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Software-Design and Development

Senior Backend Engineer



Requisition ID: 279231
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.



  • Master’s degree in computer science or related field.
  • 6+ years in relevant software engineering and development roles
  • 3+ years of leading development and delivery of complex distributed applications 
  • Hands-on expertise in building, designing, architecting, and implementing cloud solutions.
  • Experience with Enterprise Architecture including application and data architecture.
  • Experience building scalable applications with microservice architecture 
  • Proficient in at least one programming language such as Java, Python, Javascript, Go  etc.
  • Proficient in designing, building & delivering REST based APIs .

Preferred Skills : 

  • Hands-on experience building applications on AWS, GCP, or Azure.
  • Experience with SAP’s Cloud Platform is a plus
  • Experience building scalable applications with microservice architecture and Kubernetes a plus
  • Experience in fast-paced enterprise technology development environments.
  • Software development experience 
  • Self-starter motivated to learn & problem-solve through complex challenges
  • Proficient at the development of the presentation of customer-facing Architecture diagram deliverables
  • Leadership skills in driving engagements to define the use case, architecture, and roadmap
  • Strong presentation and communication skills, combined with an entrepreneurial, creative, and innovative mindset
  • Strong team player with outstanding communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience using enterprise-grade bug tracking systems, such as JIRA.

 Job responsibilities 

  • Design & deliver thoughtfully crafted REST APIs to drive the interactions between client applications and backend services.
  • Drive the development and delivery of performant, customer-focused solutions to completion on time.
  • Work with engineers, designers across multiple teams and directly with customer / stakeholders to deliver a best-in-class customer experience with our platform.
  • Design and deliver robust systems, with scalable architecture 
  • Provide technical guidance and constructive feedback to other team members and stakeholders
  • Work in a fast-paced agile development environment.




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 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).

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Additional Locations: Virtual - USA

Senior Backend Engineer

Facility:  279231
Posted Date:  Sep 3, 2021
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Palo Alto, CA, US, 94304

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

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