Cloud Infrastructure Services - Senior Data Center Engineer

SAP - Palo Alto, CA4.3

Full-timeEstimated: $92,000 - $120,000 a year
Requisition ID: 189086
Work Area: Information Technology
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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As part of Enterprise Cloud Services the Cloud Infrastructure Services team is SAP's Cloud Infrastructure provider and is responsible for running SAP’s backend technology including operations of state of the art data centers around the globe. Enterprise Cloud Services - Cloud Infrastructure Services unit acts in a shared services mode for internal SAP customers across all Board Areas is one important pillar of SAP’s strategy.

The Data Center Management unit within Cloud Infrastructure Services is the shared service unit providing services within all SAP’s Data Centers: IMAC-D services, hardware maintenance, asset management, supplier coordination.


The Data Center Engineer will work within SAP’s Cloud Data Center Management Team. The Data Center Engineer part of a global team and is the overall responsible for a Data Center Location. The responsibilities for this position may include some or all of the following:

Interface and coordination to all external Service Providers/Vendors for Data Center Management
Local responsibility for IMAC-D services & processes
Data Center Capacity for power, cooling and space management
Coordination and assist of hardware maintenance activities and physical DC infrastructure
Data Center Infrastructure design and implementation incl. power, racks, structured cabling
Data Center Inventory management / Asset Management
Co-location Management incl. service reviews
Data Center access management/ Access control
Supporting of finance and contract management
Data quality & reporting

Required skills

Advanced knowledge of Data Center Equipment (Compute, Network, Storage)
Advanced knowledge of Data Center Infrastructure (Power, Cooling, Security, Cabling)
Advanced knowledge in Data Center Facilities & Hardware maintenance
Advanced knowledge in Co Location Management
Ability to organize work and complete tasks independently
Preferred skills

Organizational and analytical skills
Excellent written communication skills
Ability to communicate and work in a multi-cultural environment
Must be adaptable to change
Fluent English verbal and writing

Minimum 6 years of experience in Data Center Management
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