Product Manager Job at SAP in Newport Beach, CA

Job Description

Requisition ID: 224094

Work Area: Solution and Product Management

Expected Travel: 0 – 30%

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.


Eureka is a new unit within SAP S/4 HANA with the purpose to build, learn, and take new SaaS applications to market that delight our customers and fill needs in our current S/4HANA product offerings.

We combine engineering and agile operations excellence with thought leadership, entrepreneurial spirit, and radical customer-centricity to turn big ideas into reality. You’ll work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you’ll be able to get more out of your career. In our fast-paced environment, we look for talents who are ambitious, display leadership qualities and are always enthusiastic about taking on new challenges. You will be able to grow your skillset in both breadth and depth as we continue to push technology & product experience forward. As a product manager, you will work on a specific project critical to SAP S/4’s needs with opportunities to switch teams and projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our product managers to be THE advocate for the product. In addition to being customer-centric, they must be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to take on new problems as we continue to push product forward.

The Product Manager is responsible for the success, quality, cost management and delivery of a product in the whole product lifecycle. The product manager is the role model of product mindset. Our products are in the realm of ERP, specifically Finance and Sales.

Overall duties include, but are not limited to:
Ensure product definition:
Actively follows and shares developments and trends regarding new SAP and complimentary partner service and product offerings, industry trends and other topic areas relevant for the respective domain.

Ensure customer input into all product definitions.

Co-define product backlog, specifically write epics and user stories which reflects customer and user needs to achieve competitive advantage and increases the value for the customer.

Provides holistic overview on overall product backlog and ensures Product team and related Scrum teams have a comprehensive understanding of the product backlog. Work with the Scrum teams to groom user stories into backlog items.

Ensures rollout plan of functionality.

Ensure product delivery:
Drives holistic product vision and product design and ensures all involved Scrum teams have a comprehensive understanding of it.

Develops test cases and/or conducts expert testing and validates planned and implemented scope throughout product lifecycle and ensures delivery of high-quality software.

Accepts or rejects sprint results per epic, user story and backlog item

Creates product-related non-coded assets.

Ensures the delivery of a product to implement the strategy.

Collects & incorporates early feedback from Customers and other relevant stakeholders.

Ensures both the internal stakeholders & external ecosystem is aware of the developments by working closely with stakeholders and customer groups.

Lives innovative thinking and a product mindset.


Minimum of 5 years of related experience in business software product management

Proven track record of building a product (feature) vision and then leading the execution of the vision by detailing strategy, roadmap and scoping in a particular product/solution area

Technical understanding of cloud native application and its implications to product management

Proven ability to support strategic deals and be viewed as a thought leader by customers

Very strong problem-solving and analytical skills, including ability to rapidly gather data, structure hypotheses, and develop synthesized findings/recommendations

Strong team orientation and ability to thrive on virtual, international, cross-functional teams

Excellent functional knowledge of wholesale distribution, consumer products, or retail is a plus

Proven track record of success of independently leading software development programs/projects with practical experience in software development and/or product management

Understanding and practicing of product management frameworks


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 interested in applying for employment with SAP and 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:[email protected] or [email protected], APJ: [email protected], EMEA: [email protected]). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
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.

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Company Location:  Newport Beach, CA

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