1+ months

IT Technology Principal Consultant for Cloud Platform Operations Job

Newtown Square, PA 19073

Requisition ID: 250088
Work Area: Information Technology
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time

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. 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.


The Cloud Platform Delivery organization (CPD) within SAP Global Cloud Services (GCS) is the core of SAPs cloud success by providing cloud infrastructure and operations support for several cloud-based IT services SAP is delivering on a global scale. To run these highly scalable and secure cloud infrastructures 7x24 and offer automation services to all lines of business across. SAP leverage Enterprise technologies from VMware, e.g. vSphere, vSphere Storage, NSX, vRops and NetApp VASA Provider as well as OpenSource tools like Git, Kubernetes, Docker, Ansible, Prometheus to drive innovation and focus on API driven Operations.

For our Cloud Platform Operations team, we are looking for a committed, self-motivated, and reliable person to strengthen our large scale cloud operations with a clear focus on availability and stability to ensure operational excellence.


The Role

As an IT Technology Principal Consultant (f/m/d) in the Cloud Platform Operations department, you will act as local technical lead and VMware subject matter expert. You will be responsible for administrating and maintaining a large-scale VMware based infrastructure. You will support troubleshooting and root cause analysis in a 3rd level support role. You will be accountable for delivery outcomes of assigned milestones in sub-projects and work independently within a given area of responsibility. The collaboration and continuous alignment with the DevOps local technical leads in Europe and Asia Pacific as well as the coordination of external service providers to ensure the rock-solid and smooth operation of the compute infrastructure are part of your daily activities. You will continuously improve, optimize and standardize our operational delivery services and processes to fulfill KPI targets.


Role Requirements

You are customer and solution-oriented with a strong focus on quality.

Expert administration knowledge and proven experience with VMware products. vSphere, vSphere Storage, NSX, SDDC.

Certificate of completion for VMware VCP6-DCV or VCP6.5-DCV or VCP6.7-DCV.

Hands-on experience with incident management, escalation management and root cause analysis.

Expert troubleshooting skills and ability to understand a complex infrastructure architecture and their components.

Excellent communication and collaboration as also interpersonal skills are necessary by the side of analytical and logical skills.

Excellent coordination and organizational skills.

Ability to work effectively in international and virtual teams.

Capacity to continuously acquire new knowledge in an independent, proactive way

Additional experience in Linux and programming (python, go, ansible) is a plus

Eager to gain knowledge in latest DevOps principles and methodologies

University degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or Engineering or comparable qualification.


Work Experience

5+ years professional experience, out of which minimum 3 years in similar position covering enterprise datacenter server hardware administration in a large-scale infrastructure setup in a functional team lead role.


USA (Newtown Square, PA)






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.

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

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

Job Segment: Operations Manager, Cloud, ERP, Engineer, Operations, Technology, Engineering


Posted: 2020-05-14 Expires: 2020-07-18

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