SAP - Senior/ Expert Cloud Architect

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.

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PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

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.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

  • You will work on cutting-edge projects in the field of the public IaaS to architect infrastructure solutions for SAP Applications using technologies offered by the hyperscalers (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP, Alibaba)

  • You will have the opportunity to work with the newest technologies like software defined networking

  • You will carry out research, design and architecture activities in open source projects like OpenStack, Docker, Kubernetes etc.

  • The output of these activities will become integrated to SAP’s Multi Cloud strategy and concepts

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Master degree in computer sciences or comparable work experience

Required skills:

  • Very 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 interdisciplinary infrastructure engineering skills and experience in all three areas of Network, Storage and Compute

  • Deep knowledge and experience in architecting infrastructure solutions on top of the public cloud infrastructure, preferably on Google Cloud Platform

  • Very strong Linux skills

  • Very deep knowledge in DNS and LDAP technology and solutions

  • Customer orientation with a strong focus on quality

Preferred skills:

  • Experience with Public Cloud Infrastructure (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP etc.) automation

  • Experience with Windows and Active Directory

  • Experience in Public IaaS and OpenStack infrastructure environments running SAP solutions and Database knowledge is an advantage.

WORK EXPERIENCE

4 year experience in interdisciplinary infrastructure engineering
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WHAT YOU GET FROM US

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.

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
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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