SAP Senior Application Developer - IoT SCM & Strategic Projects APJ & GC Job in Shanghai, China

Requisition ID: 155089

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.


IoT SCM & Strategic Projects – APJ & GC (formerly Customer Innovation & Strategic Projects – APJ & Greater China, Customer Development & Strategic Projects China, Customer Engagement & Strategic Projects China or Design and New Applications China) is part of a global R&D organization in SAP to drive technology and product innovation especially in the IoT (Internet of Things), SCM (Supply Chain Management) & SAP HANA area. We have several different locations including Shanghai, Beijing & Shenzhen. We are also one major LoB resides in SAP Labs China.

As one important team for the IoT and SCM product development, we are responsible for SAP TM (Transportation Management), SAP TRP (Transportation Resource Planning), SAP EWM (Extended Warehouse Management), SAP GT&T (Global Track & Trace), SAP CWS (Connected Worker Safety) and etc. These products across both On-Premise & On-Cloud area. Leveraging SAP’s business process expertise and latest Big Data and Cloud stack like Cloud Foundry, Spark, Elastic Search, Casandra, Kafka and etc. It also combines the team strengths including algorithm, UX design, cloud operation and etc.

From the establish till now, we focus on the SAP HANA in-memory platform innovation especially in the Machine Learning/Predictive Analysis area. We co-innovate closely with customers to identify the use cases that can unleash unlimited potential of SAP HANA. We also take joint research projects with prestigious universities in China.

We are also responsible for the region customer engagement for strategic accounts in Greater China & APJ area. We collaborate with Lenovo, Huawei, Intel, Foxconn, NTT etc. closely for various products and use cases.

We are looking for research oriented and innovative developers to join this fast-growing team, especially for the cloud product development area.


As Senior Application Developer, you are expected to do the followings:

  • Communicate and collaborate with product management, development and QA team to fulfill the requirements in time and quality

  • Deliver enhancement and innovation products/projects to our customers.

  • Take tasks in the full product development life cycle – from Spec comprehension, Design, Coding, to Testing and Correction

  • Have opportunity to take the leader role coordinating development activities crossteams, drive and lead the development topics from end to end


  • Master/Bachelor degree in computer science, software engineering, statistics, mathematics, business administration, or relevant information technology area

  • Fluent in oral and written English


  • Innovation Thinking with good sense of customer focus and business acumen;

  • Solid C/C , .NET or J2EE development experience

  • Work experience on 1 or more commercial database and SQL language

  • Python, Ruby/RoR, Perl, Shell Script is a big plus

  • Strong analysis, design and coding skills, e.g. OOA/OOD, design patterns, architectural knowledge.

  • ERP application development is a plus

  • Understanding project management principles and technical leader experience

  • Knowledge in Cloud Computing technology (SAAS, IAAS, PAAS, Multi-Tenancy, Virtualization, …)

  • Experience with orchestration, familiar with tools such as Cloud Foundry, Docker, Jenkins, Elasticsearch, Redis, Git, Spark, Casandra, Kafka and etc.;

  • Experience with high performance computing, system architecture design, big data processing, distributed computing, performance tuning is a plus;

  • Good communication skills and result driven oriented;

  • Good team player and team collaboration with intercultural sensitivity;


  • 5 years’ experience of software development in commercial company


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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