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Software-Development Operations

Development Expert- Performance Engineering

Requisition ID: 297510
Work Area: Software-Development Operations
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
Career Level: T4PF
Hiring Manager: Charles Xu
Recruiter Name: Jenny Nie 


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.



As an Expert -Software Performance Engineering, you will become a key player in the current SuccessFactors Engineering Performance team’s transition to empower product and engineering, operations run much faster on performance assessment/troubleshooting/optimization via performance engineering strategy revisiting, performance testing & analysis, and performance-oriented tools Research & Development. This is a highly visible role, and the right candidate will inspire and motivate our engineering teams to deliver world class solutions that thrills our customers and their employees.

Leads/contributes to engineering efforts of disclosing performance issues of SuccessFactors in timely manner before and after each release.Dentifies opportunities for continuous improvement of performance engineering in scalable way.Coaches and advises implementation team(s) on all aspects which have impact on SuccessFactors performance.Collaborates with stakeholders of product and engineering, operations to solve disclosed performance issue effectively.



  • Proficient domain knowledge in software performance engineering, dedicated working in this area for 10+ years,BS in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Technical, business and/or methodological leadership in performance engineering; ever lead internal virtual team to accomplish, as well as can represents SAP to customers regarding performance engineering
  • Solid coding skills in JAVA EE programming, and deep knowledge in front-end (React is a plus) and server-side (including Database) software design, software-as-a-service architect and cloud-native technologies like docker, k8s, etc.
  • Hands-on automation skills in JMeter scripting and development with CICD systems like Jenkins/ArgoCD/etc.
  • Rich hands-on skills in test data and cases management of performance testing; in-depth performance analysis to identify performance bottlenecks or root causes, based on various resource like hardware, Operating System, middlewares, web/app containers, JVM, and application code, and ready to build new tools to collect new data for advanced performance analysis; Focused, responsible individual who enjoys working on a team and thrives under pressure
  • The engagement as a developer in business software development and the escalation support experience for customer performance issues  is a big plus
  • Advanced communication (writing/oral) and presentation skills in English



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.


Our inclusion promise

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: Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.


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:297510 | Work Area: Software-Development Operations | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Development Expert- Performance Engineering

Facility:  297510
Posted Date:  Oct 14, 2021
Work Area:  Software-Development Operations
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Shanghai, CN, 201203

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