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Development Architect for SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) Job

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Date: May 11, 2019

City: Budapest, BU, HU

Company: SAP



Requisition ID: 204615
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Management
Employment Type: Regular Full Time

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SAP SCM solutions have achieved a leading market position and are used by more than 2,500 customers worldwide. We are aiming to innovate the SCM product portfolio through Integrated Business Planning and S/4HANA.

SAP Integrated Business Planning (SAP IBP) is a cloud solution that enables companies to react quickly to customer demands and expectations, and helps them handle changes and shortages in the supply chain by generating a short to mid-term supply plan, based on prioritized and categorized demand such as orders and forecasts.


Watch the video to learn more about SAP IBP.


The development and maintenance of SAP Integrated Business Planning is fueled by various customer engagements and the collaboration between several teams in different locations.

You will be a member of an inspired team focusing on the maintenance of the main planning UI of IBP, the Excel-based user interface that is used across all IBP applications like IBP for S&OP, IBP for Demand, IBP for Inventory Optimization and IBP Supply and Response Management. The main technologies used is ABAP, HANA, Java script, C# in Microsoft .NET-environment. Changing technologies and system environments require your flexibility. Teamwork and the collaboration with others is part of your daily business.



We are looking for an engaged person with a mature attitude to provide development and maintenance in the following areas:

  • Develop innovative and engaging applications.
  • Design integration scenarios between IBP components and other SAP cloud products
  • Architect highly-scalable and resilient solutions.
  • Lead the implementation and introduction of new infrastructural technologies.
  •  Staying abreast of the latest developments in technology and industry best practices and identifying where they can be incorporated to bring continuous improvement to engineering practices and processes
  •  Embrace the Agile process, be self-empowered, take ownership of, and responsibility for your work; collaborate and communicate effectively with team members and other.
  • Code ownership
  • Support critical customer requests through the message handling system
  • Creating architecture documentations.
  • Quality Assurance in your responsibility area
  • Participation in the development feedback channel.
  • Support quality activities, like test driven development and the creation of automated tests


We expect

  • A team player with the ability to work well with other team members across different locations
  • A solution-oriented attitude in a highly innovative and dynamic work environment
  • Eagerness to tackle challenging tasks



Required skills

  • Strong University Degree in information technology, mathematics or engineering
  • Proficiency in object oriented programming
  • Strong technical skills, knowledge in ABAP programming language
  • Excellent English language skills written and oral
  • Experiences in the following technologies and concepts is considered as an advantage:
    • SQL/SQL Script/RDBMS
    • HANA (CDS)
    • REST/OData protocols
  • Test automation tools and concepts (e.g. ABAP Unit Tests, Jenkins)
  • Experiences in cloud-based application development is a big plus
  • Customer handling and communication
  • Service attitude
  • Cloud development processes/paradigms
  • Enthusiastic team player with strong communication skills, results-driven – you have experience working as part or leading of a well performing team with high spirit.
  • Show drive for proactive problem solving. Handling any conflicts in a conscious and fair manner.
  • Ability to work in new, dynamic environments
  • Open minded, problem-solving attitude and positive spirit
  • Creative thinking, willingness and ability to learn quickly new concepts and technologies.
  • Highly customer and service oriented with a strong focus on quality
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt quickly to new tasks and challenges
  • Analytical thinking and a self-motivated working attitude


Preferred skills

  • Knowledge of Agile Software Engineering methods
  • Experience in cloud application development
  • Experience in software quality assurance
  • Business knowledge in the area of Supply Chain Management might be beneficial



At least 8-10 years of experience in the software development process of complex applications especially in the development of user interfaces.



  • Competitive salary and yearly bonus
  • Attractive benefit package
  • Interesting and challenging projects
  • Long term career path in an international environment
  • Valuable in-house trainings in SAP and programming
  • Working in a cross-functional team defined by the SAP Lean Software Development Model
  • Collaboration with highly qualified IT experts
  • Working closely together with key customers to develop our solutions
  • Contributing actively to customer engagement activities (E.g: Design Thinking)
  • Cooperating closely with international development teams and stakeholders





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