Solution and Product Management

Product Owner (f/m/d) for Decentralized Security and Identity Management

We help the world run better

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!

What you'll do


The Board Area Technology & Innovation (T&I) is responsible for SAP’s overall platform and technology development in form of the Business Technology Platform (BTP) as private, hybrid and public cloud. This includes SAP  data management, analytics, application development and extension. We build our Software embedding and integrating with the latest technology trends in Artificial Intelligence and Distributed Ledger Technologies. The T&I board area is also in charge of SAP’s global innovation agenda and builds new business model- and market-driven innovations to help customers realize the most business value.


The Role
SAP BTP is the platform for the Intelligent Enterprise. Customers can achieve agility, business value, and continual innovation through integration, data to value, and extensibility of all SAP and third-party applications. The BTP Foundation unit drives the CTO function, a harmonized Cross-Product Architecture definition and guidance, BTP product strategy, management, user experience as well as strategic projects to accelerated adoption and market success. The Industry Cloud Architecture team within the BTP Foundation unit specifically looks after the BTP Readiness for new Business Models and supports strategic projects like CATENA-X and GAIA-X.
The major topics are sovereign and decentralized data infrastructure and identities. We want to build an inter-company foundation that enables SAP and its customers to trustfully collaborate and share, to gain deep insights and help to improve products, protect the environment and be more efficient. Technology-wise this shall be based on industry-specific standards and initiatives (e. g. Gaia-X, IDTA), and incorporate technology trends such as AI, Self-Sovereign Identities, Semantic Web, Human Machine Collaboration.
In this context, the position is focused on the following key responsibilities and tasks:

  • Lead development and take over the responsibility of the Decentralized Identity Service (DIS) to support Self-Sovereign Identity
  • Collect requirements, define scope, milestones, and backlog of the DIS in tight collaboration with the team
  • Collaborate closely with internal and external stakeholders 
  • Document design and development results in architecture documents such as Architect Concept Documents and Architecture Decision Records
  • Contribute to success of the CATENA-X project


What you bring

  • Good degree in computer science, business informatics, software engineering or related area (Bachelor/Master)
  • At least 5 years of experience in software development 
  • At least 2 years of experience as Product Owner in the IT industry in an agile development environment
  • Expertise in at least one programming language & tech stack to write maintainable, scalable, unit-tested code
  • Feeling comfortable with products based or operated on cloud technologies such as Kubernetes/Gardener, Cloud Foundry or Hyperscaler IaaS/PaaS native services
  • Deep understanding of software engineering and systems modeling methodologies
  • Expertise in Security and Cybersecurity is beneficial 
  • Ability to work with stakeholders at all levels within the company and externally
  • Very good English language skills oral and written (German beneficial) as well as interpersonal and cultural skills
  • Adapt with high degree of flexibility to shifting priorities, demands and timelines 

We build breakthroughs together

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.

We win with inclusion

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.
SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility 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:
For SAP employees: Only permanent roles are eligible for the SAP Employee Referral Program, according to the eligibility rules set in the SAP Referral Policy. Specific conditions may apply for roles in Vocational Training.

Requisition ID: 336801  | Work Area: Solution and Product Management  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid

Requisition ID:  336801
Posted Date:  Jul 19, 2022
Work Area:  Solution and Product Management
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Dresden, DE, 01187

Job alert

Job Segment: Cloud, ERP, Developer, Software Engineer, Computer Science, Technology, Engineering