SAP Senior DevOps Engineer - IoT SCM & Strategic Projects APJ & GC Job in Shanghai, China

Requisition ID: 155090

Work Area: Software-Development Operations

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

Purpose and Objective

IoT SCM & Strategic Projects – APJ & GC (formerly Customer Innovation & Strategic Projects – APJ & Greater China, Customer Development & Strategic Projects China, Customer Engagement & Strategic Projects China or Design and New Applications China) is part of a global R&D organization in SAP to drive technology and product innovation especially in the IoT (Internet of Things), SCM (Supply Chain Management) & SAP HANA area. We have several different locations including Shanghai, Beijing & Shenzhen. We are also one major LoB resides in SAP Labs China.

As one important team for the IoT and SCM product development, we are responsible for SAP TM (Transportation Management), SAP TRP (Transportation Resource Planning), SAP EWM (Extended Warehouse Management), SAP GT&T (Global Track & Trace), SAP CWS (Connected Worker Safety) and etc. These products across both On-Premise & On-Cloud area. Leveraging SAP’s business process expertise and latest Big Data and Cloud stack like Cloud Foundry, Spark, Elastic Search, Casandra, Kafka and etc. It also combines the team strengths including algorithm, UX design, cloud operation and etc.

From the establish till now, we focus on the SAP HANA in-memory platform innovation especially in the Machine Learning/Predictive Analysis area. We co-innovate closely with customers to identify the use cases that can unleash unlimited potential of SAP HANA. We also take joint research projects with prestigious universities in China.

We are also responsible for the region customer engagement for strategic accounts in Greater China & APJ area. We collaborate with Lenovo, Huawei, Intel, Foxconn, NTT etc. closely for various products and use cases.

We are looking for research oriented and innovative developers to join this fast-growing team, especially for the cloud product development area.

Expectations and Tasks

As Senior DevOps Engineer, you are expected to do the following:

  • Design and build operational infrastructure to support live online product;

  • Implement DevOps with Dev team on agile delivery mode;

  • Setup, deploy, monitor, and administer applications and underlying services or operator infrastructure platforms;

  • Ensure the cloud infrastructure QoS and proper process are in place to maintain a highly available solution (database backup, failover, …);

  • Design and implement proactive monitoring to ensure availability, performance and security of our non-production cloud infrastructure;

  • Assist in on-going load and performance testing activities;

  • Work with and enhance tools, operational processes to ensure smooth and consistent operations;

  • Produce high quality systems documents


  • Master/Bachelor Degree in computer science, software engineering, statistics, mathematics, or relevant information technology area;

  • Excellent communication skill in both Chinese and English;


  • 3 years production experience administrating highly-available cloud architectures;

  • Experience with Agile, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery methodologies;

  • Strong programming skill in Shell, Ruby or other scripting languages;

  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration;

  • Experience with networking, routing, firewalls, security policy creation;

  • Ability to self-manage and work in a semi-chaotic environment of a rapidly growing company

  • Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills;

  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (experience with AWS or other Cloud Platform is plus);

  • Experience with massive large scale architecture operation and performance monitoring, tuning is highly preferred;

  • Experience with orchestration, familiar with tools such as Cloud Foundry, Docker, Jenkins, Elasticsearch, Redis, Git, Spark, Casandra, Kafka and etc.;

  • Experience with SAP HANA is plus

Working Experience

  • 5 years of professional experience in software development and 3 years with DevOps;


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