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Software Engineer as Coach for DevOps & Continuous Delivery Job
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SAP | Leon, IA
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 149615 
Work Area: Software-Design and Development 
Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot
Expected Travel: 0 - 20% 
Career Status: Professional 
Employment Type: Regular Full Time 




SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.


As the cloud company powered by SAP HANA®, SAP is a market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP applications and services enable our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.


At SAP, we believe in the power of collaboration and empower our employees to perform at their best in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. You’ll work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, while turning big ideas into reality for our customers. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you’ll be able to get more out of your career. It’s no wonder that some of the sharpest minds from around the world are working for a company that is consistently recognized as a global top employer.


Now it’s your turn to take the next step and help make the world Run Simple.



The unit „P&I Integrated Quality and Services“ has the aspiration to strengthen the capabilities of development teams for ‘Innovation and High Quality Delivery in the Cloud’. One of the key activities is the coaching on best practices for cloud qualities.


We form a new team “Cloud Quality Coaching”. This team will drive the adoption of cloud-focused quality best practices across P&I by offering coaching services.
One of the key coaching topics is Software Engineering with the focus on DevOps & Continuous Delivery.


As a starter in Cloud Quality Coaching you will partnering with experienced teammates and jointly execute on short cycle project assignment across the entire SAP Product Portfolio.



Key topic: Support, guide and coach development teams to foster a cloud mindset that builds on cloud qualities with special focus on DevOps & Continuous Delivery (automation, deployment pipelines, “Three ways of DevOps”, etc.)

  • Execute hands-on coaching on delivery engineering and automation for development teams during implementation and improvement projects
  • Analyze development and delivery engineering processes to derive tailored recommendations and practical support
  • Act on further coaching activities like Quality Engineering and Development Processes
  • Focus on development productivity and quality (at the same time) with the major focus on efficiency through automation and delivery activities
  • Enhance skills beyond own core functional focus and works on other tasks for the benefit of the coaching team


  • 3+ years of software development or delivery engineering experience with emphasis on building automation frameworks and tools.
  • Practical experiences in driving end-to-end automation
  • Deep proficiency in one or more programming language (Java, JS, Ruby, Python, Bash, Groovy)
  • Demonstrated excellent skills with automation and delivery tools such as Jenkins, Maven, Node, Chef, Cloud Foundry, Unix-family operating systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, must be able to break down and verbalize complex technical ideas.
  • Preferably first consulting/ coaching experience in Teams of Ten and/or on program level


  • Degree in computer science, engineering, natural science or related subject
  • Strong customer focus
  • Strong cloud focus and background
  • Strong self-management skills
  • Strong analytical and trouble-shooting/problem solving skills
  • Good understanding of SAP’s strategy & portfolio
  • Sense of commitment and responsibility, ability to take initiative
  • Ability to adapt processes according to changing requirements
  • Excellent communication in English and preferably in German




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, sensory 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 contact us at Careers.Germany@sap.com. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


About SAP

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