Software-Development Operations

Principal DevOps Engineer

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!

 

 

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES
 
The Converged Cloud team is responsible for building and operating the IAAS platform on par with Hyperscalers that SAP Lines of Businesses heavily depend on to serve their customers.  We adapt, innovate and simplify to achieve “stability, speed, and scalability in order to achieve SAP “growth and margin” business objectives. To run a highly scalable and secure IAAS platform and provide automation services to all lines of business across SAP, we leverage technologies from VMware, OpenStack, and required management tools/processes on top.
 
Challenge yourself in the fast-paced world of cloud infrastructure and become an integral part of the group that directs SAP’s strategy to move to the Cloud. Work in a globally diverse and innovative team where courage and originality are rewarded and for a company where you are encouraged to make the decision on which path your career should take you
 
EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

 

  • vSphere Support operations of complete IaaS Service on a global scale, take care of daily operations
  • Understand the architecture of SAP’s Converged Cloud platform (OpenStack, Ansible Automation, VMware, EMC, Arista, Cisco, etc.) and deliver 3rd Level expert cloud operations support.
  • Work as part of an agile DevOps team and drive assigned topics from an operations point of view.
  • Design Compute infrastructure-related changes, collect customer requirements, group and prioritize them, and collaborate with the cloud platform development and architecture team
  • 5-7 years experience in managing cloud infrastructure environments from an end-to-end perspective, covering compute, network and storage up to hypervisor and cloud platform level
  • Fluent in Change, Incident, Problem and Escalation management
  • Lead continuous improvement & enhancements for the cloud platform and the operations
  • Ability to lead other team members into the desired solutions

 
WORK EXPERIENCE
10 years of experience working in cloud infrastructure. 
 
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

 

  • In-depth technical expertise with regards to virtual infrastructure including VMware vSphere/Cisco/EMC/Arista and other virtualization products to support SAP’s Cloud offerings
  • Expert knowledge in virtualization, especially vSphere management, including Linux know-how
  • Automation Know-How and programming skills – Python and Ansible
  • Automating cloud infrastructure tasks is a key enabler for the team
  • Experience working in large-scale datacenter/cloud/network environments
  • Bachelor in Engineering, Computer Science or related area.
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a distributed organization of highly motivated and qualified individuals
  • Drive for and focus on results and execution
  • Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines
  • Strong presentation and communication skills at all levels, including written and verbal
  • Good Team player 

 
Preferred skills

 

  • Knowledge of OpenStack Core is highly beneficial
  • Experience regarding DevOps and the agile development methodologies
  • General knowledge about various SAP solutions and products like HANA, ERP and/or BW

 

 

 

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:328817 | Work Area: Software-Development Operations | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

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Requisition ID:  328817
Posted Date:  Jun 26, 2022
Work Area:  Software-Development Operations
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%
Location: 

Newtown Square, PA, US, 19073

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