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Senior Cloud Services Developer

SAP

SAP

Software Engineering
Waterloo, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024

We help the world run better

At SAP, we enable you to bring out your best. Our company culture is focused on collaboration and a shared passion to help the world run better. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from.

SAP is at the forefront of revolutionizing data management in the cloud with our innovative SAP HANA Cloud Service. This service is central to SAP’s Business Technology Platform and assists the persistence needs of SAP’s core applications as well as external customers using the SAP HANA and SAP IQ relational database management systems in the cloud. Our service runs on all major hyperscalers, across many geographies and manages over 20,000 database instances with over 2PB of data under management.

We are hiring cloud developers to further extend the capabilities of SAP HANA Cloud and SAP HANA Cloud, data lakehouse. Our team works on the services surrounding the databases that enable self-service operations, fault-tolerance, resilience, data security, APIs and monitoring while also considering scalability both from a capacity and cost perspective. We use a modern stack built on Kubernetes and use modern development practices including CI/CD and use cutting edge tools like GitHub Copilot in our day-to-day work.

At SAP Waterloo, we are proud of our work environment and our people. We have a strong culture of teamwork and shared responsibility. We excel at coming up with new ideas and bringing them into production. Our pace is ambitious, but sustainable.

As a Senior Cloud Services Developer at SAP, you will:

  • Design, write, test and debug code for cloud services, system automation and infrastructure that contribute to features in SAP HANA Cloud, often working closely with other service and core database teams in the organization.
  • Use and strengthen skills in multiple programming languages. While most of our code is written in Go and python, our developers also interact with systems written in C++ and Java as well as a variety of languages for infrastructure automation.
  • Use your expertise and problem-solving abilities to prevent and investigate production incidents while continually enhancing the stability, scalability, and operability of the product.
  • Collaborate effectively within a team in a supportive environment, providing and receiving feedback to achieve the best possible outcomes for the product.
  • Gain the opportunity to lead projects on a per-project basis, regardless of career level.
  • Be empowered to continually learn, making improvements and driving efficiencies to both technology and processes.
  • Receive support from management with technical backgrounds who respect the abilities of the team and foster its growth.
  • Participate in a shared on-call rotation.
  • Work with geographically distributed teams, in a matrix structure.


The ideal Cloud Services Developer will have:

  • BS/CS, MS/CS or equivalent.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the desire to work with others.
  • 5+ years of experience in a platform or DevOps team in a SaaS environment and supporting mission critical services
  • 5+ years of experience in cloud computing (AWS, Azure or GCP) or containerization of micro services and container orchestration solutions, notably Kubernetes and Docker, especially with the development of Kubernetes operators.
  • Extremely strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills and the ability to resolve complex technical issues.
  • Professional experience with systems languages, such as Go, Rust, C/C++, Java, Python or Scala, with experience with Go and Python preferred
  • Experience with cloud DevOps toolsets, including Grafana and Prometheus
  • The ability to understand systems from first principles, reason about topics such as distributed systems, concurrency, and hardware, and solve systems problems
  • A strong work ethic and a passion for problem solving, and a self-driven, motivated attitude.

Bring out your best

SAP innovations help more than four hundred thousand customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with two hundred million users and more than one hundred thousand employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, you can bring out your best.

We win with inclusion

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.
SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility 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: Careers@sap.com.

For SAP employees: Only permanent roles are eligible for the SAP Employee Referral Program, according to the eligibility rules set in the SAP Referral Policy. Specific conditions may apply for roles in Vocational Training.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

SAP believes the value of pay transparency contributes towards an honest and supportive culture and is a significant step toward demonstrating SAP’s commitment to pay equity. SAP provides the annualized compensation range inclusive of base salary and variable incentive target for the career level applicable to the posted role. The targeted combined range for this position is 98500 - 212,200 (CAD) CAD. The actual amount to be offered to the successful candidate will be within that range, dependent upon the key aspects of each case which may include education, skills, experience, scope of the role, location, etc. as determined through the selection process. Any SAP variable incentive includes a targeted dollar amount, and any actual payout amount is dependent on company and personal performance. Please reference this link for a summary of SAP benefits and eligibility requirements: www.SAPNorthAmericaBenefits.com

Requisition ID: 396929 | Work Area: Software-Design and Development | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid


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