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SAP SuccessFactors API Developer Job



SAP SuccessFactors API Developer Job

South San Francisco, CA
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Welcome to the Human Revolution! Join a company that can bootstrap your career, accelerate your development, and recognize and reward your contributions. For every company, people are their most important asset. SAP SuccessFactors is the platform that empowers employees to perform at their best, and for the business to streamline the way they handle HR. We’re a multi-tenant SaaS offerings company, automating HR-centric processes—encompassing the entire lifecycle of employee and business partner engagement. We have: 7000+ customers, 100+ million users and peak daily transaction rates of 1 BILLION+ per day. We are looking for talented people who share in our vision to deliver continuous innovation in cloud that makes our customers successful. Join our high-energy, high-output, creative colleagues who inspire and challenge each other toward excellence.


    • Best in the cloud space HCM application suited for Web and mobile devices
    • Frameworks and platform built with cutting edge technologies, which can be customized to customer’s extreme needs
    • Flat hierarchy Agile SCRUM environment with development responsibilities that span across all layers of the application
    • Opportunities to explore different solution, show the hacker side of you and be part of social cause
    • A team of aces to work with.
    • Top benefits, tuition reimbursement, catered lunches, and an onsite gym!
    • As a Software Developer your typical day might include
    • Design, develop, test and deploy simple and complex features in SAP SuccessFactors Cloud HCM suite of products
    • Debug complex issues in code and figure out the root cause, using tests automation to validate the work
    • Get hands on experience with emerging trends and technologies in the field of cloud development, including open source products and contribute to the on-going development of SuccessFactors suite of products
    • Troubleshoots issues within own area of expertise and supports others in resolving issues
  • Qualifications


    • Minimum BS degree in computer science or related field
    • 0-5+ years of experience in Java and related technologies
    • Previous working experience or knowledge of Agile methodology


    • Java coding skills and expertise in JDBC, JMS and Web Services (REST, oDATA) with focus on performance and scalability
    • Experience with the API management ecosystem, Service Discovery, and API Gateways. Strong knowledge of Restful API design principles, security standards and implementation.
    • Experience of Enterprise Integration patterns and associated best practice
    • OOAD, algorithms, data structures, design patterns
    • RDBMS concepts
    • OS and runtime experience (Unix, Windows, JVM, Web servers, Servlet Containers)
    • UI technologies such as JavaScript, HTML, CSS
    • Willingness to “go the extra mile” to ensure the highest quality of experience for our customers
    • Extremely strong passion for technology and software craftsmanship
    • DevOps mindset – inherent sense of ownership through the development and deployment lifecycle
    • Strong grasp on at least one relational database system such as SAP Hana, Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, or DB2
    • Experience with Spring Hibernate and PL/SQL and tuning queries for best performance.
    • Knowledge of lean development infrastructure process including Git, TeamCity, Jenkins etc. and exposure to Continuous Delivery practices
    • Exposure to building large scale application deployed on public cloud like AWS, AZURE, GCP, etc.
    • Familiarity with the top OWASP threats and experience in mitigating these.


    • Cloud development, Microservices, Continuous Delivery, Spring Boot, Spring Reactor, Docker, Kubernetes, Swagger, Hadoop

    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.

    Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

  • Industry
    Computer Software
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  • About Us

    SAP, providing companies the technology they need to run at their best and help the world become a better place. That’s why SAP engineers solutions to fuel innovation, fosters equality, spreads opportunity across borders and cultures, and builds lasting relationships in a flexible work environment. Learn how we together can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment with everyone being their best self.