Software-Development Operations

Expert DevOps Engineer

We help the world run better

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!



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 3.8 trillion USD in goods and services every year using the best-in-class cloud procurement solution.


As a Expert DevOps Engineer in Ariba’s Cloud Engineering Services team you will be at the heart of the engineering process building infrastructure & automation that will touch almost every aspect of the SAP Ariba products. You will get an opportunity to work with a high energy team employing some industry best devops practices. You will also get the opportunity to transition Ariba platform to public cloud with a scope on multiple cloud vendors (GCP, AWS, Azure). If you are an experienced DevOps Engineer with a passion for delivering innovative IT services and value-creation, a career at SAP Ariba may be right for you!



  • DevOps Engineers work closely with other engineers and SREs to build automation for engineering products and also build infrastructure as code.
  • You'll work across shared service departments, lines of businesses and global teams to deliver high quality services and ensure business goals are met.
  • The role will focus on breaking down complex problems into tactical actions and implement engineering innovations.
  • This role requires extensive cross-group coordination across levels, excellent communication skills, that span across various horizontal functions.
  • You will be responsible for developing solutions, implementing requirements, creating key processes, procedures, that facilitate automation and execution.
  • You're equally at home explaining complex recommendations to Engineering and Operation teams. You are highly resourceful, analytical, have a combination of focus, flexibility, self-motivation, integrity, willingness to put the team and company’s interest above all else.



  • Automate operational processes as needed, with accuracy and in compliance with security requirements
  • Have a good understanding of public cloud systems like GCP, Azure, and/or AWS Cloud Services, Network Infrastructure, Security Capabilities, Storage Solutions, Database Services/Tooling and Identity & Access.
  • Experience with any of the configuration management tools like Ansible, Salt or Chef is desirable.
  • Scripting skills in Python, Perl, Bash, Shell or another common language
  • Good knowledge of Unix/Linux environments.
  • Should have knowledge on Source Control tools like GIT & P4.
  • Good to have understanding of virtualization and global infrastructure, load balancing, networking, security and operations
  • Team-first outlook including building great working relationships with peers across functions
  • Experience in implementing scalable cloud-based solution architectures
  • 9+ years of experience on highly reliable & scalable systems
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering related field or equivalent practical experience

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.
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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: 335029  | Work Area: Software-Development Operations  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations:  #LI-Hybrid

Requisition ID:  335029
Posted Date:  Jun 23, 2022
Work Area:  Software-Development Operations
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Palo Alto, CA, US, 94304

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