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Software-Design and Development

Senior Software Engineer, Cloud Technologies

What we offer

Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!




SAP's New Ventures & Technologies (NVT) business unit is SAP's central innovation unit and a strategic pioneer of transformative technologies and business incubation. By developing unconventional solutions, inspiring prototypes, and new products, we drive progress in the IT industry and bring the latest trends to SAP. 

The Technology Office within NVT is small but growing team that serves as central engineering and technology function within NVT. Within the technology office, we assess and provide guidance on the mid- to long-term impact of upcoming technologies for SAP with an eye towards identifying opportunities for innovation and strategic product differentiation.  

A particular focus of these activities is the SAP.iO Venture Studio, which empowers small, entrepreneurial teams inside SAP to turn innovative ideas into profitable businesses. Beyond the Venture Studio, the Technology Office initiates and orchestrates innovation initiatives related to SAP’s Business Technology Platform (BTP) in collaboration with teams across T&I and other lines of business.  


As Sr Software Engineer in the Technology Office you will be a key contributor in a multi-functional team of technology experts. You will own the design and development of new cloud platform technologies, which simplify and streamline use and adoption of the BTP. By working closely with the teams across the internal ventures as early customers, you will make direct contributions to key initiatives in new business areas. At the same time, you will be able to leverage those learnings from working in real customer scenarios to shape and inform the development of novel capabilities for the BTP at scale. 


  • 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems 

  • 3+ years of programming experience with at least one major programming language such as Java, Python or Javascript/TypeScript including object-oriented design 

  • Experience working in Linux-based cloud environments  

  • 4+ years of professional software development experience 

  • 2+ years of experience as a mentor, tech lead OR leading an engineering team 


  • Experience applying agile development practices in a cloud-native development environment  

  • Experience applying DevOps best practices across one or more hyperscalers (AWS, Azure, GCP) 

  • Experience working with service-based architectures, incl. micro service architectures and container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, etc.)  

  • Experience with relational and non-relational data stores, message queues, workflow engines and other distributed middleware 

  • Knowledge of SAP platform technologies and business applications (e.g. SAP Cloud Platform, SAPUI5, S/4HANA, C/4HANA) 


  • BS or MS in computer science or related field 

  • Fluent in English, other languages are a plus



We are SAP

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.


Our inclusion promise

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.


SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility 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: Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Requisition ID:313790 | Work Area: Software-Design and Development | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Senior Software Engineer, Cloud Technologies

Facility:  313790
Posted Date:  Jan 13, 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

Job Segment: Cloud, Developer, Engineer, ERP, Software Engineer, Technology, Engineering