Principal Application Operations Engineer

Posted on Jul 31, 2020


Palo Alto, CA

Requisition ID: 254024Work Area: Software-Design and DevelopmentExpected Travel: 0 - 10%Career Status: ProfessionalEmployment Type: Regular Full TimeCOMPANY DESCRIPTIONSAP 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.

Thats 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 its the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve peoples lives.Please note: This role can be based in Palo Alto (preferred) or San Ramon, once offices re-open.

The team will consider flexible working arrangements.Welcome to the Human Revolution! Join a company that can bootstrap your career, accelerate your development, and recognize and reward your contributions. For every company, people are their most important asset.

SAP SuccessFactors is the platform that empowers employees to perform at their best, and for the business to streamline the way they handle HR.We’re a multi-tenant SaaS offerings company, automating HR-centric processes—encompassing the entire lifecycle of employee and business partner engagement.

We have: 7000+ customers, 100+ million users and peak daily transaction rates of 1 BILLION+ per day.We are looking for talented people who share in our vision to deliver continuous innovation in cloud that makes our customers successful.

Join our high-energy, high-output, creative colleagues who inspire and challenge each other toward excellence. About the RoleAs a Principal Application Operations Engineer, you will be working on projects that will involve in public and private clouds where our SuccessFactors applications run.

You will be collaborating with development, product management and release engineering teams to support multi-cloud initiatives across the globe.

The work will involve many state of the art technologies and you will be part of our Kubernetes and containers journey in hybrid cloud.How You Might ContributeContribute to projects in hybrid cloud environments with hybrid workloads where both VMs and containers are usedCollaborate closely with internal stakeholders to achieve high reliability and availabilityClosely work with product management, development teams and other operations teams to enable customer successExecute on the Operations strategy to build, enhance and support all development and Operations teamsA Successful Candidate Should HaveB.S.

in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience required, Master’s Degree preferred.10+ years’ experience in developing, deploying and supporting services-based enterprise solutions in private and public clouds such as GCP, Azure and AWS + software engineering experience for developing applications using Java, Python2+   years’ experience in developing and deploying microservices and monolith applications in Kubernetes or VMs using containersExperience deploying and managing massive scale monitoring of containerized solutionsExperience in designing systems to run at large scale and multi cloud environments across geographically distributed data centersExperience in designing Application deployment descriptors like Helm, Kustomize etc.  preferredMust be able to work in either the Palo Alto or San Ramon campus once offices re-open with Palo Alto being preferred#SAPSecurityCareersPE#SOF2020#TWUSA050820#HiringwithHeatherWHAT YOU GET FROM US 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 youre searching for a company thats 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.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 and/or mental disabilities.

If you 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 (Americas: or, APJ:, EMEA: candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.Additional Locations: 

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