Software-Design and Development

Senior AI Data Engineer

We help the world run better

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Role Description

Source Agent by SAP is seeking a Senior AI Data Engineer to join our team remotely with EST time zone availability. If helping build a new data-driven product from the ground up in an exciting arm within a global enterprise software company is your calling, we'd love to hear from you! Source Agent is incubated within SAP.iO Venture Studio, driving a new era of organic growth at SAP. SAP.iO Venture Studio invests in new ventures founded by small, entrepreneurial teams inside of SAP who are focused on building the future of enterprise business processes. SAP.iO Venture Studio provides design, development, and sales support to help these ventures launch. Find more on


Job Responsibilities

  • Lead the data engineering practice on the Source Agent team, helping model industry category insights and savings opportunities for our customers
  • Build and maintain a multi-class classification model and application infrastructure to support the real-time classification of millions of industry suppliers
  • Investigate and build the tooling for repeatable insights that leverage SAP's data assets and those of our partners
  • Collaborate with other members of the engineering team to build the pipeline and infrastructure to support the real-time delivery of industry classifications and insights
  • Communicate insights gleaned clearly with broader Source Agent team and customer base



  • 5+ years advanced experience with advanced SQL, procedures, functions, and other database internals and optimizations
  • 5+ years advanced experience with Python data (NumPy, Pandas, etc.) and application development framework experience
  • Proven experience with multi-class classification problems and imbalanced datasets
  • Data exploration/integration, model building and training with industry leading ETL/ELT tools (Airbyte, Airflow, dbt, etc.)
  • Production experience deploying data-driven models and pipelines


Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degrees in computer sciences, engineering, or mathematics, or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with spend data and industry and commodity classification standards such as GICS, NAICS, UNSPSC, etc.



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.
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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: 342768  | Work Area: Software-Design and Development  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations:  #LI-Hybrid

Requisition ID:  342768
Posted Date:  Jun 23, 2022
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15212

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