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Software Engineering Manager - SAP Hybris Job

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Date: Jan 9, 2018

Location: Munich, BY, DE

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 164287 
Work Area: Software-Design and Development 
Location: Munich
Expected Travel: 0 - 10% 
Career Status: Professional 
Employment Type: Regular Full Time 


SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.

As the cloud company powered by SAP HANA®, SAP is a market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP applications and services enable our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

At SAP, we believe in the power of collaboration and empower our employees to perform at their best in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. You’ll work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, while turning big ideas into reality for our customers. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you’ll be able to get more out of your career. It’s no wonder that some of the sharpest minds from around the world are working for a company that is consistently recognized as a global top employer.

Now it’s your turn to take the next step and help make the world Run Simple.


We are looking for an experienced Engineering Manager with the passion to drive the execution and delivery of one of our cloud native, micro service based software solution.
SAP Hybris 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.
Through their state-of-the-art customer analytics, context-driven marketing tools and unified commerce processes, SAP Hybris solutions have helped some of the world’s leading organizations attract, retain and grow a profitable customer base.
SAP Hybris software for customer engagement and commerce provide organizations with the foundation, framework and business tools to create a holistic customer view across channels, simplify customer engagement and solve complex business problems.


The main responsibility of a Software Engineering Manager is to manage development teams and processes to ensure on-time delivery and operations of a quality cloud native product.

• Ensuring quality and regulatory compliance by making sure that teams comply with non-functional requirements, industry standards and apply proven development practices like automated testing
• Own and continuously improve the processes for developing, releasing and operating highly available cloud software
• Translating the company’s high-level strategy to tactical initiatives for our teams and be an ambassador for the products we build
• Identifying and communicating to stakeholder’s obstacles, and work with the team and stakeholders to overcome challenges
• Fostering a culture of collaboration via constructive communication and encouraging consistent approaches to common issues across teams
• Line management responsibilities: hiring and on-boarding, performance reviews, career development support
• Setting the expectations for teams and individuals, defining goals and KPIs for teams, and measuring them
• Optimal team staffing - “Get the right people on the bus in the right seats”
• Cultivating strong teams and keeping working practices and team agreements healthy
• Enabling and fostering creativity and innovation within those processes
• Helping teams adapt to our rapidly changing technology and industry landscape

Required skills

• University degree, e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Economics or similar
• Prior successful delivery focused leadership role within cross-functional software engineering teams
• Substantial experience in developing and releasing cloud software (SaaS and/or API based)
• Extensive knowledge and experience with full software development life cycle, from design through implementation and testing as well as releasing and operating in cloud environments
• Proven experience and very good understanding of lean and agile software development methodologies
• Excellent communication skills, with the ability to work and contribute to a collaborative working culture
• Agile mindset, with attitudes of respect, collaboration, improvement and learning cycles, pride in ownership, focus on delivering value, and the ability to adapt to change
• Experience with recruitment, team building and assessing employee performance
• Experience in leadership, preferably in a software development context
• Open-minded personality
• Team and individual coaching skills
• Very good verbal and written English language skills


• 8+ years of professional work experience is mandatory
• 3+ years in a management role with a strong track record of delivering complex projects successfully 
• Professional experience in software development, or software project delivery, ideally with a focus on building APIs and services for the cloud





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