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Software-Development Operations

System Engineer - SAP HANA Infrastructure

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 team: Board Area Technology & Innovation and SAP HANA Infrastructure Team

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.


Our HANA Infrastructure Team oversees construction and operation of a stable productive environment for our fully automated development process. Backed by a datacenter full of high-end servers the team facilitates more than simply Continuous Integration. The team does state-of-the-art C++ development based on Open Source components like Linux, Git, Docker, Mesos, Kubernetes, CMake and Python that have proven to be a solid base for large scale development environments.



As a System Engineer in the HANA infrastructure team, you will be working with a group of exceptionally talented and motivated people. You will join the team in configuring, operating, and developing the systems used for the HANA build- & test infrastructure. You will manage and operate the 2000+ large memory servers in our landscape. In addition, you will drive automation by contributing to our observability and server management tool stack.

In your daily work you can expect to:

  • Provision servers with consistently configured Linux operating systems
  • Monitor system health and resolve system issues
  • Contribute to the development of our system management software stack
  • Participate in handling infrastructure incidents



Required skills

  • Master’s degree in computer science or Bachelor’s degree with at least 2 years of working experience with proven track record in software development or quality assurance
  • Advanced experience with Linux / Unix systems (OS administrator, problem solving, configuration, network and other IaaS level issues)
  • Very good programming knowledge in at least one language (preferably Python)
  • Ability to work well in close teamwork across international locations
  • Fluent English both spoken and written


A plus will be experience with

  • Experience on troubleshooting SELinux policies
  • Automated configuration management (Eg: Ansible)
  • Container technologies (Eg: Docker, Rkt)
  • Cloud computing / orchestration (Eg: Mesos, Kubernetes, Terraform, OpenStack)
  • Cluster storage (Eg:NFS, Ceph, GPFS, Amazon S3)
  • Familiar with monitoring tooling (Eg: Grafana)
  • Tooling development experience (Eg: Python based web backend, Vue based frontend, etc)
  • Certificate is preferred (Eg: RHCSA / RHCE / RHCA or CCNA / CCNP / CCIE)





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:311145 | Work Area: Software-Development Operations | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

System Engineer - SAP HANA Infrastructure

Facility:  311145
Posted Date:  Dec 29, 2021
Work Area:  Software-Development Operations
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

XiAn Shaanxi, CN, 710077

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