SAP Technical Product Manager for SAP HANA Cloud Platform (Senior / Expert) Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 132401

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 30%

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.


SAP HANA Cloud Platform is SAP’s platform-as-a-service (PaaS) to build apps for the 21st century.

It can be used to quickly build extensions for SAP and legacy applications. And it can be used to build completely new applications for the digital economy based on modern paradigms like Microservices. SAP HANA Cloud Platform is based on open standards and cutting-edge technologies, e.g. OpenStack and Cloud Foundry.

The Core Platform Area is responsible for the runtimes and some of the most important services of SAP HANA Cloud Platform (such as connectivity, persistence, virtual machines). It takes care of Cloud Foundry and SAP HANA XSA (both on-premise and cloud) as well as data management topics.


As Technical Product Manager for SAP HANA Cloud Platform (Senior / Expert) in the Core Platform Area you will work with an international team of experts to shape the future of SAP’s technology platform. Your main tasks will be:

  • Monitor market tendencies and technology trends (not just high-level, but down to the details)

  • Drive roll-out activities (creation of demos, slide decks, FAQs, whitepapers…)

  • Help to validate E2E scenarios in order to ensure that innovations meet customer and partner expectations

  • Represent SAP HANA Cloud Platform internally and externally (e.g. at conferences like SAPPHIRE NOW or SAP TechEd, Cloud Foundry Summit, CodeJams, InnoJams)

  • Work closely with customers, partners and developers to foster innovation and to increase the adoption of the platform

  • Collaborate with the development teams to define the product backlog and ensure that customer / partner requirements are taken into consideration


Required skills (must have)

  • Strong analytical and logical skills, well structured

  • Excellent bachelor or master degree, preferably in computer science, natural science or a related technical discipline

  • Passionate about software development and cloud computing, advanced programming skills in at least one common programming language (e.g. Java, JavaScript, Node.js)

  • Sound knowledge about cloud platforms in general and SAP HANA Cloud Platform in particular

  • Practical experience in working with SAP HANA Cloud Platform (in particular in the areas development & operations, connectivity, data management) is a must

  • Proven track record for giving presentations (also in front of large audiences at conferences)

  • Proven track record for working closely with customers and partners (ideally in a customer facing role, e.g. consulting, pre-sales)

  • Highly motivated, customer focused and open minded

  • Willingness to take over different kinds of tasks (sometimes relating more to business, sometimes relating more to technology)

  • Good knowledge in German and English, both in written and spoken

Preferred skills (good to have)

  • Practical experience with other cloud platform as well as with Cloud Foundry are beneficial

  • Knowledge about SAP’s solution portfolio is a plus


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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