Information Technology

(Senior) IT Solution Owner (f/m/d) - Cloud Native (12 months limited contract)


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We are looking for a (Senior) IT Solution Owner (f/m/d) for SAP´s Business Systems with excellent Kubernetes and Docker know-how, a Cloud Native mindset, and familiarity with SAP NetWeaver, SAP HANA, as well as different operating systems. As a Solution Owner (m/f/d) you will be responsible for the end-to-end technical operations of SAP internal cloud native solutions/system landscapes and the integration with SaaS and PaaS solutions during the whole service lifecycle. In close collaboration with our stakeholder teams (interface between the LoBs, the Application, and the Infrastructure units), you will work as a technical consultant, building and operating SAP‘s cloud native system landscapes.


In your role you will:

  • Administrate Kubernetes clusters as well as create and maintain container images
  • Support the creation of container based apps (e.g. with Docker)
  • Drive standards e.g. regarding configuration, security and performance for the cloud native landscape(s) you are responsible for 
  • Collaborate with all required stakeholders for your system landscape inside and outside of your team (e.g. your customers, Application Services, Cloud Infrastructure Services) 
  • Drive co-innovation with SAP´s development teams to integrate the latest technologies in your landscapes
  • Plan and coordinate maintenance schedules of business system landscapes in alignment with the respective SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS teams and solutions
  • Optional: Be responsible for the SAP NetWeaver System landscape administration





  • Deep experience with the creation and maintenance of Docker Container Images & Kubernetes cluster administration (e.g. Dockerfile, Image, Container Registry handling)
  • Strong Hands-On Experience with Source Code Management in Github
  • Jenkins & Interest in developing automated tests for microservices
  • Understanding on Dev OPS tools and methodologies 
  • Experience in UNIX/Linux operating system needed
  • Interest in Operation of a Kubernetes Cluster Environment inside an IAAS solution
  • Basic knowledge of Hyperscalers (i.e. MS Azure and Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS)) 
  • Experience with Infrastructure-as-Code (e.g. Terraform) 
  • Excellent IT infrastructure knowledge (hardware, network, file system, monitoring)
  • Optional: Hands-on experience in SAP Basis administration, SAP HANA or ASE
  • Professional Education in Information Technology (IT), Business Informatics, Natural Science, or equivalent
  • Strong communication and presentation skills in German & English language 
  • 3-6 years professional working experience




The IE Operations (IE Ops) unit is responsible for the smooth operation of the business-critical systems and applications at SAP. The sub team Business Systems, you would belong to, is responsible for building, maintaining, and operating SAP’s internal business system landscapes from a technical Basis perspective. 



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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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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: Americas: or, APJ:, EMEA:

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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:327664 | Work Area: Information Technology | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Limited Full Time  | Additional Locations: Virtual - Germany

Requisition ID:  327664
Posted Date:  Jun 12, 2022
Work Area:  Information Technology
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Limited Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Dresden, DE, 01067

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