SAP Custom Development - Sr. Development Architect Job in Shanghai, China

Requisition ID: 124855

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Expected Travel: 0 - 50%

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 Custom Development is a global organization dedicated to delivering innovative custom solutions to meet our customers’ unique business process needs. We deliver a full lifecycle of custom development services – from strategic planning, risk assessment, development, and quality assurance to maintenance. With development centers in the United States, Canada, Germany, India, and China, we leverage a global delivery model that utilizes the specific strengths of each location. To ensure excellence in execution, all development is delivered by following our solidly defined methodology. The SAP Custom Development organization helps customers maximize the value of their technology investments and can ultimately help enhance their competitive advantage. The Execution team within SAP Custom Development is chartered with executing custom development projects and related services, where success is measured by effectively leveraging our ability to deliver those projects on-time, on-budget and with superior quality


BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field. Business English: fluent


  • SAP Internal T3/T4 preference

  • 8 years of strong SAP technology experience in multiple business and technical processes

  • Profound ABAP/Java development experience

  • Profound HANA experience preference

  • Profound java script, jsp, HTML5, Ajax development experience

  • Solid knowledge on EJB, Servlets, JMS

  • Experienced with at least 2 of the following Data base: HANA, Oracle, SQL server, MySQL.

  • Experienced with Maven, Git, Gerrit.

  • Functional expertise of business processes, master data, transactions & configuration knowledge

  • Industry Specific:

  • Transportation

  • Real Estate

  • DI/PI

  • Utility and so on

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong System Integration skills

  • Experience in executing geographically distributed projects and working with culturally diverse work-groups

  • Experience in leading sub-teams and delivering successful results

  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skill

  • Knowledge of other platforms and applications will be an added advantage


  • Perform high-level analysis of customer business processes and requirements and architect custom end-to-end solutions that meet those requirements on price/performance/scalability

  • Play a ‘Trusted Advisor’ role to the customer on Technology topics

  • Translate system requirements into custom solution specifications for complex and large projects

  • High-Level overall solution design

  • Provide direction to development teams for custom solution realization and participate, as necessary, in coding, testing, documentation, go-live and maintenance support activities

  • Jointly responsible for ensuring the quality of the solution along with the project manager

  • Guide and influence team members to accomplish the team’s technical and schedule goals

  • Effective change management on projects by analyzing the impact of any new requirements on the project scope & timelines

  • Help the sales teams shape deals, through evaluations, estimations, and participation in the presales cycle for creating competitive positioning of Custom Development

  • Driving adoption of newer cutting edge technology within the organization through knowledge sessions, adoption of the same in the solution, etc

  • Work closely with other custom development team members, SAP development teams, external partners and customer teams to ensure successful project completion


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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