SAP Development Manager Build Infrastructure Team - SAP BusinessObjects Cloud Job in Vancouver, Canada

Requisition ID: 133499

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

Career Level: T4PM

Recruiter Name: Andrea Penney


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 BusinessObjects Cloud (BOC) combines all analytics capabilities – including business intelligence (BI), planning, predictive analytics, data visualization, and digital boardroom tools – in a single cloud-based solution. It gives everyone from frontline workers to executives the power to find new insights and take action, anytime, anywhere.

The BOC team, and the platform & infrastructure team in particular, is looking for highly motivated and inspiring development leaders to help build and shape our next generation cloud-based Analytics platform. Are you a passionate and pragmatic individual and bring the expertise of building usable, scalable and highly performant build environments and continuous integration pipelines that can serve hundreds of developers daily and can scales to another order of magnitude? Do you have a proven track record to drive solutions leveraging latest technology like Docker, Vagrant and modern CI tools to ultimately increase developer productivity and delivery speed of a big team? Are you comfortable to create, mentor and guide a talented team of developers and do not shy away from getting into the scripts yourself? Do you thrive when working with systems at scale, cloud and container technology? If so, then this is the right job for you! Help us shape the future.


Reporting to an Engineering Area Lead, the successful candidate will lead a cross functional development team. Your primary responsibility is to hire exceptional people, provide coaching and feedback and lead your team to consistently deliver results. At the same time, you are a highly technical leader with hands-on experience that provides guidance to solve complex technical problems and pushes technology forward ultimately being the steward for the development experience and developer productivity of our team.

You are expected to:

  • Ultimately be accountable for the quality, experience, readiness and timely delivery of all features and tools produced by your team.

  • Have a comprehensive understanding of sound software and systems engineering principles and best practices for building CI pipelines, build and test environments and delivery tools.

  • Be capable of driving projects end to end with a strong focus on measurable results

  • Everyone, including management, is close to the code and making technical contributions - including contributing to design, coding, testing, systems setup, …

  • Be knowledgeable in analytics so that you can effectively understand the teams mission.

  • Enable quality excellence within product units through test techniques, process, frameworks and tools

  • Lead a team of talented developers in a multi-technology environment:

  • Responsible for creating and maintaining a high performance team incl. recruiting/retaining

  • developing/guiding/motivating and managing performance

  • Ensure ongoing communication of company/org messages, objectives, goals and strategy into own team

  • Work closely/collaborate across roles, functions and teams, as well as with colleagues in other countries.

  • Able to understand and play an active role in all aspects of the development process

  • Be comfortable wearing multiple hats in an evolving and diverse environment: working with servers, databases, Unix/Linux, terminals, scripting, dashboards etc.

  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Java, JavaScript, C/C , C#, Python or Go

  • Stay current on technology and understand how it may fit into or advance our strategic direction


  • University degree in Computer Science (or related subject)

  • Excellent people management skills, strong dedication to people development and mentoring

  • Excellent analytical and communication skills

  • Team player with outstanding interpersonal skills and a high degree of personal initiative

  • Flexible to changing priorities and requirements with flexibility to react on new challenges and opportunities

  • Ability to encourage innovation and foster a high-energy and focused environment


  • Multi-year experience in the area of Systems Engineering (ideally BI related) with proven technical and development process skills

  • Prior experience managing teams and/or projects

  • Prior experience in delivering cloud software is strongly desired

  • Prior experience with SaaS, PaaS applications is strongly desired


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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