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Date: May 22, 2019

City: Palo Alto, CA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 212061
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
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.

The SAP Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration team is one of the fastest growing teams within the SAP Ariba Network, the largest business-to-business network in the world with over 3.6 million connected companies in over 190 countries.  Our solution enables customers to manage and run an efficient supply chain and helps them collaborate with direct materials suppliers through innovative planning and execution processes.  We are looking for bright engineers who are passionate about solving complex business problems with purposeful, beautiful software, and have fun while doing it. 


As a Senior Software Developer, you will work with Product Managers, UX Designers, Developers and Quality Engineers in an agile scrum environment to accelerate innovations for SAP Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration and expand the SAP Ariba Network.  You will have the opportunity to work on complex business problems.  You will work with SAP Ariba Cloud technologies such as Java, Spring Boot, Angular, Microservices, and SAP HANA. To succeed in this position, you must be able to:

  • Work on full-stack development (UI, business logic, persistence, etc.)
  • Have strong focus on usability, scalability, security, and availability
  • Demonstrate strong technical, business, and methodological leadership
  • Internalize business requirements and solve them with beautifully engineered solutions
  • Take initiatives and drive topics to resolution
  • Mentor junior developers and help the team succeed


  • Build and deliver Supply Chain Collaboration features using Agile and Scrum development methodologies
  • Participate in each stage of the Software Development Lifecycle (analyze, design, implement, test, deploy and maintain) and take full ownership and responsibility of your work
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional team members in different time zones
  • Participate/Perform requirement reviews, design reviews, peer code-reviews, etc.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve production issues on demand


  • Bachelor's in computer science or engineering, Master’s preferred
  • 6+ years of development experience developing and maintaining production grade software
  • 2+ years working on cloud-based or on-demand software solutions
  • Excellent Java and SQL skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Experience with Angular, Node.js, REST, Spring Boot, Maven, GitHub
  • Experience with SAP products and technologies such as ECC and HANA a plus but not required
  • Must be able to work onsite in Palo Alto, CA

Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.
A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable 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. ( or, APJ:, EMEA: Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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.
Additional Locations:

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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