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Development Manager - Cloud HCM Analytics (f/m/d)

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Date: Dec 29, 2020

City: Walldorf, BW, DE, 69190

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 207910
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Location: Walldorf / St. Leon - Rot

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.


This is a Development Manager (people manager) role with immense potential for growth. The potential candidate would work closely with other members of the team and other functional groups within SAP SuccessFactors.

  • Manages and oversees the design and development of software applications.
  • Directs the work of engineers to ensure the best practices around software development and that the team solves challenging problems with great business outcomes. 
  • Ensures that project milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets.
  • Continuously improve the quality of team's work by making data-driven decisions, identifying blockers, deliver technical feedback and coaching the team members.
  • Own complete software development lifecycle and manage the team that will design, develop and deliver new features within a fast paced, agile environment.
  • Manage the maintenance and support activities related to the developed features.
  • Work and communicate with cross-functional teams – technology, business and operations, to ensure the delivery of quality releases; define and execute against project plans and delivery commitments.


  • Bachelors / Master’s in engineering or Computer science or in related fields
  • Proven success building, motivating and retaining high-performance engineering teams
  • Strong technical skills with technologies like Java/J2EE, Spring, SAP HANA or other databases, UI Technologies and OData protocols to develop modem cutting edge software that performs and scales in cloud environment
  • Sound knowledge in Object Oriented Programming Principles, Design Patterns and Software Architecture, especially in new age Cloud solutions
  • Knowledge of lean development infrastructure process including Git, TeamCity, Jenkins etc.  and exposure to Continuous Delivery practices
  • Consistently improve all aspects of Non-Functional Requirements (NFR) associated with each feature of SaaS Application delivered on Public and Private Cloud 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft .net technologies would be added advantage
  • Exposure to building Analytical and report modelling for highly customizable Enterprise cloud-based SaaS application would be an added advantage
  • Working knowledge of Scrum, Test Driven Development and passionate about quality of the product delivered
  • Exposure to building large scale application deployed on public cloud like AWS, AZURE etc.
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience in developing Java/J2EE based enterprise web-based applications
  • Experience in managing a team 
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills (English / German)


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.

The Cloud HCM Analytics team builds the analytics solution on top of world’s biggest cloud-based enterprise application which has unique challenge in building a common solution that should be customizable for more than 4,450 across 60 industries in over 177 countries and scalable for 50 million users usage.  We are responsible for building operational reporting solutions, as well as cutting edge analytical solutions. This team provides ample opportunities to interact with various stake holders and come of the best solution and implement the same with support for highly customizable and scalable approach. Current development activities involved in make use of Predictive Analytics, Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence. We have ambitious road map to start working on Prescriptive analytics. 





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