• Linux Software Engineer - SAP

    Location DE-Remote
    Posting date 1 week ago(7/11/2018 9:05 AM)
    Job ID
    64211
    Category
    Software Engineering
    Remote base
    SAP Walldorf, Germany
  • Company Description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    Red Hat’s Engineering team is looking for a Linux Software Engineer to join our team of Red Hatters working at SAP’s headquarters in Walldorf, Germany. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring that Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Red Hat Virtualization, and other Red Hat’s offerings work well with and are validated and certified against SAP HANA and other SAP offerings. You'll work closely with SAP and its original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partners to run quality assurance (QA) tests, perform certification testing, and debug issues for SAP offerings running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Red Hat Virtualization. As a Linux Software Engineer, you will guide automation into these efforts to increase efficiency and quality and reduce time it takes to certify. You’ll also communicate with upstream developers and work closely with Red Hat’s Quality Engineering (QE), Customer Experience and Engagement (CEE), and other Red Hat teams to ensure that we deliver high-quality solutions and support to partners and customers running SAP HANA and other SAP offerings in combination with Red Hat’s offerings.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Work directly with SAP engineering, QE, and support teams to ensure that SAP HANA, NetWeaver, and other SAP offerings are validated, certified, and supported to work with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and and Red Hat Virtualization
    • Deploy virtualized and bare metal SAP environments (HANA and NetWeaver) to meet required specifications for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Red Hat Virtualization
    • Configure, tune, and carry out HANA or NetWeaver tests with best configurations
    • Meticulously collect, review, and analyze appropriate statistics and metrics to make sure that SAP offerings work well in combination with Red Hat’s offerings
    • Increase efficiency through use of Ansible by Red Hat and other automation tools for performance measurement and data analysis
    • Collaborate with other teams within Red Hat for testing, troubleshooting, and bug fixes of SAP-related issues
    • Create internal and external technical documentation for SAP-related topics and present on SAP-related topics to both internal and external audiences
    • Ensure that requirements coming from SAP are taken into account in new offerings developed by Red Hat, including communicating and helping to prioritize bugs and fixes with the Red Hat Engineering team

    Required skills

    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or a similar technical field
    • Experience with Linux and the open source model, preferably with direct experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Red Hat Virtualization, and Ansible by Red Hat
    • Solid understanding of CPU, memory, network, and storage hardware and software subsystems as they relate to performance
    • Solid analytical and troubleshooting skills
    • Ability to learn quickly with good problem-solving skills
    • Excellent interpersonal communication and collaboration skills
    • Solid written and verbal communication skills in German and English
    • Ability to work as part of a dynamic Red Hat team embedded in SAP’s corporate headquarters; demonstrated flexibility and initiative
    • Practical experience with SAP HANA and SAP NetWeaver and familiarity with other offerings from the SAP applications portfolio is a big plus


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