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Software-Design and Development

Senior Back End Engineer



Requisition ID: 284819
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.


We are looking for an experienced and dependable professional, who is passionate about developing a scalable SaaS solution on the SAP Cloud Platform. In this role, you’ll iterate quickly with a small but high-energy team to gather data from different enterprise systems. You’ll ensure that we use the most suitable technologies and the right features to enable easy and efficient exploration and analysis of this data.

You should be hungry, ambitious and get energized working with people and solving their problems with technology. This is your opportunity to contribute to a growing new start-up with the backing of one of the most impactful brands in enterprise technology.


Role Requirements

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Applied programming skills in at least two of the programming languages: JavaScript/Typescript, Java, Python
  • Applied experience working in a modern frontend framework (React preferred)
  • Knowledge in developing on cloud infrastructures and platforms (SAP CP preferred)
  • Knowledge of cloud deployment paradigm using Docker, Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry
  • Working knowledge of agile development principles and experience using GitHub
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills in English, written and spoken
  • A positive, open-minded, and collaborative personality with strong self-management skills
  • Experience with handling of mass data (structured and unstructured) is a plus
  • Experience in API design
  • Proven track record of success in development of highly scalable cloud applications
  • Experience with microservice architectures and distributed systems
  • Experience in automated testing (Unit Testing, Integration Testing, E2E UI testing)

Preferred skills

  • 4+ years of professional experience in software development
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Software Engineering, Computer Science or a related technical field desired
  • Knowledge in SAP HANA, SAP Business technology platform (formerly known as SAP cloud platform) and SAP CAP
  • Experience with OData and REST
  • Experience with the SAP data model (for selected SAP application areas in SAP ERP and/or SAP S/4HANA)
  • Knowledge in Kafka highly desirable 
  • Ideally working experience with CI/CD pipelines
  • Awareness of secure programming



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.

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Senior Back End Engineer

Facility:  284819
Posted Date:  Jan 15, 2022
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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