Sr. Software Engineer - PSC

Stuttgart, Germany Req #1120
Friday, July 16, 2021

Sphera is a leading global provider of enterprise software and services that enables companies to manage and optimize their environmental, health, safety and sustainability. Our mission is to create a safer, more sustainable and productive world.


Sphera is a portfolio company of Blackstone, a U.S.-based alternative asset investment company that focuses on private equity, technology and innovation, and more. Blackstone businesses succeed through strong partnerships, a personalized approach and a commitment to exceptional performance with uncompromising integrity. Sphera and Blackstone are leaders in the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) space. 

We are guided by our core values of Customer Centricity, Accountability, Bias to Action, Innovation, and Collaboration. These values help us recruit the right talent to join our rapidly expanding team of around 1000 Spherions around the globe. It is important to us that each and every Spherion is not only eager to challenge themselves and knows how to get work done but is an awesome addition to our company culture.

GaBi is the leading life-cycle assessment application. Join the GaBi team to build software which helps our customers create sustainable products.


  • Full-stack development for the GaBi product family across all layers from desktop clients, backend services and data layer, to API development and user interface design and implementation
  • Develop applications and services in Delphi and Java, with an eye on C# in the future.
  • Develop infrastructure and APIs to support custom projects, such as customer specific LCA tools, or integrations of the GaBi product family with ERP, CRM, PLM…
  • Analyze requirements, suggest concepts, and assess development efforts.
  • Analyze technology trends and harmonize our technology landscape to make it future proof.
  • Work in a scrum team
  • White box testing and development of unit tests
  • Technical system documentation (source code documentation, external documentation, bug-tracking system etc.)
  • 3rd-level support


  • Improve software quality by addressing issues identified by QA or customers 
  • Implement new functionality in Delphi or – preferably - in other comparable future-proof technologies such as C# or Java
  • Modularize GaBi and help to define and implement interfaces in our internal API. 
  • Refactor modules to address the most relevant weak spots.


  • Experience in developing desktop software applications 
  • Experience with Delphi, or willingness to learn Delphi, combined with experience in similar object-oriented languages such as C#, Java, C++
  • Fluent in either German or English


  • Domain expertise in life-cycle assessment, or a strong passion for the field
  • Experience in building web/cloud applications
  • Azure experience

Other details

  • Job Family PDD: Engineering
  • Job Level P4: Professional 4 (Advanced)
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Work Location Seasonal
  • Stuttgart, Germany