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Software-Design and Development

Senior Software Engineer Lead

What we offer

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!





SAP Customer Experience (CX) solutions provide omnichannel customer engagement and commerce software that allows organizations to build up a contextual understanding of their customers in real time. The solutions deliver a more impactful, relevant customer experience and help sell more goods, services and digital content across every touch point, channel and device.


Within SAP CX, the SAP Upscale Commerce solution is a business-to-consumer commerce platform for specialty retail and direct-to-consumer companies, with a very low total cost of ownership. It offers a mobile-first, cross-channel, in-store experience and a flexible deployment with customized or headless APIs and microservices. It provides intelligent AI merchandising and digital category management options and is designed to deliver native experiences across a wide range of devices, including mobile apps.


We are a large but nimble action-oriented team. Our goal is to have the best commerce solution portfolio in the industry. We think big and collaborate relentlessly to achieve our goals. Learning by doing & continuously improve.



We are seeking a passionate hands-on Tech Lead to add to our SAP Upscale Commerce team to drive the design and implementation of our next-generation, microservices-based, data-driven commerce solution.


As a member of the Agile development team, you will:

  • Be a driver and advocate of change and innovation in a development team
  • Further develop and enhance the SAP Upscale Commerce product in cloud-native technologies (microservices, Kubernetes, AWS/Azure)
  • Take ownership from the design of the feature through development to how it performs in production
  • Work in close collaboration with other tech leads and product owners to understand the bigger picture and to create a harmonized solution architecture
  • Contribute to ensuring high-quality code through following best practices, test automation and design patterns
  • Actively participate in addressing non-functional requirements such as performance, security, continuous integration, migration and compatibility
  • Do spikes and involve others in clarifying requirements and constraints
  • Take operational responsibility together with the development team for the provided solutions (deployment, monitoring, telemetry, maintenance, incident handling), work closely together with our site reliability engineering (SRE) team to align operational topics
  • Actively gather information on new developments and emerging technologies
  • Be an active member of one of our self-empowered Scrum/Agile team producing software according to Agile principles
  • Ability to analyze and resolve errors in new or pre-existing code
  • Create technical documentation; works closely with our user support team to provide relevant documentation to our customers
  • Check out new technologies and introduce them to others to promote innovation and create business value
  • Participate in various customer interaction activities and share findings with appropriate internal stakeholders




  • Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree in Computer Science or similar technical field
  • 8+ years professional experience in software development
  • Acted in your career as Principal/Staff Developer or Architect or Development Lead
  • Profound knowledge in the design, development and implementation of large applications and complex systems
  • Expert in Java or other JVM-based language and experience with SpringBoot
  • Solid and recent experience in microservices using JVM-based languages
  • Experience in PWA development with front-end Frameworks like Angular, Vue.js etc.
  • Solid and recent experience of at least one Hyperscaler (AWS, Azure, GCP) and related services
  • Experience with Kubernetes and Docker is highly recommended
  • Automation experience with distributed systems in the cloud, caring for resilience and high availability
  • A passion for delivering frequent, quality, working results
  • Both technical- and business-oriented mindset
  • Knowledge of git, Github and Jenkins
    • Candidates who provide their personal Github repositories showcasing their previous work is an asset
  • Advanced communication and presentations skills in English





We are SAP

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.


Our inclusion promise

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: Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.


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:303078 | Work Area: Software-Design and Development | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Senior Software Engineer Lead

Facility:  303078
Posted Date:  Oct 16, 2021
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Montreal, Quebec, CA, H3C 2M1

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