SAP (Assoicate) Developer Job in Dresden, Germany

Requisition ID: 197628

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: Dresden

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Graduate

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.

This year SAP and Alibaba announced a collaboration and co-innovation to jointly go to market to offer SAP S/4HANA Cloud, the digital cloud suite of choice to run a successful business in the cloud. Alibaba Cloud’s customers will also be able to deploy SAP Cloud Platform to extend their current business solutions, build new applications and integrate third-party technologies. This joint venture has created many new roles within SAP for cloud-focused developers and devops professionals, including this role!


SAPs Cloud Business is the fastest growing Business Area at SAP.

Within the CLM Application Management area, the Operations Engineering & Automation team is providing the central management platform and related tool and automation content development for efficient operations of the different SAP Cloud solutions in the different SAP Cloud delivery units such as the SAP Managed Cloud Delivery, S4Hana but also the SAP Software as a Service Cloud/SFSF or HCP.

The team drives the design, implementation and “productization” of the required lifecycle management tool and automation content development throughout the solution lifecycle, such as initial system/solution provisioning, solution monitoring, software maintenance, incident management, change management but also advanced business continuity services in the area of high availability and disaster recovery.

The team works in an agile mode closely with our end-users and stakeholders to provide the most efficient operations support and appealing and easy to use functionality. We are in close alignment with different product groups to bring SAPs product innovations to the cloud. We provide state of the art processes and use modern technologies like HANA and Analytical Reporting.


As a Developer within the SAP Operations Engineering & Automation Team you take over accountability for excellent execution of SAP’s Cloud strategy. You will be dealing with the full development cycle, from discussing requirements with our (internal) customers, to design, architecture, implementation, bug fixing and troubleshooting. In your role as a Developer you will work closely with international colleagues together on development projects with the following activities:

  • Design appealing and sustainable solutions for cloud operations using Hana and ABAP Development

  • Test driven development

  • Optimize and simplify existing processes and code in the area of Hana based analytical reporting

  • Perform agile prototyping to evaluate which solution fits best for cloud operations.

  • Develop UIs and APIs in a model-driven way


  • Good team player, as we are working in a friendly and agile team. No shyness regarding code reviews and pair programming

  • “Can do” attitude with clear customer focus

  • Willingness to dig into an existing code base and get an understanding of how “other people’s” code works

  • Openness to continuously learn new technologies

  • Willingness to discuss directly with end users and stakeholders, and ability to translate their expectations into simple, “easy to use” and “easy to maintain” architecture and functionality


Software Development Skills

  • Proven Programming skills in object oriented language like C/C and Java

  • Programming skills in script based languages like Perl or Shell

  • ABAP OO language as well as good database knowledge are an advantage

  • Experience in fundamental web technologies such as http, SOAP, XML, REST, HMTL5, CSS, JQuery

  • Engagement in the open source community

  • Follower of the latest development trends, tools and technology

  • Experience in model and test driven development to ensure outstanding software quality


  • Bachelor/Master Degree in Computer Science or comparable IT apprenticeship

  • Fluent in German (verbal/written) is must have.

  • Fluent in English (verbal/written) is much appreciated.

Personal Skills

  • Passion for programming/coding and practical knowledge of at least two object-oriented programming languages

  • Good knowledge in Unix based operating systems

  • SAP Netweaver knowledge would be highly appreciated

  • Passion for innovation. Interest in business process background

  • Good communication and technical skills

  • Very strong analytical and logical skills

  • Fast learner and goal-oriented working style

  • Excellent team player

  • high quality demands towards work accomplished


This is an entry level position for upcoming or recent graduates or young professionals. Job relevant experience gained in student job or internship is highly appreciated.



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