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Development Expert for ABAP & Cloud--native development coaching Job

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Date: May 25, 2019

City: Shanghai, 31, CN

Company: SAP



As you know, SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives. 

As THE cloud company powered by SAP HANA®, SAP is a market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and industries Run Simple.

We empower people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP applications and services enable our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

At SAP, we believe in the power of collaboration and empower our employees to perform at their best in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. Here, you work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, while turning big ideas into reality for our customers. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you’re able to build your career. It’s no wonder that some of the sharpest minds from around the world are working for a company that is consistently recognized as a global top employer.





The Accelerate Cloud Transformation team promotes and establishes Agile & Cloud engineering practices across SAP teams, products and locations. Our mission is to accelerate SAP’s transition to the cloud by providing technical trainings and self-study materials as part of the Cloud Curriculum / Cloud Native Development program. We help teams to get started quickly in new cutting-edge cloud technologies (e.g. Kubernetes) and provide technical deep-dive modules for cloud application development in cooperation with experts across the company. In addition, we coach strategic transformation projects on unit or product level. 

We are looking for a Development Expert for our team at SAP in Shanghai, China. You will be part of a co-located, cross-functional scrum team – consisting of trainers/coaches/developers and a product owner collaborating with a strong community of other experts across SAP. The team works in a fast-paced and agile environment where ideas become reality, prototypes become products, and product increments are shipped in short cycles.


 As a Cloud native development coach, you are expected to do the following

  • Create & pilot best practice content for educating cloud development teams
  • Coach teams to adopt Agile & Cloud concepts
  • Educate other trainers & coaches from units / locations
  • Contribute to strategic projects for key Cloud Services like S/4HANA or other ABAP-based cloud services



  • University degree in Engineering or Computer Science
  • Fluency in English & Chinese



  • Exceptional self-motivation & passion for software engineering, learning & helping others
  • Strong technical skills and experience working with ABAP
  • Strong Agile & Cloud coaching skills & mindset
  • Strong expertise and experience in OO design and agile software engineering methods (unit testing, isolation, large scale test automation)
  • Experience in Cloud-native development a big plus
  • Strong quality- and customer-focus
  • Strong networking skills across organizational boundaries
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong self-motivation
  • Good analytical skills
  • Street credibility 
  • Good understanding of SAP development processes
  • Key: strong team playing abilities
  • Preferred: Agile Software Engineering coach or Cloud-native trainer


Work Experience

  • 10+ years experience in software development
  • 5+ years development experience at SAP
  • 2+ practical experience in applying Agile Software Engineering
  • Coaching experience (formal, or internal upskilling)
  • Preferred: 2+ years experience with cloud development



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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