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Software-Design and Development

Senior Engineer, Distributed Systems

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The Data Foundation group within SAP SuccessFactors is looking for a crafty systems engineer to design, develop, and deliver fully automated multi-tenant data processing systems that integrate with SAP SuccessFactors business applications.


The Role

You are a curious and aspiring systems engineer interested in solving challenging engineering problems on large distributed systems. You are a quick learner and comfortable working cross-functionally with product managers, engineers, and business users to understand business problems and collaborate with the team on a viable solution. You take ownership of a project and plan to deliver a solution in a timely manner.


Job Requirements

  • BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science or related field
  • Develop significant engineering efforts in the data engineering building data platforms.
  • Design and develop scalability, reliability, supportability, and manageability quality products.
  • A domain expert who understands the designs of distributed services
  • Develop and lead new ideas and innovations
  • Collaborate with architects, principal engineers, and product managers to analyze functional requirements, design architecture, and build highly available and low latency solutions.


Job Skills:

  • 8+ years of hands-on software engineering experience
  • 5+ years of experience building large scale distributed, fault-tolerant services
  • Strong systems programming skills including multi-threading, concurrency, caching, batching, streaming etc.
  • Profound understanding of Object-oriented programming
  • Exceptional core Computer Science concepts of distributed programming, algorithms etc.
  • Proficiency in applying common design patterns.
  • Active Hand-on with JAVA or C++ programming
  • Strong experience with service-oriented architectures
  • Avid programmer identifying and implementing innovative solutions
  • Experience with cloud infrastructures- GCP, Azure, AWS


About SAP SuccessFactors

SAP SuccessFactors is a world-leading provider of cloud human experience management (HXM) – the new people-focused market category for Human Resource technology. Our HXM suite lets more than 7,000 global customers provide their employees with experiences that recognize their individual value and consistently motivate them to achieve peak performance levels – values we also live by. Working on the SAP SuccessFactors team means making an impact to over 160m global users with a market leading cloud solution.






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.


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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.


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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:309234 | Work Area: Software-Design and Development | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: Virtual - USA

Senior Engineer, Distributed Systems

Facility:  309234
Posted Date:  Nov 25, 2021
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

San Ramon, CA, US, 945 83

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