DevOps Engineer


Newtown, PA, USA

Full time

Software Engineering / Software Developer

Sep 5

We help the world run better

Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!




The Converged Cloud team is responsible for building and operating the IAAS platform on par with Hyperscalers that SAP Lines of Businesses heavily depend on to serve their customers. We adapt, innovate and simplify to achieve “stability, speed, and scalability in order to achieve SAP “growth and margin” business objectives. To run a highly scalable and secure IAAS platform and provide automation services to all lines of business across SAP, we leverage technologies from VMware, OpenStack, and required management tools/processes on top.

Challenge yourself in the fast-paced world of cloud infrastructure and become an integral part of the group that directs SAP’s strategy to move to the Cloud. Work in a globally diverse and innovative team where courage and originality are rewarded and for a company where you are encouraged to make the decision on which path your career should take you



  • vSphere Support operations of complete IaaS Service on a global scale, take care of daily operations
  • Understand the architecture of SAP’s Converged Cloud platform (OpenStack, Ansible Automation, VMware, EMC, Arista, Cisco, etc.) and deliver 3rd Level expert cloud operations support.
  • Work as part of an agile DevOps team and drive assigned topics from an operations point of view.
  • Support Compute infrastructure-related changes and collaborate with the cloud platform development and architecture team
  • Experience in running cloud infrastructure environments covering compute, network and storage up to hypervisor and cloud platform level
  • Experience with incident and change management workstreams
  • Support continuous improvement & enhancements for the cloud platform and the operations
  • Good understanding of server hardware components and data center infrastructure (BareMetal, etc.)



3-5 years of experience working in cloud infrastructure. 



  • Technical experience with regards to virtual infrastructure including VMware vSphere/Cisco/EMC/Arista and other virtualization products to support SAP’s Cloud offerings
  • Knowledge in virtualization, especially vSphere management, including Linux know-how
  • Automation and programming skills – Python and Ansible
  • Experience working in datacenter/cloud/network environments
  • Bachelor in Engineering, Computer Science or related area.
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a distributed organization of highly motivated and qualified individuals
  • Drive for and focus on results and execution
  • Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines
  • Good Team player


Preferred skills

  • Exposure to DevOps and the agile development methodologies
  • General knowledge about various SAP solutions and products like HANA, ERP and/or BW




We build breakthroughs together

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.

We win with inclusion

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.

SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical 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 send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team:

For SAP employees: Only permanent roles are eligible for the SAP Employee Referral Program, according to the eligibility rules set in the SAP Referral Policy. Specific conditions may apply for roles in Vocational Training.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.


Requisition ID: 325001 | Work Area: Software-Development Operations | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Limited Full Time | Additional Locations: Virtual - USA #LI-Hybrid

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

Job Segment: ERP, Computer Science, Engineer, SAP, Linux, Technology, Engineering

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