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Date: Oct 27, 2020

City: Reston, VA, US, 20191

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 268086
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.


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. 


How you Might Contribute

  • Find architectural solutions for challenging Operational problems like complex integrations that span multiple public and private clouds
  • Apply deep knowledge and experience during Product design phase in order to provide foresight into Operational outcomes and provide NFRs
  • Execute on the Operations strategy to build, enhance and support all development and Operations teams
  • Lead 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 operationsteams to enable customer success

A Successful Candidate Should Have: 

  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience required, Master’s Degree preferred. 
  • 10+ 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 and architecting applications using Java
  • 3+   years’ experience in developing and deploying microservices and monolith applications in Kubernetes or VMs using containers
  • Experience in designing systems to run at large scale and multi cloud environments across geographically distributed data centers
  • Experience in building CICD pipelines using one or more tools like ArgoCD, Spinnaker, Jenkins are preferred
  • Experience in defining operational framework including telemetry, availability, scalability, compliance, and performance that will maximize uptime and minimize TCO
  • Must be able to work in Reston, Virginia location, local candidates preferred, will be able to work from home during COVID


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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.


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