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Developer - SAP Sports One in Sports & Entertainment

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Date: Feb 28, 2021

City: Chengdu, 51, CN, 610041

Company: SAP



Requisition ID: 268015
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.

About the team 

The SAP Sports and Entertainment Development Unit is a fast paced, energetic and exciting work environment within SAP. It offers a rare opportunity to work in a startup like environment within SAP.

We are the Sports Innovation Team, developing SAP Sports One, an innovative cloud-based solution supporting professional sports clubs, leagues and associations around the world. Our focus is soccer, but our solution also supports a number of other sports. You will work very closely with our product development team and will support us in designing, developing and testing of our tools and products.

The Role

Are you passionate about sports and front-end coding? Would you like to work directly with our sports customers and excite athletes and teams with innovative technologies? Are you eager to work on the next generation of the SAP Sports One cloud solution?

In your role as Senior Developer you will be expected to have experience in SAP UI5 and other front-end JavaScript technologies.

Working in our team, you will be part of a dynamic, creative and open environment, based on team spirit and trust, in which you will be responsible for your topics from end-to-end.

With your knowledge and experience, you will discuss, implement and code software that improves the performance of thousands of athletes. 

Role Requirements

• Understand the demands of our sports customers and translate them into innovative solutions

• Have a thorough understanding of UI technologies or mobile native Android development

• Work in a highly self-motivated and reliable manner and apply agile software development principles

Qualifications and Competencies

• University degree BS, MSc. (preferred), in Computer Science or a related subject

• Experience in coding using NodeJS, JavaScript, Java, Spring, HTML5, SAP UI5, SQL

• Experience in mobile native Android development

• Strong analytical thinking and creative problem-solving skills

• Good communication skills, including the ability to speak and write fluently in English and a collaborative attitude

Work Experience

• Experience with cloud-based (sports) solutions and/or virtualization and container technologies, e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, and cluster

• Knowledge of XS Classic

• 5+ years development experience with SAP UI5 or related JavaScript front-end technologies or mobile native Android development

• Familiarity with cloud architecture and engineering principles on at least one of the following cloud platforms: GCP, AWS, SCP

• Experience with agile development methodologies will be highly beneficial



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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Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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