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Senior Network Engineer

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Date: Dec 30, 2020

City: Newtown Square, PA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 268376
Work Area: Information Technology
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.



Our team is the heart of SAP Converged Cloud network infrastructure – the unified global Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform. Please find more information about what we are doing on https://github.com/sapcc.


We offer remote work and flexible working hours. Whatever your goals, we want to make sure you reach them.  We understand the importance of learning and will support you in constantly learning new technologies.



You will be responsible for the design, deployment, and operations of SAP's Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) network platform, which runs in 15 regions around the world. Some examples of development topics we have been working on recently include Infrastructure as Code (IaC), fully automating the network infrastructure operations, and enhancing network optimization and stability.

Additional responsibilities include:

• Design, configure and operate cloud network services, switching, routing, firewalls, loadbalancers

• Configure and troubleshoot network technologies like BGP, HSRP, VRRP, Routing Domains, VLANís, VxLAN, VRF, etc.

• Design & implement network infrastructure automation using Ansible, AWX, and Python

• Implement network telemetry data using Prometheus, Grafan, and Kibana

• Work with a global team of network engineers and cloud developers, maintaining & ensuring operational stability



• Solid understanding and vast experience across Cisco, Arista, & F5 network technologies

• Strong technical skills in BGP, MPLS, VPNV4, VXLAN EVPN

• Prior experience with IOS XE, NXOS, IOS XR, eOS

• Experience in network automation & telemetry

• Experience with open source network technology (SAI/SONiC)

• Degree in Computer Science or related fields

• Excellent problem-solving skills and experience with agile methodologies

• Willingness to work rotating on-call shifts 8x5 on weekdays and 24h weekends, including holidays


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 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). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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