SAP (Senior) Scala Developer Job in Potsdam, Germany

Requisition ID: 132952

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: Potsdam, Germany; Walldorf; Potsdam near Berlin, Germany

Expected Travel: 0 - 20%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

Career Level: T2 T3


The Technology Office’s mission is to strengthen SAP as a leading tech company by investigating new technologies, staying up-to-date on research trends, and through helping customers to realize innovative solutions. It consists of a highly diverse team which has expert knowledge in a wide range of technologies.

You will be a member of the Scala development experience team. The goal of this newly formed team is to build a Scala and cloud-based business application development and runtime platform. The team will be distributed over Potsdam, Walldorf, Berlin, and Bangalore.


You will support us with the design and development of a Scala and cloud-based business application development and runtime platform. The goal of the platform is to make cloud-based business application development in the context S/4 HANA as straight-forward as possible.

Your tasks as (Senior) Developer will include:

  • Design and development of libraries and tools for business application development

  • Design and development of tools for operating business applications

  • Explore, understand, and implement most recent technologies

  • Contribute to open source software (in particular within the Scala ecosystem)


Required skills

  • Master’s degree in computer science, mathematics, or related field

  • Excellent programming skills and a solid foundation in computer science with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, databases, and software design

  • Solid understanding of object-oriented concepts and basic understanding functional programming concepts

  • Good knowledge in Scala, Java, C , or similar object-oriented programming languages

  • Strong analytical skills

  • 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

  • Ability to get quickly up-to-speed in a complex, new environment

  • Proficiency in spoken and written German and English

Beneficial skills

  • Ph.D. in computer science

  • Solid understanding of functional programming concepts

  • Good knowledge in Scala, OCaml, SML, or Haskell

  • Experience with Scala and Scala.js

  • Experience with meta programming in Scala, e.g., using Scala’s macro system

  • Knowledge on SAP technologies and products

  • Experiences with the design of distributed systems, e.g., using Akka


  • Work experience is not required.

  • 3 years of work experience is required for the senior level.


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Additional Locations: Virtual - Germany