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Technical Agile Coach - Tech lead(Java) Job

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Date: Jun 14, 2019

City: Shanghai, 31, CN

Company: SAP



Requisition ID: 208357
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.

At SAP SuccessFactors we have started a Human Revolution.  Using the latest technology, we are unlocking human potential and transforming our customer’s workforces in ways they never imagined.  We are digitally transforming their businesses into the next generation of intelligent enterprises.  Because people are at the heart of every business transformation and people are the heart of our business.  The SAP SuccessFactors product suite spans core human resources and payroll, analytics-based hiring and customized onboarding, continuous performance management, intelligent succession and more.  We operate the largest HCM Cloud in the world, supporting over 120 million users with over a billion transactions for customers across 26 industries in over 90 countries.  Our co-located agile teams have end-to-end ownership of product, design, development, release, user assistance, and cloud operations capabilities.  We are looking for the best talent to join our team and deliver continuous innovations in the cloud, while bringing purpose to their lives and more meaning to their work.  Join us today and become a part of the Human Revolution.


About SAP SuccessFactors

SAP SuccessFactors is the leading provider for cloud-based HCM SaaS solution to organization of all sizes, with more than 120 million users across multiple industries and geographic. Today, we have more than 6,700 customers in more than 200 countries in 34 languages.


SAP SuccessFactors is accelerating its cloud native transition. In order to ensure our organization transform in the right direction, we are looking for a seasoned Agile Coach specialized in Software Engineering to join our global team of Agile Coaches:

  • build the Extreme Programming competency in the existing Scrum Teams and
  • continue coaching the Scrum Teams until they reach a certain level of maturity in Agile Software Engineering Practices



  • Deliver training on Agile Software Engineering/Extreme Programming practices such as clean code, unit testing, test driven development, pair programming, BDD, etc.
  • Coach teams to adopt practices in legacy code context
  • Help improving automation, with priority on unit and component level testing
  • Build up internal community and culture of sharing ASE practices
  • Support teams on the way towards Continuous Delivery, DevOps and Cloud Native in the long run

Required Skills and Experience

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical
  • 5+ years of experience in enterprise software design, development and engineering, solid knowledge on web application
  • Excellent knowledge of Java language
  • Proven working experience with complex codebase and code refactoring
  • Good knowledge of Scrum and Agile development process
  • 3+ years of experience with Extreme Programming practices (TDD, CI, pair programming, clean code, ...)
  • Good communication skills, speaking and writing fluent in English
  • Strong interest in working with people and ideally experience with training and coaching and motivating people, influence without authority
  • Experience in scaling agile practices in an organization and experience in community buildup
  • Make (explain) complex things simple
  • Good knowledge of Cloud Native Development, understanding of microservices, CI/CD and DevOps is a plus
  • Hands on experience in docker, K8S is a plus




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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