SAP Junior Developer: SAP Cloud Operations Engineering & Automation Team Job in Dresden, Germany

Requisition ID: 132818

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: Dresden

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.


SAPs Cloud Business is the fastest growing Business Area at SAP.

Within the CLM Application Management area, the Operations Engineering & Automation team is providing the central management platform and related tool and automation content development for efficient operations of the different SAP Cloud solutions in the different SAP Cloud delivery units such as the SAP Managed Cloud Delivery, S4Hana but also the SAP Software as a Service Cloud/SFSF or HCP.

The team drives the design, implementation and “productization” of the required lifecycle management tool and automation content development throughout the solution lifecycle, such as initial system/solution provisioning, solution monitoring, software maintenance, incident management, change management but also advanced business continuity services in the area of high availability and disaster recovery.

The team works in an agile mode closely with our end-users and stakeholders to provide the most efficient operations support and appealing and easy to use functionality. We are in close alignment with different product groups to bring SAPs product innovations to the cloud. We provide state of the art processes and use modern technologies like HANA and Analytical Reporting.


As a Junor Developer within the SAP Operations Engineering & Automation Team you take over accountability for excellent execution of SAP’s Cloud strategy. You will be dealing with the full development cycle, from discussing requirements with our (internal) customers, to design, architecture, implementation, bug fixing and troubleshooting. In your role as an Associate Developer you will work closely with international colleagues together on development projects with the following activities:

  • Design appealing and sustainable solutions for cloud operations using Hana and ABAP Development.

  • Optimize and simplify existing processes and code in the area of Hana based analytical reporting.

  • Perform agile prototyping to evaluate which solution fits best for cloud operations.

  • Develop UIs and APIs in a model-driven way.



  • Bachelor/Master Degree in Computer Science, Business Informatics or comparable IT apprenticeship

Software Development Skills

  • Proven Programming skills in at least one object oriented language like C/C , ABAP Objetcs or JAVA

  • Development knowledge in the new Hana Cloud Platform is a plus

  • Development knowledge in the analytical area (e.g. business warehouse systems) are very welcome

  • Experience in fundamental web technologies such as http, SOAP, XML, REST, HMTL5, CSS, JQuery

  • Engagement in the open source community

  • Follower of the latest development trends, tools and technology

  • Experience in model and test driven development to ensure outstanding software quality

Personal Skills

  • Fluent in English (verbal/written) is much appreciated. Fluent in German (verbal/written) is a must have.

  • Good team player, as we are working in a friendly and agile team. No shyness regarding code reviews and pair programming.

  • “Can do” attitude with clear customer focus.

  • Willingness to dig into an existing code base and get an understanding of how “other people’s” code works.

  • Openness to continuously learn new technologies

  • Willingness to discuss directly with end users and stakeholders, and ability to translate their expectations into simple, “easy to use” and “easy to maintain” architecture and functionality.

  • Passion for innovation. Interest in business process background

  • Good communication and technical skills

  • Very strong analytical and logical skills

  • Fast learner and goal-oriented working style

  • high quality demands towards work accomplished


This is an entry level position for upcoming or recent graduates or young professionals. Job relevant experience gained in student job or internship is highly appreciated.



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