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Development and Technology

Get your geek on – and design, build, and support technology innovations that turn the business world on its head.

Take more creative risks – we’ve got your back

Choose a career in software engineering, development, or IT at SAP – and put your stamp on a market-leading portfolio used by 94% of the world’s 500 largest companies.

As one of our development and technology gurus, you’ll work with other creative minds to engineer innovative software, rethink user experiences, develop product road maps, help ensure quality standards, and more. Whichever pathway you choose, you’ll help shape digital transformation at some of the world’s top companies.

Just do IT – explore some technology career paths at SAP

We have numerous IT paths to follow, and one might be perfect for you. Have a look at some possible technology careers at SAP.


Cloud and software, and research and development employees

  • Technology and innovation
    This team is responsible for SAP’s overall platform and technology development, including SAP Business Technology Platform. In addition, the team drives the incubation and adoption of intelligent technologies such as analytics, machine learning, and IoT across SAP’s product portfolio. Moreover, the team is in charge of SAP’s global innovation agenda. The team's overall aim is to create a strong coherent foundation for delivering an integrated intelligent suite and to realize SAP’s potential as a true platform and technology company.
  • Product engineering
    Within the product engineering team, we bring together product management, engineering, cloud operations and infrastructure, and support teams to not only sustain SAP’s status as market leader, but to become the market maker in enterprise software. The portfolio includes SAP S/4HANA, SAP Digital Supply Chain, solutions for small and midsize companies, and industry solutions as well as cloud offerings such as SAP Ariba, SAP Concur, SAP Fieldglass, and SAP SuccessFactors. Included in the area are cross-functions comprised of Cross Architecture, global SAP Labs Network, SAP Knowledge and Education, SAP Globalization Services, and SAP User Experience teams. The product engineering team also has responsibility for the overall quality of SAP software products.

Ready for a job on technology’s cutting edge?

Job spotlight

Cyber Security: unlock your potential

Apply and develop your craft in an environment that empowers teamwork, decision making and professional growth. Our experienced cyber security professionals are located around the globe, poised to defend SAP – and our customers – from cybercrime.

There are multiple career opportunities to explore in Cyber Security at SAP with individual teams focused on key strategic areas such as:

  • PSIRT,
  • Global Security Operations,
  • SIEM,
  • Defensive Architecture and Vulnerability Management,
  • Engineering and Cyber Intelligence

Do your research. What will you create?

Take a few minutes to learn about what you’ll be building at SAP. There’s a reason we’re one of the market leaders in business software, analytics, and mobility solutions: we give our people the best tools, so they can do their best work.

User experience (UX) solutions

Make a good first impression – build an unforgettable user experience. Our UX design tools and services, such as SAP Fiori UX, make it easy for our team members to deliver simple, wow-worthy designs. 

SAP Business Technology Platform

Build über-modern business applications on SAP Business Technology Platform. This in-memory platform as a service (PaaS) sets you up for win after win – with advanced analytic tools, mobile services, social functionality, and more.

In-memory technology

Most SAP applications use the same technology under the hood: SAP HANA. This open in-memory platform lets you work with Big Data, real-time analytics, the Internet of Things (IoT), and so much more. 

There’s more to it than coding

Learn, innovate, and get rewarded. Be your best in a flexible and collaborative environment.  

Rewarding bold ideas

The boldness it took to start our company is exactly what we need to keep growing it. That’s why we introduced the Hasso Plattner Founders Award. Trust us – you’ll want to win. The Hasso Plattner Founders’ Award is the highest employee recognition at SAP. It’s awarded annually by the CEO to an individual or team whose extraordinary achievement best delivers on SAP’s vision and strategy.

Pushing boundaries

Our SAP AppHaus locations are creative spaces where SAP, our customers, and end users collaboratively work on projects. Located in Heidelberg, Palo Alto, Berlin, New York, and Seoul, SAP AppHaus embodies startup culture. The goal of SAP AppHaus is to create spaces that encourage collaboration by bringing designers, developers, and product managers closer together to allow short iteration cycles. The flexibility to tailor the office layout to individual teams’ needs allows employees to create an environment that supports the collaborative nature of their work. The “unfinished” workshop style encourages employees to experiment with the space.

Test the waters at the developer center

What’s it like to be an SAP developer? Visit our developer center for free software trials, tutorials, tools, and software development kits. Try SAP on for size – and get to know some of our developers through their blogs.


The SAP Intrapreneurs program encourages employees to pitch their best and boldest business ideas to an internal jury. The winning team’s idea gets vetted, funded, and brought to life at SAP.

Meet the people behind SAP technology

See what employees from all over the world say about their SAP experience.

See what our customers are saying

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Students and graduates

How do we keep our entrepreneurial spirit? We hire students, recent graduates and young professionals who think differently and push businesses to do things smarter and more sustainably. Check out our university programs to get a head start. 

Life at SAP

We go to great lengths to ensure you have every opportunity to succeed – in your own way. Flourish in an environment that encourages free expression, collaboration, individuality, and diversity. Learn how we operate, innovate, work, play, and give back – to make sure we’re the right fit for you.


Want to work in your hometown, on the other side of the world, or somewhere in between? SAP has offices on most continents, in more than 78 countries – and we’re continuously expanding our presence in new and exciting places. 

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