Senior Developer SAP SuccessFactors Cloud Payroll - a product with 3-digit growth

SAP    South San Francisco, CA
Job Description

Requisition ID: 207949 Work Area: Software-Design and Development Expected Travel: 0 - 10% Career Status: Professional Employment Type: Regular Full Time


SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures. SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

At SAP SuccessFactors we have started a Human Revolution. Using the latest technology, we are unlocking human potential and transforming our customer’s workforces in ways they never imagined. We are digitally transforming their businesses into the next generation of intelligent enterprises. Because people are at the heart of every business transformation and people are the heart of our business. The SAP SuccessFactors product suite spans core human resources and payroll, analytics-based hiring and customized onboarding, continuous performance management, intelligent succession and more. We operate the largest HCM Cloud in the world, supporting over 120 million users with over a billion transactions for customers across 26 industries in over 90 countries. Our co-located agile teams have end-to-end ownership of product, design, development, release, user assistance, and cloud operations capabilities. We are looking for the best talent to join our team and deliver continuous innovations in the cloud, while bringing purpose to their lives and more meaning to their work. Join us today and become a part of the Human Revolution.

One of our important SuccessFactors products is Employee Central Payroll, a comprehensive Cloud product for payroll that consists of the integration between the SuccessFactors product Employee Central and SAP ERP Payroll hosted in the Cloud. Employee Central is the market leader for core HCM (Human Capital Management) applications in the Cloud with more than 2800 customers. Employee Central Payroll has been showing triple-digit annual customer growth rates in the recent years. Both Employee Central and Employee Central Payroll continue to grow steadily and rapidly.

Join us and develop with us for our fast growing Employee Central Payroll customer community!

For the development of Employee Central Payroll, we offer a challenging and diverse range of tasks touching various technologies: ABAP/ABAP OO, Java, JavaScript, HANA etc. We offer a dynamic, international environment, with opportunities for continuous learning, training, and career development. To ramp up and get familiar with your work and the organization, you can make use of a dedicated buddy in your team who supports you personally. You will work in a team with a diverse mix of highly motivated young and mature talents focused on both ABAP developments and Java developments.


Be part of the engineering team located in San Francisco, US, and work in a highly motivated team. Your responsibility will be to cover all stages and tasks within the entire software development cycle:

  • You work as an ABAP/Java developer in an agile development team according to the Scrum methodology
  • You develop in the SAP ERP backend and in the Employee Central part of the Employee Central Payroll product. We have experienced colleagues in your team to support you in acquiring the knowledge you need to build up.
  • You contribute to architecture and concept definition depending on your experience
  • You take over responsibility for design, testing, implementation, maintenance, and customer support
  • You cooperate closely with colleagues across functions in your team and with other development teams

    You have a degree from a university/academy of cooperative education (Bachelor, Diploma, Master, PhD) in one or more of the following fields: information technology, computer science, mathematics, applied sciences, engineering or a related area.

    Required skills

  • 5 or more years of experience in software development
  • Excellent programming skills; very good knowledge and experience in ABAP or in Java development
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • High self-motivation and execution skills: result-driven, ability and willingness to quickly take responsibility and to execute
  • Strong social skills and outstanding team player – consensus building and openness to new ideas and intercultural co-operation
  • High quality, service and customer-oriented working attitude
  • Very good English language skills (written and verbal) is a must
  • Preferred skills

  • Experience of application development especially in the HCM area (Human Capital Management) is an advantage
  • Knowledge in HCM is a plus
  • Knowledge in integration development would be an advantage
  • German language skills (written and verbal) is an advantage

    WHAT YOU GET FROM US Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

    SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT 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. ( or, APJ:, EMEA: Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

    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.

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