SAP Principal Engineer (Platform) - Core Product Group Job in Bangalore, India

Requisition ID: 186175

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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Principal Engineer (Development), Platform


SAP Ariba is the world’s business commerce network. We help companies extend their business commerce processes into the Cloud, where they can use our Procurement solutions and the SAP Ariba Network to find opportunities to cut costs, reduce risk, and grow revenue through better collaboration with trading partners.

The SAP Ariba Cloud Platform provides a feature-rich, high performance, scalable, rock-solid (99.99% uptime) Distributed Computing Platform via SAP Ariba Cloud to allow rapid innovation of applications thereby addressing our customers mission-critical business needs. We are looking for experienced Architects to drive the design, architecture, and implementation of next generation functionality of SAP Ariba’s Open Platform Strategy

Job Role

  • Defines deliverables and provides advice and recommendations on solutions that may affect future design decisions.

  • Show technical, business and/or methodological leadership.

  • Constantly improves work methods and engineering skills in the team and beyond to establish state-of-the-art agile software engineering practices. Enhances skills beyond own core functional focus and works on other tasks for the benefit of the team. Easily moves into new topics.

  • Has expert level and broad overall product and technical knowledge and is recognized internally and externally as a subject matter expert. Has current and in-depth knowledge of industry trends.

  • Resolves complex issues within own area of expertise and supports others in resolving issues.

  • Shows initiative and drives topics to resolution in a high level of quality, speed, reliability and efficiency.

  • Works closely together with others and shares expertise to ensure product success.

  • Constantly improves own work methods to gain state-of-the-art agile software engineering skills. Enhances skills beyond own core functional focus and works on other tasks for the benefit of the team.

  • Mentor and assist other engineers in or out of their areas of ownership and expertise.

Role Requirements

  • Bachelors in computer science with 12 years of development experience developing production grade software with strong programming skills in Java

  • Good understanding and demonstrated knowledge of Cloud standards and solutions based on Java, and the corresponding software development and business development tools and methodologies

  • Well-rounded technology experience, solution design exposure, architecting cross-functional solutions and business development expertise.

  • Understanding of Architectural Constructs (Architecture & Design patterns, Database systems, Performance tuning, WebServices …)

  • Proven expertise in completing design, development, testing, debugging, delivery and support for complex enterprise solutions of significant size, scope and complexity

  • Proven architecture and integration experience with Cloud technologies

  • Superior networker and team player with “can-do” attitude

  • Strong in analytical thinking/problem solving

  • Working knowledge of Microservice based development

  • Experience in performance testing of large scale cloud deployments



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