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Infrastructure Automation Senior Developer/ Development Expert Job

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Date: Jul 10, 2019

City: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, BW, DE

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 189710
Work Area: Software-Development Operations
Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot/ Dresden
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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This year SAP and Alibaba announced a collaboration and co-innovation to jointly go to market to offer SAP S/4HANA Cloud, the digital cloud suite of choice to run a successful business in the cloud. Alibaba Cloud’s customers will also be able to deploy SAP Cloud Platform to extend their current business solutions, build new applications and integrate third-party technologies. This joint venture has created many new roles within SAP for cloud-focused developers and devops professionals, including this role!


As a part of Cloud Architecture and Engineering (CAE) organization the Cloud Infrastructure Engineering & Automation (CIEA) Unit designs and develops infrastructure engineering and automation solutions that run SAP’s cloud offerings like SAP Cloud Platform and HANA Enterprise. Our team enables SAP’s multi cloud strategy by unlocking the potential of public Infrastructure as a Service offerings like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Alibaba Cloud.

In this context we are transforming existing Infrastructure Automation Tools towards a Cloud Provider Interface layer that allows to run offerings like S4H Cloud ,HANA Enterprise Cloud (HEC) on the public IaaS offerings of the aforementioned hyperscalers, seamlessly integrated into the existing HEC Operations procedures of the HEC Operations LoB (Line of Business).

To execute along this multi cloud strategy of SAP we currently extend our team with a Cloud Infrastructure Architect with a strong experience with public cloud infrastructure providers as well as SAP Applications.

Within our team, we practice a trust-based working model. If you need to work flexibly from another location or at another time you can do so given your manager’s agreement.


  • You will work on cutting-edge projects in the field of infrastructure automation framework development between our infrastructure automation tools and public IaaS provider which leverages automatic deployment of infrastructure and services to run SAP Applications on public cloud infrastructure technologies.
  • You will be part of the Cloud Provider Interface team developing prototypes to enable deployments of HEC landscapes on public cloud infrastructure and to build the automation and integration into the existing Operations tool set and processes.
  • You will drive the process to transform and mature the prototyped code to a production ready solution that can become managed by the HEC operations team. This includes continuous refinements of the prototyped solution as well as conducting knowledge transfer sessions to the relevant Operation teams.


Master degree in computer sciences or comparable work experience

Required skills:

  • Strong analytical and logical skills
  • Ability to work in an international team
  • Willingness to travel worldwide and flexibility with regards to travelling
  • Very good German and English language skills
  • Very strong software development skills in scripting languages (Perl, Python, JAVA …)
  • General web services development skills HTTP/HTTPS, RESTful APIs
  • Deep knowledge and experience in architecting infrastructure solutions on top of the public cloud infrastructure, preferably on Goggle Cloud Platform
  • Strong Linux skills
  • Customer orientation with a strong focus on quality

Preferred skills:

  • Experience with Public Cloud Infrastructure (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP, Alibaba) automation
  • Experience with Windows and Active Directory
  • Experience in Public IaaS environments running SAP solutions and Database knowledge is an advantage.
  • Interdisciplinary infrastructure engineering skills and experience in all three areas of Network, Storage and Compute
  • Knowledge in infrastructure services like DNS and LDAP technology and solutions


4 year experience in interdisciplinary infrastructure automation development





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