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Newport Beach CA Full Time Posted by: SAP Posted: Saturday, 1 August 2020
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Requisition ID: 254048
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
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.

Software Development Architect

Our team wants to change the way enterprise software is built. As a Software Development Architect, your role will be to drive special pilot and incubation projects with a focus on validating new enterprise product, technology, and architecture approaches and the goal to actively help shaping SAP's future Cloud ERP architecture.

The Role

As a Software Development Architect, you will work on a specific project critical to SAP S/4 Hana's needs with opportunities to switch teams and projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to take on new problems across the full-stack as we continue to push technology forward.

Responsible for defining a product's architecture together with implementation teams, you will, design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software with a focus on data engineering, data pipeline, infrastructure and technologies in cloud native environment and be responsible for the aligned and consistent cloud-native microservices architecture of the product.

You will lead proof-of-concept and prototyping efforts and work closely with platform architects, software developer, data scientists, Product Managers and QA members to ensure successful production of application software. You will also evaluate architecture risks and estimates effort for business case or backlog item, prepares management decisions on these topics.

Role Requirements

We are looking for Software Development Architects that have a systematic, problem-solving approach, coupled with effective communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive.

You will need to have several years of relevant work experience in cloud software development using continuous delivery and deployment, as well as experience with a major cloud hyperscaler (GCP, AWS or Azure). Relevant Kubernetes and related Open Source experience is also required.

You should also be able to demonstrate experience with developing CRD/Aggregate API Server on Kubernetes, supporting development and operations of cloud-native architectures, databases, and data/machine learning pipelines and experience with development and operations of microservice and serverless architectures.

Technical experience in the following is also required:

  • Highly experienced with modern high-volume data pipeline + data transformation technologies such as ElasticSearch, Kafka, NoSQL, RDBMS (such as MySQL, PostgreSQL), AWS RDS, Spark, etc

  • C, C++, Java, Python, Go, Perl or Ruby

  • Algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis and software design

  • Architecting large enterprise cloud-based Data Lake and ingestion workflows and graphs, and the needed security to ensure proper data access controls

  • Modern event-based architectures and technologies

  • Strong database knowledge with ability to compare different solutions and options in the cloud



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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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Newport Beach CA, United States of America
8/1/2020 8:51:09 PM

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