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SAP Frontend Developer Lead


Our opportunity


This is an excellent opportunity to join a global, award winning insurer and a hugely successful and growing organization, working on complex enterprise systems and projects within an engaging and supportive company culture.

There’s never been a better time to move to the next phase of your career.

Join us now!


Have you always wanted to work on SAP projects that add massive value and solve complex and challenging issues at the forefront of Business & IT?


If you have passion for technological innovation, thrive in dynamic environments and have experience at the interface of technology with IT & business processes within organizations, then this will be the ideal position for you. We are looking for someone who can keep up to date with the latest trends in SAP Frontend Development  in a continuously evolving technological landscape. 


Join the global Finance, Investments, Treasury & Payments team as an SAP Frontend Developer Lead here in Spain. We service a worldwide customer base and explore opportunities to implement latest technologies to improve our services.


As SAP Frontend Developer Lead you will be responsible for leading Zurich SAP frontend development initiatives throughout the entire application lifecycle including the design, implementation, and maintenance, providing clear technology and process direction, and ensuring that they are in line with Zurich technology and security standards.



Your role


The SAP Frontend Developer Lead directs the technical activities, analysis and design of the SAP frontend and cloud development solutions.


Develops standards and practices that direct the day-to-day operations of the frontend development team. This includes creating current and future state architectures, solutions, and providing guidance and sharing to the technical team while working closely with other IT, suppliers, and business partners.


Drives technical decisions, reviews, and is accountable in delivering enterprise level technical solutions while ensuring the solutions meet Zurich IT architectural best practice, compliance, security quality standards and business requirements.  


This position will work with and lead internal and external team resources, establish, and ensure adherence to Zurich standards, processes, and procedures.


As a Sap Frontend Developer Lead, your main responsibilities will involve:


  • Responsible for delivering solutions for SAP UI5/FIORI/Cloud applications, providing technical leadership in the delivery
  • Own the design of conceptual architecture and technical solutions. Develop and document standards for SAP UI5/FIORI/Cloud applications architecture framework, including tooling, processes, security, and quality.
  • Provide recommendation for technology optimization/tuning. Lead performance enhancement initiates once solution in production
  • Engage with other colleges with the wider team to drive innovation, share knowledge and support each other.
  • Lead a team of frontend developers and guide them to deliver technical development expertise and solutions. Using a variety of development toolkits, including, but not limited to, SAP UI5, FIORI, Workflow, and SAP BTP products.
  • Collaborates across the organization, as well with our partners



Your Skills and Experience


To be successful in this role you will ideally have:


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field preferred
  • 5-10 years of experience in SAP with focus on Frontend/Cloud technologies: UI5, SAP Fiori (HTML5/UI5/NetWeaver Gateway), Mobility, SAP (BTP) Workflow, SAP BTP Products (Integration, Process visibility, Launchpad ) and Low Code – No Code platforms
  • Required experience in SAP Fiori components, Fiori Launchpad (BTP) and Extending Fiori Apps, Create/Extend SAP Fiori Apps, working with SAP BAS
  • 3 years of experience as SAP frontend development lead/solution architect
  • 3 years of experience in Cloud operations: AWS/SAP BTP
  • Strong knowledge in system integrations
  • Strong knowledge and experience with DevOps and CI/CD tools
  • Holistic solution, design and architecture skills
  • ABAP programming experience , including REST/Odata
  • HANA modelling and CDS views is a plus
  • Very good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Passion for technology, customer service, efficiency, effectiveness, and quality
  • Good team player, willingness to assist others and share expertise



Additional Information


As well as a competitive salary and a yearly bonus we offer benefits package which includes:


  • Option to work remotely within Spain even up to 100% - you choose
  • Flexible working hours
  • Wide range of internal and external trainings
  • Free English, German and Spanish classes depending on the needs
  • Ticket restaurant
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan - after 1 year in the company
  • Referral bonus if you bring other talented people like you
  • Special banking and insurance conditions
  • Exclusive Employees discounts


Primary work location is Barcelona, Spain. Option to telework from any location within Spain territory is also feasible.


If you are ready to take on this new challenge in a role that will help to position Zurich as a leading insurer, please apply online with your CV in English.

We are looking forward to receiving your application!



Who we are


Our people are the heart & soul of Zurich. Together we are committed to delivering on our purpose - Let’s Create a Brighter Future Together! 


Are you interested in working for a company that values its people and put's its customers and employees at the heart of everything we do? And are you looking for a challenging and inspiring work environment where you can make a difference? At Zurich millions of individuals and businesses place their trust in our products and services every day. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, enabling, businesses and communities to face a world of risk with confidence. Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. It’s a big challenge, but you will be supported by a world-class team who believe in helping you to reach your full potential and deliver on our promises.


So, if you are looking for growth opportunities beyond simply a career, then Zurich could be just the place for you!


Be challenged. Be inspired. Help us make a difference

Why Zurich


At Zurich, we like to think outside the box and challenge the status quo. We take an optimistic approach by focusing on the positives and constantly asking What can go right? 

We are an equal opportunity employer who knows that each employee is unique - that’s what makes our team so great! 
Join us as we constantly explore new ways to protect our customers and the planet.

  • Location(s):  ES - Barcelona 
  • Remote working: Yes
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Recruiter name: Santamaría Rodríguez Laura

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