SAP Developer Associate in Production Planning and Manufacturing Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 190728

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Graduate

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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We build the future of SAPs Suite by delivering S/4HANA and leveraging the value with the amazing user experience of Fiori applications. In the area P&I S/4HANA Produce we are developing software solutions for the supply chain management and manufacturing components of SAP’s Digital Core in an innovative way in the cloud and on premise.

For the past few years, we have been redefining the business processes of our solutions and supporting new business models based on S/4 and leading and innovative technologies e.g. Machine Learning, Webservices, OData, HTML5, SAPUI5, Fiori UIs and HANA. Our teams in the area Produce are collaborating with customers and partners on analyzing existing processes, and modernizing, simplifying, or enhancing existing functionality. These are delivered in the Cloud and On Premise under the highest quality requirements. For this we are working in an agile software-development process and practice a trust-based working model.

Our team “P&I S/4HANA Produce Manufacturing” belongs to P&I S/4HANA Produce and is responsible for production planning and manufacturing execution functions within S/4HANA.

We offer you a position as Developer Associate in a development team belonging to “S/4HANA Produce Manufacturing” located in Walldorf.


As Developer Associate you will be dealing with the complete lifecycle of development in a development team mentored by an experienced person.

  • You design and implement appealing and sustainable solutions using latest tools and frameworks

  • You collaborate with product owners, designers and engineers to understand user needs and requirements

  • You contribute actively to the analysis and optimization of existing software components

  • You assure high quality and stability with automated and manual tests

  • You work in a cross-functional team employing an iterative, incremental approach

  • You adopt new technologies like machine learning, artificial intelligence and predictive algorithms


  • University degree (Bachelor or Master) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology, Chemistry, Engineering or Physics

Required skills

  • Very good German and good English language skill, in both written and spoken

  • Solid programming skills in at least one language like JAVA, ABAP, C or similar

  • Strong analytical and logical skills

  • Ability to understand customer needs and business processes

  • Strong focus on quality

  • Team player

Preferred skills

  • Knowledge of Java Script and SAPUI5

  • Knowledge of the HANA database (SQL, SQL script procedures, CDS views etc.)

  • Some exposure to the manufacturing industry in an internship, holiday job or similar

  • Knowledge of agile software engineering, test automation and scrum methodology


We are looking for candidates who are either about to graduate or have already graduated, and who aspire a career advancement in business software development.


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