Software-Development Operations

(Senior) Developer for Extended Application Services Advanced Backing Services

What we offer

Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!



The development center of SAP in Bulgaria is technology-focused and plays key role in the defining and developing of the SAP Business Technology Platform. With its more than 1350 professionals, SAP Labs Bulgaria also has strong contributions towards life-cycle management, user interface & user experience across the broader portfolio of SAP products. For its 22-year history, the company has established itself as a preferred employer in the IT sector in Bulgaria.


What you’ll do

As a (Senior) Developer for Extended Application Services Advanced (XSA) Backing Services, you will be working in an agile Scrum Team and design, implement, test and deliver robust platform functionalities and services in Java or Javascript. 
XSA is an environment for microservices-based polyglot web applications in the cloud and on-premise and an essential contribution to the SAP HANA Platform. Next to the core runtime, the platform offers a number of backing services, e.g. for job scheduling, audit logging, or user authentication.
Your main tasks and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting our customers in using our products and channeling their feedback back into the development cycle.
  • Help to define and implement a roadmap for XSA services to align its architecture with our cloud strategy.
  • Building strong relations with all contributing teams and especially the HANA database development organization.
  • Coaching and supporting less experienced colleagues in your team.


What you bring

  • An excellent university degree (bachelor, diploma, master, Ph.D.) in computer science or related fields like software engineering, physics or mathematics. Similar qualifications are welcome as well.
  • Flexible team player with good interpersonal skills and at least 5 years of experience working in an agile development environment.
  • Professional knowledge in the Java programming language and preferably also in Javascript/Node.js.
  • Experience with SQL databases, preferably SAP HANA.
  • Operating system experience on Linux-based hosts and working with Docker containers.
  • Experience with using, operating, and developing on cloud infrastructures like Cloud Foundry is a plus.
  • Good communication skills in English.


Meet your team

The Runtimes & Core – On-Premise organization has the goal to safeguard our customers’ technology investments and to pave the way to a cloud/hybrid platform.





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: or, APJ:, EMEA:


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:310937 | Work Area: Software-Development Operations | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Requisition ID:  310937
Posted Date:  Jun 12, 2022
Work Area:  Software-Development Operations
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Sofia Ovtscha Kupel, BG, 1618

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