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Cloud-Native Application Development Architect - Consumer Industry Cloud

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Date: Jan 2, 2021

City: Shanghai, 31, CN, 201203

Company: SAP



Requisition ID: 270563
Work Area: Software-Development Operations
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



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The unit of S/4HANA Consumer Industries Cloud 

Now more than ever before businesses around the world need to accelerate the transformation of core processes in a flexible way. To support this, our new business unit SAP S/4HANA Consumer Industries Cloud will focus on building new cloud products for customer in the Consumer Product, Retail, Wholesale and Life Science industries.  

Taking a start-up approach, SAP S/4HANA Consumer Industries Cloud will be an incubator for new cloud applications, bringing together product strategy and management will all the necessary cloud business functions such as architecture, engineering and operations. Development in this unit will focus on cloud-native applications and has a strategic growth plan from now to 2025. 



  • Contribute to the aligned and consistent architecture strategy and/or target architecture of product line, product family, or a specific cross-product architecture subject (e.g. user interface strategy, platform strategy).
  • Evaluate architecture risks and estimate effort for business case or backlog item, prepare management decisions on these topics.
  • Translate business and product requirements into technical requirements, domain-driven design models, and software architecture.
  • Collect and document requirements and constraints with high impact on the architecture as basis for architectural decisions.
  • Responsible for defining the product’s architecture together with implementation team(s), drive alignment of architecture concepts, and ensure documentation in architecture concept document(s).
  • Identify opportunities for reuse of architecture concepts or software parts and cross-team synergies.
  • Align architecture with stakeholders regarding architectural or technical dependencies.
  • Support and advice product owner by ensuring technical and architectural feasibility, readiness, and compliance.
  • Responsible for setting up collaboration with the developers/architects of the product team/implementation team(s) and contribute to all tasks of implementation team/product team.
  • Monitor the implementation of the architecture concepts together with the implementation team. Implement software parts, typically related to infrastructure or architecture. Propose improvements and innovations for implementing a product, but also in development processes and methodologies.



  • 8 years of Experience in Architecting, designing and implementing SaaS applications using microservices.
  • Ability to design and communicate the technical strategy to a cross-section of management and technical stakeholders.
  • Ability to understand organizational technical strategy and ensure alignment of project objectives accordingly.
  • Sound logical thinking, good communication and collaboration skills.



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