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Date: Oct 10, 2020

City: Palo Alto, CA, US, 94304

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 249525
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
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.


Please note: This role can be based in Palo Alto (preferred) or San Ramon, once offices re-open. The team will consider flexible working arrangements.


About SAP SuccessFactors

SAP SuccessFactors is a world-leading provider of cloud human experience management (HXM) – the new people-focused market category for Human Resource technology. Our HXM suite lets more than 7,000 global customers provide their employees with experiences that recognize their individual value and consistently motivate them to achieve peak performance levels – values we also live by. Working on the SAP SuccessFactors team means making an impact to over 160m global users with a market leading cloud solution. 


About the Role

As a Senior Application Operations Engineer (DevOps Engineer) you will be working on projects that will involve in public and private clouds where our SuccessFactors applications run. You will be collaborating with development, product management and release engineering teams to support multi-cloud initiatives across the globe. The work will involve many state of the art technologies and you will be part of our Kubernetes and containers journey in hybrid cloud.


How You Might Contribute

  • Contribute to projects in hybrid cloud environments with hybrid workloads where both VMs and containers are used
  • Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders to achieve high reliability and availability
  • Closely work with product management, development teams and other operations teams to enable customer success
  • Execute on the Operations strategy to build, enhance and support all development and Operations teams


A Successful Candidate Should Have

  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience required, Master’s Degree preferred.
  • 6+ years’ experience in developing, deploying and supporting services-based enterprise solutions in private and public clouds such as GCP, Azure and AWS + software engineering experience for developing applications using Java, Python
  • 2+   years’ experience in developing and deploying microservices and monolith applications in Kubernetes or VMs using containers
  • Experience deploying and managing massive scale monitoring of containerized solutions
  • Experience in designing systems to run at large scale and multi cloud environments across geographically distributed data centers
  • Experience in designing Application deployment descriptors like Helm, Kustomize etc.  preferred
  • Must be able to work in either the Palo Alto or San Ramon campus once offices re-open with Palo Alto being preferred


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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, 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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