IT Technology Consultant-network Monitoring Job

Posted on August 24, 2017
**Requisition ID:** 153203 **Work Area:** Information Technology **Expected Travel:** 0 - 10% **Career Status:** Professional **Employment Type:** Regular Full Time **COMPANY DESCRIPTION** 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. **JOBTITLE** **_IT Technology (Senior) Consultant for Network Monitoring_** **PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES** Cloud Infrastructure Services (CIS) is responsible for SAP s infrastructure backend & technical foundation, including state-of-the-art data centers and associated technical platforms. These serve as foundation for all of SAP s Cloud solutions, but also for SAP s internal development, training, or demo landscapes. Our customers expect no less than Zero Downtime. With SAP s amazing growth in the Cloud Business, we want to further strengthen our capabilities in End-to-End Infrastructure Monitoring and Analytics. As part of the Infrastructure Operations team in CIS, the Network Monitoring and Analytics team architects, implements and operates various solutions to serve this goal. We are currently expanding our global team with multiple positions. If you re enthusiastic about network monitoring and want be a part of an amazing growth story, apply now. **EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS** As a member of our Network Monitoring and Analytics team, you will: Work as a team member in a global/ virtual team, currently spread across three locations / continents. Perform ITIL oriented tasks for Plan, Build and Run of our network monitoring tools and services (used for fault, configuration, accounting, performance, security management, etc.) Consult and assist service owners to maximize the customer business value benefit Develop roadmaps for a comprehensive, harmonized monitoring environment - in close collaboration with other CIS departments and SAP s Lines of Business relying on high availability of and visibility into our infrastructure Drive standardization and harmonization to allow automation and other continuous improvement efforts Work with monitoring tool vendors and Managed Service partners to ensure fast and best possible adoption of latest technology trends (e.g. software defined networks) Participate in on-call duties as required in a 7x24 carrier grade service provider environment **EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES** **Required skills** University degree or similar education in Computer Science or Software Engineering Expert knowledge in monitoring suites/ products; preferably CA suite (Spectrum, Performance Management, Performance Center, Net Flow Analysis, Unified Communications Monitor, ) and HP-NA Good script programming skills as typically needed in the Monitoring context (Perl, Python, Unix Shell) Good knowledge in Linux OS distributions (Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, ) Ability to work independently, but also as a project lead or member within a team of experts; ability to prioritize own tasks, multi-task and work towards aggressive deadlines Strong analytical and presentation skills Strong English language skills (written and verbal) **Preferred skills** Knowledge of products or services from vendors such as Splunk, Viavi (Gigastor), Packet Design Route Explorer, Netbrain, ThousandEyes, Catchpoint, Solarwinds, Gigamon Knowledge in monitoring tools as typically provided by DC hardware manufacturers (Cisco, Arista, F5, HPE, ) Knowledge with monitoring products beyond network (compute, storage, database, backup) IT Operations and Analytics (ITOA) tools, ideally SAP ITOA **WORK EXPERIENCE** Minimum 3 years as a network engineer in datacenter environments 3-5 years hands-on in network monitoring within large scale service provider, Cloud or enterprise environments; exposure to one or more of the leading infrastructure monitoring suites 1-2 years contributions to strategy or roadmap development or in a consulting oriented role **LOCATION** _Bangalore_ **EXPECTED TRAVEL** _0-10%_ **SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT** _To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company._ **SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT** To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company. SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable 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 (Americas: or , APJ: , EMEA: ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Additional Locations: