SAP Cloud Operator for Kubernetes Service Engineering Team Job in Sofia, Bulgaria

Requisition ID: 176140

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Expected Travel: 0-10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full time

Recruiter Name: Vasilena Evstatieva


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.


SAP is The Cloud Company powered by HANA. As a frontrunner in delivering a reliable Cloud offering, our Development organization has the responsibility not only for development but also for the successful operations of our services.

We establish a Service Engineering Team in our organization that shall proactively drive continuous improvement of the whole productive landscape and actively participate in problem investigations. With their broad technical knowledge about the infrastructure, the services and the platform, they are able to solve incidents, drive and implement automation and develop central tools.

The mission of the team is to provide, protect and improve the software and systems behind productive services on SAP Cloud Platform (SAP CP) with an ever-watchful eye on their availability, performance, and capacity.

We are looking for new talents to join our Service Engineering team responsible for the availability and support of services on SAP Cloud Platform.


As a Cloud Support Engineer in the SAP CP Service Engineering Team you will have the opportunity to operate, support and tackle complex problems, analyze performance issues, proactively monitor the service behavior and identify areas for improvement, develop tools for monitoring and troubleshooting cloud services built on latest open source and SAP technologies.

  • Perform in-depth troubleshooting and reading system logs to identify and solve complex support issues that were escalated by 1st level support

  • Provide timely and effective resolution to support requests based on internal and external service level agreements (SLA)

  • Provide ongoing, regular updates to customers to keep them apprised of progress toward problem resolution

  • Work with the development teams to help them understand the outputs from Post Mortems to improve their products.

  • Build infrastructure and platform monitoring by gathering system metrics and implement tools for recoveries.

  • Troubleshoot availability/performance problems and build software-based solutions to prevent recurrences.

  • Participate in the weekend and overnight on-call rotation.


Required skills

  • BSc degree in Computer Science or related technical field

  • Strong understanding of modern cloud architectures.

  • Knowledge of Python, Golang, REST and proven programing experience.

  • Knowledge in Kubernetes platform

  • Experience with network architecture, e.g. TCP/IP, MAC addresses, IP packets, DNS, OSI layers and load balancing.

  • Experience working with Unix systems.

  • Fanaticism about automation—make the computers do the work for you.

  • Excellent communication skills – precise, based on facts.

  • Affinity to quickly analyze and solve problems in a worldwide team setup.

  • Working efficiently in emergency situations.

  • English fluent.

Preferred skills

  • Experience operating / developing systems in the cloud.

  • Expertise in analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.

  • In-depth knowledge of operating systems and network architectures.

  • Experience working in a multicultural, worldwide team setup


  • Experience in production service troubleshooting.


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 .

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