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Senior Developer-SAP Jam Job

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Date: May 16, 2019

City: Shanghai, 31, CN

Company: SAP



Requisition ID: 209973
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 Role


As a Lead Developer on the SAP Jam New Solutions Development team, you will be on one of the teams that develop SAP Jam, SAP’s social business collaboration cloud solution with over 12 million users and many large corporate customers.  The successful applicant will:

  • Love building both beautiful web/mobile user interfaces and cloud computing systems that scale to millions of users
  • Learn quickly by jumping directly into code, making sense of it, and making solid changes with little or no supervision
  • Have a solid understanding of web application architectures, including client-side AJAX, HTTP requests, multithreaded servers, and databases
  • Be determined to make software work, and to understand the root cause of each defect
  • Be passionate about continuously improving at writing solid code quickly and a refusal to believe that it cannot be done
  • Be committed to continuously improving his or her technical, architecture, leadership, presentation, and teamwork skills


Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Drive, design, and develop new features by working with Product Management, User Experience, and Software Testing to elaborate on features, estimate task time, and then quickly write high-quality code for complex features
  • Work in a scrum development project model, with a daily team scrum meeting, an automated test suite that you run before every code check-in, and a weekly production release deployment
  • Participate actively in requirement, design, and code reviews
  • Be responsible for the overall architecture of a significant product area.
  • Potentially serve as a part-time feature lead, with responsibility for driving a virtual team’s delivery of a feature
  • Interface across teams and actively influence creation of technical solutions across functions and outside our own team.


Skills & Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience in developing web applications, enterprise applications, or complex software
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science or Engineering
  • You learn and work well independently, as well as in a team
  • Experience with cross-browser (IE, Chrome, Firefox, Safari) development in HTML, Javascript, and Javascript frameworks such as jQuery and backbone.js
  • Experience with one of Java, Objective-C, C++, or .NET on Linux, Windows, iOS, Mac OS X or Unix
  • Basic understanding of TCP/IP (IPv4 or IPv6) networking (ports and addresses)
  • Experience with SQL databases
  • Experience with source control systems such as Subversion, git, Perforce, Mercurial, Visual SourceSafe, etc.
  • Experience with at least one server-side web technology or scripting framework such as Ruby-on-Rails, JRuby, JSP, PHP, ASP/VBScript/Javascript/ASP.NET, Java servlets, Perl, or Python
  • Besides technical knowledge, practical attitude and leadership
  • Self-disciplined with strong attention to detail
  • Exceptional time management and organization
  • Excellent written and oral communications across the organization
  • Assets:
    • Experience with Ruby-on-Rails and AJAX
    • Experience with a Linux shell and vi/emacs
    • Knowledge of REST web services
    • Knowledge of in-memory caches and databases such as memcached, Redis, SAP HANA, etc.
    • Deeper knowledge of TCP/IP networking and security: packet/LAN sniffers, XSS, CSRF, encryption, HTTPS, SMTP/POP, DNS, etc.
    • Advanced debugging skills and tools: ability to isolate memory leaks, memory corruptions, and deadlocks; some experience with a code profiler
    • Advanced software development skills: process/thread synchronization and management, C/C++
    • Immersion in a digital culture and lifestyle, e.g. SMS/iMessage/Facebook Chat/Skype/WhatsApp/BBM instant messaging, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Google Drive, SkyDrive, LinkedIn, Foursquare, YouTube, iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry



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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