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Senior Technology Strategist - SAP Hybris Job

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Date: Dec 21, 2017

Location: Munich, BY, DE

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 165082 
Work Area: Software-Research 
Location: Munich
Expected Travel: 0 - 20% 
Career Status: Professional 
Employment Type: Regular Full Time 


SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.

As the cloud company powered by SAP HANA®, SAP is a market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP applications and services enable our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

At SAP, we believe in the power of collaboration and empower our employees to perform at their best in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. You’ll work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, while turning big ideas into reality for our customers. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you’ll be able to get more out of your career. It’s no wonder that some of the sharpest minds from around the world are working for a company that is consistently recognized as a global top employer.

Now it’s your turn to take the next step and help make the world Run Simple.


Who is SAP Hybris Labs?
We’re innovators, researchers, concept designers. At SAP Hybris Labs we investigate pioneering technologies to identify upcoming trends and apply them to new business models to inspire the future SAP Hybris product roadmap.


What does SAP Hybris Labs do?
We want to inspire our customers, colleagues and partners by building futuristic prototypes and innovative showcases that demonstrate the potential of SAP Hybris products.
We want our customers, partners and colleagues to experience our ideas at events, in our showrooms, through pilot projects and co-innovation.
We want to share our findings and knowledge with our customers, partners, start-ups, students, colleagues and the entire SAP innovation ecosystem.


Why is SAP Hybris Labs hiring?
We´re looking for a Senior Technology Strategist as we are planning to grow our self-organizing team.
By adding a new team member, we are hoping to explore further emerging and interesting technologies, to combine those with SAP Hybris software and showcase its flexibility to our customers and partners.
As a Senior Technology Strategist, you will be responsible for assessment of emerging technologies and generate insights. This includes the individual filling this role is able to develop an in-depth understanding of one or more of the following areas:
Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud Computing, Big Data, Biometrics, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI). We are however always open to explore additional areas.
Daily tasks include the development of creative concepts leveraging learnings from assessments of the new technologies and creating proofs of concept on top of products from the SAP Hybris portfolio.
Our expectations are that the candidate should have the ability to work as part of a self-organizing team. He or she should be self-motivated, working independently and should be eager to learn new technologies and skills without prior training.
Good communication skills are a must for internal and external communication. As our team frequently engages with our customers and partners at conferences and events, the candidate should be comfortable explaining our scenarios and software to those audiences.
The candidate should be able to support our showcases at conferences and events.
Being a speaker at conferences to promote our SAP Hybris software is a nice to have.
Required skills

·        Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent educational background
·        Experience in working with scripting languages like JavaScript, Python or Ruby
·        Must have good software engineering skills and being able to build reusable software components
·        Broad knowledge in data exchange formats and protocols (JSON, XML, REST, etc.), including data processing and networking, are key to success in  

         the candidate's daily work
·        Good knowledge of current state of web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) is key to be independent from others while working on showcases

·        UNIX administration experience and an understanding of version control systems such as Git is a requirement
·        Strong interest and passion for latest technologies
·        Teamplayer with hands-on attitude and ability to work in an independent and structured manner
·        Excellent communication skills at all levels of different stakeholders
·        Fluent English language skills (both verbal and written)
Preferred skills
·        Education in Electrical Engineering is a big plus
·        Cloud experience, leveraging Amazon Web Services, microservices and dealing with cloud security topics such as SSL certificates and firewall settings
·        Experience with new and emerging technologies such as Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Blockchain, Machine Learning or RFID/NFC and IoT

         protocols (such as MQTT) would enable the candidate to build successful showcases, leveraging our software
·            4+ years of software development experience in a commercial environment, utilizing a variety of programming languages







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