SAP Infrastructure Product Build Consultant Job in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania

Requisition ID: 185515

Work Area: Information Technology

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

Cloud Infrastructure Services (CIS) is responsible for running SAP’s backend technology including operations of state-of-the-art data centers and the technical platforms as integral part and foundation for all SAP Cloud solutions and services around the globe.

The Cloud Infrastructure Services unit provides these shared services for SAP’s external Cloud Business and also for SAP’s internal infrastructure such as development, training, or demo landscapes.

Within CIS and among other responsibility, the Infrastructure Build organization is globally responsible to fulfill the demand for Infrastructure capacities in the various Data Centers and hand it over to the consumers of the Infrastructure and to the Infrastructure Run organization. The Infrastructure Build is set up in regional units.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

The Infrastructure Product Build Consultant leads or supports the coordination of the build of a defined Infrastructure capacity (product) in a defined Data Center. An infrastructure product consists of servers, network, storage, back up and peripheral equipment. The product build is finished when all from HW procurement, physical installation in the Data Center, configuration of the Infrastructure and handover to consumer including acceptance is done. The role will support or lead multiple product builds in parallel. The work includes support for

  • all planning and validation of the build

  • the coordination, the driving and tracking / reporting of the different build execution steps

  • the successful handover to consumer in time, expected costs and in quality.

The role will work closely together with Infrastructure experts from Data Center, Order Management, Server, Network, Storage and Back up teams who execute the work within dedicated work centers.

Additional tasks are:

  • Close collaboration with the other Infrastructure teams and the consumer / customer of the Infrastructure build product

  • Contribute to planning and execution maturity / continuous improvements

  • Work along the rules defined and the tools given by Infrastructure build governance

The role reports to the Americas Head of Infrastructure build.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Required skills

  • Knowledge of methods and tools of product build in IT or other industries

  • Background of IT Infrastructure

  • Consumer / customer orientation, high quality of work focus and result / deliverable oriented thinking

  • Ability to work in a globally distributed organization and eagerness to work with people of other cultures

  • Fluent Business English

Preferred skills

  • Specific IT Infrastructure knowledge in 1 or more of Server, network, storage/back up

  • Experience with reporting to upper line organization management

  • Good communication skills

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 2 years of leading or supporting product builds in IT Infrastructure or other comparable industries (e.g. manufacturing or construction) or leading complex IT projects as responsible project manager

WHAT YOU GET FROM US

Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.

A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

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.

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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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