SAP DevOps Engineer Job in Belfast, United Kingdom

Requisition ID: 187662

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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Site Reliability / DevOps Engineer

What we do

SAP (UK) Ltd – Belfast helps SAP reach the goal of becoming the most innovative Cloud company powered by SAP HANA. Our products enable the configuration, management, and monitoring of cloud infrastructure in SAP’s data centres.

Role overview

  • Responsible for operational activities related to hardware infrastructure provisioning and configuration.

  • Responsible for internal development infrastructure (Storage, Servers, Network and supporting apps i.e. JIRA, Bamboo, Bitbucket, etc).

  • Define and implement appropriate automation of operational activities.

  • Documenting, tracking frequency, producing solutions and runbooks, and knowledge sharing of incidents

Expectations and Tasks

  • Consistent and innovative application of knowledge, skills and competencies towards successful configuration and management of SAP’s enterprise Cloud.

  • Support the integration of new infrastructure technology in to existing cloud.

  • Post-mortem reviews and reports.

  • Collaboration with international multi-site teams.

  • Estimation of effort required to complete complex engineering problems.

Technical Skills

You are required to have experience and working knowledge in the following areas:


  • Experience with Linux operating system including configuration and scripting (Bash, Shell).

  • Experience with networking concepts and technologies (Port-Channels, VLAN’s, DNS, DHCP).

  • Experience with storage concepts and technologies e.g. RAID.

  • Experience with software version control systems e.g. Git.

  • Experience with Continuous Integration tools e.g. Jenkins, Bamboo.


  • Clustered file system experience e.g. IBM GPFS.

  • Experience of Linux package building (RPM’s).

  • Knowledge of building and packaging Linux kernel drivers.

  • Exposure to Python.

  • Familiarity with virtualization technology e.g. VMware, KVM, XEN.

  • Familiarity with Unix/Linux configuration management tools e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet


  • BSc/BEng (minimum Upper 2nd class) in Computer Science, IT, or equivalent disciple.

  • 1 to 5 years professional experience in SRE / DevOps.



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