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SAP Ariba - Senior Software Engineer Job

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Date: Jun 1, 2019

City: Palo Alto, CA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 209217
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.


Ariba, Inc. is the leading software as a service (SaaS) provider of collaborative business commerce solutions. Ariba collaborative commerce solution provides world's largest web-based trading community to discover, connect and collaborate with a global network of trading partners. Using the Ariba® Network, businesses of all sizes can connect to their trading partners anywhere, at any time from any application or device to buy, sell and manage their cash more efficiently.
Over 300,000 companies, including more than 80 percent of the Fortune 100, use Ariba’s solutions to drive more efficient inter-enterprise commerce.


Job Description


As a software engineer, you have the opportunity to accelerate the innovation and delivery of the Ariba products.  You will collaborate with designers, product managers, and other engineers to   expand the Ariba SaaS enterprise commerce applications.  You will have the opportunity to work on internet scale level problems and complex business problems.  You will work with Java, HANA, Hadoop, and Ariba Cloud technologies. To succeed in this role you must be incredibly smart, passionate about the user experience and be very results-oriented to get things done. 


What you’ll do:

  • Design and develop application features to solve various business problems
  • Develop and evolve engineering processes to optimize team efficiency 
  • Solve complex technical problems
  • Works with support, customers and Ariba professional services as appropriate to resolve production issues.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's in computer science or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5+ years of development experience developing production grade software
  • Strong programming skills, as well as the ability to read and code review complex code written by others


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Excellent coding skills in Java 
  • Hands on experience with at least one scripting language (ie Java Script, perl)
  • Good Database concepts and experience with at least 1 database technology (ie SQL or NoSQL)
  • Experience working on cloud (on-demand) software 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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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