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Cloud DevOps Engineer for the SAP Big Data Team Job

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Date: May 22, 2019

City: Xi 'an, 61, CN

Company: SAP

Requisition ID:216748
Work Area: Software-Development Operations
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
Career Level: T1

Hiring Manager: Jing-tao Li 

Recruiter Name: Maggie Mao




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.

Technology & Innovation (T&I) is responsible for SAP’s overall platform and technology development such as SAP Cloud Platform and SAP HANA. In addition, T&I drives the incubation and adoption of intelligent technologies like Analytics, SAP Leonardo Machine Learning and IoT across SAP’s product portfolio. 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.


There is hardly any business area that is not affected by the Big Data wave, but customers struggle with a broad adoption due to the complexity of the solutions and lack of guidance from trusted suppliers.

SAP offers a solution that consists of the newly build SAP Data Hub product, it relies on SAP’s strong data management platforms SAP VORA and SAP HANA and includes Enterprise Information Management capabilities.

Our team has the mission to design and develop a massively scalable, multi-tenant aware and extremely fast Big Data solution that runs in multi-cloud environments. Besides cluster and landscape management it also includes engines like relational or graph and distributed query processing.

A central part of the system is a serverless infrastructure for data flow execution based on containers and Kubernetes. On top of this infrastructure we develop our next generation data-driven applications leveraging tools like image processing, statistical processing, machine learning and others.

We are looking for people to build up a Cloud DevOps team for the SAP Big Data solutions in Brazil, China and Europe.


As a Cloud DevOps Engineer you will be responsible to deploy and run our Big Data solutions and guide customers on how to configure and deploy their Cloud infrastructure consisting of identity and access management, network architecture, application security, logging, monitoring, billing and more.

You will work closely with Product Management and Product Development to build and constantly drive excellence in our products.

In this role, you will work with SAP’s most strategic Cloud customers.

Together with the team you will support customer implementations of SAP Big Data products through: architecture guidance, best practices, data migration, capacity planning, implementation, troubleshooting, monitoring, and much more.

You communicate effectively via video conferencing for meetings, technical reviews and onsite delivery activities.


 Required skills:

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related fields
  • Experience in working with deployment and orchestration technologies (such as Docker, Kubernetes, Spark, Chef, Ansible)
  • High interest in big data scenarios, a good technology background and experience in working with technical customers
  • Fluent in one or more scripting languages such as Python or Go
  • Fluent English both spoken and written

 Preferred skills:

  • Experience in hosting applications in virtualized environments such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, SAP Cloud Platform
  • Familiarity with standard IT security practices such as encryption, certificates and key management



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.

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