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DevOps Engineer - SAP Ariba Job

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DevOps Engineer - SAP Ariba Job

DevOps Engineer - SAP Ariba Job

Date: Sep 13, 2018

City: Palo Alto, CA, US, 94304

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 187685
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. 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.


Who We Are

Ariba, an SAP company, is the world’s largest business commerce network. Ariba combines industry-leading cloud-based applications with the world's largest web-based trading community to help companies discover and collaborate with a global network of partners. Using the Ariba® Network, businesses of all sizes can connect to their trading partners anywhere, at any time from any application or device to buy, sell and manage their cash more efficiently and effectively than ever before. Companies around the world use the Ariba Network to simplify inter-enterprise commerce and enhance the results that they deliver. 


Work with people who think big and dream big; SAP Ariba is helping the world run better and improve people’s lives.


Be part of the team that designs and supports the cloud infrastructure for the world’s largest business network. Using Ariba Cloud procurement solutions, 3.1 million businesses operating in 190 countries trade 1.6 trillion USD in goods and services every year.



As a DevOps Engineer, you will be a member of the Production Deployment operations staff that is responsible for change management of Ariba Cloud based solutions. Collaborate with internal operations teams as well as Development and Support Engineering staff to support and facilitate the delivery of a highly available production environment. This is an individual contributor, hands-on position located in Palo Alto.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Carefully follow and employ change control procedures to deploy all Ariba Applications and Solutions that are hosted in Ariba Commerce Cloud.
  • Manage and deploy all application releases, customizations and data fixes.
  • Act as liaison with Technical Staff to solve complex customer related issues.
  • Collaborate with Engineering and act as an informational resource for application and Ops Hosted infrastructure knowledge within Operations.
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive documentation sets, troubleshooting guides and procedural documentation.
  • Monitor performance of all deployed applications and tune environment when necessary to ensure maximum performance.
  • Perform capacity and systems planning for all deployed applications. 
  • Act as a 3rd Party vendor owner to make sure we have all the needed info to support the apps that use the 3rd party.
  • Verify the completeness and timeliness of scheduled deployments.
  • Act as a primary point of reference for questions, problems, and suggestions about the release management process.
  • Automate deployment process for releasing proprietary code.
  • Manage the production SSL certificates renewals.
  • Perform administrative tasks such as triage unassigned ticket queue, Production user account management, SSL Certificate management, troubleshooting Devlab environment, build out new Devlab services and performs other miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


What You Need:

  • 4+ years’ experience supporting a 24/7 production operations web environment.
  • Ability to quickly identify and solve problems in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • 5+ years of experience working in a UNIX environment.
  • Basic knowledge of protocols such as: TCP/IP, SSL, SSH, DNS.
  • Ability to write and maintain Perl and Shell scripts to automate processes and enhance productivity.
  • Strong project management and communication skills with the ability to drive efforts to achieve goals and deadlines.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and occasionally over the weekend to accommodate demands of the business.
  • Strong inter-personal skills with the ability to effectively communicate technical issues.
  • BA/BS degree in MIS/CS or equivalent.


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.

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

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.

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