SAP DevOps Automation Engineer - HCM Cloud Team Job in Budapest, Hungary

Requisition ID: 166167

Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services

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.


As a DevOps automation engineer, you will be responsible for automating the installation, configuration and all the maintenances activities for an easy deployment and support of different HCM Cloud applications in various data centers.

You will be integrated to a team of DevOps engineers to deliver state of the art automation using Chef with Ruby.

As part of HCM Cloud Automation Team, you will have abundant opportunities to demonstrate your abilities and learn new skills.


  • Automate using Chef and Ruby the configuration, installation and deployment set up of many systems within HCM Cloud.

  • Automate system validation/verification before handover to HCM operation teams.

  • Integrate the automation procedures to existing or create new operational procedures for ease of deployment and maintenance activities.

  • Optimize the Cloud Services systems to facilitate the operations.

  • Extend existing systems by engineering and automating new features.

  • Research and propose alternatives to current solutions based on the latest technologies

  • Tune performance, balance the load, plan for capacity and optimize for availability, scalability and user experience on the different systems

  • Collaborate with other teams and across departments to answer their needs

  • Work with an agile team and participate to daily scrum

  • Participate to sprint planning/review and deliver on selected JIRA tickets committed for a specific sprint

  • Provide technical documentation


  • Bachelor degree in computer science or engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Good architectural overview and understanding of the cloud service components (Load balancers, Firewalls, Networks, DNS, Interfaces)

  • Work experience with DevOps and system configuration and deployment automation technologies such as Chef, Ansible, Puppet

  • Experience with public cloud service provides (Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure) is a plus

  • Strong development skills in Ruby

  • Experience in scripting (PowerShell, Bash)

  • Experience in implementing Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery pipeline using CI tools

  • Strong Linux/Windows administration skills

  • Understanding of Apache/IIS web servers and web protocols

  • Understanding of java applications using Tomcat/JBoss

  • Experience in databases (MSSQL, HANA)


  • Passion for innovation and willingness to learn new tools

  • Interest in implement automation

  • Good communication and technical skills

  • Very strong analytical and logical skills

  • Fast learner and goal-oriented working style

  • Excellent team player


  • 5 years of experience working in information technology



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