Manager SUSE SAP- Emerging Technologies Solutions Team


Job Description:


Engineering Manager - SUSE SAP Emerging Technologies Solutions Team

At SUSE - SAP Technology Solutions, our mission is to simplify and modernize the operation of SAP systems.

Join and lead the SAP Solutions Emerging Technologies team in architecting and delivering the next generation of clustering, deployment, monitoring and operation tools, specifically tailored for very complex and mission-critical workloads like SAP HANA databases and S4/HANA ERP applications. 


The ideal candidate is a passionate, result-driven and servant leader, who takes pride on leading a group of skilled solutions architects designing complex solutions for SAP Applications users. It is a big plus if you have an established track record of SAP Applications solutions projects.

We look for a knowledgeable, experienced and empathetic leader, who can bring guidance and support to team members, peers, partners and customers in both the development of new SAP solutions (like Trento project, the maintenance of existing ones, identification of opportunities and technological trends and maintaining strategic relationships inside the SAP ecosystem, striving to find the right balance between pragmatism and attention to details.

We will expect you to have:

  • Past experience (3 to 5 years) as a people manager

  • Ability to understand, communicate and develop the team and the community around it

  • Past experience on customer-facing roles and sustaining deep collaboration and co-innovation with partners and customers

  • fluent in English and German, both spoken and written. 

We would also greatly appreciate:

  • An established track record of successful SAP Applications projects implementation (strong plus here!)

  • Experience with large scale operations on cloud infrastructure-related solutions

  • knowledge on generic software engineering, systems engineering, networking and distributed systems fundamentals

  • Familiar with the CNCF landscape


You will be responsible to lead an team of solutions architects on identifying technological trends and solutions for the challenges faced by SAP Applications users and partners. Together with our Project, Product and Engineering Managers, you and team will act as the interface between SAP and partners and the SUSE engineering, assuring that we innovate and select the right emerging technologies to solve the most critical challenges for our customers. 

The team will support and influence the design of new ground-breaking software products, while also improving the existing ones, by bringing a holistic technical SAP Applications perspective that can both spread wide across our range of projects and go deep into the nitty-gritty.

You will participate in daily video-conference team meetings, collaborate with your peers via real-time chat, and/or other various tools, ultimately presenting your technical achievements to the relevant stakeholders, conferences, partner meetings, etc.


Working for an established software company comes with some usual benefits: competitive pay, established career paths, and all the hardware and software you’ll need.
In addition to that, you will join a fully geographically distributed team with a remote-first mindset, championing a healthy work/life balance via flexible working hours and vacation policies.
Open-source is at the heart of SUSE: that means you will spend the majority of your work time on your public track record, contributing to the global FOSS community.
Your personal growth will be fostered by conference sponsorships, internal exchange and mentoring programs, hackathons, tech talks and learning courses.




SUSE, the world’s largest independent open source software company, powers digital transformation with true open source technologies for the enterprise that simplify, modernize and accelerate traditional, cloud and edge solutions. SUSE collaborates with partners, communities and customers to deliver and support solutions that enable mission-critical business outcomes. SUSE’s container and cloud platforms, software-defined infrastructure, and artificial intelligence and edge computing solutions allow customers to create, deploy and manage workloads anywhere – on premises, hybrid and multi-cloud. For more information, visit


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