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Software-Design and Development

C++ Expert / Senior Developer (f/m/d) for CDS Parser

What we offer

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About the team
SAP ABAP Platform drives innovation from the heart of SAP. We are SAP’s technical foundation and proud that our innovations are used by over 12 million people in 120 countries. In small and agile development teams, we innovate on programming languages, higher-level application services and development platforms to make SAP the best-run enterprise software. Our latest ABAP platform cloud release powers SAP Business Technology Platform ABAP environment and SAP S/4HANA Cloud. With SAP Business Technology Platform ABAP environment, ABAP developers can build innovative cloud applications and leverage the latest in cloud services.


Your Future Role 
Core Data Services (CDS) provides a simple way to model data in a source-coded way. As a continuously growing declarative programming language, the CDS language makes a significant contribution to the ABAP RESTful Application Programming Model (short: RAP). You and your team will be responsible for the CDS parser, which is written in C++. Your role is included in a team that develops the Eclipse tool support for CDS objects as well. Here the team uses Java and ABAP.


We search for experienced software developers to help us in the following task areas:

  • Define the software architecture, programming models and APIs for the CDS parser
  • Design and implement new CDS extensions and syntax additions for the CDS language
  • Code mainly in C++, but occasionally also in Java and ABAP
  • Continuously work on the existing code base
  • Apply and foster agile methods like Scrum, test-driven development, and pair programming
  • Work in close alignment with ABAP Data Dictionary and ABAP Language development teams
  • Provide maintenance and development support for our shipped software components to external and internal customers
  • Assist our Early Talents with their onboarding


Your Profile

We expect you to navigate safely and professionally in the field of software engineering. You are familiar with development and maintenance of a software product that delivers value to customers.


Ideally, you have most of the following experiences and skills:

  • At least five years of professional experience in software development, engineering, and architecture in C++
  • Good knowledge of object-oriented programming concepts
  • High interest in working with multiple tools and programming languages
  • Fluent German and English language skills – both written and verbal - are mandatory 


The following skills are beneficial:

  • Programming experience in Java and ABAP
  • Knowledge of CDS from a user perspective








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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:303698 | Work Area: Software-Design and Development | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Part time or Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

C++ Expert / Senior Developer (f/m/d) for CDS Parser

Facility:  303698
Posted Date:  Oct 16, 2021
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Walldorf, DE, 69190

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