SAP Senior Site Reliability Engineer Job in Belfast, United Kingdom

Requisition ID: 180296

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

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.

The Cloud Architecture and Engineering team helps SAP reach the goal of becoming the most innovative Cloud company powered by SAP HANA. We focus on developing innovative solutions for public and private clouds, thus contributing to SAP’s mission to make the world run better. Our products and services deliver functionalities ranging from managing SAP’s private cloud data centers across the globe, enabling SAP product offerings on all major public clouds as well as innovative solutions for managing public cloud transparency and controls.

Job Summary

The SRE incorporates aspects of software engineering and applies them to operations whose goals are to create ultra-scalable and highly reliable software systems reducing manual intervention. Working as a Site Reliability engineer, you will be part of the team responsible for building, deploying and operating our cloud services. You will undertake the challenges of ensuring continual availability of large scale cloud services by leveraging a variety of modern infrastructure management technologies. Additionally, you will develop advanced tooling to automate various aspects of our cloud services lifecycle.

Expectations and Tasks

  • Define and drive the service deployment architecture and operations

  • Continually diagnose and optimize service architecture and integration challenges

  • Develop advanced automation tooling to aid reliable lifecycle management of cloud services

  • Collaborate with engineering and product management as well as other service groups

  • Liaison with 3rd party solution providers to ensure seamless integration

Required Qualification & Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field of study

  • 5 years of experience in similar capacity

  • Strong understanding of Linux systems fundamentals and systems management tasks

  • Experience with cloud automation technologies e.g. Ansible, Chef or Puppet

  • Experience with systems and cloud monitoring techniques and technologies

  • Experience with Container technologies like Docker, Kubernetes etc.

  • Prior experience working with public IaaS providers is highly desirable

Soft Skills

  • Strong team-oriented interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to present and engage in technical discussions with team members and management.

  • Ability to work at a high level of professionalism and quality with customers.


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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