SAP Product Owner for S/4HANA Idea - Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) - Product Specialist Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 162822

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 20%

Career Status: Early Talent

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.


Driven by the digital economy and Industry 4.0, agility and speed matter more than ever in product innovation and development. Companies are seeking new ways to design and develop smart and connected products , integrating mechanics, electronics and software . New technology trends in IoT offer to combine internal, external, social, and sensor data to enable real-time visibility to quantifiable measures of demand and qualitative measures of behavior. Orchestrating the digital twin throughout the product life cycle is becoming increasingly critical and strategic. We aim to shape the future of digital R&D and Engineering, allowing our customers to design and develop smarter products faster. Supported by a robust business case, we are looking for talents and experts from both business and technical perspective.


As a Product Owner, you are responsible to,

  • Define the product scope and roadmap

  • Ensure execution of viable scope and backlog execution thru the portfolio process and stakeholder management

  • Collaborate with other Product Owners and development organization to drive topics for the cloud edition and future direction of the product strategy.

  • Drive prototypes and visionary demos to showcase key differentiators and innovation with the development and Solution Experience teams

  • Jointly responsible for ensuring the quality of the solution along with the other important Stakeholders.

  • Effective Change Management by analyzing the impact of any new requirements on the Project Scope, Quality & Timelines

  • Development Sponsor/Product Experts for early customers when product knowledge is needed.


  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Computer Science or Engineering related majors

  • Self-disciplined, ability to lead and motivate others to work cohesively in a team

  • Excellent knowledge of development processes, product standards and tools

  • Deep understanding of SAP product portfolio, both LoB and industries

  • Experience in building scalable Web Applications

  • Ability to network across the organization, exhibit the desire to learn, innovate, explore and lead topics

  • Experience in working with customers in analyzing and transferring market and customer issues directly into the content, solution and product development

  • Ability to distill technical information fast and prepare stakeholder specific content out of it, with the business outcome in mind

  • Goal-oriented with good communication skills, and fluency in spoken and written English and German

  • Experience in Test Driven Development and Agile Development with proven record of working with diverse teams and partners.


  • 4 years of experience in software development

  • Experience with customer facing engagements as a Solution Architect, Business Development or Consulting.


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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