SAP Next Level IT Application Senior Consultant - Lab Lead and Product Owner Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 189996

Work Area: Information Technology

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.


SAP's Global Business Operations (GBO) is a critical enabler of our business success by providing advanced and efficient IT solutions, technology and operational support to our internal Clients. Supporting more than 87,000 users and thousands of SAP systems, it is responsible for SAP's worldwide IT infrastructure and internal business applications.

SAP IT Services is the unit within GBO, which is responsible for delivering business applications be it classical SAP or new SaaS solutions, mobile apps, web & Hana Cloud Platform-based applications, as well as client technology services covering hardware, client software and unified communications solutions.

Within IT Services the unit Next Level IT Lab & Experiences is responsible to deliver, experiment and showcase fun, easy-to-use and innovative solutions for all SAP Employees and establish a new SAP wide solution/application adoption culture.

Our Key Objectives are:

  • Implement & Operate the Run Simple Showroom initiative

  • Support the future of work initiative from an SAP perspective

  • Drive internal IT application adoption and acceptance

  • Drive adoption of Next Level IT tools

  • Drive and support internal and external events and position IT as innovative frontrunner

  • Jointly with relevant LoBs create tangible reference stories to increase awareness on our solutions

  • Support the required mindset change within GBO and demonstrate a startup culture approach

  • Showcase GBO innovations at different collaboration spaces

  • Collaborate with HR to support high performance onboarding from IT perspective

  • Attract new talent for IT via different event formats


The Next Level IT Application Senior Consultant – Lab Lead and Product Owner

  • Develops and launches IT innovations covering hardware and software

  • Evaluates, experiments with and leverages new technologies to improve SAP’s internal IT organization

  • Acts as a lab lead and thought leader for new technologies motivating others to implement new and innovative IT concepts

  • Develops and support mobile applications for iOS and Android

  • Takes the role as a product owner for IT products

  • Showcases SAP IT, products and tools as well as new technologies to all employees at SAP


  • Degree in Business Informatics or related field

  • Very good knowledge of programming languages like Java, PHP, Python and SQL

  • Experienced in mobile app development and idea to app market mechanisms

  • High knowledge and expertise in IT Security, information security, IT management, network technology and penetration tests

  • Experienced in blockchain, cryptocurrencies and hardware wallets

  • Very high knowledge in microcomputers, microprocessors, conductor boards and electrical engineering

  • Entrepreneurial Mindset and experienced in running a startup

  • Organizational talent and ability to manage stakeholders and network across units and board areas

  • Experienced in training students by acting as a lecture on universities

  • Proven track record in project management

  • High level of flexibility and energy, self-starter

  • Conceptual and structured work style with a strong sense for prioritization

  • Advanced communication and presentation skills with the ability to communicate effectively and express ideas and plans with enthusiasm

  • Ability to demonstrate and influence within groups

  • Fluent in English and German


  • Several years as IT Consultant in an IT organization of a global player covering topics like Solution Delivery, IT Management or Innovation Development


Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.

A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now .


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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