SAP (Senior) Scala Developer for Finance Cloud Innovations Job in Potsdam, Germany

Requisition ID: 127894

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.


Using SAP HANA in-memory database technology we can analyze big data quantities of information within seconds and completely rethink how large business around the world are running. In the area of Finance this enables making smart decisions fast and completely new business processes.

At the SAP Innovation Center in Potsdam we believe, that even a very small team can have a big impact on improving how the world runs. Our young and dedicated group has the mission to create innovative, breakthrough software solutions for strategic customers in the area of Finance. To achieve this, we constantly evaluate new technology trends and leverage user-centric approaches such as Design Thinking within agile project cycles.

We have a very talented team with many international colleagues from all over the world. The colleagues from Berlin can take the SAP shuttle bus from Westkreuz to our new office in Potsdam that features an astonishing view on lake Jungfernsee. We have an in-house canteen with a large barista machine and a game room with a kicker, table tennis, PS4 and a climbing wall.


You will join the Finance Strategy Office to develop innovative finance cloud solutions and take them from proof of concept all the way to global product offering. Our technology stack is constantly evolving and currently includes HTML5, CSS, Sass, JavaScript, lodash, UI5, Scala, SQL, HANA, Git, Jenkins, Maven, Grunt and Docker.

Your tasks will include:

  • Develop backend components in Scala for finance cloud applications

  • Ensuring continuous quality cloud delivery with test automation and code reviews

  • Collaborating closely with our designers and domain experts

  • Support with extending the web based frontend

  • Contributing to the entire application lifecycle from definition and design to market launch

  • Supporting pilot customers during implementation projects



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

  • 2 years of experience with writing Scala applications

  • Functional and object oriented programming skills

  • Experience with relational databases like MySQL and PostgreSQL

  • Knowledge on test automation and continuous delivery

  • Proficiency in spoken and written German and English

Beneficial Experiences:

  • Cloud software development and operations

  • HTML5 and JavaScript based web frontend development

  • SAP specific technologies like SAP HANA and SAP UI5

  • Agile methodology and Scrum

  • Contributions to open source projects


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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