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Job Description

Requisition ID: 116407 
Work Area: Software-Design and Development 
Location: St. Leon-Rot
Expected Travel: 0 - 10% 
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.



SAPs Cloud Business is the fastest growing Business Area at SAP.


Within the Cloud Lifecycle Management (CLM) area, the Service Provider Engineering team is providing the central management platform, related tool sets and automation content for efficient operation of SAP`s Cloud offerings such as HANA Enterprise Cloud and Software as a Service Applications like S/4HANA, SuccessFactors and others.


The team drives the design, implementation and "productization" of the required tools covering the complete lifecycle of the offered solutions, such as initial system/solution provisioning including integration into the solution monitoring infrastructure, software maintenance, incident management, change management as well as advanced business continuity services in the area of high availability and disaster recovery.


The team utilizes agile development practices and continuous deployment in close cooperation with our end-users and stakeholders to deliver appealing, easily consumable and efficient operation processes. We are in liaison with the various product groups to deliver SAP product innovations to the cloud. We provide state of the art processes and use modern technologies like HANA and HTML5.





We are currently looking for a talented Software Engineer to join our innovative team to further drive automation of the HANA Enterprise Cloud.


As a Developer within the Service Provider Engineering Team you take over accountability for excellent execution of SAP's Cloud strategy. You will be dealing with the full development cycle by discovering requirements together with our (internal) customers, identifying the appropriate architecture, designing, implementing and testing the features as well as maintaining it. In your role as developer, you will be working in an international, cross-cultural environment with the following activities:

  • Design appealing and sustainable solutions for cloud operations using test-driven methodology.
  • Optimize and simplify existing processes and code (like Business By Design Development Technology related applications, HANA based single persistency, etc.).
  • Perform agile prototyping to evaluate which solution fits best for cloud operations.
  • Develop UIs and APIs in a model-driven way.



  • Good team player, as we are working in a friendly and agile team. No shyness regarding code reviews and pair programming.
  • "Can do" attitude.
  • Openness to work on a significant, existing code base, and ability to dig into it and get an understanding of how "other people's" code work.
  • Willingness to master the "full stack" from UI through Business Object models down to the database layout.
  • Openness towards new technologies.
  • Willingness to discuss directly with end users and stakeholders, and ability to translate their expectations into simple, "easy to use" and "easy to maintain" architecture and functionality.





Software Development Skills

  • Proven expertise of developing in at least one object-oriented language is necessary. Knowledge of ABAP OO is highly appreciated. SQL and HTML5/JavaScript is a plus.
  • Proven knowledge of fundamental web technologies, like SOAP, XML, REST are beneficial.
  • Knowledge of the Business ByDesign/AP development technologies (Business Objects, ESF2, MDRS, UI Designer) is very much appreciated.
  • Experience in agile development practices (SCRUM), test-driven development as well as model-driven development is a plus.
  • Proven track record to thoroughly handle the work scope of a Developer.


Business Skills

  • Expertise in the cloud/hosting business ideally proven by previous employments and/or project work in a development unit of a cloud unit is beneficial.
  • Proven expertise in SAPs Lifecycle Management tools as well as SAPs operations and support processes is a plus.
  • Knowledge of ITIL is beneficial


Personal Skills

  • Very good analytical skills combined with the ability to work on complex topics and drive their realization in an efficient way. Strong customer focus.
  • Fluent in German and English (verbal/written) is necessary.



  • 2+ years work experience as a Developer in the outlined skills and competences. Experience in working with international teams is of advantage.





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 EMEA: +49 6227 7 48599 and careers@sap.com, Americas: hrdirectamericas@sap.com, APJ: hrdirectapj@sap.com. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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About SAP

Business Objects is the world's leading business intelligence (BI) software company, with more than 39,000 customers worldwide, including over 80 percent of the Fortune 500. Business Objects helps organizations of all sizes create a trusted foundation for decision making, gain better insight into their business, and optimize performance. The company's innovative business intelligence suite, BusinessObjects(TM) XI, offers the BI industry's most advanced and complete solution for performance management, planning, reporting, query and analysis, and enterprise information management. BusinessObjects XI includes the award-winning Crystal line of reporting and data visualization software. Business Objects has also built the industry's strongest and most diverse partner community, and offers consulting and education services to help customers effectively deploy their business intelligence projects. Business Objects has dual headquarters in San Jose, Calif., and Paris, France. The company's stock is traded on both the Nasdaq (BOBJ) and Euronext Paris (ISIN: FR0004026250 - BOB) stock exchanges.

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