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Date: May 10, 2019

City: Pittsburgh, PA, US

Company: SAP



Requisition ID: 204617
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.


The Pittsburgh Supply Chain Management team caters to innovations across product areas like Inventory Optimization (IBP for Inventory) and Demand Sensing (IBP for Demand).

As a Senior Quality Specialist on the IBP team, you will be working on ensuring the quality of SAP’s leading solution for Supply Chain Planning in the Cloud based on HANA. SAP has been the market leader in Enterprise Software for more than 40 years. Today, innovation continues to flourish at SAP, with HANA in Memory Database, at the core of the next generation of Enterprise Applications. The main focus of the position is the quality of the modules developed in Pittsburgh within the IBP Platform.

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  • Works in a cross-functional implementation team and is responsible for testing and quality assurance of specific product features
  • Demonstrates full responsibility for accepted tasks and therefore demonstrates a high level of quality, speed, reliability and efficiency
  • Works closely together with other team members to ensure the team success.  Enhances skills beyond own core functional focus and works on other tasks for the benefit of the team
  • Has proficient overall product knowledge to include relevant business processes & scenarios and a basic understanding of customer needs
  • Has basic knowledge and technical competencies of relevant quality tools and processes and related programming languages
  • Works independently to design solutions to enhance test automation and processes within own domain expertise
  • Analyzes, defines, implements, and executes quality and test related activities according to a given test strategy for the product area using ABAP, SAP GUI, Eclipse Development, AMDPs, HANA, HANA Studio, SQL Script, etc.
  • Writes automated tests for features using Cucumber and Selenium
  • Creates a detailed test design incl. test system landscape requirements and product standards, prepares tests (customizing & master data), authors and executes manual and/or automated tests
  • Analyzes test results and takes appropriate follow-up actions
  • Coaches the team in terms of quality assurance and test related processes, methods and tools
  • Collaborates with user experience experts to test implemented designs of specific product features
  • Attends customer interaction activities (conference calls, on-site sessions, escalations) for specific product features and shares learning back with the implementation team
  • Shares knowledge and helps grow the capabilities of the team through presentations, mentoring, and coaching in your implementation team
  • Documents test plans and test results
  • Supports, provides maintenance and bug fixes on customer installations


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science, or related field
  • Experience working with Databases, SQL and programming with Database Scripting Languages like SQL Script
  • Understanding of Object-Oriented Programming and its fundamental principles
  • Working experience with an OO Language
  • Working experience writing Automated Integration Tests
  • Experience working in a SCRUM team
  • Analytical Thinking and Problem-Solving abilities expressing solutions in test design and execution
  • Process and detailed oriented
  • Self-motivated working attitude
  • Ability and desire to learn new technologies and skills, specifically SAP related technology like HANA and ABAP
  • Ability to communicate well within a diverse team and with other teams around the globe
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt quickly to changes
  • Skills working with HANA and writing SQL Script preferable
  • Experience working with Selenium test automation tools preferable
  • Experience with Jenkins build tools preferable
  • Experience and skills developing in Java and JavaScript is a plus

Work Experience

  • 5+ years of working experience in Quality Assurance of Enterprise Applications


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.

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Additional Locations

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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