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Development Manager (f/m/d) Data Warehouse Cloud Business Layer team

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Date: Jan 13, 2021

City: Walldorf, BW, DE, 69190

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 271248
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Location: Walldorf
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Management
Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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Summary & Role Information
As a Development Manager (f/m/d) of the SAP Data Warehouse Cloud Business Layer team, you are coordinating the work of a team of highly skilled and motivated colleagues with different levels of experience. You actively contribute to the success of the SAP Data Warehouse Cloud unit by defining and driving development topics, a joint product vision as well as the strategy for the business layer in SAP Data Warehouse Cloud. You work closely with internal and external stakeholders to establish a close relationship, define and rank the overall priorities based on stakeholder requirements, customer feedback and overall product strategy. This includes internal alignment between all engineering groups contributing to the SAP Data Warehouse Cloud offering. You create an environment of education, trust, openness, agility and motivation to form and continuously improve the development team you are responsible for with a tenacity to solve problems in a result-focused way.

As a Development Manager for the SAP Data Warehouse Cloud Business Layer development team in the SAP HANA & Analytics unit, you should work as a strongly self-motivated leader with strong attitude to establish and head the business modeling capabilities for the market leading services of our SAP HANA & Analytics Data Warehouse organization. Entrepreneurial drive, the ability to “think out of the box” and drive innovation from idea to execution will help you to achieve stretch goals in an innovative and fast paced product environment. Being a team player working with multiple development teams and across locations will be essential for the success of your team.

Experience /Role Requirements
We prefer that you meet the competencies and skills listed below.
•    Working in a distributed, international and globally operating development organization
•    Leading, motivating, developing, and coaching your employees
•    Support your employees with applying agile software development approaches and with transforming the software development process according to the DevOps principles
•    Very good team player with extraordinary soft skills
•    Actively contribute to vision, strategy, architecture and development topics
•    Customer communication and expectation management
•    Full professional proficiency in German and English
•    Cloud mindset
Bringing one or more of the following competencies and skills would be an advantage:
•    Experience in leading a development team
•    Proven track record in leading and successfully delivering analytical or data-driven cloud solutions 
•    Knowledge in full-stack web technologies (SAP UI5, Node.js with Typescript, SAP HANA) and experience with CI/CD
•    Experience in managing projects that involve multiple stakeholders, across multiple time zones 
•    Experience in OLAP data modeling and design principles at enterprise scale
•    Knowledge of the SAP environment, SAP development processes and SAP delivery processes 
•    Strong analytical skills, excellent communication and “teaching” skills
You should meet or exceed the following experiences:
•    Very good university bachelor’s degree (or higher) in computer science or related fields
•    At least five years of professional work experience in a development organization 
•    At least two years of working experience in delivering, managing and operating cloud services 

About the team
SAP Data Warehouse Cloud (DWC) is part of SAP Business Technology Platform, which offers users the ability to turn data into business value, compose end-to-end business processes, and build and extend SAP applications quickly.
Together with other parts of the Platform offering, DWC forms the basis of the new SAP Data Plane, which establishes a unified data access for analytical and intelligent capabilities across SAP Intelligent Enterprise. To strengthen our team, we are looking for a (Senior) Developer who would like to contribute to the data modeling aspects of the SAP Data Plane inside of SAP Data Warehouse Cloud. Our work environment offers an exciting mix of opportunities, a collaborative and energetic team of developers, and the opportunity to work with leading infrastructure and cloud technologies.

Discover SAP Data Warehouse Cloud here.


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