SAP SAP NS2 Cloud Sr. Operations Application Engineer J2EE/Java Job in Herndon, Virginia

Requisition ID: 124744

Work Area: Information Technology

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

SAP NS2 Cloud Sr. Operations Application Engineer J2EE/Java


SAP is the global market leader for business software and related services, and SAP National Security Services Inc. ® (SAP NS2®) is an independent U.S. subsidiary, offering SAP solutions with specialized levels of security and support to meet the requirements of U.S. national security and critical infrastructure customers.

Must be a U.S. Citizen

All internals must have manager’s approval to transfer


Job Duties include:

  • Driving build and operational requirements for release and integration into the Cloud

  • Working cross functionality to build and develop new products, tools and technologies geared toward the success of the Cloud

  • Collaborate with release and engineering teams to ensure requirements and enhancement goals are met for Operations

  • Participate in Capacity Planning and ensure scalability of the Cloud environment

  • Drive performance issues out of Operations, in collaboration with various internal organizations.

  • Work on developing solutions to SAP software and operational environments.

  • Work with and lead swat teams to troubleshoot, debug and deploy SAP software applications, modifications, customizations, and datacenter software as part of the issue identification and resolution process, owning the problem end to end.

  • Identify and correct issues that have resulted from integrations, customizations, and migrations.

  • Train junior operations engineers to problem solve and manage the assigned software in the SAP Cloud.

  • Work with and enhance tools, operational processes and knowledge centers to ensure smooth and consistent operations.


  • Must have a strong understanding of the Unix/LINUX operating system

  • Understands the principles of Object Oriented Design and Design Patterns

  • Solid understanding of Java, J2EE, Spring, Struts, JSPs, Servlets and XML.

  • Understands databases (Oracle database preferred), SQL, PL/SQL

  • Understands front-end technologies including HTML, DHTML, CSS and JavaScript

  • Knowledge of major J2EE servlet container or application servers: Tomcat, Jboss, Weblogic and Web Servers

  • Familiarity with various Integrated Development Environments (IDE), such as Eclipse

  • Knowledge of JEE deployment process and the ability to build applications using automated tools like Apache Ant, Maven etc is a plus.

  • Knowledge of Flex is a plus.

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and writing skills

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, while effectively managing priorities and communicating progress

  • Must be able to obtain a government public trust security clearance


  • Master's Degree in a Computer Science or related field 1 Year of Experience or Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field 5 years of equivalent professional experience in Java/J2EE based server-side application developing, troubleshooting, and supporting an enterprise application


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 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 (Americas: or , APJ: , EMEA: C at at ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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