SAP Senior Developer (SAP Ariba Platform) Job in Palo Alto, California

Requisition ID: 118919

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.

The Ariba Platform team is driving a key initiative to build out the microservices based next gen distributed cloud computing platform leveraging technologies and trends around CI/CD, infrastructure management and application delivery automation. The Platform team will be developing a rich set of capabilities and components that include a dynamic and flexible business process engine, extensibility and metadata frameworks, customizations and extension frameworks for UI as well as business workflows, intelligent persistence solutions for various structured and un-structured data and content with the right SQL and NoSQL technologies, scalable and robust integration and communication infrastructure etc.

As a Senior Software Engineer you will be responsible for development focusing on design, coding, testing, quality assurance of complex product features in a development team. Resolves complex issues within own area of expertise and supports others in resolving issues.

  • Shows initiative and drives topics to resolution in a high level of quality, speed, reliability and efficiency.

  • Works closely together with others and shares expertise to ensure product success.

  • Constantly improves own work methods to gain state-of-the-art agile software engineering skills. Enhances skills beyond own core functional focus and works on other tasks for the benefit of the team.

  • Has advanced knowledge of development processes and product standards.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in computer science or equivalent work experience

  • 8 years of development experience developing production grade software

  • Strong programming skills, as well as the ability to read and code review complex code bases written by others

  • Excellent Java coding skills

  • Hands-on experience with at least one scripting language (ie. JavaScript, Perl)

  • Expertise with relational and no-sql databases like Oracle, Sybase, Hbase, SAP Hana or databases is required

  • Ability to work independently and take on ownership of large projects in a very dynamic and adaptive environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience solving internet scale problems

  • Experience working on cloud (on-demand) software

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


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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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

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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