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Senior Product Specialist

Company: Gigya
Location: Boulder
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 263529

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.

As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, 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.

At SAP, we believe in the power of collaboration and empower our employees to perform at their best in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. Here, you work alongside creative thinkers who share your intents, while turning big ideas into reality for our customers. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you're able to build your career. It's no wonder that some of the sharpest minds from around the world are working for a company that is consistently recognized as a global top employer.

In the Technical Services organizational area, we strive to create an amazing developer experience and agility,by deliveringeasy to consume world-class independent services.Our technical services portfolio includes a wide array of services, which spansfromservices relating tocompliance, observability,eventing, messaging, metering&reporting, APIinsights, as well as backingand big dataservices.These servicesmake tasks like integration, extensibility, compliance, commercialization and the operation of applications a non-issue,and therefore,enable our SAP developers,partners andcustomers to focus on creating business value.Our global team consists of 300+ employees, which arelocated across 9 different countries.

Purpose and Objectives

The development team for SAP Technical Services area is seeking a Product Owner with experience in delivering cloud-based applications. Candidates must have extensive experience defining asynchronous, distributed and scalable software. You must have a passion for software development, participating in an Agile team, creating clear technical requirements and documenting your work.

As part of a Scrum Team you will design, deliver, operate and support the creation of an innovative Business Event Bus Kernel Service for an event distribution capability. The product is a cloud native solution built using Go and Angular as a loosely-coupled set of reusable data event services, providing greater resiliency, filtering based on payload, replay of past events and scalable performance.

As part of our development team, you will have abundant opportunities to demonstrate your abilities and learn new skills.

Your responsibilities

  • Build market leading, innovative software

  • Work as a Senior Product Specialist within the Product Management area

  • Be the expert on the definition of product features

  • Support the Product Manager in defining roadmap items

  • Define and break down product requirements (Features and User Stories) with the necessary technical detail (e.g. API definitions) and clear acceptance criteria

  • Work with development teams on realizing the product

  • Be a product expert at a detailed level

  • Create educational material and train internal staff

  • Strong ability to collaborate and be part of a team

  • Be an active member of self-empowered Scrum teams producing software using Agile principles and engineering-driven decisions

  • Interact with open source communities for feature steering

  • Hands-on experience as a product owner

  • Must have a passion for defining stories and driving the delivery

  • Ability to develop a deep understanding of product features and facilitate the implementation by collaborating with engineering

  • Have the flexibility to adapt to technologies and change directions quickly

  • Strong team-oriented interpersonal skills, including humility and being open to giving and receiving feedback

  • Solid understanding and practice of Agile software development

  • Enjoy working in a collaborative team, fast-paced and highly dynamic work environment

  • Willingness to take responsibility and ownership for your work and the team's work without waiting for detailed instructions

  • BA/BS degree in a computer related field (3+ years of degree relevant experience to degree)

  • 5+ years of software industry experience delivery customer facing solutions

  • Experience working in an environment with continuous delivery/continuous integration

  • Good verbal and written English

  • Ability to travel internationally/valid passport

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience working in a cloud environment

  • Experience with Kubernetes and related service mesh technologies like Istio, Linkerd or Envoy

  • Experience with enterprise application integration and/or data integration

  • Experience with any of the following

  • Kafka or other modern messaging technology

  • Streaming applications

  • Microservice architectures

  • Distributed architectures

  • Services running in a cloud environment (e.g., GCP, AWS, Azure, etc.)

  • #SAPBTPCoreCareers


Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you're searching for a company that's dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment - apply now.


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.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you 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 (Americas: or, APJ:, EMEA:

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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The key to SAP's success? Our people.

We grow. We lead. We innovate - together! We believe that the difference between success and failure is a great team. As colleagues, we support, challenge, and inspire one another every day. We're results-driven and ready to go the extra mile for our customers. We all work from different places dealing with different challenges and opportunities. But our goal is mutual. We build breakthroughs, together.

Driven by innovation? It's in our DNA.

At SAP, innovation is more than just developing top-notch software - it's creating technologies that open up new possibilities. As a cloud company we are future-proofing our customers' business and building systems that provide a foundation for growth and innovation. We know this doesn't happen by accident, so we provide a working environment that promotes free thinking, bold ideas, and collaboration. Of course, having the resources and expertise of a major global organization helps too.

Got ambitious goals? Achieve them - at SAP.

Stay relevant, agile, successful. SAP's robust portfolio of learning and development offerings helps you unlock your potential, stay ahead of technology and accelerates your career. At SAP, we want to make sure our employees are happy, healthy, fulfilled, challenged - and working towards their individual career goals.

There's more to it than coding.

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

Driven by innovation.

SAP has continuously evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end enterprise application software, database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. Our customers are solving the world's hardest problems. As a cloud company we are future-proofing our customers' business and building systems that provide a foundation for growth and innovation. Our vision of the future of enterprise IT is simple - software must be hyper-personalized, modular in nature, and support outcome-based business models.

Not all heroes wear capes.

The key to SAP's success? Our people. They are innovators, leaders, and all around great human beings. They come from many different countries, speak many different languages - and bring their own unique experiences to the table.


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Senior Product Specialist


Facility: 263529

Posted Date: Jun 1, 2021

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%


Boulder, CO, US, 80301

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