SAP Application (Senior) Developer - ABAP backend, SAP Digital Manufacturing Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 189820

Work Area: Software-Development Operations

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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Digital Manufacturing Development organization is providing innovative end to end solutions with state of the art technology to run manufacturing operations more efficient, flexible and robust.

The project “S/4HANA Manufacturing for Production Engineering and Operations” (“PEO”) combines engineering (PLM) and manufacturing (routing, production planning and manufacturing execution) features. Therefore, it spans multiple organizations (S/4 Produce, IoT Digital Manufacturing, Custom Development, Partner) and various locations (Germany, India, US).

We’re looking for an experienced/ highly talented colleague who would be working in one of our development teams to develop best in class solutions to bring continuous business benefits to our customers.


As Developer in our team, you will be working with a group of exceptionally talented and motivated colleagues. Our development process follows lean principles, using JIRA with custom-tailored extensions in conjunction with in-house developed software. In our team you will develop and improve our manufacturing products, as well as work closely with user interface designers and product management to deliver the best user experience for our customers.

In this fast-growing environment, this role must fulfill the following responsibilities

  • You design and implement appealing and sustainable manufacturing solutions using latest tools and frameworks

  • Perform detailed analysis of business processes and requirements

  • You collaborate with product owners, designers, quality engineers and architects to understand user needs and requirements

  • You assure high quality and stability with automated and manual tests

  • You work in a cross-functional team employing an iterative, incremental approach

  • Work closely with internal SAP, external partners and customer teams to ensure successful project completion

  • Conduct testing activity for the functional scenarios


  • Minimum experience of 3 years in backend application development.

  • Experience in developing applications in ABAP, also using CDS; oData know-how is welcome

  • Know-how of HANA is beneficial as well

  • Domain expertise in PP and/or PP-PI; know-how in routing would be an advantage

  • Know-how in production planning and manufacturing processes

  • Experience with test automation tools like eCATT, START, OPA5 and/or SOAPUI is beneficial

  • Very good German and good English language skills, written and spoken

  • Excellent communication skills, able to articulate complex ideas in a structured way.






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