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SAP Ariba - Senior Software Engineer (Test) Job

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Date: May 17, 2019

City: Palo Alto, CA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 215494
Work Area: Software-Quality Assurance
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.

A fast growing, innovative team is seeking for a talented, senior level Software Engineer in Test to join them.  The team is responsible for the SAP Ariba Network which is used by millions of end users on a daily basis in On-demand / SaaS environments.


As Senior Software Engineer (in Test), you have the opportunity to accelerate the delivery and improve the quality of SAP Ariba products. You will be responsible for taking the lead on enforcing good engineering practices, and evaluating product quality for various SAP Ariba Network products. Your primary responsibility as Senior Software Engineer (in Test) will be to work with members of scrum teams, as well as cross-functional teams, to design, develop, automate and maintain test suites to ensure a high level of quality for SAP Ariba products.  You will adopt and enhance new automation tools and create innovative automated test systems. These test systems explore and validate the functional correctness, performance capabilities, and resource usage of our product and its various integration points within and outside SAP Ariba’s Ecosystem.


Expectations and Tasks 

  • Expertise in defining quality, and test strategies for products respecting defined process, and product standards in a holistic manner. 
  • Expertise in white-box, backend testing, and Performance testing. 
  • Ability to analyze and decompose complicated software solutions and design strategies to test the system, both at the unit level and end-to-end.
  • Creates detailed test design including test system landscape definition and product standards, prepares tests (customizing & master data), authors and executes manual and/or automated tests.
  • Analyzes test results (issues) and takes appropriate follow-up actions.
  • Becomes subject matter expert for teams in terms of quality assurance and test related processes, methods and tools.
  • Take ownership of product areas and drive the quality goals to help deliver world class On-Demand software solutions.
  • Initiates process or tool improvements.


Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years of software development or quality engineering experience with emphasis on building test automation frameworks and tools.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, must be able to break down and verbalize complex technical ideas.
  • Deep proficiency in JAVA or other object-oriented programming language.  (Although JAVA is highly preferable)
  • Demonstrated excellent skills with test tools and frameworks such as JUnit, TestNG, Selenium WebDriver, JMeter, BDD, TDD
  • Working knowledge of testing scalable web-services based on REST/XML/JSON
  • Experienced with implementation of CI/CD pipelines. 
  • Proficient in Database concepts and hands on experience with PL/SQL.
  • Strong knowledge of computer science fundamentals and algorithms
  • Familiarity in large scale business payment systems is a plus. 
  • Must be a quick learner and creative problem solver
  • Self-motivated and drive for success!  




  • BS/Masters in CS or Engineering degree

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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
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Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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