SAP Software Engineer, Platform Team (SAP Ariba) Job in Palo Alto, California

SAP Ariba is the world’s business commerce network. We help companies extend their business commerce processes into the Cloud, where they can use our Procurement solutions and the Ariba Network to find opportunities to cut costs, reduce risk, and grow revenue through better collaboration with trading partners. The Ariba Network is the world’s largest trading partner community with more than $600B of commerce flowing through and more than 1.7 million businesses in 190 countries around the world, with a new business joining Ariba Network every two minutes.


The SAP Ariba Cloud Platform provides a feature-rich, high performance, scalable, rock-solid (99.99% uptime) Distributed Computing Platform via Ariba Cloud to allow rapid innovation of applications thereby addressing our customers’ mission-critical business needs. We are looking for engineers to design new services running on SAP HANA for the Ariba Cloud


  • Work in core components for the Ariba Cloud that include persistence, meta-data, customization, integration, provisioning, security, search, and other core services

  • Responsible for redesigning core platform services to use HANA, and to develop new services for operationalizing the Ariba Cloud for HANA

  • Master the art of the framework design and modeling, understand the impact of object model design in a large-scale multi-tenant on-demand environment

  • You will be member of the core Ariba cloud platform engineering team

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in computer science or equivalent work experience

  • 3-5 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent coding skills in Java

  • Hands on experience with at least one scripting language (ie Java Script, perl)

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

  • 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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