SAP Specialist / Senior Cloud Engineer for SAP Cloud Platform Team Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 185636

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

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. The SAP Cloud Platform is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) built to meet the exacting needs of modern developers to manage and develop better applications in public and private clouds in less time. It is based on open standards, such as Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes and runs on different Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) layers, such as OpenStack, AWS, Azure, and GCP.

If you are interested in cloud development based on cutting-edge technology and building-up and engaging actively with open source communities, you will find an inspiring and professional environment for your learning and growth. You will be working in a Scrum team located in Walldorf or Karlsruhe. 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 reinforcement in various teams going from providing the infrastructure for automated deployment, scaling, and management of business applications via Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes over designing, provisioning, scaling and running Big Data clusters to scaling our relational database as-a-service offerings and keeping an enormous number of databases up and running by constantly improving monitoring, tooling and automation.

Our teams perform test-driven development and apply pair-programming principles. Following our DevOps mindset, we are not only designing and develop our services but also deploy and run them by ourselves.

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As developer and member of our SAP Cloud Platform organization you will develop and operate cloud services. Exposure to newest technologies and open-source projects will be your daily life.

Specifically, you will:

  • Review, integrate, extend, develop and operate various cloud services on various IaaS layers (OpenStack, AWS, Azure and GCP), including Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes itself.

  • Develop robust, scalable and understandable software

  • Automate testing, deployment and configuration of your cloud service

  • Bring in your existing cloud expertise with both development and operational topics and share your knowledge regularly with other colleagues, customers and the open source community

  • Work in an agile team applying Scrum, agile development practices based on test-driven development and pair programming, living DevOps and contributing to team goals, requiring the flexibility and the ability to work on different topics.


Required skills

  • A good bachelor, master or PhD degree in computer science, natural science or a related technical discipline.

  • Proficiency in a state of the art programming language (e.g. Go, Ruby, Python, Java, JavaScript or the like) and related concepts along with the willingness to share and grow this knowledge.

  • Knowledge on network technologies and proficiency working with Unix/Linux environments.

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

  • Goal-oriented team worker with excellent communication skills embracing agile programming practices and pair programming practices.

  • Fluency in German and English.

Preferred skills

  • Strongly convinced of and extended experience with test-driven development, continuous integration & delivery, pair programming, knowledge in using Git.

  • Knowledge of or ideally concrete experience in contributing to open-source products & processes with the will to adopt, use, and contribute to them.

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

  • Working experience with distributed software systems.

  • Experience in using, operating and developing on top of cloud infrastructures and services therein.


  • At least 4 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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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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