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Manager, Data Services -Cloud Engineering Services Job

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Date: May 11, 2019

City: Palo Alto, CA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 206086
Work Area: Customer Service and Support
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Management
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
Career Level: T4PM
Recruiter Name: Tyler Poe



Work with people who think big and dream big; SAP Ariba is helping the world run better and improving people’s lives.

Be part of the team that designs and supports the hybrid and multi-cloud infrastructure for the world’s largest business network where 3.1 million businesses operating in 190 countries trade 2.7 trillion USD in goods and services every year using the best-in-class cloud procurement solution.

SAP Ariba’s Cloud Engineering Services team is looking for a hands-on technical Leader for our Data Services team to support the Hana, Hadoop, Redis, Cassandra, InfluxDB, Kafka, OrientDB, Postgres, and MySQL, instances supporting the Ariba cloud platform across 11 global data centers and public cloud.

We are looking for candidates who are passionate about solving challenging problems with technology and designing, automating, and maintaining innovative and reliable infrastructure solutions.


 What you’ll be doing:

  • Leading and growing the team that designs and supports Ariba’s globally distributed Data Services infrastructure in hybrid and multi-cloud.
  • Implementing architecture, automation, and tooling improvements in the Data Services stack to support Ariba’s growth initiatives and “always available” infrastructure goals
  • Driving innovation and the adoption of new technologies in the organization to increase agility and continuous improvement feedback loops
  • Collaborating with Application Engineering and Cloud Engineering colleagues to deliver Data Services’ infrastructure projects
  • Engaging and mentoring the amazing members of Ariba’s Cloud Engineering Services Data Services’ team
  • Building relationships with Application Engineering teams and collaborating on application architecture and design


You will be successful in this role if you have:

  • 5+ years’ experience leading teams that design and build highly available, scalable database infrastructure (Oracle, SAP Hana, Hadoop, Redis, Influxdb, Cassandra, MySQL, Postgres) in hybrid or public cloud environments or leading engineering teams with experience in infrastructure or continuous deployment/delivery pipeline designs.
  • Demonstrated ability to execute, to deliver on project commitments, and to build relationships across team and organizational boundaries
  • Willingness to take the initiative to contribute beyond your own responsibilities
  • Ability and interest to learn and deploy new technologies quickly
  • You are curious, persistent, kind, optimistic, and passionate about using technology to make a difference in people’s lives and the world. 

Bonus Points:

  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science or other technical discipline
  • Experience with designing and supporting database systems on containers and in public cloud environments
  • A strong desire to not only maintain but to improve existing systems
  • Strong focus on efficiency, simplicity, scalability, and maintainability
  • Background in development and experience with perl, python, java, or C
  • Experience with infrastructure automation using tools like Salt, Chef, and Puppet
  • Experience with source code revision systems such as Perforce or git.

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. ( or, APJ:, EMEA: 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: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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