SAP Tech Lead- Principal DevOps Engineer Job in Palo Alto, California

Requisition ID: 107907

Work Area: Software-Development Operations

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.

Ariba, Inc. is the leading provider of collaborative business commerce solutions. Ariba combines industry-leading software as a service (SaaS) technology to optimize the complete commerce lifecycle with the world's largest business network community to discover, connect and collaborate with a global network of trading partners and expert capabilities to augment internal resources and skills, delivering everything needed to control costs, minimize risk, improve profits and enhance cash flow and operations – all in a cloud-based environment. Whether you’re buying, selling or managing cash, you can do it more efficiently and effectively in the Ariba® Commerce Cloud. Over 630,000 companies, including more than 80 percent of the Fortune 500, use Ariba’s solutions to drive more efficient inter-enterprise commerce.

The Cloud Operations team is responsible for delivering $170B annual business commerce to thousands of Ariba global enterprise customers and suppliers 24x7.

If you are excited about experimenting, innovating and being an avant-garde and want to grab the opportunity to make a BIG difference as we transform our Dev Ops architecture, this is the job for you. You will be responsible from defining the architecture, implementing the solution to seeing it successfully rolled out to all the products. If you are excited about being hands on, lead the team, be able to carry the designs and solution conversations cross organizations, you will enjoy the work.

Being a fore-runner at this work, you would have opportunity to speak at internal and external forums about the architecture and solution.


  • Strong hands-on experience in building and maintaining Docker infrastructure for micro services

  • Experience in rollout and maintenance of Docker in production on a cloud platform

  • Must have experience in clustering such as Mesos, Kubernetes, Swarm

  • Must have experience in configuration tools such as CFengine, Puppet, Chef, Salt

  • Should have experience in developing tools for system configuration, deployment, and monitoring

  • Should have Strong Linux/UNIX systems and network application and design experience

  • Should have successfully lead teams with ownership of large projects paving the road and delivering to success

  • Experience with continuous integration tools such as Jenkins/ Artifact repositories etc is desired

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related field


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: ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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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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