-tuning configurations, leveraging content delivery networks (CDNs), and implementing traffic management strategies.
  4. Automation and Orchestration: Develop automation scripts and templates to streamline network provisioning, configuration management, and monitoring tasks in multi-cloud environments. Implement orchestration tools to automate deployment workflows and ensure consistency across cloud platforms.
  5. Security Implementation: Implement robust security measures to protect multi-cloud networks from cyber threats, including firewall configurations, encryption protocols, access controls, and network segmentation.
  6. Compliance and Governance: Ensure that multi-cloud network architectures comply with industry regulations, standards, and best practices related to data privacy, security, and compliance. Implement governance frameworks to enforce policies and maintain audit trails.
  7. Cloud Integration: Design and implement network connectivity solutions to seamlessly integrate on-premises infrastructure with public, private, and hybrid cloud platforms.
  8. Vendor Evaluation and Selection: Evaluate networking technologies and vendors to find the most suitable solutions for multi-cloud environments. Conduct proof-of-concepts and make recommendations based on performance, cost-effectiveness, and alignment with business objectives.

 

What you bring:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field (Master’s degree preferred).
  • Proven experience (8 -12 years) designing and implementing network architectures for multi-cloud environments.
  • Strong understanding of network architecture principles, including high availability, fault tolerance, scalability, and disaster recovery, with a focus on multi-cloud environments.
  • In-depth knowledge of networking concepts, protocols, and technologies, including TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, VLANs, VPNs, SD-WAN, SDN, and MPLS.
  • Hands-on experience with cloud platforms such as Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP), including their networking services and features.
  • Proficiency in designing and implementing secure network architectures using industry-leading firewall solutions, such as Palo Alto Networks to enforce security policies, control traffic, and prevent threats in multi-cloud environments.
  • Familiarity with Azure-specific network features such as Azure Virtual Network (VNet), Azure ExpressRoute, Azure Load Balancer, Azure VPN Gateway, and Azure Firewall for designing and implementing network connectivity, security, and routing in Azure environments.
  • Proficiency in Google Cloud Platform (GCP) networking services and features, including GCP Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Cloud Interconnect, VPN, Cloud Load Balancing, Cloud DNS, and Cloud CDN.
  • Experience in designing and implementing network segmentation strategies, including micro-segmentation, to isolate workloads, applications, and data in multi-cloud environments.
  • Knowledge of hybrid cloud networking solutions, including hybrid connectivity options (e.g., VPN, Direct Connect, ExpressRoute) and hybrid identity management (e.g., Azure AD Connect).
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams, including cloud architects, security engineers, DevOps engineers, and application developers, to gather requirements, define network architectures, and implement solutions that meet business objectives.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to troubleshoot complex network issues, optimize network performance, and ensure seamless connectivity across multiple cloud platforms.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to articulate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders, document network architectures and design decisions, and provide guidance and recommendations for network implementation and optimization.
  • Must have certifications such as CCNA, CCNP, Google Cloud Professional Cloud Network Engineer,  Azure Network Engineer Associate (az-700).  

 

Meet your Team:

 

You will be joining SAP HXM platform operations team where you will be working with a global team located in India, Hungary, China, and USA. The team is responsible for the IT infrastructure uptime, Continual improvement, Security posture and cloud native technology adoption of SAP HXM business.

 

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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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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: 390170  | Work Area: Information Technology  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.
 

Requisition ID:  390170
Posted Date:  Jun 19, 2024
Work Area:  Information Technology
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%
Location: 

Bangalore, IN, 560066

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