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Senior Developer

Company: SAP
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 284859
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
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. Thats 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 its the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve peoples lives.

This Senior Developer position is currently open for the best-in-class cloud-based Business to Business e-commerce product. You will be working on SAP Ariba Sourcing and/or Supplier Lifecycle & Performance products. The engineer will be responsible for end to end feature development from requirements, design, and development of software components across global deployments at scale. The primary areas of technology this team works on are Java, Web, REST, Micro services, Angular JS, Spring and GitHub .


Developing software at SAP is more than just writing efficient code - its a team effort: starting at product definition and design, including coding, testing, quality assurance, documenting the results and support our customers. We follow agile software engineering methods and are always in close contact with our customers and stakeholders to acquire early feedback. A senior developer also needs to understand the business processes related to software he or she works upon.


Required skills

  • Bachelor or masters degree in one of the following or related areas:
  • Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Informatics, Mathematics, Engineering, Physics or Business Administration with a focus on Information Technology
  • Good understanding for object-oriented programming and expertise in data structures and algorithms
  • Experience in backend development using technologies like Java, REST, Spring Boot and Hibernate.
  • Experience in RDBMS and SQL
  • Experience with Redis, Kafka or other similar opensource technologies would be a plus
  • Experience with GitHub or any other Version Control.
  • Experience with Build tools like Maven/ANT/Gradle.
  • Familiarity in web technologies like Angular/JavaScript, HTML/CSS
  • Ability to quickly learn existing codebase and be able to make significant code and design changes
  • Ability to debug complex production issues and make code fixes. Should have experience with either of Python, Groovy or Javascript.
  • Ability to translate requirements into design, estimate efforts, break down tasks, write clean code and effective unit tests
  • Should be a self-starter and be able to work with minimum supervision
  • Knowledge of Strategic Sourcing related business processes would be a plus
  • Good communication skills. Fluency in English


Minimum 7 years of development experience in software development.


Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If youre searching for a company thats dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment apply now.

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.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (,,

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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Keywords: SAP, Palo Alto , Senior Developer, Other , Palo Alto, California

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