SAP Developer/ Senior Developer for Central Finance Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 175029

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

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.


P&I S/4HANA Finance ensures that SAP remains the overall market and innovation leader in the area of finance, which is where our roots lie. Central Finance is a key enabler for the adoption of SAP S/4HANA and building on the paradigm of a “single source of truth”. It is currently the fastest growing product of our unit, allowing companies to overcome the historic dilemma of heterogeneous finance IT landscapes. The product was first released in March 2015 and has generated a high level of attention in the market since then. Our customer base is growing very fast, among them many important SAP customers including a significant number of Global Fortune 100 companies.

We are a high-performing cross-functional team of 30 people from 8 different countries based in Walldorf and work closely together with teams in Beijing and Shanghai. We are passionate about delivering a product which is highly relevant for our customers, we co-innovate closely with key customers and partners, and we apply agile software engineering methods. We are looking for a motivated and energetic colleague to join our team and help advance the capabilities of Central Finance on-premise and in the Cloud.


You demonstrate a high sense of ownership and readiness to take over responsibility. You handle your tasks with enthusiasm and personal commitment. Close collaboration with other product areas is key to our success, so your curiosity and openness to work across a range of topics and with other teams is crucial.

As (Senior) Developer for Central Finance, you will:

  • Work in a scrum team and apply agile software engineering methods in your daily work

  • Take over responsibility for design, test / test automation, implementation and maintenance of complex product features

  • Drive innovation and contribute to architecture and concept definition

  • Contribute to proof of concepts and collaborate closely with customers and partners

  • Continuously enhance your knowledge, keep up with latest technology trends, and exchange knowledge and experience with your colleagues

  • Cooperate closely with other teams, development areas and stakeholders, maintain good relationships with key players in other finance applications and in technology teams


Being part of a cross-functional team and of an international engineering unit, we build on your ability to be a team player, on your cross-cultural sensitivity, and on your strong communication and presentation skills.

The following skills are required to be successful in our team:

  • Very good software design and development skills, combined with a strong sense for quality

  • Several years of hands-on experience in ABAP / ABAP OO

  • Experience with agile software engineering and test automation

  • Fluency in German and English. The team’s working language is German

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of S/4HANA Finance and SAP ERP Financials, good comprehension of the FI/CO data models and the universal journal, the accounting interface, and ideally of material ledger, product cost controlling, and profitability analysis

  • Experience in building and running solutions in the cloud


  • We are looking for colleagues with at least 3 years of experience in ABAP development.

  • Candidates who wish to work on a part-time basis are welcome to apply.


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