SAP Cloud DevOps Engineer Job in Palo Alto, California

Requisition ID: 185530

Work Area: Software-Development Operations

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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.

As a Cloud DevOps Engineer, you will be at the heart of the engineering process building software that empowers engineering teams to develop and deliver high quality products quickly. You will help build and run our next-generation technologies at global scale. This role is based in Palo Alto, CA. If you are an experienced Cloud DevOps Engineer with a passion for delivering innovative IT services and value-creation, a career at SAP Labs may be right for you!

Cloud DevOps Engineers are responsible for molding scalable tools, infrastructure and processes that enable engineers to develop, test, debug and release software quickly. You live and love DevOps and will closely partner and collaborate with technical teams to effectively automate and accelerate delivering products and changes. You will apply your expertise of cloud computing stack, broad software technologies, and open source tools to solve cloud technology platform challenges, push technology forward and be always one step ahead in development platforms, new functionality and APIs.

Expectations and Tasks

  • Provide 24x7 follow the sun model public cloud operations support, AWS, GCP and AZ

  • Work directly with L1, L2, and cloud providers to exceed SAP’s line of business expectations

  • Write server-side code, create robust high-volume production applications, and develop prototypes quickly

  • Build, design and implement scalable cloud-based web applications for PaaS, IaaS or SaaS

  • Lead/contribute to engineering efforts planning, organization to execution and delivery to solve complex engineering problems in tools and testing

  • Design and build advanced automated frameworks with a focus on a more efficient operating element

  • Design and build tooling and infrastructure to help engineering teams measure and increase their velocity

  • Drive adoption of DevOps and best practices in culture, code health, testing, and maintainability

Education and Qualifications

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience

  • 0-5 years of related devops experience

  • Software programming experience in Java, C/C , Python, Ruby, JavaScript, GO

  • Scripting skills in Python, Perl, Bash, Shell or another common language

  • Solid understanding of public clouds (i.e. GCP, AWS, AZ)

  • Large systems software design and development experience, with experience in Unix/Linux

  • Understanding of technologies such as virtualization and global infrastructure, load balancing, networking, security and Operations

  • Must be able to work onsite in Palo Alto, CA, local candidates preferred


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.


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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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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