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Engineering Director Manager - SAP Concur Platform Services

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Date: Apr 27, 2021

City: Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 282926
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Management
Employment Type: Regular Full Time

 

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.
SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

 

SAP Concur offers cloud-based services that make it simple to manage travel and expenses. By connecting data, applications and people, SAP Concur delivers an effortless experience and total transparency into spend wherever and whenever it happens. Our customers use our application to manage their business travel and expenses anywhere at any time. With more than 50 million people using our Web and Mobile apps in over 150 countries it is key to have high grade user experience applications.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

We are looking for an Engineering Director Manager leading one of our Client Platform teams located in the US, UK and Germany. You will work with an international and open-minded group of engineers focusing on empowering our engineers to build and deliver a great user experience with a robust abstraction between UI clients and API data processor. Together with your unit you will transform the strategy into an executable direction and enable your teams to provide platform services setting the basis for SAP Concur’s future UI applications.

 

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

Build bridges, not silos. Maintain a trust-building mindset of finding solutions together and remove obstacles preventing a global collaboration. Inherently believe that the effort of everyone is the basis for a joint success. Partner up to assure the completion of experience-rich products in quality, on time and on budget.

Collaborate and communicate effectively. Identify your stakeholder and work closely with them, providing technical guidance to the product strategy, roadmap and architecture. Build transparency and manage changes by being able to successfully communicate without losing the intent and meaning of the message.

Coach & mentor. Constantly inspire and support your team members in adopting latest engineering practices and tools. Having an excellent understanding of the underlying technologies will help you to be an active participant helping your team members to achieve their goals and aspirations.

Drive Continuously delivery, measurement and learning. Set a direction and expectations in the leadership team and empower your teams to deliver on the direction. Measure success and manage the delivery accountability for your teams. Extend the understanding of the relevance of technology trends and practices by learning with your unit at the intersection of business and technology.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Required

  • University degree in computer science, engineering or similar area
  • Extensive experience in leading teams / larger projects with the ability to work with, understand, and motivate people
  • Excellent technology and architecture knowledge related to user experience / interface (Mobile & Web), dev ops and cloud computing
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills: open-minded, team player, result oriented, motivated to work in an international and intercultural environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English

 

Preferred

  • Proven track record of transforming business unit strategies / visions into viable missions, directions and area goals
  • Experience with managing managers
  • Profound experience with coaching teams in technology (e.g. as principal) and agile methods (e.g. as scrum master)
  • Extensive experience in building and operating platform services for business applications

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • At least 15 years of experience in software and/or product engineering or architecture
  • At least 10 years of experience in leading larger software project in an agile set up
  • At least 5 years of experience in managing people
  • At least 2 years in managing larger units with multiple teams

LOCATION

US Or Canada

Available for Part-time or Full-Time

WHAT YOU GET FROM US
Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.
A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
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 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). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
Additional Locations: Virtual - USA


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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