SAP Senior Developer for SAPUI5, SAP's JavaScript Web Framework Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 122963

Work Area: Administration

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

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.


We are looking for an experienced front end developer with very strong UI focus for our User Interface Core Service (UICS) product unit. The UICS product unit is responsible for the development of the strategic UI technologies used by SAP’s application development, partners and customers to create state of the art user interfaces for large scale business applications.

This includes the development of the “UI Development Toolkit for HTML5” (SAPUI5 or short UI5), a highly scalable, cross-browser JavaScript Framework. SAPUI5 incorporates a rich set of Web controls based on HTML 5, which is used to create the UIs of Business Applications. SAPUI5 is also used to build the UI of applications on mobile devices. SAPUI5 is available for the developer community as OpenUI5 (
We are looking for a Senior Developer in order to strengthen the existing SAPUI5 development teams.


You are an enthusiastic and experienced JavaScript and CSS developer who knows the difference between building web pages and the challenges of real front end application development. You are familiar with JavaScript frameworks and their architecture. As a senior developer in our team you will not only build web applications but build a JavaScript UI framework which will be used by thousands of web application developers to create powerfull web based business applications.

You will join a group of world class experts in JavaScript framework development who work in small scrum teams using agile software development methodologies. The mission of the team is to provide reusable UI framework components which enable our business application developers to built productively and efficiently state of the art user interfaces for SAP’s business applications.

Please don’t hesitate to send us references of web application or framework projects you have done.


Required skills

  • Good Bachelor, Master or Diploma degree of Computer Science or a related discipline

  • Excellent knowledge in JavaScript development, HTML and especially CSS

  • Flexibility and willing to learn new subject matters quickly

  • Good English and German skills

  • Very Good communication and teamwork skills

  • Object oriented programming skills

Preferred skills

  • Knowledge of SAPUI5 or OpenUI5

  • Experience with OData protocol


  • Several years of experience with web based application development (not just web pages).

  • In depth Experience with existing JavaScript frameworks like AngularJS, React, Backbone or similar frameworks.

  • Contributions to known open source JavaScript frameworks are a big plus.

  • Development experience with tools like GitHub, Jenkins etc. …


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