SAP Cloud Infrastructure Architect Job in Palo Alto, California

Requisition ID: 188143

Work Area: Customer Service and Support

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.

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PSD (Product Systems Delivery) deliver and manage systems infrastructure internally for SAP Product Development, Pre-sales, Training, Consulting and Support in SAP. We provide end to end (OS,DB,BASIS) standard and premium support for mission critical development systems (ABAP and non-ABAP) landscapes. We run the backbone of SAP (non-ABAP) software production landscapes, e.g. Perforce/GIT/Nexus, Code Scan, NWDI, Build servers, DITA, Redwood, NPM, Travis, Artifactory, Kubernetes infrastructure services, etc. We design, build and run leading-edge Proof-of-concept (PoC) dev systems such as prototype, beta, “pre-production, strategic customers, special dev/test environments and performance labs.


Architect to engineer IT solutions that allow seamless integration and efficient operation of workloads (OS, Container, DB, Systems) with infrastructure layer (virtualization, Openstack, Hadoop, container orchestration, public and on-premise cloud). Engineer solutions on automation, DevOps, IaC (Infrastructure as code), transfer or migrating workloads to the cloud and processes to ensure stable operations.


  • Work on leading-edge projects to architect infrastructure solutions for SAP Applications using technologies offered by the hyperscalers (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP)

  • Work with Infrastructure as code (e.g. Openstack, Chef, Terraform, Ansible), Containers (Docker) and Container orchestration (Kubernetes),

  • Work on migration projects of moving SAP on premise systems to public cloud.

  • Work on infrastructure for build pipeline, CI/CD (Continuous Integration/Continuous delivery)

  • Work on SDN (software defined network), SDS (software defined storage)

  • Assess, identify and correct operational risks and weaknesses of IT solutions


  • Master’s degree in computer science/engineering or comparable work experience

  • Interdisciplinary infrastructure engineering skills in all three areas of Network, Storage and Compute

  • Experience in scripting in Python, Chef, Ansible, Terraform, Golang

  • Experience working with AWS, GCP, Azure

  • Deep knowledge of infrastructure services like DNS, LDAP, Certificates

  • Minimum 10 years industry experience


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.

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

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