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Development Expert for SAP Product Engineering

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Date: Jan 31, 2021

City: Chicago, IL, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 271647
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Management
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.




SAP Product Engineering Mobile Center of Excellence is a global network of mobile development centers, who work with internal SAP business units, partners, and customers to build our mobile future together.  Our experts drive the SAP Mobile UX vision and strategy, spanning from the entire mobile lifecycle process from mobile solution portfolio design to complete mobile application delivery at scale.


We are looking for a highly motivated development expert with strong background in mobile applications, cloud development and SAP system integration to join our Mobility Center of Excellence Team in Chicago, to develop compelling native mobile business applications on top of SAP backends and cloud-based middleware. This will be done in close collaboration with customers and end-users.


This challenging opportunity is perfect for developers with excellent programming skills, an open mind and willingness to join a “start-up” like team.




  • Good degree in computer or natural science, engineering sciences, natural sciences, mathematics or equivalent subject
  • Solid background in computer software development fundamentals and technologies (algorithms and data structures, on-device memory management, user interface development, design patterns, data transfer protocols, software engineering, multi-tier application architectures, etc.)
  • Strong business architecture knowledge in one or multiple SAP Cloud solutions
  • Strong programming skills in at least one of the programming languages: ABAP OO, Java, JavaScript
  • Good knowledge in SQL programming and Data Modelling
  • Knowledge in SAP Digital Supply Chain and Design to Operate business processes using SAP ERP system and S/4HANA system is preferred    
  • Knowledge on SAP Cloud Platform Mobile Services and related technologies is a plus
  • Familiarity with SAP UI technologies like SAP Fiori, Fiori Element, UI5, CSS & JavaScript is a plus
  • Familiarity with web technologies like jQuery, SOAP & REST, OData is a plus
  • Knowledge on SAP Cloud Integration is a plus
  • Skills in native iOS or Android development is a plus
  • Familiarity with Cloud Foundry is a plus
  • Familiarity with ABAP RESTful Application Programming (RAP) is a plus
  • Familiarity with Cloud Application Programming (CAM) is a plus
  • Strong focus on usability, user experience, quality and performance
  • Following agile development principles like test-driven development and Scrum is a must
  • Open minded, curious, self-driven, results-oriented team player with entrepreneurial spirit
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills, multitasking
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Fluent English language skills both in speaking and writing are a must




  • Develop end-to-end native mobile applications and integration services for SAP solutions
  • Understand and take care of the entire end to end solution, mobile, middleware, backend
  • Work closely with product management and customers to holistically understand business and user requirements, and continuously improve own products to provide software which users really love to work with
  • Develop using TDD approaches, document software and interface with designers and knowledge management colleagues.
  • Apply latest cutting-edge cloud technologies, mentor team and showcase good team player skills, work with geographically distributed teams seamlessly




  • 7+ years relevant work experience in application development and solution architecture, preferably on SAP technology stack.
  • Experience of working in an Agile Software development environment and teams, understanding and experience of system quality, security, performance, maintainability & extensibility. 


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.

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.

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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.
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