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SAP NS2 Sr. DevOps Engineer-Herndon-20171 Clearance preferred

What we offer

Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!



SAP NS2 Sr. DevOps Engineer-Herndon-20171 Clearance preferred
Only local Metro DC candidates will be considered.  Must be able to obtain a high-level security clearance and work on-site at customer. 


SAP is the global market leader for business software and related services, and SAP National Security Services Inc.® (SAP NS2®) is an independent U.S. subsidiary, offering SAP solutions with specialized levels of security and support to meet the requirements of U.S. national security and critical infrastructure customers.

Must be a U.S. Citizen; NS2 does not offer Visa sponsorship for this role

All internals must have manager’s approval to transfer

Automation Engineering ensures that SAP NS2’s services, both internally and externally-visible systems, have reliability and uptime appropriate to customers’ needs in addition to a fast rate of improvement while maintaining an ever-watchful eye on security, capacity, and performance.

Automation Engineers are also creators of engineering and systems development. Much of our work focuses on optimizing existing systems, building secure cloud infrastructure, and eliminating work through automation. As Automation Engineers are responsible for the broad picture of how our various SaaS and PaaS products relate to each other, we use a breadth of tools and approaches to solve a broad spectrum of problems. Post-mortem and proactive identification of potential issues factor into iterative improvement.

Automation Engineering’s culture of diversity, intellectual curiosity, problem solving, and openness is key to its success. Our organization brings together people with a wide variety of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We encourage them to collaborate, think big and take risks in a blame-free environment. We promote self-direction to work on meaningful projects, while also creating an environment that provides support and mentorship to learn and grow.

Behind everything our customers see, the systems built by the Automation Engineering team keep it running and keep their data safe. We make SAP NS2’s product portfolio possible. We’re always trying to keep our services up and running while also ensuring our customers have the best and safest possible experience.



Engage in and improve the complete lifecycle of services inception and design, through deployment, operation, and refinement.

Support services before they go live through the process of developing automation, developing security frameworks, and planning continuous delivery cycles.

Maintain services that are live by helping to measure and monitor availability, security, and overall system health.

Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation and evolve systems by pushing for changes in reliability, security, and velocity.

Practice sustainable incident response and blameless postmortems.


Minimum qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience.

Experience with one or more of the following:

C, C ++, Java, Python, Go, Perl, Ruby or shell scripting.

Experience with Unix / Linux operating system internals and administration (e.g., filesystems, inodes, system calls, hardening) and networking (e.g., TCP / IP, routing, DNS, network topologies, SDN).

Preferred qualifications:

Expertise in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.

Ability to debug and optimize code and automate routine tasks.

Systematic problem-solving approach coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive.



We are SAP

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.


Our inclusion promise

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: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.


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.

Requisition ID:317492 | Work Area: Information Technology | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

SAP NS2 Sr. DevOps Engineer-Herndon-20171 Clearance preferred

Facility:  317492
Posted Date:  Dec 30, 2021
Work Area:  Information Technology
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Herndon, VA, US, 20171

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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