SAP Software Developer/IT Operations Specialist Job in Nanjing, China

Requisition ID: 152462

Work Area: Software-Development Operations

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, China, and the USA, Research and Innovation in Bucharest co-innovates with customers and follows a design-thinking approach to develop and run new business solutions. Within the different teams we foster the collaboration of engineers, designers, product experts, IT operations 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.


For this position, we are looking for someone who wants to develop software but is equally interested in managing IT operations.

In the role as a software developer you develop new business applications and automated tests in close alignment with our co-innovation customers.

In the role of IT operations specialist, you design and manage the system landscape for the software solutions our team/organization develops. This includes automating processes for build jobs, testing, production, backup, deployment, monitoring. We favor a DevOps model where development and IT operations happen in the same team and work hand-in-hand.

You will work in an open-minded team of dedicated experts as well as young professionals locally in Bucharest but also in collaboration with teams in Germany.


  • Bachelor/Masters degree in computer science or comparable experience

  • 2-5 years of experience in professional software development and/or IT operations

  • Passion for co-innovation with customers

  • Experience with Agile Development/Scrum

  • Good knowledge in operation systems, especially Linux

  • Good knowledge in shell scripts

  • Good knowledge in some of these technologies: SQL, Python, Java, HTML/JavaScript, Ruby, Database (esp. SAP HANA)

  • Good knowledge in some of these technologies/tools: Cloud, Git, Jira, Jenkins, Team Foundation Server, Chef, Docker, Linux/Windows shell, Database administration (esp. SAP HANA)

  • Positive mindset, team player, humble, transparent, open to changes

  • 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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