Senior Cloud Engineer, AWS/GCP/Azure - Returnship Program

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!



About the Returnship Program

This role is a part of SAP’s Returnship Program, it's a 20-week paid returnship targeting mid-career professionals who’ve taken a 2+ year career break for caregiving, relocation, or military service. Since 2018, SAP has offered a structured returnship program because we appreciate the skills you offer, the perspective you provide, and the contributions you will make.


About the team

SAP is the pioneer in the creation of integrated enterprise software. 2022 is our 50th year and we continue to invest in teams that deliver new and exciting solutions with the remit to be creative and have innovation at the center of everything you do. 

The SAP Multicloud team has a focus on delivering for our people while delivering for the business. We have real diversity across our team, and also in the topics, we work on, so there are always fantastic opportunities to build the career you want.

Our DevOps Engineers are problem solvers that have a real interest in enabling innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that covers differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work.

The Multicloud Hyperscaler DevOps team plays a critical central role within SAP’s global public cloud transition. The team of Cloud DevOps Engineers is at the heart of the processes that empower SAP to develop and deliver high-quality products quickly. Working with our lines of business, you will help build and run our next-generation multi-cloud technologies at a global scale. If you are an experienced DevOps Engineer with a passion for delivering innovative IT services and value-creation, a career at SAP may be right for you! 


Who you are

As part of SAP’s Returnship program, we’re looking for an experienced professional with at least three years of work experience who is looking to return to the workforce after a break of two years or more. You will need to have knowledge of Cloud environments such as AWS or GCP or Azure and prior experience.


What you bring to the role: 

  • 3+ years of public cloud operations support in AWS or GCP or Azure and Azure AD
  • Design and build advanced automation with a focus on more efficient operations and governance at an enterprise scale
  • Understanding of cloud-based identity services and federation
  • Documentation of solutions (e.g. configuration and setup)
  • Working in an Agile environment and a solid understanding of Agile methodologies
  • IaC (we use Terraform) 
  • Python / Bash / PowerShell (for scripting / automation)
  • CI / CD (we use GitHub actions)
  • Version control (we use GitHub), code reviews, and good scripting working practices
  • Preferred experience in leading project delivery and project reporting


Work authorization requirement 

Must have valid US work authorization (no sponsorship required) 






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.
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:
For SAP employees: Only permanent roles are eligible for the SAP Employee Referral Program, according to the eligibility rules set in the SAP Referral Policy. Specific conditions may apply for roles in Vocational Training.

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: 350642  | Work Area: Administration  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Limited Full Time   | Additional Locations: Virtual - USA #LI-Hybrid

Requisition ID:  350642
Posted Date:  Nov 23, 2022
Work Area:  Administration
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Limited Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Palo Alto, CA, US, 94304

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