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Development Expert- SAP HANA Technology Innovation Networks Job

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Date: May 2, 2019

City: Vancouver, BC, CA

Company: SAP



Requisition ID: 214313
Work Area: Software-Development Operations
Expected Travel: 0 - 20%
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.


The T&I SAP HANA & Analytics team develops the SAP HANA platform, a platform which performs parallel in-memory processing of huge data sets to offer extremely fast real-time responses for analytic queries, being both, the basis for new, ground-breaking SAP applications as well as a highly valuable asset in the SAP software portfolio. In-memory computing is made possible through recent technology advances in main memory, multi-core processing, and data management. It leverages technology innovation to establish real-time analysis of business data and combines both transactions and analytics to improve existing business processes with a dramatic increase in performance.


The SAP HANA Technology Innovation Network Team brings innovations into the development organization relying on a strong partner ecosystem.

The role of the Development Expert is to help to drive the successful adoption and innovations of HANA.



We are looking for a highly motivated and skilled person who can manage the tasks below:

  • Drive certification and validation of new technology & cloud solutions in close collaboration with the SAP partner ecosystem especially with partners like Google, Amazon or Microsoft
  • Drive the successful adoption of HANA within SAP products and our partner ecosystem and key customers
  • Closely collaborate with the SAP field organizations
  • Mitigate and drive the resolution of critical customer and partner issues
  • Drive cross board area projects end-to-end and building the bridge from HANA development to SAP application development and HANA based SAP cloud products
  • Drive the integration of next generation innovations like machine learning and GPU in HANA in close collaboration with our partners and start-ups




We require that you meet the competencies and skills listed below:


Preferred skills and competencies:

  • Master University Degree in Engineering or Computer-science with strong system technology background
  • Strong team player and ability to work with colleagues at all levels
  • Excellent presentation skills for senior management decisions
  • Excellent communication skill to work with major partners.
  • Highly structured way of working and Drive and ability to work independently


Mandatory skills and competencies:

  • Strong technical background in engineering and / or infrastructure technologies and / or cloud technologies
  • Experience to dive into new topics like Cloud, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Leonardo, etc.
  • Optional: Well connected to the Americas field and partner organizations




Multiple years of professional work experience within Development and / or strong technology background

Established network within SAP is essential

Understanding of SAP HANA Platform & Database Technology and Development Processes

Experience in interaction across multiple time zones/locations

Experience in interaction with C-level executives, customers, partners and field organization


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.

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