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Lead Development Architect: S/4HANA Core Master Data - Business Partner and Product'

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As part of Core Master Data PE setup, you will be at the centre of SAP’s digital core offering and developing standard applications which address the varied needs of our customers related to master data maintenance and integration. Our work environment offers an exciting mix of opportunities, a collaborative and energetic team of developers, and the opportunity to work with leading infrastructure and cloud technologies.

We are looking for a passionate and experienced development architect to be part of a high-performing and motivated team working on S/4HANA Core Master Data topic, with a focus on Business Partner and Product domains. Our team has the mission to design and develop scalable and performant applications to address Master Data Maintenance needs including integration and replication. We work on solutions and technologies in S/4HANA On-Premise and Cloud, NetWeaver stack and integration scenario with SAP Master Data Integration (MDI) service based on SAP One Domain Model (ODM). You will be joining a team of experienced, driven, and entrepreneurial colleagues that want to define world-class enterprise products. Your role will span ideation, architecture, design, and implementation of applications in the master data maintenance space. You will help pave the way for our customers to quickly unlock cloud-scale innovation with the complex landscapes they have today.

We are looking for a technically strong architect with great soft skills including a team-oriented nature, flexibility, agility, great communication skills and the ability to deal with diverse personality types and work styles. As the Lead Development Architect, you will also need to possess a strong entrepreneurial spirit, and excellent leadership ability.

As a Lead Development Architect for the SAP S/4HANA Core Master data development teams, you should bring in hands-on working style and passion for agile software development. Entrepreneurial drive, the ability to “think out of the box” and drive innovation from idea to execution will help you to achieve stretch goals in an innovative and fast ­paced product environment. Being a team player working with multiple development teams and across locations will be essential for the success of your team.

We prefer that you meet the competencies and skills listed below.

  • Be responsible for defining a well aligned and consistent architecture for S/4HANA Core Master Data applications and services. Translate business and product requirements into technical requirements, models and software architecture
  • Define the product’s architecture together with scrum team, drive alignment of architecture concept and ensure documentation in architecture concept documents (ACD).
  • Support and advice product owner, chief/concept architects and management by ensuring technical and architectural feasibility, readiness, and compliance  
  • Setup collaboration with the developers of the scrum team and contribute to all tasks. Coach and advise scrum teams on all aspects which have impact on the architecture, review design documents regarding compliance with ACD and relevant product standards
  • Evaluate architecture risks and estimate effort for business case or backlog item, prepare management decisions on these topics
  • Contribute to the release planning and roadmap definition processes
  • Passion for test-driven development, unit tests and continuous integration and delivery
  • Work with all development process contributors, e.g. Product Owners, Project Management, Scrum Masters, Developers, User Assistance Developer and DevOps to establish and execute a flawless development process
  • Collaborate closely with Product Owners, Concept Owners / Architects, and Management in decision making and execution  
  • Outstanding communication skills and strong work ethic demonstrating sense of responsibility and acting as a role model for junior colleagues


  • At least 10 years of relevant work experience in SAP standard software development (preferably, in ECC or S/4HANA)
  • Experience in the Business Partner, Customer, Supplier and Product master data domains will be a plus
  • Worked in the global teams with high levels of collaboration
  • Completion of SAP Architecture Curriculum / Architect certification will be a plus
  • Experience of building applications in S4HANA On-premise and Cloud environments
  • Experience in building cloud apps using ABAP Objects, Fiori, OData, CDS Views
  • Experience of building apps using frameworks RAP and BOPF
  • Knowledge of automation test frameworks like OPA5/QUnits and building ABAP Units
  • Design Patterns and Design Skills and experience of working in agile environment methodologies such as scrum
  • S/4HANA Application extensibility using Steampunk and BTP Serverless offerings



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SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.


SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility 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: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

 Requisition ID:300456 | Work Area: Software-Development Operations | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Lead Development Architect: S/4HANA Core Master Data - Business Partner and Product'

Facility:  300456
Posted Date:  Oct 6, 2021
Work Area:  Software-Development Operations
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Bangalore, IN, 560066

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