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Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence Researcher (F/M)

What we offer

Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. 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. Apply now!




We're looking for passionate researchers in early stages of their career, for instance, who recently defended or are close to defend their PhD thesis, or yet are currently in Post-Doc positions. The selected candidate will work on long-term research projects that will shape SAP's technologies embracing responsible AI. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on applied research in machine learning, with focus on the topics related to fairness, explainability, and privacy. 



  • PhD in Computer Science or related technical field.  
  • Demonstrated expertise in machine learning research. 
  • Publication record in relevant conferences (e.g. NeurIPS, ICML, FATML, S&P, USENIX, ICLR, AAAI, CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, ACL, EMNLP, etc). 
  • Programming experience in Python, other languages are a plus. 
  • Hands-on experience working with deep learning toolkits such as Tensorflow or PyTorch. 
  • Strong mathematical skills in linear algebra and statistics. 
  • Ability to tackle research problems by designing and conducting experiment, and to clearly communicate outcomes. 
  • Willingness to work in a diverse collaborative environment. 



  • Participate in research in trustworthy machine learning, addressing challenges on the crossroads of fairness, explainability and privacy. Develop prototypes to demonstrate feasibility and scalability on real world, large scale problems. 
  • Publish and present results in relevant conferences, participate to research projects in collaboration with academia and with SAP's industry peers. 



Maintaining security is a constantly shifting task, and we need to respond with continuous learning and research. The portfolio of SAP Security Research contains those topics that we believe are most important for SAP’s security future.  

SAP’s vision to secure business is built on 3 ideals: Zero-Vulnerability, to harden the software by eliminating vulnerabilities, Defensible Application, to enable the software to identify and prevent attacks, and Zero-Knowledge, to make any theft of data useless through encryption. 

Considering these aspects, SAP Security Research covers the following focal areas: Anonymization for Big Data, Secure Internet of Things, Software security analysis, Open-source analysis, Deceptive application, Applied cryptography, Quantum technology, and Machine Learning as enabler for the next generation of security. 



We are SAP

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 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 200 million users and more than 100,000 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, we build breakthroughs, together.


Our inclusion promise

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: Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.


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.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

 Requisition ID:292702 | Work Area: Software-Research | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence Researcher (F/M)

Facility:  292702
Posted Date:  Nov 30, 2021
Work Area:  Software-Research
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Mougins Cedex, FR, 06254

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