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Senior Kubernetes Administrator

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
3 days ago
We help the world run better

Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. 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.Apply now!

We are looking for highly ambitious Site Reliability DevOps Engineer to join our exciting journey in building next generation Integration Solutions. You will have opportunities to work on cutting edge technologies like Microservice based applications and containers.


As a Site Reliability DevOps Engineer you will be working on eventing & messaging service called SAP Event Mesh built on event-driven-architecture as a foundational service connecting systems, apps, services and solutions across heterogenous landscapes in a loosely coupled distributed system setup, deployed and run on a highly scalable Kubernetes platform underneath.

You will be a member of a cross-functional scrum team and take part in all team activities including researching and prototyping, planning, designing, implementing, testing, deploying and operating cloud native services.

If you are interested in full stack and cloud native operations based technologies, you will find an inspiring and professional environment for your learning and growth. We emphasize teamwork and a trust-based working model. Collaboration with other teams in an international environment will be a regular part of your work.

We are looking for highly ambitious Site Reliability DevOps Engineer to join our exciting journey in building next generation Integration Solutions. You will have opportunities to work on cutting edge technologies like Microservice based applications and containers.
  • Contribute and gain experience in operating enterprise scale cloud applications with DevOps culture at heart.
  • Actively drive ITIL best practices to achieve operational excellence and efficiency and maximize uptime
  • Actively drive customer escalations, expert Live site handling, providing on-call support during off-business hours
  • Checking out new technologies and introducing them to others to promote innovation and create business value.
  • Continuously gain more insights into the product and also share the learning with the team.
  • Learn new technologies, tools and infuse the same in the team to enhance operations.
  • Continuously decrease mean time to recovery and meantime to detection.

  • Be a great team player ensuring seamless work with geographically distributed teams.
  • Engineering degree (BTech, MTech) in Computer Science or a related subject
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • 3+ years of relevant Industry & Domain experience as Site Reliability DevOps engineer
  • Familiarity with at least one cloud solution such as Amazon, Azure or Google
  • Experience with containers and orchestration platforms (Docker, Kubernetes or others)
  • Proficient in network level principles and troubleshooting like ssl, ssh etc.
  • Ability to confidently communicate with different layers of the management
  • Strong customer focus, service minded, and experience in handling customer escalations.

Mandatory Skills:
  • Certifications such as CKA (Certified Kubernetes Administrator), CKAD (Certified Kubernetes Application Developer),
  • Experience in creating and managing production scale Kubernetes clusters, Deep understanding of Kubernetes networking
  • Support our Kubernetes based projects to resolve critical and complex technical issues
  • Performing application deployments on Kubernetes cluster and troubleshooting
  • Securely managing kubernetes Cluster on at least one of the cloud providers (AWS, Azure or GCP cloud)
  • Kubernetes core concepts and Managing Kubernetes secrets
  • Ingress Controllers (Nginx, Istio etc) and cloud native load balancers
  • Managing Kubernetes storages (PV, PVC, Storage Classes, Provisioners)
  • Kubernetes Networking ( Services, Endpoints, DNS, LoadBalancers)
  • Managing resource quotas
  • Experience in setting up monitoring and alerting for Kubernetes cluster using open source monitoring tools like Grafana, Prometheus.
  • Experience with monitoring, logging and operations tools such as ELK, EFK, Zabbix, Sysdig, Pingdom, Wireshark, DataDog, Nagios, NewRelic.
  • Strong working experience with Linux Systems Administration and Troubleshooting. Good knowledge of Linux internals.

We build breakthroughs together

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 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 200 million users and more than 100,000 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, we build breakthroughs, together.

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

Requisition ID: 351817 | Work Area: Software-Development Operations | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.

Requisition ID: 351817

Posted Date: Nov 13, 2022

Work Area: Software-Development Operations

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6B 1A9
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