Senior Developer (Platforms Team)

As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

The Ariba (SAP) Cloud Platform provides a feature-rich, high performance, scalable, rock-solid (99.99% uptime) Distributed Computing Platform via Ariba Cloud to allow rapid innovation of applications thereby addressing our customers’ mission-critical business needs. We are looking for a Software Engineer for Ariba Core Platform Engineering team.

Responsibilities and duties

Work in core components for the Ariba Cloud that include persistence, meta-data, customization, integration, provisioning and other core services
Responsible for extending or redesigning or replacing the existing core platform.
Master the art of the framework design and modeling, understand the impact of object model design in a large-scale multi-tenant on-demand environment.
Work with the Eng. Manager, Product Manager, Program Manager and other stakeholders to enhance a world class distributed multi-tenant ecommerce platform and enable its transformation towards a scalable, high performance, fault tolerant service.

Basic Minimum Qualifications

BS CS/EE or equivalent, MS/PhD a plus.
5+ years of software development experience in production quality software
Strong affinity towards an agile work culture
Excellent coding skills in Java
Strong programming skills, as well as the ability to read and code review complex code bases written by others
Ability to work independently and take on ownership of large software projects in a very dynamic and adaptive environment

Preferred Qualifications:

Deep understanding of Distributed Computing Technologies.
Experience in developing, designing and testing micro-services architecture
Experience with relational and no-sql databases like Oracle, Sybase, Hbase, SAP Hana or document databases like MongoDB is required
Experience solving internet scale problems
Experience working on cloud (on-demand) software
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Start date: January 2018


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