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Senior Site Reliability Engineer Job

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Date: Oct 21, 2020

City: Dublin, D, IE

Company: SAP



Requisition ID: 263084
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 Cloud Operations & Support, DevOps, our main responsibility is to build customer trust in the stability and reliability of our products. We help engineering teams build, maintain, and operate products in the cloud and provide a stable, secure, and performant platform & infrastructure.


We connect Development, Support, Service Delivery, Operations, SRE, Automation and Observability. In other words, we act as the bridge between Dev and Ops, and thanks to our unique position we play a key role in the creation of top-notch products and best in class operations in CX, while building and nurturing a culture of learning and collaboration.


Our goal is to become leaders in DevOps culture with innovative and optimized solutions and to simplify the lives of our customers by building trust through transparency, efficiency, reliability and cost effectiveness with an engaged and highly capable team.

We are looking for a driven and experienced Site Reliability Engineer Architect to design and build cloud-native solutions for a full application lifecycle & deployment support. We need someone who can be the glue between product, development, operations, and quality engineering by facilitating the flow of application development, and resolving the challenges of automating the process while collaborating with the teams to ensure smooth delivery of software from concept to production.


As SRE Architect, you will be working on projects that will involve public and private clouds where our CX applications run. You will be collaborating with different development and release engineering teams to support multi-cloud initiatives across the globe. The work will involve many advanced automation projects.


  • Engage in and improve the lifecycle of applications deployment and operation
  • Design and implement a continuous deployment pipeline, integrating GitHub, Jenkins, and Docker for a wide range of server types across geographically separated zones hosted in Azure and SAP data centers
  • Architect and build highly available and scalable services leveraging open source technologies
  • Leverage their knowledge and experience in operating hybrid environments
  • Document and present methodologies to operations, engineering, and executive teams

Learning & Development Opportunities

In this role, you will get exposure to the CX Line of Business and products. You will develop contacts and professional relationships with all these teams and others within CX, expanding both your knowledge and network. You will also play a key role in shaping and guiding the DevOps teams’ identity, vision and mission.
When you join us, you will work alongside an agile, dynamic group of talented and motivated individuals, and you will use and be exposed to a variety of world-class tools and technologies, including public cloud, Kubernetes, and Docker.



  • Adaptability - Adapts to change, is open to new ideas, takes on new responsibilities, handles pressure, and adjusts plans to meet changing needs
  • Initiative - Deals with problems as they arise, focusing energy and resources on those situations until resolved; identifies new opportunities and takes action
  • Results Focus - Can be counted on to meet or exceed goals; pushes themselves and others for results; is a conscientious worker who can be relied upon to handle unforeseen obstacles
  • Customer Focus - Meets internal and external customer expectations; delivers upon commitments; build customer confidence; follows through on requests gaining trust and respect
  • Ethics/Integrity - Is seen as a direct, truthful individual; adheres to appropriate core values at all times; acts in line with those values; rewards the right values and disapproves of others; practices what they preach
  • Self-learning – a continuous learner, always willing to step out their comfort zone to become better


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related field required
  • 10+ years of experience in hands-on SRE, DevOps, or mix between Software Development and System Administration
  • 5+ years of experience with Python, Golang or other programming languages
  • 3+ years hands-on experience with Kubernetes and Docker in large scale Public Cloud Environments using AKS or EKS, Open Source solutions such as Gardner, OpenShift
  • Fluency in one or more tools like git, Jenkins, ArgoCD, Artifactory, Travis, GoCD, etc.
  • Knowledge of advanced cloud and application monitoring tools (Dynatrace, AppDynamics, Prometheus, Datadog, ..etc.)
  • Modern DevOps mindset using a wide variety of open source technologies and leading Infrastructure as Code tools
  • Experience in secure development lifecycle and DevSecOps
  • A strong ability to design and execute cutting edge System Testing strategies (smoke tests, performance/load tests, regression tests, capacity tests)
  • Experience in designing and implementing or working with mature CI/CD pipeline
  • Troubleshooting skills in web servers, application servers (nginx, tomcat)
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, communicate complex situations with ease, develop solution strategies, mobilize resources, and deliver results
  • Excellent English communication and presentation skills; verbal and written

SAP CX helps businesses on every continent sell more goods, services, and digital content through every touch point, channel, and device. Join a team that promotes an empowered culture, allowing all employees the ability to contribute and make a difference.


At SAP CX you will find a challenging work environment with smart, dynamic colleagues and abundant opportunities to demonstrate your abilities and learn new skills. We value people that do what it takes to deliver superior results to our customers. We embrace innovative technology and new ideas.



Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

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.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you 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: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com).

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

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