SAP Sr Software Engineer - Cloud Application Job in Palo Alto, California

Requisition ID: 112483

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.

Location: Palo Alto, CA - USA

Company Overview :

Ariba, an SAP company, 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. Together with SAP, we are combining the best of both companies to fuel a whole new way of doing business in today's digital economy.

Curious? Take a peek into Ariba products:

Position Overview :

Be a part of a stellar team that will build the next generation business commerce applications. You will collaborate with designers, product managers, and other engineers to expand the Ariba Cloud to cover every corner of the globe.

As an Ariba engineer you will be empowered to build world-class products with following at your disposal:

  • A technology stack that includes best of the available open source technologies

  • Exposure to latest architectural styles like micro-services

  • Best practices like agile methodologies, design thinking and continuous deployment that will allow you to innovate really fast

  • Top of the line UX designers allowing you to create unparalleled user experience on Desktop or Mobile

More importantly you will work with a team of really talented and passionate individuals eager to transform business commerce.

As a Software Engineer you will:

Develop multi-tenant cloud applications, ideally

  • working across any part of the stack from front-end to back-end.

  • Work on scalability, performance and functional problems.

  • Design and execute with elegance and economy.

  • Work independently in a very dynamic and adaptive environment ideally taking ownership of different sub-systems.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's in computer science or equivalent work experience

  • 6 to 8 years of development experience developing production grade software

  • Strong Java programming skills and computer science fundamentals

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands on experience with at least one scripting language (i.e. Java Script, Perl)

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

  • 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: ). 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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