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Software-Design and Development

Software Quality Assurance Director

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!



The Role:
We are looking for a Software Quality Assurance Director who is passionate about quality, cloud engineering and large-scale enterprise distributed applications. The ideal candidate will provide thought leadership to drive the quality strategy in an environment of fast technological changes. The candidate will foster a collaborative environment in which software engineers in test can grow and thrive.  
You’ll work closely with engineering leaders, product management, and other stakeholders to deliver high quality innovative products to the largest companies in the world. You will be joining a team with a global, diverse mix of highly motivated junior to senior Quality Engineering professionals who support the next generation of Business Network.



  • Leading Quality Experts that will ensure that products are designed and built with a quality first mindset.
  • Leading Software Engineer in Test and Quality Experts that will ensure that that automated tests and other quality practices in their respective scrum teams in an cloud environment are performed.
  • Take care of people management in all its aspects (hiring, performance and talent management including goal setting, motivation, coaching and development of individuals, plan and manage skill development, etc.).
  • Raise awareness and build a strong quality mindset within the engineering organization and within the team.
  • Continuously deliver, measure, and learn by setting expectations and empower your team to meet them.
  • Work with product managers, developers, and development managers of the different products to prioritize quality and testing opportunities in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
  • Foster SAP’s culture and principles within the group, while setting new standards in executional and operational excellence.
  • Strong focus on Cloud development principles and Cloud qualities
  • Manage and execute against delivery commitments and adoption of automation, quality, and continuous delivery



  • Undergraduate or Master Degree in computer science or related field with 10+ years of experience in IT
  • Practical experience in software development and Agile methodologies
  • Keen to work based on facts, statistics and KPIs
  • Can-do and keep the promise attitude, result driven and able to effectively build relationships
  • Passion for engineering excellence, quality and customer success
  • Understanding of SAP Commerce Testing concepts, Strategies, Processes and Tools (Cloud Ops preferred)
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills: open-minded, team player, result oriented, motivated to work in an international and diverse environment
  • Excellent communication skills in English (verbal and written )
  • Experience in leading or coordinating a team
  • Experience as people manager incl. hiring, onboarding, training and upskilling high performing teams a plus
  • Experience in performance testing is 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.

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

 Requisition ID:307961 | Work Area: Software-Design and Development | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Management | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Software Quality Assurance Director

Facility:  307961
Posted Date:  Nov 18, 2021
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Management
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: Developer, Manager, Engineer, ERP, Management, Technology, Quality, Engineering