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Consulting and Professional Services

SAP NS2 Cloud Administrator-Virtual

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SAP NS2 Cloud Administrator-Virtual



SAP is the global market leader for business software and related servicesSAP National Security Services Inc.® (SAP NS2®) is an independent U.S. subsidiary of SAP At SAP NS2, we leverage best-in-breed technologies engineered by SAP to protect the lives, assets and information of Americans.  We offer SAP solutions with specialized levels of security and support to meet the requirements of U.S. national security and critical infrastructure customers.


Must be a U.S. Person; NS2 does not offer Visa sponsorships for this role

All internals must have manager’s approval to transfer.





  • Design and maintain a highly secure and expansive modular system architecture
  • Apply regular and security updates to servers, database and web applications
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • System integration with clients
  • Assist with the design and architecture of hosted customer environments.
  • Administer the state of all components in our cloud and development infrastructure.
  • Periodically report to the customer and company on system performance metrics.
  • Administer overall site availability, security, latency, and system health.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot site performance issues.
  • Monitor for server and software vulnerabilities and administer upgrade and patching efforts.
  • Work closely with the development team to ensure high availability and security.
  • Maintain cloud-based servers including patching vulnerabilities, backup/restore operations, provisioning of new servers, and configuring firewalls.
  • Perform routine vulnerability and security scans on the environment, resolve or escalate findings.
  • Administer Disaster Recovery Procedures and perform annual DR exercise.
  • Maintain DNS and manage SSL certificates.
  • Administer SSO and Active Directory
  • Administer mail and FTP solutions.
  • Respond to alarms and outages on an as-needed basis.
  • Participate in the configuration and operation of deployment tools (CI/CD)


Deep technical experience in the following areas:

  • Cloud technologies (full stack)
  • CI/CDContainerization (Docker, Linux)Distributed Systems
  • Multicloud
  • AI/Client
  • RESTful APIs
  • Design patternsSystems Operations / Management
  • Databases (both SQL and NoSQL)
  • Virtualization
  • IP Networking
  • Storage
  • IT Security
  • Linux
  • Agile methodologies
  • Python, Java, Golang, JavaScript, Node.js, React, Angular


Considerable skills in one or more of the following:


Leads technical support in the areas of infrastructure hosted on providers AWS, Azure and GCP Cloud.


Administers, configures, monitors and tests application servers for business and network operations.


Provides suggestions and recommendations for new technology solutions. Implements end user and application security and monitors storage capacities and performance for applications servers;


Automates reoccurring tasks using Python, Ansible and Puppet modules. Implements and monitors application server, upgrades, and patches.


Monitors the software and hardware inventory and ensures that copyright and licensing requirements are met.


*Responsibilities* +


Leads daily system monitoring, verifying integrity and availability of hardware, network and server installations, configuration, systems and key processes, performance, testing, and verifies


completion of scheduled jobs such as backups, restores, patches and automating reoccurring tasks.


Administers AWS Cloud services such as EC2, S3, ALB/NLB, CloudWatch, IAM policies etc.


Serves as a subject matter expert on major IT environment upgrades, enhancements, new functionality, capacities, performance, cost effectiveness, and business integrations.


+ Participates in the on-call rotation providing 24x7 support.


+ Provides input and recommendations on new potential technology solutions based on research and analysis.


+ Designs and implements infrastructure solutions to meet business and technical objectives on-prem, and in the AWS Cloud.


+ Analyzes and resolves technology and end user incidents during standard business hours or on-call rotations; Monitors issue resolutions and collaborates with the application team and engineers when necessary to resolve and apply fixes.


+ Maintains standard application and operations procedure documentation.


+ Ensures compliance with Software Testing Life-Cycle standard operating procedures and policies.


+ Maintains accurate software and hardware inventory and manages the copyright and licensing requirements.




Desired Skills & Experience

  • University Degree relating to information systems or computer science (Bachelor, Master).
  • Experience in installing, configuring and supporting Linux and Microsoft Windows Servers
  • 2+ years of experience in implementing, troubleshooting, and supporting the Unix/ Linux operating system, Internet-based applications, and web servers
  • 2+ years of experience in administrating cloud platforms like AWS, Azure or Google Cloud
  • Experience with Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
  • Professional Exposure to Dev Ops release and build management, automation scripts experience with tools like Git, bash scripting, PowerShell, AWS Cloud Formation, Ansible, Salt, Chef or Puppet
  • Professional Exposure to container platform tools like OpenShift, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to be able to interact with technical and business counterparts.
  • Being available for working outside of normal business hours, holidays, and some weekends when needed for on-call periods.


Nice to have 

  • Working knowledge of ITIL and/or agile methodologies.
  • Experience configuring and monitoring firewalls, routers, switches and other network devices.
  • Experience with TCP/IP protocol & configuration and Internet technologies.
  • Experience with LAN/WAN networking/distributed computing environment (client/server).
  • Experience installing and managing Database, Big Data or NoSQL deployments.


Soft skills

  • Strong team, interpersonal, analytical, problem identification and resolution skills.
  • Professional curiosity and the ability to enable yourself in new technologies and tasks.
  • Self-motivated and able to work without close supervision.
  • Experience understanding set IT strategies and objectives.





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.


Our inclusion promise

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: Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.


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.

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

 Requisition ID:305928 | Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: Virtual - USA

SAP NS2 Cloud Administrator-Virtual

Facility:  305928
Posted Date:  Oct 6, 2021
Work Area:  Consulting and Professional Services
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Herndon, VA, US, 20171

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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