SAP ICN-Senior Developer Job in Nanjing, China

Requisition ID: 152495

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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 Research and Innovation team belongs to SAP’s Innovation Center Network organization and is responsible for inventing, designing, building and delivering new innovative and world-class products that create value to our customers and contribute to SAP‘s future market growth.

Together with teams in Germany, Switzerland, Romania, and the USA, Research and Innovation in Nanjing co-innovates with customers and follows a design-thinking approach to develop new business solutions. Within the different teams we foster the collaboration of engineers, designers, product experts, and business developers who are driven by a common mindset: be bold, be honest, be critical, be customer-focused, and most importantly, enjoy their work.


As a senior software developer, you develop new business applications in close alignment with our co-innovation customers. You will work in an open-minded team of dedicated experts as well as young professionals.

Currently, our team focuses on the development of SAP Product Lifecycle Costing – a new SAP HANA-based solution for product costing. Excellent user experience, high speed, deep integration with SAP ERP and strong extensibility support are the unique selling propositions. For this solution, we build on SAP’s in-memory database SAP HANA using SQL and JavaScript for the backend part of the application. The frontend is developed in Microsoft C#/WPF. The product is developed in close collaboration among a global team in Dresden/Germany, Bucharest/Romania and Nanjing/China using the Scrum methodology. Future products developed may include other technologies and programming languages such as Java, HTML/JavaScript, SAP UI5. Close collaboration requires the willingness to travel to Dresden/Germany and other locations.


  • Masters degree in computer science or comparable experience

  • 8 years of experience in professional software development

  • Passion for co-innovation with customers

  • Very good knowledge in some of these technologies: SQL, Java, SAP HANA or other databases, HTML/JavaScript, SAP UI5

  • Ideally, knowledge in controlling and product costing, but not required

  • Knowledge in scripting languages, such as python, will be a plus

  • Knowledge in data analysis and algorithms will be a plus

  • Knowledge in C will be a plus

  • Positive mindset, team player, humble, transparent, open to changes and highly adaptable

  • Willing to act as mentor for the team members

  • Very good oral and written English language skills


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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