Share this Job

Senior Application Developer / Development Expert for SAP Blockchain (Potsdam) Job

Apply now »

Date: May 8, 2018

City: Potsdam, BW, DE

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 166527
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Location: Potsdam
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Graduate
Employment Type: Regular Full Time


SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.

As the cloud company powered by SAP HANA®, SAP is a market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP applications and services enable our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

At SAP, we believe in the power of collaboration and empower our employees to perform at their best in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. You’ll work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, while turning big ideas into reality for our customers. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you’ll be able to get more out of your career. It’s no wonder that some of the sharpest minds from around the world are working for a company that is consistently recognized as a global top employer.

Now it’s your turn to take the next step and help make the world Run Simple.

The SAP Innovation Center Network is a development unit within SAP, combining software engineering excellence with entrepreneurial spirit. Across various focus areas we pioneer game-changing solutions in close collaboration with startups, customers & partners in industry, and research as well as other SAP units. By exploring unconventional ideas and developing inspiring proofs of concepts, we push the state of the art in computer science and its applied fields to provide SAP with foresight into future trends.
The mission of SAP’s Innovation Center Network is to create new growth businesses for SAP by pioneering new markets and disruptive technologies. As part of this endeavor, the Innovation Center Network explores new business cases based on Blockchain technologies. In a flexible and fast manner, the newly founded Blockchain team, build from developers, designers, architects, and business developers comes up with tangible solutions for this high-priority inquiry.
Join the SAP Innovation Center as a Senior Application Developer/Development Expert for a newly founded team focusing on Blockchain technology & use-cases. You will be part of a technology-focused group that is built to creatively engineer new solutions applying Blockchain to business applications for SAP while working in a startup-like environment and atmosphere. In this role, you are given the opportunity to shape new projects from the ground up working closely with internal and external customers on real-world challenges. Your ability to produce quality code and strength in combining engineering excellence with a strong interest for the latest technologies make you an ideal fit for this position. Experience with Blockchain is no must-have, but your ability to explore and understand new technologies will enable you to become an expert quickly. This is an ideal role for a very focused and ambitious individual who is able to work in a high-pressure environment. At SAP, we have diversity at heart, so you will also be able to work with the brightest minds from a multitude of cultural and ethnical backgrounds.

Required skills

  • Very good university degree in computer science, mathematics, engineering, or a related field
  • Excellent programming skills and a solid foundation in computer science with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, databases, and software design
  • Experience developing for cloud infrastructures such as AWS, Azure, or SAP Cloud Platform
  • Excellent development skills in but not limited to NodeJS, JavaScript or Java
  • Experience with specific Web frameworks such as AngularJS, React, Bootstrap, JQuery, or SAPUI5
  • Good knowledge of agile development principles in all aspects of the software development lifecycle
  • Reliable and open-minded with strong team working skills, determined to reach a goal in time as well as the ability to work independently and to prioritize
  • Besides deep technical knowledge, practical experience in presenting results to customers, managers, and non-technical audience is mandatory
  • Excellent English and preferable German language skills - written and verbal

Preferred skills

  • Solid understanding of Blockchain technology
  • Experience with platforms such as Ethereum, Hyperledger, MultiChain and their protocols
  • Knowledge in development of distributed parallel, transactional, or multi-tenant systems
  • Understanding of cryptography and digital signature techniques

We are looking for an outstanding individual with professional work experience of at least three years in software development.

Your application documents should contain a cover letter reviewing your experiences and your interest, your CV, copies of your degrees (university, apprenticeship, high school) and copies of references from your former employers (if available).


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.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical, sensory and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us at Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Additional Locations:


Job Segment: Application Developer, Developer, SAP, ERP, Engineer, Technology, Engineering