Information Technology

Senior Data Engineer

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The Intelligent Enterprise Solutions (IES) department is responsible for evolving SAP’s IT strategy and executing on it. We are applying our expertise in technology and business processes by driving the internal adoption of standard applications that support end-users in the execution and re-engineering of their processes in all lines of business, always putting a strong focus on end-user centricity. It is our objective to accelerate co-innovation with development and extend the use of SAP standard products within SAP, shifting the focus from maintaining a heavily customized environment to optimizing our processes on top of standard services. By combining technological understanding with business know how and using our own innovative solutions as earliest adopter, we ensure zero distance between business and technology and act as ultimate proof point in SAP’s transition to a cloud company.



Reporting to the Head of Cloud Integration & Adoption Product Development Team, the IT Business Services Senior Data Engineer develops, implements, and applies data models or data mining algorithms and machine learning tools to solve business problems. 


This is a technical and analytical role, whose core tasks include, working as a Data Analyst/SME on key business initiatives/projects, assessing and solving data related problems, solving business problems by analyzing data patterns and issues, creating data flows, implementation of data solutions on existing products, data governance etc.


  • End-to-end analysis and design of data flows to support decision making within the ARTs (e.g. feature prioritization, process simplification)
  • Supporting Program Increment (PI) planning for the ARTs with data insights, opportunities, and recommendations
  • Develop and manage Master Data Management (MDM) governance and processes
  • Works on transformational projects requiring data expertise, leads small project teams or value streams in the execution of projects, or participates in such projects as a key individual contributor or leads the data team on key initiatives providing guidance and expertise to the team. 
  • Works with business stakeholders including the Product, architecture, and development teams to assist with data-related issues and support their resolution.
  • Create data modeling of our business problems, develop algorithms, data flows and applications to solve these problems, and help our customers directly to understand and implement the results of the analysis.
  • Applies Machine Learning and AI methods and technologies to solve business issues and enable business
  • Designs data flow and defines architecture for optimal data movement across systems
  • Responsible for work packages related to Data topics or acts as a key contributor
  • Specifies and designs data solutions and integrating or implementing these into products
  • Is responsible for creating prototypes and work closely with the engineering team to deliver them as features into the product.
  • Is responsible for evaluating and defining test strategies for delivering high quality product features / capabilities of the product. 
  • Evaluates and tests data methods and maintains a high level of quality.
  • Resolves data performance issues and monitors data system performance and implements efficiency improvements.


Education and Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience working with enterprise applications 
  • 5+ years of experience in large transformational programs and projects in a key role
  • Hands-on experience with assessing, designing and implementing Data models and data flows
  • Experience working with SAP Master Data Management applications - product & pricing, customer, business partner, contacts etc. 
  • Working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment. SAFe preferred but not required.
  • Experience in IT project and program management
  • Knowledge of IT tools, methods and processes, planning, estimation, coordination and release management
  • Experience working closely with product management, application developers, Information developers and end users
  • Languages English (required)
  • Bachelor’s or Diploma university degree, preferably in Business Administration, Engineering, Information technologies or equivalent training and job experience


Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to drive customer focus, business acumen and innovation
  • Ability to connect and collaborate to deliver results with focus on quality
  • Ability to coach and motivate teams, act as a role model to develop yourself and others 
  • Strong desire to continually improve self as well as the broader IT teams and processes
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to build strong trusted relationships across organizations and business units
  • Ability to take accountability and responsibility
  • Strong analytical skills and quick learner 
  • Experience working on ERP implementations, preferably familiarity and experience with SAP S4Hana
  • Can adapt to new, last minute, unplanned and difficult assignments
  • Strong communications and a natural curiosity around technical developments
  • Critical thinker with broad subject and domain expertise
  • Strong moderation, presentation and negotiation skills

We build breakthroughs together

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.

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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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.

Requisition ID: 335746  | Work Area: Information Technology  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations:  #LI-Hybrid

Requisition ID:  335746
Posted Date:  May 29, 2022
Work Area:  Information Technology
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

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