SAP Development Architect - SAP Innovation Center Network Job in Palo Alto, California

Requisition ID: 114581

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

Who we are

The SAP Innovation Center Network is a strategic development entity within SAP, combining software engineering excellence with thought leadership and entrepreneurial spirit to create new markets for SAP. Across various focus clusters and by building on strong teams, we pioneer game-changing solutions in close collaboration with startups, customers & partners in industry and research as well as with other SAP units. To ensure a successful go-to-market, we follow an end-to-end responsibility approach. By exploring unconventional ideas and developing inspiring proofs of concepts, we push the state-of-the-art in technology and its applied fields to provide SAP with foresight into future trends.

At innovation center, we create new growth business for SAP by pioneering new markets and disruptive technologies. you will have opportunity to work on complete life cycle of products from ideation, incubation, validation and scaling.

What to expect

  • A very dynamic, fun and start-up type of environment, with a huge potential to learn and work on emerging technologies such as Machine learning, AI, Cloud, big-data, AR and VR.

  • If you have entrepreneur spirit and have the passion to bring new ideas to market, this would be a perfect team.

  • A very self-sufficient team consisting of UX designers, developers, data scientists, operations and Product management.

Your Role

  • As a development architect, you will be responsible for contributing to overall architecture of the solution, helping and guiding other developers solving complex technical problems.

  • Build robust and scalable solution bringing in some of the industry’s software engineering best practices.

  • Work closely with Internal and External stake holders gathering requirements and presenting technical point of view.

  • Contribute to design and hands on development of multiple projects in different phases, ranging from early stage concepts to evolving products.

  • You will work with cross functional teams and collaborate with other teams in SAP to develop scalable and robust solutions.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS or MS in Computer science or equivalent.

  • 8 years of experience in software development with at-least 5 years in the role of a software architect.

  • Experience building and architecting scalable cloud-based SaaS applications .

  • Experience with Continuous Integration, Continuous deployment, and Infrastructure Automation.

  • Deep expertise building applications using Java,node.js, Python .

  • Expertise in one more frameworks such as Angular.js, jQuery, d3. Js,bootstrap

  • Deep hands on experience with in-memory, relational and NoSQL databases

  • Knowledge and experience with Cloud Foundry, Open Stack and Container technologies.

Preferred Qualifications

  • SAP HANA Cloud platform experience.

  • Experience in using Hadoop, Spark, Kafka and Cassandra for data processing.

  • Experience building applications leveraging HANA in-memory platform.

  • Experience in using SAP UI5 / OpenUI5 for build user interfaces .

  • It would be helpful If you can share any code samples from your personal repositories on GitHub.


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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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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