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Engineering Manager, SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Job

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Date: May 18, 2019

City: South San Francisco, CA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 208281
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Management
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.


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.


Position Overview

This is an Engineering Manager role with immense potential for growth. The potential candidate would manage a team of technical Software Engineers.


  • Makes decisions on architectural problems and methods and contributes to the development of new or improved architectural techniques
  • Identifies, evaluates, and implements solutions using application best practices, current architectures, and technologies to meet current and future needs
  • Effectively manages the members in the team to achieve project goals



  • Set the technical vision and strategy within SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting product team and influence technology and Innovation
  • Work with cross-functional teams – technology, business and operations to manage multiple projects
  • Own complete software development lifecycle – design, leading implementation and testing of new features within a fast paced, agile environment
  • Ensure the delivery of quality releases; define and execute against project plans and delivery commitments; Manage day-to-day activities of the engineering team


Skills & Competencies

  • Proven success in hiring, building, motivating and retaining high-performance engineering teams
  • Prior success as a software engineer, subject matter expert, and influencer on the direction of the product design and development
  • History of engineering cultural change including CI/CD, Chaos Engineering, and Microservices or API first development
  • Manage discreet application development teams to meet the needs of business needs at the appropriate levels of sourcing
  • Strong technical skills with technologies like Java/J2EE, Hibernate, Spring, SAP HANA, UI Technologies and OData protocols to develop modem cutting edge software that performs and scales in cloud environment
  • Working knowledge on HTML, CSS and at least one leading JavaScript, HTML5, SAPUI5, and React / Redux
  • Server and Service oriented - Knowledge in Java backend development (tomcat, JEE, dependency injection, and more) mandatory
  • Sound knowledge in Object Oriented Programming Principles, Design Patterns and Software Architecture, especially in new age Cloud solutions
  • Capable of creating High level and low-level design document
  • Knowledge of lean development infrastructure process including Git, TeamCity, Jenkins etc.  and exposure to Continuous Delivery practices
  • Consistently improve all aspect of Non-Functional Requirements(NFR) associated with each feature of SaaS Application delivered on Public and Private Cloud
  • Periodic performance profiling and capacity planning of critical systems and identify hotspots and recommend improvements
  • As part of S2DLC (Secure Software Development Cycle) Perform security scans for UI, Backend and Database vulnerabilities contribute to stakeholders responsible for security and risk assessments
  • Working knowledge of Scrum, Test Driven Development and passionate about unit test, integrity testing, stress testing and performance testing and test automation
  • Exposure to building large scale application deployed on public cloud like AWS, AZURE etc.


Work Experience & Qualification

  • Requires 12+ years of professional experience in developing Java/J2EE based enterprise web-based application, 
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science required, Master preferred.
  • Ability to work well in a team and have a positive can-do attitude.





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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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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
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Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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