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Junior Developer for SAP Cloud Platform - Graduates welcome! (limited contract) Job

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Date: Nov 3, 2018

City: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, BW, DE, 69190

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 190172
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Graduate
Employment Type: Limited 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 year SAP and Alibaba announced a collaboration and co-innovation to jointly go to market to offer SAP S/4HANA Cloud, the digital cloud suite of choice to run a successful business in the cloud. Alibaba Cloud’s customers will also be able to deploy SAP Cloud Platform to extend their current business solutions, build new applications and integrate third-party technologies. This joint venture has created many new roles within SAP for cloud-focused developers and devops professionals, including this role!


Our technology is the backbone for business-critical applications at almost all major companies and at many midsize enterprises around the world.

That is why the software we deliver to our customers has to be extremely robust, scalable, and of the best quality. This is particularly true for our cloud solutions.

To join us on our exciting journey to the SAP Cloud, we are looking for highly motivated, talented, and dedicated software developers with a passion for building innovative components to the highest standards.

To help you grow into your new role, we offer an array of resources such as mentoring, training, workshops, and talks by experts.


Developing cloud solutions at SAP comprises several tasks in an iterative process starting with a problem definition and reaching over software design, coding, testing and quality assurance to documentation.

Our team creates the designs, components, and tools for the SAP Cloud infrastructure of the future. Using and contributing to open source solutions are key parts of our work.

You will build software on the latest technology stack and cloud infrastructures. Following our DevOps philosophy, you will also learn how the cloud solutions you build are deployed and operated.

We use agile software development practices and work closely with our customers and stakeholders to gather feedback early and channel it into our products.


Required Expertise

Having a bachelor’s or master’s degree in IT or a related discipline is a good starting point for your career at SAP.

In addition, you should have strong technical expertise and excellent analytical skills.

As an interdisciplinary and international team, we expect our team members to be excellent communicators and fluent in English and German.

Preferred Expertise

Experience in modern object-oriented programming and in using and administering Linux systems is an advantage, as is knowledge of cloud infrastructures and container technologies and of how to set up and configure networks.

First touch points with open source software would be helpful.


This position is suitable for recent graduates and for candidates looking to return to software development.





Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.

A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

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 and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: or, APJ:, EMEA:

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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