SAP Senior Developer/Development Expert for SAP`s Cloud Management Platform Job in St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 132050

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

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 Cloud Lifecycle Management (CLM) area, the Service Provider Engineering team is providing the central management platform, related tool sets and automation content for efficient operation of SAP`s Cloud offerings such as HANA Enterprise Cloud and Software as a Service Applications like S/4HANA, SuccessFactors and others.

The team drives the design, implementation and “productization” of the required tools covering the complete lifecycle of the offered solutions, such as initial system/solution provisioning including integration into the solution-monitoring infrastructure, software maintenance as well as advanced business continuity services in the area of high availability and disaster recovery. Moreover, it develops incident/problem management as well as change management applications to support ITIL conform operation.

The team utilizes agile development practices and continuous deployment in close cooperation with our end-users and stakeholders to deliver appealing, easily consumable and efficient operation processes. We are in liaison with the various product groups to deliver SAP product innovations to the cloud. We provide state of the art processes and use modern technologies like HANA and HTML5.


We are currently looking for a Senior Developer/Development Expert to join our innovative team to further drive automation of the HANA Enterprise Cloud.

As a Senior Developer/Development Expert within the Service Provider Engineering Team, you take over accountability for excellent execution of SAP’s Cloud strategy.

You will be dealing with the full development cycle by discovering requirements together with our (internal) customers, identifying the appropriate architecture, designing, implementing and testing the features as well as maintaining it.

In your role as Development Expert, you will be working in an international, cross-cultural environment with the following activities:

  • Create concepts for sustainable solutions of cloud operation scenarios.

  • Define deliverables and provide advice and recommendations on solutions.

  • Identify areas with potential for improvement and drive the optimization by simplifying processes and code.

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

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


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

  • “Can do” attitude.

  • Openness to work on a significant, existing code base, and ability to dig into it and get an understanding of how “other people’s” code work.

  • Ability to master the “full stack” from UI through Business Object models down to the database layout.

  • Willingness to explore new technologies and the ability to move into new topics easily.

  • Competence to lead discussions with end users and stakeholders, translating their expectations into simple, “easy to use” and “easy to maintain” architecture and functionality.


Software Development Skills:

  • Proven expertise of developing in ABAP OO is required. Knowledge of HTML5/JavaScript is a plus.

  • Proven knowledge of fundamental web technologies, like SOAP, XML, REST, OData is necessary.

  • Knowledge of the Business ByDesign/AP development technologies (Business Objects, ESF2, MDRS, UI Designer) is highly appreciated.

  • Experience in agile development practices (SCRUM), test-driven development as well as model-driven development is required.

  • Proven track record to thoroughly handle the work scope of a senior/expert developer.

Business Skills:

  • Expertise in the cloud/hosting business ideally proven by previous employments and/or project work in a development unit of a cloud unit is beneficial.

  • Proven expertise in SAPs operations and support processes is a plus.

  • Knowledge of ITIL is beneficial

Personal Skills:

  • Very good analytical skills combined with the ability to work on complex topics and drive their realization in an efficient way. Strong customer focus.

  • Fluent in German and English (verbal/written) is necessary.


4 years work experience as a senior/expert developer in the outlined skills and competences. Experience in working with international teams is of advantage.


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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