Software-Design and Development

Expert Software Architect - Customer Innovation & Maintenance Engineering

We help the world run better

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! 


What do you think about being part of an innovative, dynamic and collaborative development environment, helping world-class enterprises to solve their most complex business challenges, blaze disruptive new trails and bring their company’s vision to life?

At Customer Innovation & Maintenance Engineering ERP team (CIM), with cloud mindset, embedded in architecture and technology, we will build cloud solutions that meet future needs, whether for integration, data models, intelligent technologies, or platform requirements. It is pivotal that we consider all elements essential for building solutions part of the Intelligent Enterprise landscape. We are looking for Software Architect to join the #1 Company to work for in Brazil*!


*SAP was nominated the #1 Best Place to Work according to Glassdoor 2020 ranking, highlighting the following keywords: compensation and benefits, flexibility, office infrastructure and learning & development opportunities.



We’re looking for someone who can challenge the status quo and likes to stay curious. Someone who enjoys working on meaningful projects and is energized by lifelong learning. Who values working with diverse teams in an inclusive and empathic way.

In our team, we believe people are the essential part of what we do; we believe they can change, and they will evolve. Our environment is safe to let people be themselves and find their strengths to contribute to the overall team and customers we attend.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about software development and technology, someone who wants to learn and stretch beyond self-limits every day, someone who is willing to work on challenging projects that changes our customer’s worlds.




  • Analysis, design, development, delivery and quality assurance of specific business requirements and product features using agile software engineering and clean code.
  • Advanced coding skills with strong focus on quality and completeness.
  • Gathering, understanding, organizing and prioritization of technical and functional requirements related to business needs.
  • Ability to articulate cloud architecture solution options to the product owners and product architecture work group.
  • Have an innovative, inclusive, and empathic mindset.
  • Work within a global team on international development projects.
  • Be actively involved in the preparation, conceptualization, realization and Go Live of customer implementation projects.
  • Perform feasibility studies and process design reviews.
  • Define detailed blueprint for development requirements.
  • Assist in the development of the overall project plan (scoping process) as well as individual work plans; acting as liaison with client for troubleshooting (investigates, analyses, and solves software problems).



  • Be exposed to the latest technologies and work with world-class developers who will take your professional skills to the next level.
  • Learn how continuous integration and DevOps works in a global development environment.
  • Be part of a globally distributed group that has an enormous impact in the Enterprise Software industry on a global scale.
  • Work in an environment that fosters feedback, autonomy and decentralized decision-making creating a culture of innovation, diversity and empathy.



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a technology related field (e.g., Computer Science, Engineering, etc.) required.
  • Preview experience as software cloud architect.
  • Advanced or fluent English (Spanish is a plus).
  • Very good programming skills, knowledge of algorithms, data structures, space and run-time complexity.
  • Customer interaction skills, ability to prioritize software requirements, identify reusability and hence provide acceptable work-around to customers.
  • Advanced analytical, architectural & problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated, open minded, resourceful, agile and pragmatic.
  • Ability to proactively resolve problems focusing on teamwork, results, and people
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively interact at all levels within client company.
  • Ability to act as a team lead and or Workstream Lead.



  • Professional experience in software development.
  • Advanced experience in one or more of those technologies: Java or Node, package managers, REST APIs, Unit Tests, Databases, at least one Cloud Platform (SAP BTP, AWS, GCP, Azure), Kubernetes, Git, CI/CD, SQL.
  • Understanding of microservices and cloud concepts.
  • Previous experience with agile development methodologies is highly valued.
  • Software engineering and formal software development methodologies.
  • Design concepts.
  • Software quality assurance and test methodologies.
  • Experience in Cloud Foundry is a plus.
  • Experience with DevOps methodologies and CI/CD is a plus.
  • Experience with cloud native solutions is a plus.



At SAP, we value a flexible work which allows every employee to run at their personal best. This is why, today, we pledge to flex – providing an approach that can fit every role, style, and location while continuing to meet our business and customer needs. With this pledge, we will provide:

  • An inclusive environment in which people have options of work models: work from home, at the office, or hybrid*, based on what fits best employee preferences and business requirements - employees discuss with their managers the possibilities and align together the best work setup.
  • Flexible work schedules, so employees can adapt their personal needs with their professional activities in a productive and satisfactory way.
  • A 100% trust-based workplace as the norm, not the exception.

*subject to legal requirements

We build breakthroughs together

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.

We win with inclusion

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:
For SAP employees: Only permanent roles are eligible for the SAP Employee Referral Program, according to the eligibility rules set in the SAP Referral Policy. Specific conditions may apply for roles in Vocational Training.

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: 364518  | Work Area: Software-Design and Development  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.

Requisition ID:  364518
Posted Date:  May 15, 2023
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

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