SAP Release Engineer - SAP SuccessFactors Service Delivery Operations Job in Budapest, Hungary

Requisition ID: 179544

Work Area: Information Technology

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

Career Level: T2

Recruiter Name: Karolina Dzierzawska


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 intets, 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.


SAP SuccessFactors provides the industry leading cloud-based Human Capital Management (HCM) software solutions using the Software as a Service (SaaS) model. The SuccessFactors HCM Suite includes a complete set of tightly integrated talent management solutions, robust workforce analytics and planning, plus a next generation core HR solution. With over 6000 customers and more than twenty million users in 177 countries, SuccessFactors HCM Software is the most adopted Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business software in the world.

SuccessFactors Service Delivery Operation Center in Budapest is a key location responsible for Operating SAP SuccessFactors HCM Cloud Products.

We are looking for a Release Engineer as part of the organization who can work in a fast paced, high demand environment.


  • SAP HCM Cloud has around 13 Datacenters globally and multiple internal QA environments. Within these environments around 7 products are hosted. Each product has weekly patches deployed into production environment and ad-hoc emergency patches in critical situations.

  • In addition, every quarter major code changes (releases) have to be pushed into the production datacenters.

  • Daily deployments in QA environments also have to be managed.

  • This job entails a high level of planning and precision considering the nature and criticality of the business. Every deployment should run within the stipulated maintenance window which otherwise leads to contractual and legal problems. Also there should be minimal or no disturbance for customer after such an activity.

  • The Release engineer has to ensure clock-precision execution.

  • Considering the magnitude of the business and the complexity of the architecture and environments, it is a very highly demanding job.



  • BE - Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent degree

Product Knowledge

  • While a detailed knowledge of SuccessFactors product set is not mandatory, must be prepared to rapidly obtain strong familiarly with core products and technology set

Technical Skills

  • Experience in JAVA, JBOSS and Tomcat is an added advantage

  • Expertise in Linux

  • Good knowledge in continuous integration and tools used around it

  • Good knowledge in shell/Perl/Python scripting needed

  • Strong release management and software logistics skills

  • Working knowledge of Database operations (Oracle and HANA)

  • Understanding of SaaS Cloud Architecture

Work Experience

  • At least 5 of relevant technical and functional experience. Experience working in a Cloud Delivery model is mandatory


  • Fluent, highly proficient in communicating to customers and external audiences


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