1+ months

Software Design Engineer Job

Bellevue, WA 98004

Requisition ID: 250000
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. Thats 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 its the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve peoples lives.

Software Design Engineer


Does enabling engineers to be productive make you excited? Do you believe happy engineers make productive engineers? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then we hope you will continue reading and consider joining us!


We're the foundation team that codes to solve problems for numerous engineering teams within SAP Concur. We're a team of software engineers with one common goal - to meet engineers where they are and partner with them along the journey.


Working in the Foundation team at SAP Concur, you will collaborate with highly skilled engineers across different disciplines to plan, implement, and deliver innovative change.


Were looking for people with a strong interest in systems. Wed love to hear from you whether youve just learned or already have experience. Its not expected that any single candidate would have experience across all the required areas below. If you have an interest in systems and would like to gain more experience, then this could be a good opportunity for you. The team is primarily based in Bellevue, WA office and with a few in our Maidenhead, UK office. We are very flexible team and dont be surprised when some of the team members work from home part of the week.


To be successful, you will want to be proficient in:


  • Reverse Engineering
  • Inquisitive and likes to know how things work
  • Automating, Automating, Automating
  • Algorithm design
  • Distributed systems
  • Cloud Native Infrastructure
  • Linux and Windows Operations
  • Continuous Learning
  • Doing the right thing through fast iteration


Projects you could be working on:


Of course, our projects are constantly changing, but we hope the below will give you an idea of the types of work we do and your day to day responsibilities.


  • Plan and implement migrating existing terraform runs from local to server side
  • Implement request tracing by making it easier for an engineer, when debugging, to trace a request from its source down to every service it touched and help increase our observability
  • Help us instantly roll back bad deploys so that we can recover quickly
  • Build infrastructure that lets us scale up our API workers in seconds in response to high API load
  • Change existing infrastructure to support high availability
  • Create a Kubernetes controller for signing SSH keys
  • Submit a PR to an open source project for a feature/bug/enhancement




  • Desired skills include proficiency in a modern programming language, databases, and modern software delivery practices
  • Think about systems their edge cases, failure modes, and lifecycles
  • Know your way around a shell
  • Experience of any of the following will also be advantageous:
    • Docker on Linux & Windows
    • Kubernetes
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Vault
  • A general understanding of scalable and secure design patterns for the Cloud
  • Technical curiosity and passion for learning
  • Be able to work in a geographically diverse work force
  • Participating in a fully agile software development team, collaborating with product owners to prioritize requirements and with a focus on delivering small chunks of functionally complete software in an iterative sprint cycle
  • A DevOps oriented approach, creating and maintaining delivery pipelines that support continuous integration and deployment into production and actively monitoring, assessing and tweaking the health of those services
  • A quality focused mind-set, being able to analyze and mitigate risk in the system and recognizing that quality is owned by every member of the agile team
  • Being able to implement automated tests at all applicable levels (unit, integration, end to end) using a range of technologies


Ability to meet SAP Concur, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role.

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 youre searching for a company thats 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.

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:Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com). 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.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
Additional Locations: Virtual - USA

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Developer, Design Engineer, ERP, Software Engineer, Engineer, Technology, Engineering


Posted: 2020-05-05 Expires: 2020-08-01

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