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Lead Software Engineer for Cloud-Native Applications Job

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Date: Jun 26, 2019

City: Munich, BY, DE

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 219436
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Location: Munich
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
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.



SAP Customer Experience helps build trusted relationships between brands and their customers to unlock a new world of digital innovation, customer value, and sustainable growth. SAP Customer Experience brings together the portfolios and teams from the Hybris, CallidusCloud, Gigya and Coresystems acquisitions to form SAP C4/HANA, our integrated technology suite.  We have a bold mission ahead and have complete support across SAP to revolutionize the front office and bring it together with our back-office through S/4HANA. Across SAP Customer Experience, being bold and winning is paramount to our culture and our people thrive in high performing teams. We seek talent who want to innovate, be disruptive, and who support mutually agreed upon goals and ambitions. As a fast-paced growth business, there are no limits to how our teams will shape the future of SAP and our industry.



SAP Commerce Cloud provides a superior and personalized omnichannel commerce experience. Integrated with SAP Commerce Cloud, our solution (context-driven services) enables businesses to interpret customer’s “micro-moments” of interest and to deliver the personalized shopping experience customers expect today.

Businesses can gain clear customer insights, intents, affinities, and other unique information – through user opt-in or opt-out options. Read more about our solution here:

We are seeking a passionate senior software engineer to lead the implementation of our cloud-native, microservice-based, data-driven solution. You will be involved in the entire lifecycle of software development starting with the analysis of the requirements and up to the delivery and operation of our cloud-native solution. The successful candidate must come with a strong track record of developing cloud-native solutions and understand the challenges of big data and real-time applications. We want to see vision, team spirit, pragmatism and empathy. At the same time, we expect willingness to continuously learn new technologies and methodologies, as we are working with the latest big-data technologies to implement a world-class software product.



  • This role involves full software development lifecycle for a big-data, cloud-native solution, including:
  • Be an active member of an agile scrum team, responsible for design, implementation, testing, delivery and quality assurance of your code
  • Own and maintain the non-functional-requirements backlog of your team, write and review technical documents, analyze and provide feedback to product requirements
  • Define, document, and communicate architecture and coding guidelines and make sure they are correctly followed
  • Actively gather information on new developments and emerging technologies and plan for new technology insertion
  • Have the flexibility to adapt to technologies and change directions quickly
  • Take operational responsibility for the provided solutions (deployment, monitoring, telemetry, maintenance, incident handling) - "you build it, you run it"




Required skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering or equivalent
  • Strong knowledge of and recent programming experience in Java, incl. Spring or Spring Boo
  • Experience in building, delivering and operating big-data cloud-native solutions, preferably in combination with technologies like Docker & Kubernete
  • Good knowledge of source control, continuous integration and continuous deployment systems (preferably Git & Jenkins)
  • Good communication skills and fluency in English (German is optional)


Preferred skills

  • Experience with cloud platform providers & technologies, preferably AWS
  • Experience with one or more of the following technologies: Helm, Gradle, Angular, Prometheus, Istio
  • Knowledgeable of cloud software quality assurance techniques: TDD, code reviews, unit and integration tests, automated tests, static code analysis, security testing
  • Intermediate client- & server-side JavaScript knowledge
  • Hands-on experience with operating relational and non-relational databases



  • 5+ years of experience in professional software development/engineering
  • Working experience in an international enterprise environment
  • Working experience in e-commerce, marketing, or other domains with customer data is preferred



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