Principal Solution Architect (SAP Innovation)



Vienna, Austria
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

We are seeking a dynamic, creative, and results-oriented Principal Solution Innovation Architect to join our expanding innovation team. In this role, you will be leading the design of advanced solutions at the edge and beyond our core products.

You will be part of the Business Solution Innovation Team, our task force for pioneering breakthrough innovations, connecting the feature scope of the products of the Tricentis Quality Management Platform into the broader ALM, BPM and EAM worlds.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Ideate and specify next generation products and product capabilities and provide the architectural guidance and support to the teams implementing them.
  • Establish close and interactive relationship with involved Tricentis and SAP co-development product owners and architects. Actively lead the development of architectural patterns, technology recommendations and the specification of nonfunctional requirements to guide implementation teams.
  • Continually assess Tricentis and SAP development, extensibility and integration platforms and stay abreast of emerging technologies, methodologies, and patterns, leading experiments to assess their compatibility and potential.
  • Provide direct support to implementation teams, during design, implementation, and optimization phases, to assess gaps, provide improvement guidance and help to optimize solutions for robust production scalability.
  • Be a leader in fostering a culture of collaborative learning and growth across teams.


  • 8+ years of practical experience as solution architect for complex business applications
  • 5+ years of practical experience in architecturally leading the development and/or extension of SAP LOB applications leveraging the SAP ABAP and BTP technology platforms
  • Demonstrably thorough understanding of the architectural patterns and tools for direct and mediated (IaaS) scenarios, API design and run-time governance, synchronous and asynchronous communication, and security in private and public cloud settings leveraging SAP and modern, non-SAP cloud frameworks and technologies
  • 3+ years leadership experience including senior business and technical management interaction with demonstrable track of successful design decisions
  • Hands-on software development lifecycle experience with complex, productive solutions, across design, implementation, test, and deployment with SAP-integrated microservices architecture cloud services, preferably leveraging Kubernetes, preferably on Azure and AWS
  • Experience with Service and Data Modeling concepts, good understanding of Enterprise Architecture Management and Business Process Management Methodologies
  • Adaptability to change as typical in innovation environments where we continuously assess viability of ideas and progress with customers and stakeholders, and pivot when necessary.
  • Proactive attitude: comfortable embracing new technologies, libraries, and patterns to swiftly address project requirements.

Bonus Skills

  • Practical Experience with extension of SAP applications beyond S/4HANA, especially BTP-based solutions
  • Practical experience with the application of Model Driven Architecture standards
  • Knowledge of the SAP Enterprise Architecture Framework
  • Knowledge of Signavio and LeanIX Products

Tricentis Core Values:

Knowing what we need to achieve and how to achieve it is important. Tricentis core values define our ways of working and the behaviors we model that create an enjoyable and successful Tricentis life.

  • Demonstrate Self-Awareness: Own your strengths and limitations.
  • Finish What We Start: Do what we say we are going to do.
  • Move Fast: Create momentum and efficiency.
  • Run Towards Change: Challenge the status quo.
  • Serve Our Customers & Communities: Create a positive experience with each interaction.
  • Solve Problems Together: We win or lose as one team.
  • Think Big & Believe: Set extraordinary goals and believe you can achieve them

About Tricentis:

Tricentis is a software company officially founded in 2007, with primary focus on software quality assurance. Whether exploratory or automated, functional or performance, API or UI, as well as mainframes or custom applications or packaged applications, or cloud-native applications - our comprehensive suite of specialized Continuous Testing tools makes DevOps real by giving our clients the confidence to release on demand.

Tricentis has more than 1500 employees working in across over 20 global offices in US, EMEA, APAC serving over 2100 customers, and currently expanding our R&D centers to two new locations in the Czech Republic – Prague and Brno - Hybrid office environment.