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DEVELOPER: SAP Next Talent - Rotational Program (2021 Grads)

Requisition ID: 255148
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Graduate
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.







SAP Next Talent will launch your career by diving into the vast, innovative world of SAP. The 18-month rotational program allows you to Explore, Develop, and Make an Impact. Here’s how:  

  • Join a cohort of other curious, passionate and motivated individuals 
  • Exposure to a vast array of teams during each unique 6-month rotation - where you will continuously refine your knowledge and understanding of the business 
  • Receive impactful projects, tailored learning, mentorship, and networking opportunities  


With this program, you will be better equipped to determine which teams within SAP best align with your passions and career goals. Before completion of the program, you will be considered for placement within the company long-term. Rotations occur across all 3 SAP Bay Area offices: Palo Alto, San Francisco, and San Ramon (relocation offered). 


This accelerator program is for recent graduates with strong curiosity and applicable experience in software development, design, or data science. Cohorts start in the summer/fall (2021) and winter (2022).  


Required Qualifications: 

  • Education or relevant practical experience in Software Development/Engineering, Data Science or Design (Bachelors, Masters, Community College, and Bootcamps welcome to apply) 
  • Must graduate during 2021*
  • Fluent in English; written and verbal communication skills  
  • Ability to work out of Palo Alto, San Francisco, and/or San Ramon offices 
  • Currently studying or residing in the United States - SAP Next Talent does not support U.S. work authorization sponsorship at this time.

Role-Specific Qualifications:  

  • Developers: knowledge in general programming languages: C/C++, C#, R, Java, JavaScript, Python, React, Node.js, HTML, Spring Boot, APIs, or Go and hands-on experience in designing, testing, and implementing solutions 
  • Data Scientists: knowledge in Python, R, SQL and data science methodologies and hands-on experience with data structures, algorithms, or complexity analysis 
  • Designers: knowledge in user experience and product design and hands-on experience with Sketch, Figma, InDesign, rapid prototyping, interaction design, current design portfolio displaying past design projects/prototypes front end coding is a plus 


Please note: the recruitment process will begin with an invitation to complete an online technical assessment which is the first step in our recruitment process and will determine next appropriate steps. 

*Graduating after this date? Register for alerts here.











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.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable 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). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
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DEVELOPER: SAP Next Talent - Rotational Program (2021 Grads)

Facility:  255148
Posted Date:  Aug 27, 2021
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Graduate
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Palo Alto, CA, US, 94304

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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