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Date: Apr 27, 2019

City: Newport Beach, CA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 213540
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 30%
Career Status: Professional
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.


Our team wants to change the way enterprise software is built. The Developer Front-End role will be driving special pilot and incubation projects with a focus on validating new enterprise product, technology, and architecture approaches and the goal to actively help shaping SAP’s future Cloud ERP architecture.

As a Senior Front-End Developer, you will work on a specific project critical to SAP S/4's needs with opportunities to switch teams and projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to take on new problems across the full-stack as we continue to push technology forward.

Overall duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Join user interviews to see how our app is used and experienced by our customers.
  • Can lead proof-of-concept and prototyping efforts.
  • Implement features and user interfaces for the web on all screen sizes.
  • Write efficient and reusable front-end modules that drive complex web applications.
  • Take ownership over performance, scalability, and accessibility issues.
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software with a focus on full-stack or front-end and mobile technologies.
  • Propose and compare design and technology options with technical leads.
  • Work closely with Design & Product Management.
  • Gather requirements from customers in close collaboration with customers’ business and IT departments.
  • Build a highly scalable and reliable, state-of-the-art web application to handle critical functions for hundreds of thousands of employees.
  • Constantly test, monitor, analyze and improve performance.
  • Develop fast and beautiful JavaScript web applications built on VueJS, RxJS + Angular, SCSS.
  • Ability to earn the respect of a talented engineering team.


  • BS degree in Computer Science, a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience as a front-end or full-stack engineer building highly scalable and reliable web applications with high standards for security leveraging state-of-the-art technology stacks and tooling.
  • Demonstrated professional experience with at least one major cloud platform provider.
  • Strong sense for quality assurance and experience designing and implementing functional tests as part of the development process.
  • Experience with DevOps practices and tools.
  • Relevant work experience in cloud software development using agile and CI/CD.
  • Exceptional knowledge of modern front-end technology stacks, including HTML, CSS, REST/JSON, JavaScript, TypeScript and client side, component-oriented frameworks and libraries.
  • Experience with JAM stack: a modern web development architecture based on client-side JavaScript (React.js / Vue.js), reusable APIs (e.g. Twilio, Stripe), and prebuilt Markup (e.g. Gatsby.js, Webpack).
  • Demonstrated fluency in multiple programming languages (e.g., Java, Javascript, Scala, Python).
  • Experience developing in an agile team using Git, GitHub or GitLab.
  • Familiarity with containerized applications and container orchestration.
  • Experience building web APIs and API-first design principles. E.g. Swagger, GraphQL, and REST API.
  • Strong sense of design and commitment to the fundamentals of UX-Design.


  • Master’s, PhD degree, further education or experience in Engineering, Computer Science or other technical related field a plus.
  • Experience scaling technical teams a plus
  • Knowledge of modern back-end technology stacks, tools and standards, including relational and non-relational databases (e.g., Postgres, MongoDB), webservers (e.g., Nginx), server-side frameworks (e.g., Node.js), restful APIs and OAuth
  • Experience with backend frameworks, such as Node.js and Loopback, is a plus
  • Experience with of enterprise PII controls, GDPR, other global data privacy regulations.
  • Demonstrated success in coordinating technical strategy across multiple product families.


Newport Beach, CA





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