SAP Senior DevOps Consultant - Enterprise Cloud Services, DevOps Consulting group Job in Ra'anana, Israel

Requisition ID: 159975

Work Area: Software-Development Operations

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

General Description

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.

Job Description

  • 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

Job Requirements

  • 3 or more years’ experience with all or some of the following technologies: Docker, Kubernetes, OpenStack, Chef / Puppet / Ansible, Terraform.

  • 2 or more years’ experience with consulting or customer / stakeholder facing position.

  • Relevant University degree or equivalent business experience

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

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

  • Knowledge and Experience with system Infrastructure & Networking is a strong Plus.

  • Knowledge of SAP Software Installation & SAP Basis is a plus.

  • Experience in distributed and multicultural teams is a plus.

  • Technical Team / project leadership is a plus.

  • Experience in delivering trainings and/or creation of training materials is a plus.

  • Community Building / Evangelism experience is a plus.

  • Experience and Knowledge in collecting requirements from customers and expectations management is a plus.

  • Able to work independently and also as part of a geographically distributed, multicultural team

  • Project management skills

  • Proven stakeholder management and expectation management skills

  • Strong communication and presentation skills at all levels, including written and verbal English and German

  • Architectural thinking / infrastructure technical design competencies, building the big picture and future technology strategies

  • Expert abilities in developing and documenting designs and technical concepts

  • You have strong execution skills in detailed business tasks, but you are also able to comprehend the overall, overview strategy

Additional Information

  • 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

Expected Travel

  • 10%-20%


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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