Development Architect/Senior Developer SAP Concur

SAP - Vancouver, BC (16 months ago)

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Requisition ID: 214171
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.

SAP Concur is the world’s leading provider of integrated travel, expense, and invoice management solutions, driven by a relentless pursuit to simplify and automate these everyday processes. With SAP Concur, a top-rated app that guides employees through every trip, charges are effortlessly populated into expense reports, and invoice approvals are automated. By integrating near real-time data and using AI to audit 100% of transactions, businesses can see exactly what they’re spending without worrying about blind spots in the budget. SAP Concur eliminates yesterday’s tedious tasks, makes today’s work easier, and helps businesses run at their best every day.

As a Development Architect / Senior Developer on the Concur Core and Travel development team in Vancouver, Canada, you will be taking the SAP Concur product to the next level: scaling the architecture while building new, elastically scalable microservices. You will have an opportunity to work across the full stack and the full architecture—from the web and mobile clients, to the application servers, search indexing servers, and database servers.


Build beautiful web and mobile user interfaces and cloud computing systems that scale to millions of users
Understand, improve, and make correct changes to code not written by yourself
Work in a modern cloud engineering model, where developers own test automation and the operation of production services in addition to developing those services
Be determined to make software systems work
Be curious enough to want to understand the root cause of each problem
Be passionate about writing solid code quickly and believe that it is hard, but possible
Continuously improve your technical, architecture, leadership, presentation, and teamwork skills
Own shipped services end-to-end, including on-call duties and incident management and resolution
Be responsible for the overall architecture of a significant product area
Interface across teams and actively influence creation of technical solutions across multiple subsystems in the architecture and outside our own team
Potentially serve as a feature lead, with responsibility for driving a virtual team’s delivery of a feature


Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science or Engineering
10+ years (Development Architect) / 5+ years (Senior Developer) of experience in developing web applications, enterprise applications, or complex software in an SRE/DevOps environment
Solid understanding of web application architectures, including client-side AJAX, HTTP requests, multithreaded servers, databases, caches, queuing systems (ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ, etc.), containerized deployments, and public cloud infrastructure providers (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.)
Experience with cross-browser (IE, Chrome, Firefox, Safari) development in HTML, Javascript, and Javascript frameworks such as React, Redux, etc.
Experience with Java, C/C++, .NET, Go, Kotlin, Objective-C, and/or Swift on Linux, Windows, iOS, Mac OS X or Unix
Experience with at least one server-side web technology or scripting framework such as Node.js, JSP, PHP, ASP/VBScript/Javascript/ASP.NET, Java servlets, Python, or Perl
Basic understanding of TCP/IP (IPv4 or IPv6) networking (ports and addresses)
Experience with SQL/T-SQL databases
Experience with source control systems such as git, Subversion, etc.


Experience with developing solutions that index into and query against a modern search engine (e.g. Elasticsearch, Solr)
Experience with performance monitoring and alerting with the ELK stack and with New Relic
Experience automating the testing of end-to-end workflows
Experience releasing software in a continuous or frequent deployment model with zero downtime
Experience with Akamai, CloudFront, or other web site acceleration and caching systems
Experience with a Linux shell and vi/emacs
Deeper knowledge of TCP/IP networking and security: packet/LAN sniffers, XSS, CSRF, encryption, HTTPS, SMTP/POP, DNS, etc.
Advanced debugging skills and tools: ability to isolate memory leaks, memory corruptions, and deadlocks; some experience with a code profiler
Advanced software development skills: process/thread synchronization and management, C/C++


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