Software-Development Operations

Lead Devops/Platform Engineer

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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 recently decided to combine and harmonize all SAP Sovereign Cloud offerings, establishing an end-to-end process for the Public Sector and regulated industries. The newly created Global Sovereign Cloud Delivery & Operations business unit is part of SAP Product Engineering with responsibility across the relevant Sovereign Cloud portfolio of SAP. Global Sovereign Cloud Delivery & Operations is collaborating closely with all Board areas to establish a harmonized, scalable, and consistent offering with transparent and standardized deliverables. 



We are looking for a Devops System Administration Lead who will manage the BTP/SAC daily operations of our SAP ecosystem. The professional will manage the client relationships and work across the Service Delivery Lifecycle to analyse, design, build, test, implement and/or maintain multiple system components or applications. The individual must have strong technical knowledge of SAP systems and databases. Additional responsibilities include managing periodic maintenance activities, refreshes, patching, and upgrades.

You must have the desire and ability to work independently on complex issues, as well as collaborate efficiently with experts to anticipate issues that impact customer success.


The role includes the following tasks:

  • Provision, monitor and operate cloud services in a globally distributed team
  • Analyse and solve operational issues, and respond to incidents
  • Exposure to working with appropriate complex systems administration, database administration, and landscape maintenance
  • Exposure maintaining the integrity and security of servers and systems
  • Exposure developing and monitoring policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources
  • Conduct root cause analysis and implement continuous improvements
  • Partner with product development team to design and enhance the services
  • Exposure in developing and implementing testing strategies and documenting results
  • Basic development of automation for testing, deployment, scalability, management & visibility of services
  • Work in a diverse environment and cross-train with other global team members
  • Willingness to Support On-call rotation schedule
  • Flexible schedule which may include weekend or after-hours work


What you will bring

  • Must be a UK resident for at least 5 years and willing to undergo a security clearance process to SC level.
  • Expertise with GIT
  • Expertise with Linux, SUSE
  • Expertise with building, implementing, and/or supporting monitoring tools
  • Expert knowledge of Cloud Computing and Databases
  • Expert understanding of web services, networking, virtualization, and internet protocols
  • Ability to multitask and handle various projects, deadlines and changing priorities
  • Excellent communication and prioritization skills
  • Expertise with security fundamentals as they pertain to SaaS Multitenant Applications systems
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, and customer service skills


Desired Qualification:

  • Experience with AWS Route 53, EC2, S3, CloudWatch, DynamoDB, RDS, IAM, ACM, KMS, VPC




We build breakthroughs together

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.


We win with inclusion

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:
For SAP employees: Only permanent roles are eligible for the SAP Employee Referral Program, according to the eligibility rules set in the
SAP Referral Policy. Specific conditions may apply for roles in Vocational Training.


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: 362969  | Work Area: Software-Development Operations  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations:

Requisition ID:  362969
Posted Date:  Mar 16, 2023
Work Area:  Software-Development Operations
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Middlesex, GB, TW148HD

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