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DevOps Career Starter (f/m/d) - Data Science, Automation & Technology

Requisition ID: 269660
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Company: SAP SE 

Location: St. Leon-Rot
Expected Travel: 0 - 50%
Career Status: Graduate
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
Recruiter: Kathrin Ding



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.



As a DevOps Engineer within the SAP Services Delivery organization you will have the chance to combine very different activities:

  • you will support individual top customers for technical challenges and will assess the DevOps status and situation of customer SAP landscapes
  • you will support colleagues while they work on a customer’s DevOps challenges with your expertise from the back-office
  • you will design and develop intelligent tooling and leading practices for services to achieve more efficient and predictable outcomes  


You can start your functional career at SAP in a highly professional environment that supports original thinking, rewards initiative and recognizes outstanding performance. Best of all, you become part of a rich, stimulating environment in which you have daily access to technical experts, subject-matter experts, and close working relationship with development.


For this task, we are looking for passionate and communicative people who enjoy working in a team. In this role, you will experience a variety of challenges and tasks. You will consult our customers as well as SAP internal and our customers colleagues in the broad area of DevOps. A good overview and understanding on all aspects of SAP DevOps – on premise as well as in the cloud – is the basis for you to become a respected and trusted advisor for the DevOps experts at our customers, enhanced by deepened knowledge in your specific area of expertise to apply state of the art DevOps methodologies. Since we provide services at our customer sites, business travel will be part of this role.

DevOps engineers need a passion for programming and scripting. Typical programming languages that DevOps engineers deal with are Python, Java, Ruby, Batch and ABAP.


Dealing with open source technologies and tools (e.g. git, Jenkins) is a central part of the work. For the administrative side, knowledge of various server systems for Windows or Linux is also required, especially security concepts are important.

DevOps Engineers must cover various development and orchestration tools in order to run a complete lifecycle process for software in a business environment. Therefore, you should be familiar and experienced with the following areas:

  • Software Development – You should know how to use an IDE which includes knowledge in OO programming model as well as common tools for testing and populating source code of various application architectures by using version control systems.
  • Continuous Integration – You should know about popular test environments and E2E integration test frameworks. A basic knowledge about containerized environments is mandatory. Experience with various DevOps environment like Azure DevOps is appreciated
  • Continuous Deployment – You should know about scalable cloud environments with high availability. Common build and operation tools like Terraform and Kubernetes are widely used. Experience with these tools (or comparable) is needed


In addition to technical and professional knowledge, other important competencies are independent work and soft skills. This includes teamwork and communication skills in the sense of the DevOps culture of bringing together previously different departments. The work of DevOps Engineers should always be coordinated with the entire team. As in most IT sectors, willingness to learn is essential as this area is constantly changing.




  • You own a good university degree in computer science or a related discipline.
  • You have a strong background in and good overall understanding of DevOps
  • You’re proud of your excellent analytical skills and your capability to dig into complex topics.
  • You’re a passionate team-worker with good communication skills.
  • You’re able to present complex information in a clear and precise manner to our customers
  • Exchanging thoughts and ideas in German and English is easy for you.


Within SAP Services Delivery our team combines Data Science, Automation and Technology expertise. Our
data-analytic thinking complemented with our comprehensive SAP engineering expertise results in a highly automated and outcome-focused service delivery. Our current intelligent tooling uses Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and advanced data analytics. It is live for more than 67.000 customer systems and demonstrates One Analytics Experience including Conversational AI. Find more information in https://community.sap.com/search/?ct=blog&q=earlywatch+alert+workspace





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.

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DevOps Career Starter (f/m/d) - Data Science, Automation & Technology

Facility:  269660
Posted Date:  Jan 7, 2022
Work Area:  Consulting and Professional Services
Career Status:  Graduate
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 50%

St. Leon-Rot, DE, 68789

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