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Senior Systems Engineer Job

Date: Jul 29, 2018

City: South San Francisco, CA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 185091
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.

The Senior Windows Server Engineer is a subject matter expert that has global accountability for the architecture and design of Windows Services running on Windows 2008R2 and Windows 2012R2 & 2016 R2 in a VMware virtual machine environment. This person must be a Microsoft Windows Server technology expert who can operate and continuously improve, standardize, and automate tasks in environments distributed across datacenters throughout the world. They will be working in a fast paced environment that will require travel within and outside of the US a few times a year. 

Position Responsibilities

  • Windows Operating System (build, administration, security, and automation tools)
  • Windows performance troubleshooting and performance tuning
  • Design, implementation, Migration and maintenance of Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, IIS, Group Policy, Clustering, Terminal Services, LDAP and windows scripting/automation.
  • Support Applications on Windows OS platform such as SFTP.
  • Deploy patches using WSUS and other deployment tools
  • Educate the frontline L1 and L2 staff and be the point of escalation


  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with Windows, Clustering & Active directory Services with a thorough understanding of installing, designing, configuring, and troubleshooting. 
  • Understands how to design and document a Windows server configuration useable by team members of various skill levels.
  • Must possess proven experience working in an enterprise distributed computing environment with standards, and processes. These experiences should include:
  • Technical infrastructure architect/design/support for Windows Server operating systems and a Strong understanding of architecting and configuring Microsoft Windows OS technology
  • Support of a distributed MS Windows-based network
  • Functional skills in basic protocol analysis, and IP addressing and routing.
  • PowerShell or other development/scripting experience.
  • Strong skills in setting up Microsoft cluster services on Cisco UCS blade servers and VMware / XEN virtual machines
  • Experience in Windows 2008 R2 server migrations to Windows server 2012
  • Creation of Windows server templates for different virtualization platforms ( VMware / XEN )
  • Experience in Securing/Hardening Windows Servers
  • In-depth knowledge of TCP/IP network
  • Experience in managing Linux based member servers in an Active Directory domain
  • Experience in installing and configuring Windows server automated installation tools for physical servers
  • EMC/HITACHI storage configuration skills on Windows servers and should have good understanding on MPIO software from different vendors
  • Experience in Implementing / Supporting Microsoft clusters with ISCSI disks on XEN virtualization
  • VERITAS /EMC networker backup configuration knowledge on windows servers
  • Experience with Windows OS performance monitoring.
  • Experience in Virtualization platform like VMware ESX or Citrix Xen

Desired Certifications

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Microsoft Certified IT Professional


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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