SAP Quality Lead for BusinessObjects Cloud Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 125908

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 20%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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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.


Our team is building the next generation, industry-leading cloud Analytics platform, and we’re growing fast. Do you want to be at the forefront of leading innovation in Analytics? Do you want to be in a fast-paced, startup team culture with the massive market share, muscle and stability of SAP? Are you an energetic and a passionate programmer, who wants an opportunity to work in an international team to hone and deepen your skills using leading edge technologies for Cloud, Big Data, Mobile, SAP HANA (in-memory technology) and modern Visualization to invent the next generation of software? Do you thrive in a group that has strong engineers where all members of the engineering team, including management, are close to the code and making technical contributions? If so, then this is the right job for you! Help us shape the future.


Do you strive for high quality code and are you passionate about software quality? Do you love to read, write, and test mission-critical code for core functionalities? Do you want to work with SAP HANA?

The BusinessObjects Cloud team is looking for an energetic and innovative Quality Lead to help drive the quality of our next generation cloud-based Analytics platform. As the Quality Lead in our team, you will be working with a group of exceptionally talented and motivated colleagues. In our area you will drive Quality across the full application stack including our web application, a middle layer written in JAVA, and our core backend components implemented in C .

We follow the agile software development principles and believe in short and incremental development cycles. Our infrastructure follows the continuous integration principle and we are using state-of-the-art tools and technologies such as Git, Gerrit, Jenkins and JIRA.

On a usual day as (Senior) Quality Specialist you will...

  • Coach and support scrum teams as well as developers on quality aspects of development and release

  • Review, discuss and communicate quality aspects of the product area to internal, external, and senior stakeholders

  • Drive the systematic definition and development of regression tests (system tests, integration tests and unit-tests) using different programming languages (e.g. C , Python, SQL, Javascript, Java) and testing frameworks (e.g. Google C Testing Framework or Jasmine)

  • Do code reviews and code audits to spot opportunities for quality improvements with respect to testability, supportability, or potential performance penalties

In addition to that you will...

  • Develop a broad understanding of all aspects of quality including functional, P&R, security, non-functional, and testing and development processes

  • Work with architects to understand, prioritize, and identify issues within the product architecture

  • Support critical customer projects from a Quality perspective


We require that you meet the core competencies and skills listed below:

Required skills

  • University degree in computer science or related technical discipline

  • Extended knowledge of software design and software architecture

  • Analytical skills to drive root cause analysis for complex problems

  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Strong conflict, mediation and negotiation skills

  • Strong programming skills in C or Javascript

  • Experience with Linux or different Unix derivate

  • Very good German and English, both spoken and written

Preferred skills

  • Knowledge of and experience in agile development methodology (Scrum, Kanban, and others) and continuous development models

  • Experience with Git, Gerrit, CMake, Gtests, Jasmine, Jenkins

  • Advanced programming skills in Python, Java, Bash, Pearl

  • Experience in relational database management systems


  • The position is open for professionals with multiple years of work experience in software development, software quality and software testing.


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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