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

Requisition ID: 125760

Work Area: Software-Development Operations

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 makes business commerce as easy as consumer commerce. We help our customers find opportunities to cut costs, reduce risk, and grow revenue through better collaboration with trading partners. We enable 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. Ariba is a rapidly growing cloud company and a leader in the procurement space bringing millions of buyers and suppliers together.


As a Software Engineer, you have the opportunity to accelerate the innovation and delivery of the Ariba products. You will collaborate with designers, product managers, and other engineers to expand the Ariba Cloud to cover every corner of the globe. You will have the opportunity to work on internet scale level problems and complex business problems. You will work with Java, HANA, Hadoop, and Ariba Cloud technologies. To succeed in this position you must be incredibly smart, passionate about the user experience and be very results-oriented to get things done.

  • Work in core components for the Ariba cloud that include persistence, meta-data model, object model framework, common data server, customization framework, UI frameworks

  • 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 engineering team

  • Work on solving scalability and performance problems


  • Bachelor's in computer science or equivalent work experience

  • 3 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

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

  • Excellent coding skills in Java

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

  • Good Database concepts and experience with at least 1 database technology (ie SQL or NoSQL)

  • 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.

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: C at at ). 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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