SAP Director of Multi Cloud Enablement Job in Shanghai, China

Requisition ID: 187053

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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The Multi Cloud team sits at the tip of the spear within SAP’s global public cloud transition. As the Director of Multi Cloud Enablement, you will be at the heart of the cloud transformation building software and processes that empowers SAP to develop and deliver high quality products quickly. Working with our lines of business, you will help build and run our next-generation multi cloud technologies at global scale. If you are an experienced Cloud Operations leader with a passion for delivering innovative services and value-creation, a career at SAP Labs may be right for you!


The role of the Director of Multi Cloud Enablement is to own the Cloud Operations model of this new global technology platform for SAP that will harness content from across all of our products and businesses. We are looking for a dynamic person with excellent analytical and communication skills and a willingness to grow in a fast-paced development environment. This person will report directly to the Head of Multi Cloud China . You should be a team player with strong reasoning and collaboration skills who thrives on change and is able to effectively influence others to get things done. Key responsibilities include coaching, supporting and supervising all Cloud Operations performed by SAP’s local operations partner, a third-party company that will enable SAP to develop a single, flexible, agile and open platform that will integrate all products across multiple platforms to provide customers more fluid access to products and better innovations and collaboration services. This position represents an exciting opportunity to be a critical part of the Multi Cloud team.

The Director of Multi Cloud Enablement works closely with SAP’s cloud engineering and the global Multi Cloud DevOps team to guide products from conception to launch. You'll work across shared service departments, lines of businesses and global teams to deliver high quality customer service and ensure business goals are met. The role will bridge the technical and business worlds, breaking down complex problems into actions and drive Operational innovations. This role requires extensive cross-group coordination across levels, excellent communication skills, compelling presentations and comprehensive business review materials that span across various functions. This role is based in Shanghai, China.

You will be responsible for developing solutions, implementing requirements, creating key processes, procedures, defining structure and communications that facilitate Operations and execution. You're equally at home explaining your team's analyses and recommendations to executives as you are discussing the technical trade-offs in product development. You are highly resourceful, analytical, have a combination of focus, flexibility, self-motivation, integrity, willingness to put the team and company’s interest above all else. You will guide and mentor a team of DevOps Engineers from SAP’s local operations partner, a third-party company.


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

  • Ability to foster change and light fires within people, rather than underneath them

  • Positive can-do attitude, self-starter with desire to exceed customer expectations

Required skills

  • Must be a great human being and possess a mind of set change, while not being afraid to fail

  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, planning, and organization skills

  • Exceptional customer service orientation and collaboration skills

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

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

  • Experience with TCP/IP and network programming, can deploy VPCs & VPNs to public clouds

  • Large systems software operations experience, with experience in Unix/Linux

  • Experience with database internals, language theories, design, SQL and programming

  • Understanding of virtualization and global infrastructure, load balancing, networking, security and operations

  • Team-first outlook including building great working relationships with peers across functions

  • Experience in designing and implementing scalable cloud-based Operations

  • Solid understanding of public clouds (i.e. Aliyun, GCP, AWS, AZ) with a focus on Aliyun

Preferred skills

  • Extensive knowledge of Unix/Linux environments.

  • Familiarity with open source cloud and application platforms

  • Solid understanding of public clouds (e.g. Aliyun, GCP, AWS, Azure)

  • Experience with good understanding of SAP Enterprise business practices

  • Cloud Management, Cloud Analytics, Cloud Governance & CICDCO stacks

  • Combination Experience with Git, Jenkins, Confluence, JIRA, RightScale, Docker, Kubernetes, Chef, Puppet, Packer, Knife, Splunk, VictorOps, Pingdom, New Relic,, Turbonomics and Spinnaker

  • Able to communicate in both Mandarin or English


  • 5 Years Enterprise Cloud Enterprise Operations at scale

  • 5 Years with continuous integration and associated technologies

  • 5 Years with at least three of following stacks Aliyun, AWS, AZ, OpenStack, Softlayer

  • 5 Years’ experience collaborating and influence others to improve operational processes

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