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Senior Data Services Engineer Job

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Senior Data Services Engineer Job

Senior Data Services Engineer Job

Date: Jul 25, 2018

City: Palo Alto, CA, US, 94304

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 187477
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.

Who We Are

Ariba, an SAP company, is the world’s largest business commerce network. Ariba combines industry-leading cloud-based applications with the world's largest web-based trading community to help companies discover and collaborate with a global network of partners. Using the Ariba® Network, businesses of all sizes can connect to their trading partners anywhere, at any time from any application or device to buy, sell and manage their cash more efficiently and effectively than ever before. Companies around the world use the Ariba Network to simplify inter-enterprise commerce and enhance the results that they deliver. 

Work with people who think big and dream big; SAP Ariba is helping the world run better and improve people’s lives.

Be part of the team that designs and supports the cloud infrastructure for the world’s largest business network. Using Ariba Cloud procurement solutions, 3.1 million businesses operating in 190 countries trade 1.7 trillion USD in goods and services every year.

Senior Data Services Engineer

Ariba’s Cloud Engineering Services team is looking for a Senior Data Services Engineer to support the Oracle, Hana, Hadoop, SAP Replication Server, Cassandra, Influxdb, MySQL, Redis, and OrientDB instances supporting the Ariba cloud platform across 11 global data centers and public cloud.

We are looking for passionate engineers who enjoy designing, building, and maintaining both innovative and reliable database infrastructure.

What You Will Do

  • Improve and support Ariba’s “five nines” critical globally distributed cloud database infrastructure.
  • Analyze automation, monitoring, and tooling gaps in the Data Services infrastructure and designing and building processes and solutions to address.
  • Drive innovation and the adoption of new technologies in the organization to increase agility and continuous improvement feedback loops.
  • Build relationships with engineering colleagues and collaborating on application design.

What You Need:

  • 3+ years’ experience administering Oracle, MySQL, Hana, Hadoop, or other relational/No-SQL database covering designing, deploying, troubleshooting, and performance tuning in a production environment.
  • Programming skills in Python, Perl, Ruby, Java, or C specifically for systems automation.
  • Tenacious troubleshooting skills that span systems, network, and application.
  • Familiarity with infrastructure deployment and delivery automation, containers, and configuration management using tools like Jenkins, Docker, Nomad, Consul, Artifactory, Salt, Chef, or Puppet.
  • Ability and interest to learn and deploy new technology quickly.
  • Strong focus on efficiency, simplicity and maintainability.

Bonus Points:

  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science or other technical discipline.
  • Deep UNIX/Linux systems knowledge and/or systems administration background.
  • Experience with database operation and deployments in public cloud platforms like Google Cloud Platform, Amazon AWS, and Azure.  
  • Willingness to take the initiative to contribute beyond your own responsibilities.
  • Strong focus on efficiency, simplicity and maintainability.
  • Adept at using source code revision systems such as git or Perforce.

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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