SAP Development Architect, Custom Development - Sydney Job in Sydney, Australia

Requisition ID: 145043

Work Area: Software-Development Operations

Expected Travel: 0 - 50%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.


SAP Cloud Service Center is a global organization that helps customers seize new market opportunities and dynamically respond to new business challenges by developing unique, individualized, customer-specific cloud solutions on SAP cloud portfolio (Business byDesign, Successfactors, Ariba, Concur, Hybris, Fieldglass, HCP Platform solutions). SAP Cloud Service Center’s vision is to deliver high-quality custom solutions, tailored to our customers’ business needs, to extend and enhance an existing SAP cloud solution or build an entirely new and innovative application


  • Perform high-level analysis of customer business processes & requirements and architect custom end-to-end solutions that meet those requirements on price/performance/scalability

  • Play a ‘Trusted Advisor’ role to the customer on Technology topics, implementation and integration of different solutions with the newest technologies, products and innovations

  • Help the sales teams shape deals, through evaluations, estimations, and participation in the presales cycle for creating competitive positioning of Custom Development

  • High-Level Architecture. Evaluate architecture risks and estimates effort for business case or backlog item, prepares management decisions on these topics

  • Translate system requirements into custom specifications for complex and large projects

  • Provide direction to development teams for custom solution realization and participate, as necessary, in review, testing, documentation and go-live support activities

  • Jointly responsible for ensuring the quality of the solution along with the project manager

  • Guide and influence team members to accomplish the team’s technical and schedule goals

  • Effective change management on projects by analyzing the impact of any new requirements on the project scope & timelines

  • Work closely with other custom development team members, SAP development teams, SAP Market units, external partners and customer teams to ensure successful project completion


  • 10 years of strong technology experience in multiple business and technical processes

  • An in-depth knowledge of at least one of the SAP Cloud Products

  • Advanced knowledge of overall architecture-related topics such as architecture modeling, standard compliance & security

  • Extensive know-how of SAP software stack & related landscape architecture and integration skills

  • Deep understanding of building scalable Web Applications using cutting edge Web Technologies from SAP – especially Hana Cloud Platform or any similar Cloud Platform Solutions based on Java

  • Strong knowledge of database systems, proficiency in SQL and performance tuning

  • Sound knowledge in Object Oriented Programming Principles, Design Patterns, and Software Architecture

  • Must be a continuous learner with strong customer focus combined with business acumen

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • High service and customer orientation

  • Innovative thinker with strong quality focus, results-driven

  • Team worker and open communicator/ collaborator

  • Relationship & Trust Building capabilities required


  • 6 to 8 years of total experience (including at least 2 years of SAP experience)

  • Master Degree in Business, Commercial Information Technology, Business Informatics, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering or a related field preferred

Please note: Applicants must already be domiciled in Australia with the relevant rights to work to be considered for this role.


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.

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