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SAP Leanix

Engineering Manager (f/m/d)

location icon Dresden
Software Development

As an Engineering Manager, you will first build and then lead a team of product-minded developers. Additionally, you will contribute to development to build and continuously improve our Software-as-a-service product. You will solve challenging customer and architecture problems through scalable and resilient software built on a modern tech stack and microservice architecture. Combine your excellent technical skills with your leadership abilities and help us to be one of the best engineering organizations in the world.
You will operate as part of the Application Discovery tribe. We build integrations that discover applications, interfaces, and data objects, helping our customers quickly and thoroughly uncover the current architecture landscape. The team has a strong customer-centric mindset: We actively participate in customer meetings to gather first-hand feedback. Our mission is to:

  • Build visibility into used capabilities in and and detection of non-standard capabilities.
  • Collaborate with other teams to create an excellent application discovery experience for our customers

WHY SHOULD YOU CARE? Well, there are multiple reasons:

  • We're on a strong growth trajectory, and by becoming a part of SAP, our future is stable and secure, allowing us to accelerate.
  • Our products are industry-leading, with happy customers and an NPS of 70. Our culture of empowered product teams means we solve problems instead of implementing features. We drive our efforts through close contact with our customers and measuring how they use our products.
  • We build it, we run it. We ensure customers can rely on resilient and performant products. We stay ahead of trouble through a high degree of automation, alerting, SRE practices, and On-Call. There is no dedicated operations department in place at SAP LeanIX.
  • We prioritize continuous improvement, collaboration, and knowledge sharing. We constantly iterate on our engineering practices and skills to build a software architecture that supports fun at work and the long-term success of the business.
  • We value open access to leadership, transparency, and personal development. We successfully enabled many software engineers to grow along with the company into engineering manager or technical lead positions. You’ll continue this success story while we offer you opportunities to grow.
  • We value a healthy life balance, and our employees make room for interests and relationships outside of their jobs. We offer a hybrid working environment, providing a high grade of flexibility while meeting colleagues in one of our offices from time to time.

Your main objective is to lead your team and yourself:

  • Help shape and build your team by leading the hiring efforts and then continue scaling it.
  • Drive growth and culture through 1:1s with individuals and in team sessions.
  • Guide your team to improve the development process continuously and to make customer-centricity part of their DNA.
  • Inspire your team to work collaboratively, share knowledge, and look beyond the team’s boundaries.
  • Learn and grow as a professional through leadership and buddy programs, training budgets, and a strong community of leaders within and outside of Engineering.

SAP LeanIX believes in hands-on managers, so you will also spend a considerable amount of your time to:

  • Build the best possible product for our customers with a customer-first, outcome-oriented mindset.
  • Bring in senior engineer experience and a proven track record of strong problem-solving skills at scale.
  • Utilize your ability to continuously improve our software stack and developer experience through code.
  • Guide your team to closely align with Product Management and UX experts.

Only a very small portion of your time will be spent on administrative topics such as approving expenses, vacations, travel, etc.


  • Based on Typescript, the latest Angular on the frontend
  • NodeJS on the backend
  • Infrastructure based on the Azure ecosystem
  • Kubernetes & Docker
  • API technologies such as REST and GraphQL
  • Event-driven architecture
  • Modern CI/CD toolchains (e.g. GitHub Actions, Feature Toggling)
  • Monitoring & Alerting, e.g. Instana
  • Product Usage Tracking using Productboard, Amplitude & Azure Log Analytics

Further details can be found .
We are looking for someone who likes to:

  • Lead engineering teams according to our .
  • Solve problems at scale and deliver customer value in a SaaS product environment.
  • Continuously learn, be proactive, and be curious.


  • 5+ years of proven track record engineering experience along our technical stack or similar.
  • Experience as a leader of engineering teams.
  • Strong spoken and written communication skills in English.
  • At SAP LeanIX Product and Engineering, we embrace a hybrid remote work model, which allows us the benefits of in-person collaboration along with the flexibility to work from home as needed. Therefore, we hire only within commuting distance to our hubs in Bonn, Ljubljana, Berlin, and Dresden, and we expect our employees to come to the office multiple times per week.

SAP LeanIX, company, is a market leader for enterprise architecture management (EAM), driving the modernization of IT landscapes and continuous business transformation. Its software-as-a-service solutions empower organizations to create transparency, enabling them to visualize, assess and manage the transition towards their target IT architecture. By offering a data-driven and automated approach enhanced with AI, SAP LeanIX helps organizations make sound decisions and collaborate more effectively. SAP LeanIX serves over 1,300 companies globally across various industries, including more than 10% of the Fortune 500 and half of the German DAX 40. Headquartered in Bonn, and offices in Munich and Berlin (Germany), SAP LeanIX also has a strong international presence with offices in Boston (USA), London (UK), Paris (France), Amsterdam (Netherlands), and Ljubljana (Slovenia). In November 2023, LeanIX became part of SAP. For more information, visit . Your application information might be therefore shared across both SAP and SAP LeanIX recruiting and hiring teams.

SAP LeanIX is not just a product, in fact it‘s a great place to work. Colleagues (650+) from dozens of countries jointly make our vision reality. We believe in transparent communication, personal development, diverse workforce, innovation by creating ideas that prove useful and that our world-class team deserves the best software stack money can buy.

At SAP LeanIX we have a Hybrid Work Mode which means you work remotely from your home office and work from one of our offices. SAP LeanIX teams and team members decide together on the work mode which suits them best. Next to that, we have great benefits for you,

SAP LeanIX is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is vital to driving the growth and success of our company. If you need an equitable interview process alternative, please let our team know at

All applicants will receive consideration for employment based on experience, qualifications, and competencies. SAP LeanIX will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, belief, political affiliation, union membership, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

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