Software-Design and Development

Senior DevOps Engineer

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Be part of the team that designs and supports the hybrid and multi-cloud infrastructure for SAP Ariba.  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. 
Ariba’s Cloud Engineering Services team is looking for a Senior Data Services Engineer to support the Hana, Hadoop, Redis, Kafka, InfluxDB, OrientDB, Postgres, Cassandra, MySQL, GCP Data Proc, and MongoDB instances supporting the Ariba cloud platform across 11 global data centers and public cloud.
We are looking for candidates who are passionate about designing, building, and maintaining innovative and reliable database infrastructure and to have fun while doing it.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Providing operational support for Ariba’s critical hybrid and multi-cloud database infrastructure.
  • Analyzing automation, monitoring, and tooling gaps in the Data Services infrastructure and designing and building processes and solutions to address.
  • Driving innovation and the adoption of new technologies in the organization to increase operational efficiency, scalability, agility, and continuous improvement feedback loops.
  • Building relationships with engineering colleagues and collaborating on application design. 


You will be successful in this role if you have:

  • 5+ years’ experience administering high throughput, highly available, transactional database, NoSQL database systems covering designing, installation, trouble shooting, and performance and tuning.
  • Demonstrated programming skills in one or more of: Python, Shell Script, Java specifically for infrastructure automation.
  • Familiarity with infrastructure automation using tools like Salt, Ansible, Jenkins, Terraform.s
  • Tenacious troubleshooting skills that span systems, network, and application: you can fix anything
  • Willingness to take the initiative to contribute beyond your own responsibilities
  • Ability and interest to learn and deploy new technology quickly
  • Obsessively detail oriented



  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science or other technical discipline
  • Database geek
  • Experience with database operation and deployments in public cloud platforms like Google Cloud Platform, Amazon AWS, and Azure
  • Deep UNIX/Linux systems knowledge and/or systems administration background
  • Motivated to improve existing systems
  • Strong focus on efficiency, simplicity and maintainability
  • Adept at using source code revision systems such as git or Perforce





We are SAP

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.


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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:320040 | Work Area: Software-Design and Development | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Requisition ID:  320040
Posted Date:  Jun 13, 2022
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Palo Alto, CA, US, 94304

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