Software-Development Operations

Product Specialist

Requisition ID: 351053
Work Area: Software-Development Operations
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
Career Level: T2
Original Posting Date:
Recruiter Name: J.L. Andal
Additional Locations:


Job Title: Product Specialist


Location: Palo Alto, CA & various client sites nationwide


Purpose and Objective: 

SAP Labs, LLC seeks a Product Specialist at our Palo Alto, CA location and various client sites nationwide responsible for using deep technical understanding of existing and new technologies to work with the SAP Data Management Product Management team, interfacing with technology development and internal and external customers as well as various stakeholders (e.g. partner, sales, consulting).


Expectations and Tasks:

Drive Strategy and Vision for the SAP Data Intelligence in close alignment with the Data Management leadership team. Manage lifecycle of core components from strategic planning to end of life. Drive the adoption of SAP Data Intelligence at customers and in SAP applications by providing support for co-innovation, proof of concept or implementation projects. Maximize the product impact, considering competition, time to market, costs, and internal capabilities. Have a holistic E2E perspective of customer scenarios. Be able to translate business requirements to technical requirements and vice versa.  Specify and define product requirements based on key customer scenarios and market feedback. Work with key development stakeholders to integrate feedback and business requirements. Evangelize to stakeholders, partners and customers on product positioning, strategy, technical and business benefits. Be a knowledge expert for the product portfolio and the market domain to ensure successful product roll-out (e.g. Events, Blogs, Webinars, etc.) and manage partner relationships (including the open source community). Well accepted counterpart for product development teams. Learn a set of different, cutting-edge technologies and tools in the areas of Data Integration, Big Data, DevOps, Cloud, and be willing to be hands-on. Work closely together with key development leads, product management experts, marketing, and go-to-market teams to ensure an ongoing feedback loop. 10% travel required to various client sites nationwide.


Education and Qualifications/Skills and Competencies:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field of study and 5 years of experience required. The company will also accept a Master’s degree and 2 years of experience.


Work Experience:

Experience must involve 2 years in the following: Creating reports using SAP Business Objects/ SAP Business Explorer; Managing Extract Transform Load (ETL) of SAP BI/BW, SAP APO/IBP; Database/SQL, including Oracle and SAP HANA; SAP ABAP,  BADI (Business Add-In); Managing functional and business process for Material Management, Procurement, Transport Management and Vistex; Oracle to SAP HANA data migration using SAP Landscape Transformation; QA testing/methodology using tools like HP-ALM; Designing, implementing, and executing test plans that include unit, functional, regression, system and integration tests; Project Management (Project life-cycle analysis, design, development, implementation, support and enhancement); and SAP Best Practices Solution. 10% travel required to various client sites nationwide.


Travel: 10% travel required to various client sites nationwide.


Internal use only: reference code lhrs4262



Please Note: SAP has implemented temporary changes to SAP’s internal transfer policy applicable to transfer offers made on or after August 1, 2022 and effective globally within SAP except in the following countries, where the new compensation is still effective as of the transfer date: Germany, France, Netherlands, Austria, Brazil, Czech Republic due Workers Council agreements or country laws. The policy change provides that if transfer offer includes a change in compensation, such change will be effective as of January 1, 2023 without retroactive application, regardless of the transfer start date. The successful candidate will continue to receive their current compensation until December 31,2022 assuming they remain in the role, and will remain eligible for the 2023 annual salary review in its ordinary timing.

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Additional Locations:  

Requisition ID:  351053
Posted Date:  Aug 5, 2022
Work Area:  Software-Development Operations
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Palo Alto, CA, US, 94304

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