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Date: Nov 1, 2018

City: Los Angeles, CA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 179020
Work Area: Software-Development Operations
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.



At the SAP Innovation Center Network (ICN), we map, build and inspire a future worth living. ICN is SAP’s strategic innovation vehicle which combines software engineering excellence with thought leadership and entrepreneurial spirit. We pioneer game-changing solutions in close collaboration with SAP units, customers, partners & startups. At ICN, we are curious, open-minded, passionate and courageous. We bring together experts across continents, disciplines, and companies to navigate SAP to tomorrow and beyond. Spread across 11 locations around the globe, the brightest minds are working on a diverse range of projects while following the same approach to innovation. Coming from various cultural and academic backgrounds, our highly-skilled teams unite top-notch programming expertise with creative problem-solving skills. As creatives, we challenge the status quo. As developers, we create unconventional solutions. As entrepreneurs, we take our ideas to market.  


As a Software Architect to lead the identification and exploration of whole new focus areas and to engineer solutions based on the most recent research results. This position is meant for you if you are an experienced developer who is looking for an exciting opportunity to explore new areas, to apply the latest technologies to complex business challenges. What’s exciting for you: 


· Work out of our open workspace where the focus is on cooperation and collaboration 
· Connect with world leading software engineers, become part of the worldwide SAP network of experts, partners, and customers, have an extraordinary executive visibility 
· Being part of a cross-functional team discovering and working on trending technologies and building next-generation applications 




As part of the Southern California team, as an engineer, you will  

  • Be solving and creating algorithms, which can be further used by enterprise applications 
  • Create excellence both in terms of results quality and system scalability through continuous evaluation, analysis, and refinement of the system implementation 
  • Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in Software Engineering and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans 
  • Design the best architecture and select the most appropriate modeling techniques and data visualization for big data analysis 
  • Experience in hands-on software development 
  • Ability to capture customer requirements and translate them into software specifications 
  • Accountability, delivery of the assigned tasks on time, ensuring high quality and high performance 
  • Work in an agile development environment which requires the individual to be self-driven, take decisions independently and be flexible in order to cater to the demand 
  • Closely work with customers, partners and internal teams to enhance the solution and systems, troubleshooting data issues etc. 




You are a self-starter, goal-oriented, striving for perfection engineer. As an ideal candidate, you will demonstrate a proven track record in the development of large-scale machine learning pipelines and combine it with curiosity for exploring of new use case and applications of machine learning to domains spanning processing of video, structured, and other unstructured data. Ideally, you bring breadth across all verticals (image, text, structured / time series data) with a depth in one of them. 

  • M.S. in Computer Science or related field 
  • Candidate should be able to thrive in a multi-task creative environment, rapid prototype, and agile development environment. 
  • 5-10 years’ professional experience in cloud-based application development with exposure to architecture design 
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt quickly to new tasks/challenges 
  • Experience in SQL, relational databases, database concepts, dimensional modeling and database design 
  • 5-10 years’ hands-on experience in one or more programming languages such as Java, C++, Python, JavaScript 
  • Proficient in cloud foundry, Docker etc. 
  • Strong analytical and quantitative problem-solving ability 
  • Strong cross-functional skills, excellent written/oral communication skills, and a willingness and capacity to expand their leadership and technical skills 
  • Excellent communication, relationship skills, and a strong team player 


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.


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