SAP Expert Developer for Kubernetes Service in SAP Cloud Platform Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 182317

Work Area: Software-Development Operations

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.


More than ever, developers need the right platform to quickly extend, build and run cloud business applications. SAP Cloud Platform is the Platform-as-a-Service built to meet the exacting needs of modern developers. With comprehensive services and capabilities, the world's best developers depend on SAP Cloud Platform to build better apps in less time.

Our Kubernetes development team is providing the Kubernetes infrastructure within SAP Cloud Platform for automated deployment, scaling, and management of containerized business applications. We are providing solutions to run and orchestrate Kubernetes clusters on public cloud, hybrid or on-premise infrastructures for a variety of enterprise use cases.

If you are interested in cloud development based on cutting-edge technology and building-up an active open source community, you will find an inspiring and professional environment for your learning and growth. You will be working in a Scrum Team located in Walldorf. We emphasize teamwork and a trust-based working model. Collaboration with other teams in an international environment will be a regular part of your work.


We are looking for an expert developer who …

  • loves agile development principles and practices

  • is eager to deeply analyze and understand distributed software systems

  • is enthusiastic about learning new technologies

As an expert developer in our team you will …

  • design, develop and run a Kubernetes cloud service within SAP Cloud Platform

  • develop robust, scalable and understandable software

  • automate testing, deployment and configuration of your cloud service

  • share your knowledge regularly with other colleagues, customers and the open source community

We are looking for a strong, self-motivated, reliable and analytical team player and proactive networker, who leads by example and knowledge.


Required skills

  • An excellent university degree (bachelor, diploma, master, PhD) in computer science or related fields like software engineering, physics or mathematics. Similar qualifications are welcome as well.

  • Excellent knowledge in at least two programming languages, Go, Java or node.js preferred

  • Experience in using, operating and developing on top of cloud infrastructures and services therein, e.g. with Cloud Foundry, Kubernetes, OpenStack, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform

  • Strong experience with Unix/Linux

  • Experience with test-driven development, pair programming, knowledge in using Git

  • Curiosity and track record to understand and learn new technologies, concepts and tools

  • Flexible team player with good interpersonal skills

  • Experience in guiding and mentoring developers

  • Excellent communication skills in German and English language

Preferred skills

  • Extended experience with CI/CD, ideally with Concourse

  • Expertise and readiness to analyze issues on multiple layers ranging from applications, services to operating system level at design and runtime


  • At least 5 years experience in software development

  • More than 2 years experience in cloud development and cloud operation topics

  • Working experience in international projects




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