Software-Development Operations

Development Manager (f/m/d) for SAP Analytics Cloud Advanced Planning


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The SAP HD&A Planning & Analytics team is looking for an experienced Development Manager and thought leader (f/m/d) who will contribute to the development of SAP’s Planning & Analytics portfolio, namely the area of Advanced Planning. You will define, coordinate, and lead the development lifecycle of a development team, and work closely with key stakeholders outside and inside of SAP. In this role you will lead with regards to all aspects of engineering. Key elements of the role will be to drive the product development, define a user- and business-centric user experience, create and grow an effective engineering team, drive product innovation, and ultimately drive business success.


  • Have a comprehensive understanding of sound software engineering principles
  • Stay current on the latest technologies and proactively look for ways they can fit or advance our strategic direction
  • Drive the product development and lead the execution of SAP Analytics Cloud Planning (xP&A) strategy
  • Create project and execution plans, factoring in essential elements like monitoring and steering
  • Manage critical situations and their impact on business deliverables
  • Manage a team of developers and product specialists
  • Create an environment of continuous learning and improvement, where people actively seek to coach and help with team and peer development
  • Drive simplicity, develop amazing talents, build a high performing team, and ensure customer success


  • University degree in computer science or related technical discipline
  • 5+ years of work experience as a manager in an engineering team
  • 5+ years of practical project experience that cover a variety of scenarios
  • Proven track record of domain expertise in BI, Analytics and/or enterprise performance management and the verification of the ability to manage large scale projects
  • Experience in information design and user experience including the ability to deliver scalable, reliable cloud software including resilience, monitoring, robustness and failover-capabilities
  • A team player mindset and the ability to perform under pressure with consistent and high attention to detail
  • Strong people management skills with a focus on driving simplicity, developing amazing talents, building high performing teams, and ensuring customer success
  • Strong communication skills to handle management and customer asks (German and English)


The development team is built of nearly two dozen international developers ranging all skill levels from beginner to development experts with various backgrounds. The team is responsible for development, delivery and support of critical key features in the area of HD&A P&A Planning, highly motivated with an extraordinary attention to detail and is dedicated to deliver the highest form of enterprise-grade software.



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Ausschreibungsnummer:  322639
Ausschreibungsdatum:  30.04.2022
Funktionsbereich:  Software-Development Operations
Karrierestatus:  Management
Anstellungsverhältis:  Vollzeit, unbefristet
Voraussichtliche Reisetätigkeit:  0 - 10%

Dresden, DE, 01187

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