SAP Technology Senior/Expert & Landscape Manager for SAP Service Provider Cockpit (ABAP) Job in St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 179880

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

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 better. SAP empowers 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. You’ll work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, 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’ll be able to get more out of 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.

Now it’s your turn to take the next step and help make the world Run Simple.

ABOUT SAP

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 better. SAP empowers 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. You’ll work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, 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’ll be able to get more out of 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.

Now it’s your turn to take the next step and help make the world Run Simple.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

Within the Cloud & Lifecycle Management (CLM) area our teams are providing a central cloud management platform including related tool sets and automation content to enable efficient operations of SAP’s Cloud offerings such as SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, SAP S/4HANA, SAP SuccessFactors HCM suite and many others.

Our teams are designing & implementing tools which cover the complete lifecycle of the supported cloud solutions, such as initial provisioning including integration into cloud application and operations services as well as monitoring, software deployment and advanced business continuity services. Moreover, they develop incident/problem management as well as change management applications to support ITIL conform operations.

The team utilizes agile development practices and continuous deployment in close cooperation with our end-users and stakeholders to deliver appealing, easily consumable and efficient operations processes. We are in liaison with the various product groups to deliver SAP product innovations to the cloud. We provide state of the art processes and use modern technologies.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

We are currently looking for a Technology Senior/Expert & Landscape Manager to join our innovative team to manage our development and production landscape implemented on the ABAP platform and to support our continuous software delivery lifecycle.

As a Technology Senior/Expert & Landscape Manager you are responsible for the effective and efficient operations of the ABAP systems and the software delivery. In close collaboration with our development teams you will:

  • administer the landscape of our systems from development to production and from database to application

  • manage integration of our cloud management platform with applications/services running in data centers of SAP and other IaaS providers

  • ensure high availability of our services by monitoring and optimizing problem areas

  • take care for smooth continuous online software deployments

  • identify limitations and improve processes/tools

  • deliver technical services and lead technical projects supporting our development teams and end-users

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Required skills (must have)

  • Master or bachelor degree in Computer Science or related fields

  • Very good project management and governance skills

  • Excellent communication skills in English

  • Very good knowledge of SAP ABAP Basis system administration including software logistics

  • Extensive know-how of SAP software stack and related landscape architecture

  • SAP HANA administration knowledge

  • High service and customer orientation

  • High affinity to new technologies

  • Knowledge in Linux OS, network analysis tools and shell scripting

  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills combined with the ability to work on complex topics and drive its realization in an efficient way.

  • Solution oriented, pragmatic and open minded

Preferred skills (good to have):

  • Expertise in SAP’s Lifecycle Management tools as well as SAP’s operations and support processes is a plus

  • Expertise to Security aspects, Firewall, IDS, WAF, Mod Security

  • Knowledge in an OO programming language (preferably ABAP)

  • ITIL Knowledge

  • Multi Cloud Provider knowledge (e.g. GCP, Azure, AWS) is an advantage

  • Good IT infrastructure knowledge (hardware, network, file system, monitoring and backup tools)

WORK EXPERIENCE

7 years of directly-related work experience in the outlined skills and competences. Experience in working with international teams.

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.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical, sensory and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us at Careers.Germany@sap.com . Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.