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Cloud Network Automation Developer

Company: SAP
Location: Newtown Square
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 281037

Work Area: Information Technology

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

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.

About the team

The Global Cloud Services (GCS) team builds and supports the company's global cloud infrastructure. Within GCS, the Central Infrastructure Operations automation team is responsible for the end-to-end automation of SAP's worldwide production cloud networks. Our team is passionate about using modern automation approaches to radically improve our customer's experience while improving operational efficiency.

Summary & Role Information:

Do you imagine the day when infrastructure management techniques have achieved the rigor and scalability of modern software development patterns? Do you desire to take your infrastructure coding and scripting skills to the next level?

As an Automation Developer, your role will be to design, develop, test and deploy automation content for SAP production cloud networks supporting our global client base. We follow the Infrastructure-as-Code paradigm, defining cloud infrastructure in reusable code assets, tested and deployed via a modern CI/CD pattern.

You will enhance our team with your experience in agile development practices and test-driven development. You will work mainly with open-source software (Python, Ansible, Kubernetes, Docker, Git, Netbox, etc.) to develop playbooks & modules to automate the lifecycle events of our global network infrastructure. In addition to core automation activities, you will participate in continuous improvement of our testing capability including individual test development and contribution to the overall test automation framework.

Experience/ Role Requirements:

Required Proficiency:

  • Strong proficiency in modern Ansible and Python coding, testing, debugging and automation techniques
  • Experience in agile and test-driven development practices and technologies (CI/CD, Git, JIRA)
  • Fluent in English

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience with Arista and/or Cisco networking device management and protocols
  • Experience with VMware NSX-T or other network virtualization technologies
  • Experience with test automation approaches and tools
  • Experience with Kubernetes and related management tools
  • Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or comparable qualification.

Soft Skills and Other Requirements:

  • Willingness to participate in off-hours support as necessary related to core job activities
  • High level of commitment and reliability
  • Comfortable working in an agile environment and being able to challenge yourself and your team to improve ways of working
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to write clear technical documentation

WHAT 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 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.

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: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com).

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Additional Locations:

The key to SAP's success? Our people.

We grow. We lead. We innovate - together! We believe that the difference between success and failure is a great team. As colleagues, we support, challenge, and inspire one another every day. We're results-driven and ready to go the extra mile for our customers. We all work from different places dealing with different challenges and opportunities. But our goal is mutual. We build breakthroughs, together.

Driven by innovation? It's in our DNA.

At SAP, innovation is more than just developing top-notch software - it's creating technologies that open up new possibilities. As a cloud company we are future-proofing our customers' business and building systems that provide a foundation for growth and innovation. We know this doesn't happen by accident, so we provide a working environment that promotes free thinking, bold ideas, and collaboration. Of course, having the resources and expertise of a major global organization helps too.

Got ambitious goals? Achieve them - at SAP.

Stay relevant, agile, successful. SAP's robust portfolio of learning and development offerings helps you unlock your potential, stay ahead of technology and accelerates your career. At SAP, we want to make sure our employees are happy, healthy, fulfilled, challenged - and working towards their individual career goals.

There's more to it than coding.

Learn, innovate, and get rewarded. Be your best in a flexible and collaborative environment. The boldness it took to start our company is exactly what we need to keep growing it. That's why we introduced the Hasso Plattner Founders' Award - the highest employee recognition at SAP. It's awarded annually by the CEO to an individual or team whose extraordinary achievement best delivers on SAP's vision and strategy.

Driven by innovation.

SAP has continuously evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end enterprise application software, database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. Our customers are solving the world's hardest problems. As a cloud company we are future-proofing our customers' business and building systems that provide a foundation for growth and innovation. Our vision of the future of enterprise IT is simple - software must be hyper-personalized, modular in nature, and support outcome-based business models.

Not all heroes wear capes.

The key to SAP's success? Our people. They are innovators, leaders, and all around great human beings. They come from many different countries, speak many different languages - and bring their own unique experiences to the table.

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Posted Date: May 16, 2021

Work Area: Information Technology

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

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