SAP Senior Software Engineer in Test (Ariba Cloud Platform) Job in Palo Alto, California

Requisition ID: 119782

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.

SAP Ariba, an SAP Company makes business commerce as easy as consumer commerce. Every day, we help our customer find opportunities to cut costs, reduce risk, and grow revenue through better collaboration with trading partners. We enable the collaboration through the Ariba Network – a cloud-based community where you will find buying, selling, and managing cash to be as easy as using Amazon, eBay, and PayPal. We also host other online communities where business commerce professionals network and share information and best practices, just like friends on Facebook.

As a Senior Software Engineer (in Test), you have the opportunity to accelerate the delivery and improve the quality of SAP Ariba products. You will be responsible for creating, enhancing and enforcing good engineering practices, and evaluating product quality for various SAP Ariba products. Your primary responsibility as a Senior Software Engineer in Test will be to work in a scrum team to build innovative products with high quality. It involves building automation systems, automate tests and build automation tools to replicate production like load. These test systems explore and validate the functional correctness, performance capabilities, resource usage of our product and its various integration points within and outside SAP Ariba’s Ecosystem.


  • Build innovative automation systems to facilitate both functional and performance testing

  • Build tools to generate customer like data in test systems

  • Work with the development and test engineering teams to automate testing.

  • Build advanced automated test suites to exercise our world-class applications.

  • Analyze and decompose a complicated software system and design a strategy to test this system.

  • Research new emerging tools and enhance existing automated test systems

  • Train and mentor other team members.

Minimum Qualifications :

  • BS in Computer Science or similar field

  • 8 years of relevant work experience, including development and/or test automation experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using Bug Tracking, Test case repository and Version Control Systems

  • Excellent coding skill in Java

  • Proven experience in building and enhancing automation tools

  • Must have hands on experience with at least one scripting language ex. Java Script

  • Experience with at least one UI Automation tool ex. Selenium

  • Good Database concepts and hands on experience with PL/SQL

  • Highly proficient in a Unix/Linux environment.

  • Deep knowledge of Internet technologies.

  • 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.

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 interested in applying for employment with SAP and 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 (Americas: or , APJ: , EMEA: ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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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