Software-Design and Development

Release Train Engineer for SAP internal CI/CD platform

We help the world run better

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 plays a key role in the defining and developing of the SAP Business Technology Platform. With its more than 1400 professionals, SAP Labs Bulgaria also has strong contributions toward life-cycle management, user interface & user experience across the broader portfolio of SAP products and has recently welcomed new teams focusing on business applications. For its 24-year history, the company has established itself as a preferred employer in the IT sector in Bulgaria.


What you´ll do 
SAP's internal CI/CD platform, offering innovative tools and services to streamline the development journey for SAP's cloud developers. In our commitment to agility, we've embraced SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) as our guiding Agile framework, opening an exciting opportunity for a Release Train Engineer (RTE) to join our team.
As our RTE, you'll play a pivotal role in guiding our Agile Release Train (ART) to success. You'll navigate the complexities of software delivery within large, cross-functional teams, ensuring smooth and efficient operations. Your mission will be to coach and facilitate the planning, coordination, execution, and delivery of value, all while fostering an environment of continuous improvement.

Key responsibilities:

  • Streamline the ART's value delivery by applying Agile and Lean Management principles to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Boost transparency across the ART by leveraging objective metrics for clear insight into effectivity and efficiency.
  • Ensure readiness and effectively conduct PI Planning sessions, promoting thorough backlog preparation.
  • Orchestrate key ceremonies such as PI Planning, PO Sync, and Coach Sync, ensuring effective communication and collaboration.
  • Serve as a key connector for the ART within various organizational groups, enhancing the Business Agility of our enterprise.
  • Proactively tackle impediments, oversee risk management and dependencies, and lead the charge for continuous improvement.
  • Work closely with Business Owners and stakeholders, offering insights on our lean-agile practices and decision-making framework.
  • Foster a culture of learning and technical excellence through the promotion of communities of practice and high-quality engineering standards.

What you bring 

  • Demonstrated expertise in employing agile frameworks and methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, Design Thinking, Lean), with a bonus for experience in agile software delivery.
  • The ability to remain focused and adaptable, skillfully prioritizing tasks in a fast-paced environment. This includes excellent skills in managing and resolving conflicts.
  • A proactive and hands-on approach to problem-solving, grounded in a systemic thinking mindset.
  • A committed team player who thrives in multicultural settings and is adept at collaborating with teams spread across various locations.
  • An academic degree in technical, business, scientific or psychological studies.
  • Certification either as a SPC (SAFe Practice Consultant) or RTE (SAFe Release Train Engineer) is a plus.
  • Outstanding communication skills, especially in active listening and empathetic interaction, to effectively connect with all levels of the organization.
  • Proficiency in English, with business-level fluency, enabling clear and effective communication. 


Meet your team
Join our team! We foster a fun, collaborative environment, recognized with Red Dot & German Design Awards. We develop SAP's CI/CD portal experience, empowering 50k engineers. Grow your career in our global, innovative setting! 
We are part of the Innovation, Technology and Data (ITD) unit at SAP. At ITD, our mission is clear, working together we drive transformation and power the digital enterprise. With our cutting-edge solutions, we drive innovation at scale to bring business value that enables transformation across SAP.
From designing architecture strategy, and unlocking the power of data & AI, to providing world-class platforms and services we strive to set SAP ahead of the competition.  We are committed to our journey and by sharing our experiences, we inspire others to innovate & succeed and promote SAP as its own #1 reference customer. Together let´s deliver experiences that enable SAP teams to create and adopt new ways of working to shape SAP‘s future.

We build breakthroughs together

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.

We win with inclusion

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:
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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: 389662  | Work Area: Software-Design and Development  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.

Requisition ID:  389662
Posted Date:  May 18, 2024
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Sofia, BG, 1407

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