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Palo Alto CA Full Time Posted by: SAP Posted: Friday, 22 May 2020
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Requisition ID: 251811
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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About SAP Ariba:

SAP Ariba, an SAP Company is the global leader in business commerce networks with over $1 trillion in commerce among more than 2 million connected companies. Today, about 63% of the world's enterprise transaction revenues touch an SAP system. By connecting many of those enterprises and their ecosystem of partners, suppliers and customers to the business network, SAP is aiming to become a leader in the fast-growing segment of cloud-based business networks. These networks enable companies to connect, collaborate, buy and sell across the globe in new and innovative ways. The Global 2000 companies spend $12 trillion with their suppliers today - the fact that the majority of Global 2000 companies are customers of SAP provides a huge market potential for network based business-to-business collaboration.

About the Role:

Ariba is looking for a Quality Engineer with a passion for growth in the increasingly important field of security engineering. This position focuses on security and security engineering as it applies to the Ariba OnDemand platform, its software stack, and the underlying infrastructure. The individual should have a passion for security principles, have a background in software development and agile principles, and have experience with test automation. As a Quality Engineer you are responsible for collaborating with architects and other technical leaders on overall technology direction, but you have ownership of test planning, test case automation and delivery with high quality.


  • Write moderately complex code/scripts to test systems, implement test harness and infrastructure as necessary.
  • Participate in continuous flow of planning, design, test development and execution.
  • Effectively communicate test results across development teams.
  • Partner with developers to prevent defects, analyze test results (issues) and take appropriate follow-up actions.
  • Take initiative and drive topics to resolution in a high level of quality, speed, reliability and efficiency.
  • Build knowledge of the Ariba Products and services.
  • Open to work on perl/shell code and have responsibility for setting up and maintaining test services.
  • Define and implement test cases in the area of Encryption at Rest using JCE and similar cryptographic APIs.
  • Develop end-to-end test cases for non-functional security requirements.
  • Evaluate reported security vulnerabilities and reproduce in development environments, allowing confirmation and validation of engineering fixes.
  • Demonstrate and review quality deliverables and metrics with senior leadership and product management.
  • Ensure delivered functionality meets the requirements of external and internal stakeholders.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Security or related field.
  • 3+ years professional experience in Quality Assurance or Quality Engineering.
  • Ability to work in an agile development environment and capable of working effectively in cross-cultural global teams.
  • Excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical skills, results-oriented, customer-oriented attitude, good strategic and conceptual thinking skills.
  • Ability to present complex information in a clear and appealing manner.
  • Experience in cloud-based SaaS applications.
  • Working knowledge of Jenkins, Maven and GIT.
  • Has knowledge of quality, engineering processes and product standards.
  • Knowledge of Selenium, JUnit, Katalon, Protractor, and other test automation tools.
  • Have or develop knowledge of the TLS protocol and be able to troubleshoot and diagnose handshake issues as we strengthen our TLS protocol support.
  • Multi-tasking - Ability to manage multiple tasks and objectives simultaneously.
  • Composure under Pressure - Ability to work in a high-pressure environment with tight deadlines.
  • Previous experience working in a security related software qualification is a plus.
  • Java knowledge is a plus.


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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.
Additional Locations:

Palo Alto CA, United States of America
5/22/2020 8:24:44 PM

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