SAP Solution Architect – High Availability


Job Description:


Join the SAP Solutions team, an international team that enjoys working with technology partners. Our mission is to provide SUSE customers the freedom of choice to run their preferred IT environment fully supported on SUSE technology. We are a team of confident and experienced leaders at the service of our technology partners and we are empowered to pro-actively develop, manage and nurture relationships that result in deeper win-win partnerships.


  • Provide developer support in SAP Linux Lab to SAP and their partners, specifically regarding High Availability & Disaster Recovery technologies and strategies (e.g. Pacemaker, HA & DR solutions for SAP HANA, SAP S/4HANA and SAP Business Suite)

  • Adopt and enhance SUSE HA & DR technologies based on specific SAP software needs
    (e.g. HANA System Replication Automation, High Availability for SAP Application Server, High Availability concepts for containerized SAP applications)

  • Plan, coordinate, and carry out certification efforts for SAP software on SUSE technology

  • Develop and maintain technical documentation (SAP notes, blog articles, white papers etc.)

  • Communicate SUSE technical solutions for SAP software to customers, partners, and SAP at international events (e.g. SAP TechEd), as well as in person or via webinar

  • Work as part of the broader SAP Solutions team to share resources, information and best practices


  • In-depth technical knowledge of High Availability & Disaster Recovery concepts and technologies for Linux (e. g. Pacemaker or other cluster solutions)

  • In-depth technical knowledge of Linux and its components and experience with Enterprise Linux distributions (e. g. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server)

  • Experience with IaaS infrastructures of major Public Cloud Providers like Azure, Google, AWS

  • Knowledge of SAP software (SAP HANA, SAP S/4HANA) on operating system or SAP basis level is a strong plus

  • Knowledge around High Availability concepts and technologies for Kubernetes is a plus

  • Software Development skills (e. g. Shell, Python) are a plus

  • Strong & self-motivated learner, ability to work independently and as a team member

  • 10+ years of working experience in a technical customer or partner facing role (e. g. in engineering, consulting, partner management or technical sales) is a plus

  • English language skills required; German language skills are a plus




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