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Software-Design und Entwicklung

Java / ABAP Senior / Expert Developer (f/m/d) for ABAP Developer Tools

Requisition ID: 289014
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Location: Walldorf 
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Part time or Regular Full Time


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Your Future Role

In our unit “ABAP Developer Tools”, we provide tooling for a new programming model for cloud-ready applications and we design a modernized development process in ABAP that embraces the principles of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD). Moreover, we develop quality assurance instruments like the ABAP Test Cockpit (ATC), and migration tools for custom ABAP code that assist our customers and partners on their transition to S/4HANA.

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

  • Design and develop plugins on the Eclipse Rich Client Platform
  • Develop tool support and infrastructure for Core Data Services (CDS) 
  • Code in SAP’s programming language ABAP, in Java, and in C++
  • Define the software architecture, programming models, APIs, and languages of our platform and its SDKs
  • Apply and foster agile methods like Design Thinking, Scrum, test-driven development, pair programming, and CI/CD
  • Continuously integrate your code with state-of-the-art CI/CD tools like Git, Gerrit and Jenkins
  • Work in close alignment with ABAP Data Dictionary and ABAP Language development teams
  • Provide maintenance and development support for our shipped software components
  • 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.
Your role is included in a team that develops the Eclipse tool support for CDS objects (in ABAP and Java) as well as the CDS parser (C++). Core Data Services (CDS) provides a simple way to model data in a source-coded way.

Ideally you bring most of the following qualities: 

  • 5+ years of professional experience in software development
  • The ability to understand complex technical concepts and solve problems
  • The skills to act as a key functional contributor and role model in your team
  • Proven programming experience in ABAP and Java
  • Good knowledge of object-oriented programming concepts
  • Team spirit: You like to work collaboratively and foster an open and trustful communication that is the foundation for team success
  • Fluency in German and English – both written and verbal – are mandatory

The following skills are beneficial:

  • Experience in maintenance and customer support
  • Programming experience in C++
  • Good knowledge of CDS from a user perspective
  • Understanding of SQL

About the team 
As part of the ABAP platform, our international unit “ABAP Developer Tools” provides a state-of-the-art integrated development environment based on Eclipse. Our mission is to offer an efficient and intuitive toolset for ABAP developers.






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Java / ABAP Senior / Expert Developer (f/m/d) for ABAP Developer Tools

Einrichtung:  289014
Datum:  08.10.2021
Kategorie:  Software-Design und Entwicklung
Benutzerdefiniertes Feld 3:  Berufserfahren
Schichttyp:  Vollzeit, unbefristet
Reisen:  0 - 10%

Walldorf, DE, 69190