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Associate Product Manager, Platform-Foundation Job

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Date: May 17, 2019

City: Palo Alto, CA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 207726
Work Area: Solution and Product Management
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time

 

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

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.

 

At SAP SuccessFactors we have started a Human Revolution.  Using the latest technology, we are unlocking human potential and transforming our customer’s workforces in ways they never imagined.  We are digitally transforming their businesses into the next generation of intelligent enterprises.  Because people are at the heart of every business transformation and people are the heart of our business.  The SAP SuccessFactors product suite spans core human resources and payroll, analytics-based hiring and customized onboarding, continuous performance management, intelligent succession and more.  We operate the largest HCM Cloud in the world, supporting over 120 million users with over a billion transactions for customers across 26 industries in over 90 countries.  Our co-located agile teams have end-to-end ownership of product, design, development, release, user assistance, and cloud operations capabilities.  We are looking for the best talent to join our team and deliver continuous innovations in the cloud, while bringing purpose to their lives and more meaning to their work.  Join us today and become a part of the Human Revolution.

 

The Role

The platform team sits at the core of our ability to execute and differentiate our HCM solutions in the market.  You will be responsible for the building blocks that allow our applications engineering teams to quickly develop SaaS products and APIs that perform, are consistent, and are easy to uptake by our customers.  

 

In this role, you will drive technology transformation in partnership with CTO office to work on security, infrastructure and public cloud initiatives (e.g. Azure and AWS). This includes being a product owner of the platform scrum team to build out the API infrastructure and helping the internal application teams adopt what you build.

Work closely with the product engineering teams to understand API requirements and gather feedback to build and execute on a roadmap for the platform.  Find common use cases across the product line to consolidate effort through common API componentry.  Own platform API, Security and Disaster Recovery projects and drive them to completion through the epics and stories you write with your scrum team.  Enforce standards and keep application teams within the guardrails of platform use and ensure that proper documentation and training is provided to all engineering teams. 

Role Requirements

  • 3+ years of product engineering experience
  • 1+ years platform product management experience on cloud-based enterprise applications
  • Desire to drive a platform feature to completion, from requirements gathering to design and release; in addition, be capable of describing your work to the rest of the applications development community.
  • Familiarity API management frameworks e.g. APIGEE
  • Background with security frameworks, data encryption and other protection mechanisms preferred
  • Experience with agile development; e.g. grooming backlog and constant interaction with the scrum team; you must clearly describe requirements to the scrum team
  • Ability to write epics and user stories that clearly articulate a technical design
  • Can communicate complex ideas in a clear, concise way to technical audiences.
  • An understanding of product architecture and ability to explain it to others
  • Experience with public cloud preferred, Azure specifically

 

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Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
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