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SAP Junior ABAP Developer (f/m/d) for Data Modeling Frameworks in Walldorf, Germany

We help the world run better

Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!

What you`ll do

In the enterprise world where organizations want to accelerate their application development and unlock the value of their data, the underlying data model is easily the most important component of any application. Data Modeling in ABAP is done with the ABAP Dictionary and ABAP CDS.

The biggest upcoming challenge is to evolve, re-design and enhance the ABAP Dictionary to take it to the next level regarding stability, consistency, performance, and supportability to provide a rock-solid foundation for the mass usage of data models built with our frameworks.

Your tasks will include:

  • The full software development life cycle: Requirement gathering and analysis, architecture, design, implementation, testing, deployment, and maintenance

  • Code in ABAP

  • Apply and foster agile methods like Scrum, test-driven development, and pair programming

  • Consulting and support for internal and external customers

  • Transforming data models in ABAP Dictionary into physical data models for the SAP HANA database

  • Enabling near-zero downtime during SAP system upgrades by efficiently handling changes to data models and their dependencies and handling data transformations

What you bring

We want you to share your fresh insights and ideas actively with us to create innovative, high quality core technology components with care and attention to detail. As teamwork is essential to our daily work, you need to like working collaboratively and agree that an open and trustful communication is the foundation for your own and your teams success.

Ideally, you have most of the following experiences and skills:

  • A good to excellent degree in computer science, mathematics, natural sciences, engineering or related fields

  • Good knowledge about object-oriented design and programming

  • Fluent German (at least C1 level) and English language skills is a must

  • Knowledge about database systems, SQL and relational database skills are beneficial. SAP HANA knowledge is preferred

Meet your team

With the ABAP Dictionary Activation Renovation Project, we plan to reduce activation time for the ABAP Dictionary and ABAP CDS by factor 10. If you want to get a first impression about what we did so far and some of your team members, please check out this blog ( or the video ( .


We build breakthroughs together

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.

We win with inclusion

SAPs culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone regardless of background feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.

SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility 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:

For SAP employees: Only permanent roles are eligible for the SAP Employee Referral Program, according to the eligibility rules set in the SAP Referral Policy. ( Specific conditions may apply for roles in Vocational Training.

Requisition ID: 387763 | Work Area: Software-Design and Development | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Graduate | Employment Type: Regular Full Time | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid