Software-Design and Development

Software Developer - IBP

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!


Purpose and Objectives

We, at the Pittsburgh Supply Chain Management team under the Products & Innovation board area, cater to innovations across product areas like Inventory Optimization (IBP for Inventory), Demand Sensing (IBP for Demand) and DDMRP (IBP for Demand Driven Replenishment).


As a Senior Developer on the IBP team, you will be working on the development 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 focus of the position is the development of a new module within the IBP Platform, but it can also extend to other modules that are also developed by our local teams in Pittsburgh like Demand Driven Replenishment, Inventory or Demand Sensing.


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Expectations and Tasks

• Work in a cross-functional implementation team and is responsible for development focusing on design, coding, testing and quality assurance of complex product features using ABAP, SAP GUI, ABAP Eclipse Development, AMDPs, HANA, HANA Studio, SQL Script, JavaScript

• Resolve complex issues within own area of expertise and support others in resolving issues

• Show initiative and drive topics to resolution in a high level of quality, speed, reliability, and efficiency

• Work closely together with others and share expertise to ensure product success

• Constantly improve own work methods to gain state-of-the-art agile software engineering skills

• Enhance skills beyond own core functional focus and work on other tasks for the benefit of the team

• Write unit tests for own code using AUNIT and review unit tests of colleagues on the team

• Write Automated Acceptance Tests in BDD style using Java, Cucumber and Selenium

• Create a detailed test design incl. test system landscape definition and product standards, prepare tests (customizing & master data), author and execute manual and/or automated tests

• Analyze test results and takes appropriate follow-up actions

• Proficient knowledge and technical competencies of relevant programming languages and related development tools and processes

• Share knowledge to help grow the capabilities of the team through presentations, mentoring, and coaching in your implementation team and product area

• Mentor and guide junior team members acting as a multiplier for the team

• Document code and test results

• Document root cause analysis, workarounds, and solutions on internal and customer incidents

• Analyze and debug code from other parts of the IBP Platform that directly or indirectly affect, create issues, or degrade performance in the IBP modules


Education and Qualifications/Skills and Competencies 

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related Engineering field

• Experience working with Databases, SQL and a programming with Database Scripting Languages like SQL Script

• Experience writing complex queries and tuning them for performance

• Good understanding of Object-Oriented Programming and its fundamental principles

• At least 1 year of working experience designing and developing software with ABAP using OOP

• Working experience developing software with Java

• Working experience writing Unit Test

• Understanding of TDD and BDD

• Experience working in a SCRUM team

• Analytical Thinking and Problem-Solving abilities expressing solutions in code

• Ability and desire to learn new technologies and skills, specifically SAP related technology like HANA and ABAP

• Experience debugging, diagnosing and fixing issues in own and peer’s code

• Skills working with HANA and writing SQL Script

• Working experience writing Automated Acceptance Tests in Java using Selenium

• Working experience developing and testing Web Applications with Java and JavaScript

• Working experience developing with Web Services (ODATA is a plus)

• Working experience with SAP Livecache

• Working experience with a Supply Chain solution


Work Experience

• At least 3-5 years of working experience developing Enterprise Applications




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: or, APJ:, EMEA:


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:316895 | Work Area: Software-Design and Development | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Requisition ID:  316895
Posted Date:  Jun 10, 2022
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15212

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