SAP (Associate) Frontend Developer for Strategic Projects Job in Potsdam, Germany

Requisition ID: 114557

Work Area: Administration

Location: Potsdam

Expected Travel: 0 - 20%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.

As the cloud company powered by SAP HANA®, SAP is a market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP applications and services enable our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

At SAP, we believe in the power of collaboration and empower our employees to perform at their best in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. You’ll work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, while turning big ideas into reality for our customers. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you’ll be able to get more out of your career. It’s no wonder that some of the sharpest minds from around the world are working for a company that is consistently recognized as a global top employer.

Now it’s your turn to take the next step and help make the world Run Simple.


The SAP Innovation Center Network is a strategic development entity within SAP, combining software engineering excellence with thought leadership and entrepreneurial spirit. Across various focus clusters and by building on strong teams, we pioneer game-changing solutions in close collaboration with startups, customers & partners in industry and research as well as with other SAP units. To ensure a successful go-to-market, we follow an end-to-end responsibility approach. By exploring unconventional ideas and developing inspiring proofs of concepts, we push the state of the art in computer science and its applied fields to provide SAP with foresight into future trends.

The SAP Innovation Center Network is also well known at executive level, resulting in various strategic projects coming directly from the Executive Board and Supervisory Board. In a flexible and fast manner, the newly founded Strategic Projects Team, consisting of developers, designers, architects, and data scientists, comes up with tangible solutions for these high-priority inquiries.


As a Frontend Developer for Strategic Projects, you will be part of a technology-focused team that was built to help shape the future generations of SAP software. In this role you will conduct and support various projects at the SAP Innovation Center. Being a strong member of a technology-savvy team you will be responsible for improving and implementing cutting-edge business applications that offer a consumer-grade experience in the business world. You will work closely together with UI/UX designers as well as architects to ensure we offer the best possible user experience. This is an ideal role for a very focused and ambitious individual who is able to work in a high-pressure environment. At SAP we have diversity at heart, so you will also be able to work with the brightest minds from a multitude of cultural and ethnical backgrounds.


Required skills

  • University degree in computer science, mathematics, engineering, or a related field

  • Excellent frontend development skills including but not limited to JavaScript and HTML5

  • Experience with specific Web frameworks such as AngularJS, React, Bootstrap, JQuery, or SAPUI5

  • Proficiency in CSS3 and the desire to deliver pixel-perfect applications

  • Experience in implementing data creation and consumption principles (e.g. REST) and protocols (e.g. OData)

  • Working knowledge of agile development principles and tools in all aspects of the software development lifecycle

  • Reliable and open-minded with strong team working skills, determined to reach a goal in time as well as the ability to work independently and to prioritize

  • Excellent English and preferable German language skills - written and verbal

Preferred skills

  • Strong analytical skills in order to assess data and present core insights in a clear and compelling way

  • Experience with using the Design Thinking methodology for user-centered software design

  • Working experience in NodeJS, Ruby, GoLang and UI/UX design is a benefit


We are looking for an outstanding individual with professional work experience. Graduates are also welcome to apply!

Your application documents should contain a cover letter reviewing your experiences and your interest, your CV, copies of your degrees (university, apprenticeship, high school) and copies of references from your former employers (if available).


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, sensory 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 contact us at . Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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