Software-Development Operations

Software Developer for Cloud Engineering

What we offer

Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!


About the Role

SAP is revolutionizing the database platform through advancement in main-memory computing, multi-core processing, and distributed systems and data management. The SAP databases are the basis for a disruptive technology that fosters new design thinking in the application space. They leverage technology innovation to enable real-time analysis of business data and combine both transactions and analytics to improve existing business processes with a dramatic increase in performance.


We are looking for highly talented and motivated Site Reliability Engineers (SRE) to help us build and run these large-scale production database systems on a range of cloud platforms and systems. Your skills and initiative will ensure our systems have the reliability, up-time, and overall performance that our demanding customers require.


Our SRE approach is more encompassing than traditional DevOps. We emphasize the Engineering aspect of the position. You will use engineering principles to innovate and develop solutions to solve the difficult problems that arise when complex software products are run in parallel across diverse cloud environments. In addition to current technology, you will work on new exciting technologies in the field of distributed cloud infrastructure.


If you have a passion for complex system software design and development, combined with a strong interest in solving business problems for enterprise customers, then bring your experience and passion to help build the next-generation information platform and solve complex problems of scale.  


About You

You are looking for more than just a job. You dream big and have a passion for creativity and fun combined with delivering reliable and well tested software that serves a purpose…all as part of a motivated engineering team who strives for similar goals.


Expectations and Tasks

As a key member of a growing and versatile team, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Be an integral member of an agile global SRE team that designs, implements, tests, documents, operates and maintains our cloud database services
  • Maintain services once they are live by measuring and monitoring availability, latency, and overall system health
  • Collaborate with the engineering teams and other technical experts to deliver on cloud projects like resilience, customer provisioning, landscape management, build pipelines, and development infrastructure
  • Identify areas for improvement in the current system design and advocate for alternative methods to enhance our services
  • Maintain a strong focus on quality to ensure successful user experience and customer success
  • Provide alternative diagnostic methods to resolve problems reported internally and by customers
  • Respond to escalated customer service issues with a high level of skill
  • Become the go-to person for escalations, outages, and any service issues
  • Collaborate with engineering teams in different geographic locations to diagnose and resolve issues and customer reported problems
  • Invest in continuous learning to upskill yourself and be a technical expert for the solution for all topics, including landscape setup, upgrade, troubleshooting, monitoring, and minimizing customer disruptions
  • Develop technical skills through mentoring, knowledge transfer, and courses


Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering with at least 1-3 years of cloud software development and operational experience or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience
  • Able to multi-task and work independently, and take initiative to prioritize, investigate, and resolve problems
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and debugging skills
  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience working on databases, automation frameworks, application installation/deployment, and security configuration management tools
  • Experience in one or more of the following: C, C++, Java, Python, Go, Perl, or Ruby
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction and the confidence to make independent decisions
  • Able to develop automation solutions and tools
  • Willingness and ability to handle on call/customer escalations
  • Experience in using, operating, and managing cloud infrastructures and services based on Cloud Foundry, AWS, GCP, or Azure
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes


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: or, APJ:, EMEA:


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:306918 | Work Area: Software-Development Operations | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Requisition ID:  306918
Posted Date:  Jun 25, 2022
Work Area:  Software-Development Operations
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Waterloo, ON, CA, N2L6R2

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