SAP (Senior) Developer with ABAP Expertise Job in Potsdam, Germany

Requisition ID: 128981

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: Potsdam

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

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 Technology Office’s mission is to strengthen SAP as a leading tech company by investigating new technolo-gies, staying up-to-date on research trends, and through helping customers to realize innovative solutions. It consists of a highly diverse team which has expert knowledge in a wide range of technologies.

You will be a member of the Scala development experience team. The goal of this newly formed team is to build a Scala and cloud-based business application development and runtime platform. The team will be distributed over Potsdam, Walldorf, Berlin, and Bangalore.


You will support us with the design and development of a Scala and cloud-based business application develop-ment and runtime platform. The goal of the platform is to make cloud-based business application development in the context of HANA, HANA Cloud Platform, but also S/4 HANA, as straight-forward as possible through a lan-guage tailored to application developers’ needs. The new development offering will take into account SAP’s learnings from application development in the ABAP stack, as well as integrate with the existing ABAP runtime environment.

Your tasks will include:

  • Distill concepts from the ABAP world and put them into the context of our new Scala based develop-ment platform

  • Evaluate our emerging Scala-based application development environment against requirements of SAP application development

  • Design and develop libraries and tools for business application development (backend part) and proto-typically apply them in selected use cases

  • Explore, understand, and implement most recent technologies

  • Contribute to open source software (in particular within the JavaScript and Scala ecosystem)


Required skills

  • Master’s degree in computer science, mathematics, or related field

  • In-depth knowledge of the ABAP stack and its related application development frameworks and tools, such as ABAP-CDS, BOPF, SADL, Gateway, and its application lifecycle management

  • Willingness to learn Scala

  • Good programming skills and a solid foundation in computer science with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, databases, and software design

  • Solid understanding of object-oriented concepts

  • 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

  • Proficiency in spoken and written German and English

Beneficial skills

  • Experience with Scala and Scala.js

  • Knowledge on SAP technologies and products


  • Work experience is not required.

  • For Senior level at least 3 years of work experience in related areas are required.


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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Additional Locations: Virtual - Germany