Software-Design and Development

Tech Lead (Senior Engineer) (m/f/d) - SAP Signavio Platform Group

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One of the top three best performing business units in the whole of SAP, Signavio helps our customers gain insight, improve, and transform all their business processes – fast and in scale. SAP Signavio was created through the merger of Signavio, the leading cloud provider for process management, with SAP’s own process analytics product teams. Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!



As an experienced Tech Lead in the IPA team within the Platform Services Group, you will work in the domain of identity management & authentication and help build a seamless administration and governance experience for our customers. You will take a vital role in building up a new engineering team, driving new features, establishing best practices and helping the team ramping up their knowledge. You will be part of the power duo for the team, composed of Product Owner and Tech Lead.   

We are explicitly open to people that complement the team with their diverse background and add new perspectives to the team. 


Meet the team 

Building on the intelligent enterprise strategy, SAP Signavio set out to assist and accompany SAP customers in navigating through their digital transformation by helping them understand andimprove their business processes. 

The Platform Services Group is part of the Platform Group, one of five groups in the engineering department of SAP Signavio unit. We value consistency, modularity & re-usability, as well as simplicity. 

The focus of the Platform Services Group is shared backend services providing integration and extensibility capabilities and thus forming central building blocks for SAP Signavio’s Suite. 

The IPA team owns the identity management & authentication domain, which includes: 

  • user login & single sign-on 

  • customer on-/off-boarding 

  • provisioning of users, groups, licenses 

  • assist administration of users, user groups and licenses 

  • integration with external identity management solutions 

  • integration with services of the SAP Business Process Intelligence suite 

  • ensure security standards as well as data protection and privacy guidelines 

Please note that we are on our journey from a monolithic architecture towards individual services in a modern infrastructure.


What you’ll do 

Your job is to make sure that the team works on what’s most important and valuable at any given time. To do that, you will be:

  • Leading the technical software development and strategy for a delivery team 

  • Collaborating and working with your team, the PO, Head of and other stakeholders on solving technical and business problems  

  • Contributing to the entire cycle of product development, from first ideas and brainstorming sessions to continuously delivering improvements  

  • Driving architecture definition and decisions both within the team and with other teams depending on the scope of the decision 

  • Working on existing applications as well as the inception of new (micro)services and developing new components  

  • Together with Principal Engineers and Lead Engineers, defining long-term tech strategies in accordance with business needs  

  • Ensuring engineering excellence within the team by being a sparring partner, mentor, coach as well as functional lead for the team members   

  • Leveraging DevOps practices and tools 

  • Enhancing the architecture in a scalable way  

  • Follow the latest security standards  


What you’ll bring 

  • 7+ years experience in hands-on software engineering positions, including record of technical leadership in engineering teams or across multiple teams 

  • Passion for software products, code & tech, agile values & practices as well as people 

  • Comfortable with fast iterations, clean code, test driven development, pair programming, pragmatic development approaches and fail-fast attitude 

  • Solid knowledge of programming paradigms, languages as well as software design and architecture principles  

  • Proficient in Java/Kotlin and in-depth experience with a significant number of the technologies we use, or similar:  Spring, Serverless computing (TypeScript/NodeJS, AWS Lambda), JEE, Hibernate, Apache Tomcat, Resteasy, SpringBoot, AWS, Kubernetes, Terraform, Docker, Circle CI 

  • Experience with 

    • Microservice & message-driven architectures 

    • Building and operating secure web and cloud enterprise applications 

    • DevOps technologies and CI/CD pipelines 

    • SQL databases (ideally MySQL or PostgreSQL)  

  • Communication ability that allow you to translate between technical and business domains, adjust to different audiences and build relationships within and outside the team 

  • Empowering and encouraging attitude for mentoring team members, providing feedback and enabling them to work independently and grow 


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Requisition ID: 364254  | Work Area: Software-Design and Development  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: Virtual - Germany #LI-Hybrid

Requisition ID:  364254
Posted Date:  Mar 26, 2023
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Berlin, DE, 10787

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