Software-Design and Development

Development Expert (C++)

We help the world run better

At SAP, we enable you to bring out your best. Our company culture is focused on collaboration and a shared passion to help the world run better. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. 



The SAP HANA Database and Analytics Core engine team is looking for a Development Expert to contribute to our Knowledge Graph Database System engine development. In this role, you will be designing, developing features, and maintaining our Knowledge Graph engine, which runs inside SAP HANA in-memory database. At SAP, all members of the engineering team, including management are hands-on and close to the code. If you think you can thrive in such an environment, and you have the necessary skills and experience please do not hesitate to apply.



As a Development Expert you will have the opportunity to:

  • Lead the hands-on coding, design, and architecture that is best suited for our team size and performance targets.
  • Collaborate in a team environment that extends to colleagues in remote locations and from various lines of businesses within the company.
  • Ability to communicate and guide other teams to construct best possible queries for their needs.
  • Assess new technology, tool, and infrastructure to keep up with the rapid pace of change.
  • Embrace lean and agile software development principles.
  • Debug, troubleshoot and communicate with customers about their issues with their data models, and queries.
  • Continually enhance existing skills and seek new areas for personal development.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent university education in computer science or engineering with 2-5 years of experience in developing enterprise class software.
  • Experience in Development with modern C++.
  • Knowledge of development of Database Internals like - Query Optimizer/Planner, Query Executor, System Management, Transaction Management, and/or Persistence.
  • Knowledge of SQL, and Graph technologies like RDF/SPARQL.
  • Knowledge of full SDLC and development of tests using Python or other tools.
  • Experience designing and developing well-encapsulated, and object-oriented code.



  • Solution-oriented and open minded.
  • Manage collaboration with sister teams and partner resources in remote locations.
  • High service and customer orientation
  • Skilled in process optimization and drives for permanent change.
  • Strong in analytical thinking/problem solving. 
  • Interpersonal skills: team player, proactive networking, results and execution oriented, motivated to work in an international and intercultural environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and presentation skills
  • 8 years software development and working in a complex software environment.



Bring out your best

SAP innovations help more than four hundred thousand customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with two hundred million users and more than one hundred thousand employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, you can bring out your best.  


We win with inclusion

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.
SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility 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:
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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.


Compensation Range Transparency: SAP believes the value of pay transparency contributes towards an honest and supportive culture and is a significant step toward demonstrating SAP’s commitment to pay equity. SAP provides the annualized compensation range inclusive of base salary and variable incentive target for the career level applicable to the posted role. The targeted combined range for this position is 159900 - 367000 USD USD. The actual amount to be offered to the successful candidate will be within that range, dependent upon the key aspects of each case which may include education, skills, experience, scope of the role, location, etc. as determined through the selection process. Any SAP variable incentive includes a targeted dollar amount and any actual payout amount is dependent on company and personal performance. Please reference this link for a summary of SAP benefits and eligibility requirements: SAP North America Benefits.


Requisition ID: 391150 | Work Area:Software-Design and Development  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid

Requisition ID:  391150
Posted Date:  Jun 29, 2024
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Burlington, MA, US, 01803

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