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Senior Network Engineer

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Date: May 7, 2021

City: Budapest, HU, 1031

Company: SAP



Requisition ID: 283892
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.


In the role of the Senior Network Engineer, HEC Network, with GCS CIO Cloud Network Delivery, you will:

  • Design, configure and operate cloud network services - switching, routing
  • Configure and troubleshoot network technologies like BGP, HSRP, VRRP, Routing Domains, VLANís, VxLAN, VRF, etc.
  • Design & implement network infrastructure automation using Ansible, AWX and Python.
  • Implement network telemetry data using CA Spectrum, Splunk, CA PC
  • Work with a global team of network engineers and cloud developers, maintaining & ensuring operational stability
  • Working with the Cisco & Arista vendor network technologies  
  • Design, deploy and operate SAP's Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) network platform which runs in 7 regions and 19 data centers around the world
  • Work in SAP’s engineering and architecture team that owns 24x7 delivery of the business-critical HEC network infrastructure and continuously improves SAP’s ability to design, build and run the HANA Enterprise Cloud platform.
  • Be part of an effective collaboration model, bringing together various teams and units that design, build and run core components of the HEC Infrastructure Platform
  • Engage with broad range of suppliers, internal and external stakeholders and other groups and teams, owning the end-to-end operating model of the HEC network operations


  • Strong understanding of cloud platform network infrastructure and operations, ideally with Arista and Cisco technology
  • Excellent skills cross network technical discipline & vendors (Cisco, Arista) enterprise networking gear
  • Strong Technical skills in BGP, MPLS, VPNV4, VXLAN EVPN
  • Experience in network automation & telemetry
  • Preferred: Degree in applied sciences. Preferred field of study: Computer Science or related fields.
  • Soft skills: Excellent abstract problem-solving skills, high level of commitment and reliability, good communication skills & agile methodologies
  • Willingness to work rotating on-call shifts 8x5 on weekdays and 24h weekends, including holidays
  • Track record of running and delivering a global, large-scale, business-critical cloud platform
  • Ability to coach, mentor and develop cutting-edge technical talent, both junior and senior, with international/global exposure

GCS CIO Cloud Network Delivery – HEC NW team is operating and continuously improving a consolidated network infrastructure enabling global delivery of the SAP’s HANA Enterprise Cloud (HEC) service. Team is driving collaboration and coordination across various engineering and operations teams supporting delivery of the production service, fully focusing on Service Level Objectives of service stability, recoverability, change velocity and cost control.



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To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

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

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