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Senior Developer in Finance Development Job

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Date: Jun 29, 2019

City: Brno, 622, CZ

Company: SAP



Requisition ID: 207568
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time

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.

S/4HANA Finance is an important piece of SAP’s flagship product and lies at the core of our vision of the Intelligent Enterprise, which brings together machine and human intelligence across all business functions to deliver value to our customers. S/4HANA Finance is built, in the first place, as a cloud product with quarterly release cycles and is also shipped as an On-Premise version once every year.
Line of Business (LoB) Finance is a global development organization responsible for delivering this next-generation Finance solution and works closely together with partners and customers to enable superior future-proof business models and finance processes.
We will build up a completely new team including all roles in our location SAP Labs Czech Republic in Brno, which will strongly collaborate with the other Finance teams around the globe, particularly with colleagues in Walldorf, Germany. The team will contribute to the development of financial accounting as well as financial consolidation topics in the ABAP backend of S/4HANA platform and UI5 frontend.
Line of Business Finance is responsible to fulfill SAP’s simplification story by SAP S/4HANA in the cloud and on premise. This next-generation set of financial accounting solutions is based on a simplified and renewed Financials technology stack that leverages the full potential of the SAP HANA platform. We are set up globally with teams in Walldorf, Potsdam, Shanghai, Palo Alto and Brno. Accounting is the backbone of S/4HANA and our vision is to become the world’s most innovative accounting solution in the cloud.
Within LoB Finance the Group Reporting unit is developing a solution used by large corporations around the world to generate consolidated financial results and to publish group related information to the stock market, management and investors. Our teams are based in Paris, Shanghai, Ratingen, and Walldorf. The Group Reporting solution comprises application parts residing within S/4HANA as well as components built on SAP Cloud Platform. Currently we’re seeking a senior developer to further strengthen one of our Brno scrum teams working in the S/4HANA Cloud environment.
Within our teams, we practice an agile and customer-oriented development approach. High customer orientation and focus on providing value to our clients is the main guiding principle for all development activities.

You will work in an innovative environment, and will be part of building up a new team, with highly motivated colleagues. Your responsibility as Senior Developer will be covering all stages and tasks within the entire development cycle:

  • You work as a senior developer in a development team on designing, implementing, testing, and maintaining software and apply agile software development principles.
  • You build up and expand business knowledge within and beyond Financials.
  • You show initiative and drive topics to resolution in a high level of quality and efficiency.
  • You work in a highly agile project with strategic relevance to drive new innovations and leverage the power of the existing architecture to build future solutions.
  • You refactor and enhance existing application parts to fulfill today’s test automation and architecture standards.
  • Build broad and deep functional, technical and business process knowledge in selected areas of the application, share your experience within the team and provide guidance to less experienced developers. Become a trusted advisor to the product owner.
  • You work in a highly self-motivated and reliable manner.

To deliver first class results, you handle your tasks with enthusiasm and personal commitment. You have the ambition of building future-proof products and using state of the art technologies.

Required skills

  • Bachelor degree or above in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related disciplines.
  • Proven experience in all aspects of software development.
  • Advanced ABAP development skills including HANA and CDS technology.
  • Practical experience with refactoring and performance optimization.
  • Outstanding analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability and willingness to build broad and deep knowledge in Financial business applications.
  • Ability to work in an international setup and with remote development teams and stakeholders.
  • Good communications skills, strong customer focus and service mindset.
  • Experience in agile development mode.
  • Motivated, committed, and strong self-initiative.
  • Strong team player and out-of-the box thinker.
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written).
  • German is a plus.

Preferred skills

  • Experience with agile software engineering and test automation.
  • Domain knowledge in financial reporting, accounting or consolidation.
  • Experience with SAP accounting or consolidation solutions.
  • Fiori and UI development skills, including JavaScript experience.
  • Experience as a scrum master.


  • 4+ years of professional programming experience.
  • 2+ years of experience in ABAP or HANA development.


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