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Senior Developer for SAP Transportation Management Job

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Date: May 20, 2019

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

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 201221
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
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.


About SAP Transportation Management
SAP Transportation Management (SAP TM) development team strives to use the latest technologies to enhance transportation efficiency. SAP TM supports all activities connected with the physical transportation of goods from one location to another using suitable transportation modes (road, rail, sea or air). One can create and monitor highly sophisticated transportation plans fulfilling the relevant constraints (e.g. service level, costs, and resource availability), determine options to save costs and to optimize the use of available resources, react to transportation events (like traffic jams, accidents etc.) and find solutions to overcome unforeseen deviations from the original transportation plans.
Right from the beginning, SAP TM uniquely supported integrated and connected supply chain execution processes for shippers, freight-forwarders and carriers with a best-in-class solution. We are part of SAP S/4HANA On Premise and Cloud Edition.

SAP TM development teams are located in Germany (Walldorf and St. Ingbert), and India (Bangalore) and work in an agile software development process following the Scrum methodology. All teams are working in close collaboration with customers and implementation partners.
From the position you will get:

  • Open, positive, diverse and friendly work environment
  • Integration in an agile scrum team
  • Exposure to latest technology and market trends
  • Work in a market-leading, innovative company
  • Close connection to customers
  • Responsibility 


  • You will develop new features in the area of transportation management going through the complete software development cycle, including design, coding, testing and quality assurance.
  • To do so, you will work with the newest technologies – object-oriented programming (esp. ABAP OO), HANA database technology and business software application technology (like e.g. CDS) based on state-of-the-art agile software engineering skills.
  • You will be part of a cross-functional development team, share expertise and ensure product success.
  • Analyze and resolve complex issues (in real business scenarios).
  • Drive topics in your area of expertise also in collaboration with our (co-innovation) customers. 

Required skills:

  • University Degree in science or engineering
  • Experience in at least one OO programming language. HTML5/UI5, JavaScript or ABAP OO
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • An open minded, problem-solving attitude and positive spirit even under challenging conditions
  • Valuation of collaboration and teamwork
  • Quality focus and cloud mindset
  • Experience with development frameworks like BOPF, FPM, JQuery etc. 
  • Know-how in logistics, especially in transportation management
  • Languages: Fluent spoken and written German and English. 

Minimum 5 years of relevant experience.
Now it’s up to you: Join our team and get in the driver’s seat of software development for the digital supply chain.

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.
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