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Software-Development Operations

Database Cloud Engineer



Requisition ID: 278246
Work Area: Software-Development Operations
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.

The development center of SAP in Bulgaria is technology-focused and plays key role in the defining and developing of the SAP Cloud Platform. With its more than 1060 professionals, SAP Labs Bulgaria also has strong contributions towards life-cycle management, user interface & user experience across the broader portfolio of SAP products. For its 21-year history, the company has established itself as a preferred employer in the IT sector in Bulgaria.



The Technology & Innovation (T&I) board area is responsible for SAP Business Technology Platform – the platform for the Intelligent Enterprise that includes technologies like SAP Integration Suite, SAP Extension Suite, SAP HANA, SAP Analytics, and Intelligent Technologies. The T&I board area is also in charge of SAP’s global innovation agenda and builds new business model- and market driven innovations to help customers realize the most business value.

Our T&I Cloud Operations team, with locations in Bengaluru, Sofia, Walldorf, Berlin and Vancouver, is responsible for the operations of all SAP Business Technology Platform cloud services delivered to our internal and external customers. We ensure the 7/24 system monitoring, incident management, drive improvements via our problem management process, create transparency via our reports, meetings and communication channels and support development teams with coordination on change management and cloud operation compliance topics. We work very close with all T&I product development teams according to the DevOps principles and have set-up our team in the SRE mode. On SAP level we drive and align process and tool improvements together with other cloud operation teams and all central teams.


For our Cloud Database Operations team in Sofia, we are looking for a DevOps Engineer.


You will work in a team with technical Cloud Engineers and proactively drive continuous improvement of productive databases, monitor their availability and resolve issues in the Cloud Environment. We are looking for energetic result oriented, solution engineers with broad technical knowledge around PaaS (Platform), SaaS (Services), Infrastructure (IaaS) to develop and/or enhance critical components and tools. Development, automation would be expected of supporting utilities that enable efficient day to day Cloud Operations. Play a significant role in the team to provide, protect and improve the software and systems behind productive databases of SAP Busines Technology Platform with an ever-watchful eye on their availability, performance, and capacity.


As a Cloud Database Engineer you will have the opportunity to maintain SAP HANA and SAP ASE databases by planning, monitoring, and improving their performance.


  • Provide database operations and support of SAP HANA and SAP ASE database systems in SAP Business Technology Platform (SAP BTP).
  • Perform Incident Management and ensure customer SLAs.
  • Monitor for problems, taking immediate action where possible and escalating when required.
  • Work with the customer and internal tickets, interact with clients, resolve problems, and provide technical assistance.
  • Perform, organize, and streamline operational tasks to reduce the potential for errors.
  • Participate and execute upgrades and migrations of HANA and ASE databases.
  • Work closely with the Data Management, Persistence and Cloud Lifecycle Management expert teams from development organization.
  • Perform Proactive Problem Management.
  • Work on 24x7 shifts, home-office work from Bulgaria is allowed.



Required Skills



  • BSc degree in Computer Science or related technical field.
  • Troubleshooting / Support experience and experience in System Monitoring processes.
  • Experience in cloud platforms, cloud infrastructures and cloud technologies.
  • Experience in database administration, operations and support.
  • Experience working with Unix systems.
  • Working efficiently in emergency situations.
  • Ability to estimate, prioritize and organize tasks effectively. 
  • Excellent communication skills – precise, based on facts. Written and oral.
  • Affinity to quickly analyze and solve problems in a worldwide team setup.
  • Proven ability to work both independently and in team-based environments.
  • Adhere to the business ethics and the established internal rules.
  • Fluency in English.


Preferred Skills

  • Experience in operations of SAP HANA and SAP ASE databases.
  • Expertise in analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.
  • In-depth knowledge of operating systems and network architectures.
  • Experience in scripting/development of automations is an advantage.
  • Experience working in a multicultural, worldwide team setup.



Work Experience

  • 2+ years of experience working as a database support, administration, data engineer, DevOps engineer, automation engineer or related roles.

What You Get From Us

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.


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.

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you 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 (Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com).

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Additional Locations

Database Cloud Engineer

Facility:  278246
Posted Date:  Oct 14, 2021
Work Area:  Software-Development Operations
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Sofia Ovtscha Kupel, BG, 1618

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