3 days old

Principal Software Engineer (SAP Ariba) Job

  • Job Code
Principal Software Engineer (SAP Ariba) Job

Principal Software Engineer (SAP Ariba) Job

Date: Aug 13, 2018

City: Palo Alto, CA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 154960
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.



SAP Ariba, is the leading cloud source to settle solution globally, powered by the largest supplier network in the world. Simply, we want to #makeprocurementawesome for our Buyers and Supplier customers. More than 2 million companies around the world, in every industry, use SAP Ariba’s cloud-based solutions to manage their commerce activities today




  • Work with leadership and other stake holders to help implement roadmap of distributed systems, messaging, persistence, search and Cloud platform services
  • Responsible for creating new security features for Cloud Platform to make Ariba Cloud more secure
  • Responsible for extending or enhancing the existing platform to make Ariba Cloud more robust and scalable
  • Responsible for creating independently qualified Platform components (e.g. libraries and services like queuing or configuration etc.) to create a highly dynamic and flexible Cloud platform
  • Foster a data-driven approach to decision making and trouble-shooting
  • Provide strong technical leadership & mentorship to individual contributors in the team. Help build and evolve the team with contemporary technology skill-set and engineering discipline.
  • Collaborate with other cloud and database technology teams at Ariba/SAP towards synergies on key technology, product, tools, initiatives and platforms


Basic Minimum Qualifications:


  • BS CS/EE or equivalent, MS/PhD a plus.
  • Must have 8+ years of experience as an engineer/architect in the computer software industry and 1-2 years technical leader experience. Exceptional individual contributors with proven leadership ability may be considered
  • Strong track record of software development and individual technical accomplishments




  • Java, Web Services, Relational database (Oracle/Sybase), Distributed Computing, Cloud Computing, Scripting (Perl, Python, Shell)
  • Experience with Hadoop (MR, HDFS), Solr/Lucene, Apache Spark, Machine Learning, Vagrant and Docker is highly desired
  • Strong project management skills with a deep understanding of Agile/Scrum and ability to understand and deliver complex releases on time
  • Strong experience of designing complex system and designing new features on top of existing complex systems
  • System level integration experience is a strong plus




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.


SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: or , APJ: , EMEA: ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Additional Locations:


Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Principal Software Engineer (SAP Ariba) Job


Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast