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Business Network Java Developer Associate - Shanghai

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Date: Jan 29, 2021

City: Shanghai, 31, CN

Company: SAP



Requisition ID: 267107
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Graduate
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.



The global economy has been rapidly evolving from enterprise-centric to network-centric. No enterprise does business alone today. Suppliers, service providers, contract manufacturers, logistics pros – companies today rely heavily on their connections to their extended ecosystem to operate effectively. They need an intelligent and open network that delivers the enhanced visibility, greater efficiency and improved collaboration to achieve supply chain resilience and thrive in the face of disruption.


SAP already "owns" the largest procurement network in the world (Ariba Network) and SAP’s global operations and footprint in large enterprises allow us to leverage a network effect with our massive installed base. We will win with our unified strategy, instead of siloed networks, a “best-of-suite” approach – a “network-of-networks” that includes partners, and brings together existing best of breed solutions like Asset Intelligence Network, Logistics Business Network and Ariba Networks into a multi-enterprise unified business network. Thus we will start to build an SAP Business Network unit that will combine related elements of our customers’ procure to supply chain workflow. The unit will be incubated under the newly announced Intelligent Spend and Business Network L1 organization.


SAP Business Network has been identified as one of the four strategic growth areas for SAP by our executive board. Our vision is to elevate our intelligent enterprise to the “Network of Intelligent Enterprises”. We build on a strong and leading cloud portfolio, together with other innovations, all on top of the SAP Cloud Platform. In our diverse and globally dispersed team, we are looking for talents from program management, product management, development, architecture, and operations. Do you enjoy being part of a market making venture and building something that is bigger than the sum of its parts? If yes, then join us on our journey to shape the future of the SAP Business Network.


More specifically, our team is responsible for building the common foundational network platform for SAP Business Network. Our vision is to provide common master data foundation and frictionless network onboarding experiences to our customer and scale the business network. 


We are looking for software engineers with a strong Java development background in the cloud native environment to help us build micro services application in the master data and network onboarding collaboration applications. you will be involved from designing, coding, testing, quality assurance and operating the complex product features in massive customer production environment.





As a developer associate you will be responsible for:

  • Design and develop micro-service applications in SAP Cloud Platform which will be used by real users.
  • Collaborate and innovate with product owner, architects and other engineering teams to develop and deliver qualified applications
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to design business network data models
  • Collaborate with development teams distributed in different locations including internationally.




  • Good team player
  • University degree in Software Engineering/Computer Sciences/Information System/Management Science or related field
  • Knowledge of Java is a required or having other server-side programming skills
  • Familiar with Spring MVC/Spring Boot, JPA or other ORM framework
  • Experience in using versioning control system git, tools like eclipse, IntelliJ or Postman.
  • Communication skills that include the ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
  • Ability to work independently
  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Confident communication in English is an a plus (written and spoken)
  • Knowledge with security in cloud environment is a plus
  • Skills of SQL is a plus




  • Preferred Working Experience less than 3 years




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.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you 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).

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