Requisition ID: 183296
Work Area: Information Technology
Expected Travel: 0 - 20%
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.
Purpose and Objective:
SAP Cloud Infrastructure Networking organization is hiring, and we're looking for Platform Owner Position to join our team. Within Networking, we're confronting and solving complex and high-stakes challenges. Our teams support all aspects of the Cloud Data Center and to/from our Cloud Data Center heading to the outside world, as well as the connectivity between SAP Cloud data centers and services. As a member of one our cloud network delivery teams, you will play a part in guarantee the quality of services being delivered for Networking.
For this role, we are seeking Network Platform owner to work in our Cloud Network Delivery within America organization. This team is responsible for service lifecycle, improvement, active or participate in designing the networks that directly connect SAP to the outside world, evolving the global backbone that interconnects our Regions as well as partnering with our internal customers. Platform owner in this organization define or improve the operating/service level agreement, steering complex network infrastructure environments, our face to internal customer and sister/brother department coordination. We move terabits of traffic in and out of our networks each day.
The ideal candidate for this team would have a background, but not limited to:
Service management, designing, and implementation methodology. Particularly attractive candidates would be from Cloud Service Providers, peering and exchange, and large (IP) carrier network backgrounds.
Experience having designed, operated and steering networks of very large scale, and those well versed in the operation of the Cloud Solution hierarchy.
Understand the theory behind and have deep operational knowledge of routing & switching protocols with particular emphasis on their impact to hardware platforms.
Pushed platforms to their limits, understand how to work within the limitations imposed by third-party software and how to avoid them through your designs.
It's important to have an understanding, but not a hard requirement for deep depth of the technology.
Experience managing large projects to completion is a desire, either as project manager or lead.
Network Platform consultants are expected to self-manage several projects at a time, providing regular status updates and identifying and pushing through obstacles.
Be cross-disciplinary and accustomed to "reaching across the aisle", as you will be working with many hardware, software and customer organizations across SAP translating internal or external customer and business requirements into actual technical solutions.
A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience is mandatory.
Excellent IP networking fundamentals and extensive experience in the application of IP protocols.
Excellent network analysis fundamentals and robust troubleshooting skills.
ITIL Service Management
Operation Steering +8 years
Candidates should have a minimum of 6+ years industry experience in a similar environment.
Background in high availability, resiliently design, and architecture is highly preferred
Expert-level certifications (e.g. ITIL) a huge plus.
Understanding of Software Defined Networking (OpenStack)
WHAT YOU GET FROM US
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SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
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.
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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.
Additional Locations: Virtual - USA
Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
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