Development Architect (f/m/d) for the Technical Service Team in T&I SAP CP Foundational Plane

Summary and role information

As a development architect in this team, you will:

  • Apply technical expertise to challenging / complex architectural designs
  • Drive decision making for technology choices and usage
  • Experiment with emerging technologies or those coming from SAP to be the tip of the spear to help provide guidance for teams before adoption
  • Participate in development activities where appropriate
  • Author clear technical documents and presentations to communicate architecture and design options to educate engineering teams and product managers
  • Present technology-related topics internally and externally to SAP up to C-level executives
  • Drive alignment for cross-board area technology topics

Beyond your functional expertise, this requires the following competencies:

  • Driving and leading change
  • Strong business acumen
  • Effective execution
  • Team player attitude

Role requirements

  • Passion.
  • You have high standards and craftsmanship in your work.
  • You push the boundaries and challenge the status quo because you want to deliver optimal viable solutions.
  • You are passionate about high performance and strong security.
  • DevOps mentality.
  • You understand „infrastructure as code“.
  • You know how to scale a solution, not just throw more hardware at a problem.
  • You take end-to-end ownership of your solutions.
  • Teamwork.
  • You thrive in a positive, collaborative environment with your great communication skills.
  • You believe in the value of iterating together toward a common goal.
  • You enjoy learning new technologies and are not afraid to make mistakes.
  • Tech Strengths.
  • Strong knowledge of deploying services utilizing cloud-native primitives at scale.
  • You are as comfortable writing Go code as you are building docker containers.
  • You have good knowledge of modern Linux or Unix internals, HTTPs protocol, and encryption algorithms.
  • You are passionate about highly scalable (event-driven) architecture and know-how to run critical and secure production services in public cloud infrastructure.
  • Able to lead the technical efforts as we roll out our next generation of services.

Further requirements are:

  • Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Strong cloud development experience
  • Experience in technology and application space
  • Languages: English (fluent, mandatory) and (preferably also) German
  • 15+ years in the software industry
  • 10+ years as an architect for cloud applications/ services and architecture

Deep knowledge and experience in multiple of the following fields:

  • Data architectures for the cloud (incl. analytics, search, ML, and AI)
  • Event-driven architectures
  • Kubernetes and containerization
  • Cloud Native development paradigms and best practices
  • Development paradigms for the citizen developer
  • Designing highly scalable and resilient cloud architectures CI/CD and Lifecycle management (infra & apps)
  • Security lifecycle management and cloud security Integration, API design and management

Value competencies

  • Displays passion for & responsibility to the customer
  • Displays leadership through innovation in everything you do
  • Displays a passion for what you do and a drive to improve
  • Displays a relentless commitment to win
  • Displays personal & corporate integrity

About the team

Do you want to be part of a global engineering team that focuses on building solutions that maximize the use of emerging technologies to achieve superior value and scalability of our business? The Technical Service Team in T&I SAP CP Foundational Plane is seeking a committed Development Architect with experience in developing cloud-based applications. Candidates must have extensive experience designing and developing asynchronous, distributed, and scalable software. As part of the Technical Services Leadership team, you will drive company-wide projects to make our vision of a service-based platform come true. This includes the evaluation of different solutions, formulating clear guidance for SAPs development teams, and helping teams to evolve successfully to our new platform. As part of our team, you will have abundant opportunities to demonstrate your abilities and learn new skills. #SAPBTPCoreCareers

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Karrierestufe: Manager:in (mit und ohne Personalverantwortung)
Beschäftigungsart: Vollzeit
Organisation: SAP
Branche: IT / Computer / Datenerhebung / -analyse
Ort: Walldorf

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