SAP Senior DevOps Consultant Job in Berlin, Germany

Requisition ID: 159959

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: Berlin

Expected Travel: 0 - 20%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

As you know, SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.

As THE cloud company powered by SAP HANA®, SAP is a market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and industries Run Simple.

We empower people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP applications and services enable our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

At SAP, we believe in the power of collaboration and empower our employees to perform at their best in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. Here, you work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, while turning big ideas into reality for our customers. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you’re able to build your career. It’s no wonder that some of the sharpest minds from around the world are working for a company that is consistently recognized as a global top employer.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

SAP Cloud Infrastructure Services (CIS) mission is to support SAP´s business transformation to THE Cloud Company. We strive to provide best-in-class IT Infrastructure Services, Cloud methodologies and tools, from data centers to workplace, for SAP to increase productivity of SAP employees and act as a showcase.

The DevOps Consulting team, within the SAP Enterprise Cloud Services (ECS) organization, is responsible for providing a DevOps Centre of Excellence by delivering expert consulting, training, support and community services in the areas of next generation Infrastructure-as-a-Service, virtual & physical cloud infrastructure configuration management, continuous delivery & integration to facilitate adoption of SAP’s own IaaS Cloud Platform.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

  • Mentor internal stakeholders to adopt a Cloud mindset and facilitate them in making the transition of their systems to SAP’s own IaaS Cloud platform

  • Professional stakeholder management, with constant focus on customer satisfaction

  • Architect stakeholder landscapes, making them Cloud ready

  • Gather stakeholder requirements and convey them to the development team for implementation

  • Report stakeholder adoption statuses to senior management

  • Close collaboration with SAP’s developers to maintain current product knowledge and to provide feedback on stakeholder challenges and missing functionality

  • Keep up to date with the latest DevOps and Continuous Delivery best practices and tools

  • Create and maintain technical documentation, how-to content and training materials

  • Deliver technical training sessions and workshops

  • Develop, maintain and support Chef cookbooks and Docker containers for automation of SAP products and other applications

  • Build, promote and support SAP’s Cloud community

  • Seek and create business opportunities to promote and grow SAP’s Cloud business

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Required skills

  • Understanding of and experience with Cloud technologies such as OpenStack, Kubernetes, Docker, Terraform, Chef

  • Knowledge of the Networking protocol suite: switching, routing, firewalling & load balancing

  • Proven stakeholder / customer facing skills such as: Communication skills, Presentation skills, Expectation / Change management, Requirements gathering etc…

  • Architectural thinking / infrastructure technical design competencies. Abilities in developing and documenting designs and technical concepts

  • Training & Support skills

Preferred skills

  • SAP Basis knowledge and SAP solutions & products like HANA, ERP, BW

  • Automation know-how and programming skills are a great plus

  • Community building / evangelism experience

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 2 or more years experience in a customer / stakeholder facing role.

  • 3 or more years experience with all or some of the above DevOps / Networking / SAP Basis technologies / roles.

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.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical, sensory 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 contact us at Careers.Germany@sap.com . Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.