Software-Design and Development

(Senior) Go Lang and Kubernetes Developer for Open Source Project Gardener

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 a 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 toward 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


Gardener team is adopting the Kubernetes open-source system for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized SAP solutions and business applications. Evolving and enhancing the open-source project Gardener as SAP’s way to provide a homogeneous and universal Kubernetes-based container management is the key deliverable of this team, in close collaboration with the other teams in other SAP locations. Project “Gardener” is providing solutions to run and orchestrate Kubernetes clusters on public cloud, hybrid, or SAP-owned infrastructures for a variety of enterprise use cases.

If you are interested in cloud development, based on cutting-edge technologies like Kubernetes, or you have always wanted to be part of an active open source community, this is the job for you. With us, you will find an inspiring and professional environment for your learning and growth. Working in our technically skilled team located in Sofia means designing, developing and running a Kubernetes cloud service used by numerous SAP solutions. We emphasize teamwork and a trust-based working model. Collaboration with other teams in an international environment will be a regular part of your work.


What you bring

as a Go Lang and Kubernetes Developer

  • A degree in computer science, software engineering, or similar (Bachelor/Masters)
  • Excellent development skills in at least one programming language (preferably Go)
  • Solid experience with Kubernetes and container technology
  • Eagerness to participate in all phases of software development and delivery: from research & prototyping, design & architecture, through implementation, code review & testing, to deployment, support & operations
  • Good communication and presentation skills, fluency in English (written and verbal), and collaboration in an international environment will be a regular part of your job.
  • Positive mindset, team player, humble
  • Curious about learning new technologies, concepts, and tools


Alternative job profiles based on the skills you bring along and your preferences we can also offer you specialized profiles, e.g.:


Security Expert:

  • Security protocols and standards
  • Security compliance
  • Security risk awareness, threat modeling and implementation of security measures
  • Audit-logging & logging


Networking Engineer:


Meet your team     


We, from the Gardener team, are leaving a mark with our contribution to some of the hottest open-source projects.
Being our colleague, you will…

  • do research and prototyping
  • design, develop, test, and deliver robust and scalable software
  • engage in CNCF/Kubernetes community SIGs and Working Groups
  • regularly share your knowledge and achievements with colleagues in and around the Cloud Native ecosystem


Curious about Gardener and the team? Have a look at, find us in github, join our #gardener Slack channel, follow @GardenerProject on Twitter or just watch our Community Meetings in Gardener Project YouTube channel.




If you’d like to become part of our Gardener team, just apply and you may be offered a position according to your current working experience and expertise.
Students are welcome.

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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:330293 | Work Area: Software-Design and Development | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Requisition ID:  330293
Posted Date:  Sep 21, 2022
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Sofia Ovtscha Kupel, BG, 1618

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