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Senior Systems Engineer Job

Palo Alto, CA 94301
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Requisition ID: 260606
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
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.


We are seeking a Linux Systems administrator with 5-7 years professional experience in an exciting, fast-paced production environment. As part of the ariba Cloud Operations team, you will help support 24X7 externally facing customer used networks.


The Role


The Sr. Systems Engineer is responsible for installing & maintaining critical systems running red Hat Enterprise Linux and Suse Linux employing enterprise cluster applications in a 24x7 datacenter environment.  As well as installing, configuring and maintaining system applications including DNS, Sendmail, Bind, SSH, TCP/IP and NFS.  In this role, the Sr. Systems Engineer develops and maintains Perl and Shell scripts to enhance deployment and monitoring framework as well as developing and maintaining comprehensive documentation for multiple environments.  All while carefully following and employing change control procedures leveraging industry standard change management tooling.

Role Requirements


  • 7+ years professional experience administering one or more enterprise level Linux operating environment.
  • 7+ years professional experience administering network utilities such as Sendmail, Bind, SSH
  • Good working knowledge of enterprise mass storage systems
  • Exemplary scripting abilities.  Perl, bash, etc.
  • Experience with configuration management tools (Puppet, Chef, CFengine)
  • Knowledge of Storage array networks, and how to provisions vluns to hosts.  (Also how to setup hosts on SAN switches)
  • Experience with system administration automation and scripting


Nice to have

  • Understanding of Veritas VXFS, VXVM and Cluster. Also known as Storage Foundation and Storage Foundation HA
  • Understanding of NFS, and NetApp hardware.  
  • Creating volumes, assigning to servers and remote replication.


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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 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.comorCareers.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:

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

Job Segment: ERP, Systems Engineer, Engineer, SAP, Linux, Technology, Engineering


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Posted: 2020-08-04 Expires: 2020-10-17

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