SAP (Associate) Development Architect for S/4HANA Cloud Infrastructure, Focus on Network Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany
Requisition ID: 185982
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot
Expected Travel: 0 - 20%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
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PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES
The S/4HANA Cloud Delivery department – as part of the P&I organization - is responsible for the complete life cycle management (planning, production, and operations) of SAP’s S/4HANA Cloud Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions.
The S/4HANA Cloud Delivery department drives and executes all required activities based on an end-to-end approach and facilitates all functions from development engagement to design, production, and service of our productive customer landscapes. Within this department, the Cloud Delivery Architecture team is a high-profile team that is defining and driving the overall operations architecture and concepts for S/4HANA and related products. This spans from driving data center readiness to automation of all operations tasks. In order to ensure reliable operations, the team is responsible for operational security as well as lifecycle and infrastructure enablement. For this, we are in tight alignment with the whole development organization.
Following the Multi-Cloud strategy of SAP, the team is going to enable the products for non-SAP infrastructure providers as well. This comprises Google Cloud Platform as well as Alibaba Cloud Platform.
EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS
You will work on the architecture concept for bringing S/4HANA Cloud to new infrastructure environments like Alibaba Cloud. You will focus on the network architecture and drive respective adjustments. First deployments of S/4HANA Cloud on these infrastructures will be supported by you. Continuous Improvement will be part of the ongoing tasks.
Among others, this includes tasks like
Define the network architecture for S/4HANA Cloud on IaaS layers. This includes Web Application Firewalls, Network aspects, among others
Collect and drive requirements to the respective cloud infrastructure provider and follow them up
Ensure a proper documentation
Drive testing of new environments
Support tests of cloud infrastructure readiness
Support in further activities to optimize cloud operations
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Master’s degree in computer science or equivalent
Good knowledge in at least one cloud infrastructure
Good Knowledge in network administration
Knowledge in ITIL
Know the SAP ERP or SAP S/4HANA software architecture
Strong project management skills
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Interpersonal skills: team player, proactive networking, results and execution focus, motivated to work in an international and intercultural environment
Ability to balance multiple priorities and work under time pressure
High service and customer orientation
Very good oral and written communication skills in German and English
Constructive and open style of communication
Skilled in process optimization
Audience oriented advanced presentation skills (e.g. system administrators, top management)
Experience in Cloud Lifecycle Management
Knowledge in SAP’s cloud solutions
Knowledge in HANA administration and architecture
Minimum of 5 years of experience in Software Development or Cloud Operations
Deep understanding of Network Technology
Experience in further Cloud Infrastructure related topics
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