Information Technology

Lead ABAP Development Architect

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!



As the digital backbone of SAP, the Corporate Processes & Information Technology organization is the cornerstone of SAP's strategic execution. Our mission is to drive operational efficiency and innovation by leveraging advanced Business AI solutions.

Our goal is to facilitate SAP's transformation, enabling scalability and operational leverage. We strive for excellence through a customer-focused cloud operating model, emphasizing customer adoption, satisfaction, and the streamlining of processes through optimization and automation.

We seek an IT professional adept in agile development practices to deliver top-tier IT solutions for our usage-based business processes, contributing to the continuous evolution of our technological landscape.


As a key member of our team, your role is pivotal in enhancing the quality of our development process and integrating industry best practices from the outset. This position offers the chance to leave a lasting impact and contribute to our transformative journey.


  • Assume responsibility for the entire development lifecycle, crafting user-centric solutions, building robust backend functionalities, and ensuring smooth integration across system components.
  • Collaborate with a skilled team to revolutionize our business processes and operations. You'll delve into diverse areas, broadening your expertise in technologies and applications such as SAP BRIM, Business Technology Platform (BTP), S/4HANA, and cloud engineering.
  • Engage with local and global development teams, partners, and customers to enhance communication and cultivate a cooperative work environment.
  • We're dedicated to your professional advancement, offering enriching tasks and ongoing learning to propel your career forward. Embark on a fulfilling path of professional development and discovery with us.
  • Mentor and nurture fellow team members, aiding in their professional growth and advancement.



We are seeking a candidate with:

  • A bachelor's or master's degree in computer science or related fields.
  • Proficiency in English, excellent communication skills, and the ability to collaborate effectively in an international environment.
  • At least 10 years of ABAP development experience (especially ABAP OO), with knowledge of SAP solutions like BRIM or FI, SD modules, CRM, and S/4HANA.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the software development lifecycle and methodologies.
  • Understanding of SAP Business Master Data models, process and data modeling, and modern architecture paradigms.
  • Knowledge of design patterns, Clean Code, CI/CD, Code review, TDD, integration patterns, API management, security concepts, and software quality assurance and testing methods.
  • Familiarity with ABAP Cloud, RAP, steampunk platform, and Subscription Management processes is advantageous.
  • Experience in leading projects and troubleshooting complex software issues.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changes and work in an agile environment, utilizing methodologies like SCRUM, SAFe, and KANBAN.
  • Commitment to delivering high-quality, high-performance products on schedule.
  • Independent and team-oriented work ethic, strong analytical skills, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Quick learning aptitude for new knowledge areas.



  • Solid professional background in software development (ABAP/ABAP OO).
  • Prior experience with SCRUM and Agile methodologies is highly regarded.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver high-quality software solutions within tight deadlines.
  • Experience in working with cross-functional teams and facilitating effective communication between technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • A track record of continuous professional development and staying abreast of the latest industry trends and technologies.
  • Experience in mentoring junior developers and leading by example to foster a culture of technical excellence.


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.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.
Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Requisition ID: 383986  | Work Area: Information Technology  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.

Requisition ID:  383986
Posted Date:  May 21, 2024
Work Area:  Information Technology
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

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