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Senior DevOps Engineer - Observability Team

Company: SAP
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 282266
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.

The Observability team at SAP Ariba develops and implements solutions that provide insight into the availability, performance, and reliability of SAP Ariba Cloud applications. We build new ways to visualize data to make it easier to observe the state of our platform and applications enabling engineering teams to diagnose and respond quickly to issues. A key objective is to develop tools and processes that identify, predict, and prevent issues before they impact our customers.

In this role you will:

  • Research, design, develop, and deliver new technologies and tools to provide insight and improve the availability, observability, and operational efficiency for SAP Ariba's hybrid and multi-cloud platform
  • Build next generation monitoring solutions for SAP Aribas commerce cloud
  • Research, prototype and implement new technologies in the area of AI and Machine Learning for anomaly detection and predictive alerting using deployed Observability solutions
  • Work with cross-functional teams across Ariba Engineering to develop new and improve existing software solutions to support critical business outcomes
  • Promote proven practices around observability, instrumentation, and monitoring
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to support observability tools
  • Help support Aribas legacy monitoring platform built on Perl
  • Work as part of an agile team

Development work may involve use of various tools such as Splunk, Dynatrace, Datadog, Perl, Python, Shell scripting, Unix, SNMP, and Jenkins.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in computer science, data science, or a related technical discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in software development, engineering role, product/technical support, or Ariba consulting experience
  • Experience with Splunk, Dynatrace or similar tools building queries, dashboards, and alerts
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Experience with hyperscalers (Google Cloud Platform, Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure)
  • Experience working with Cloud-based Solutions or Web-based Enterprise Application Architecture/Infrastructure
  • Experience with Perl, Python, Linux, Git, Jenkins, scripting languages, SNMP, SALT stack/Ansible, Terraform
  • Working knowledge of Ariba products is a plus
  • Strong analytical, debugging, and problem-solving skills


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 (,,

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

Additional Locations:Virtual - USA

Keywords: SAP, Palo Alto , Senior DevOps Engineer - Observability Team, Other , Palo Alto, California

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