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Software-Development Operations

(Junior) AI/ML Engineer (f/m/d) at SAP Innovation Center Network

What we offer

Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!



The Role
As a (Junior) AI/ML Engineer (f/m/d) at the SAP Innovation Center Network, you will:

  • Apply novel AI/ML approaches and tools for solving business problems using technology in iterative experiments
  • Research and document emerging trends in AI/ML that can be applied to business challenges
  • Assess the potential, limitations/risks, and readiness of new approaches in an SAP context
  • Help translate new concepts and ideas into prototypes that enable assessment of feasibility and desirability
  • Develop innovative, scalable, and creative solutions using emerging and state-of-the-art technologies
  • Collaborate with SAP line of business units, startups, and industry to identify and solve business challenges with technology


Role Requirements

  • Bachelor or Master degree in a quantitative field
  • Computer science foundation and familiarity with data structures, design patterns, and software design principles
  • Familiarity with Python or R; knowledge of other languages is a plus (e.g., JavaScript, TypeScript, Java, Scala)
  • Good understanding of statistical concepts, including hypothesis testing, statistical distributions, time series
  • Interest in emerging technologies, concepts, and research
  • Ability to work on multiple research directions or projects in parallel
  • Open mindset towards learning new tools, programming languages, and concepts
  • Effective communication skills and ability to express complex concepts in a simple way
  • Fluent in English - both written and spoken


Work Experience

  • Graduates welcome
  • Up to 2 years work experience after graduation (not including internships or student positions)


About the team

The mission of the SAP Innovation Center Network (ICN) is to contextualize and pioneer emerging technologies that will be foundational for the future success of SAP and of our customers. We are a diverse, global team and collaborate across roles, functions, and locations, enabling every colleague to contribute and investigate new ideas. 

Our team in Potsdam explores new ways of working with technology to free up people’s creativity and ingenuity by reducing their repetitive tasks, bringing contextual information to the right place and at the right time, and enabling time for high-value activities that have a real business impact. We work on articulating and prototyping visions of enterprise software beyond the current roadmaps, investigating the most important jobs-to-be-done in the enterprise, and running projects to take us closer to fully autonomous enterprise software all of it in the context of finance. You can watch our vision behind the future of finance HERE.

This derives many projects, one of them is extended Planning & Analysis, where we aim to automatically simulate and generate thousands of probable future outcomes for Planners and Decision Makers when an unknown signal arises using logical programming techniques; as an example, SAP’s planners would be able to understand the rapidly changing customer preferences around Move2Cloud trend on to existing on-prem heavy service’s business. Another project we drive in user augmentation is around leveraging greater contextualization to autonomously anticipate data access needs and recommend the relevant access control permissions in order to streamline compliant access to resources, thereby enabling enterprise users to get higher-value tasks done.

We are SAP

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.


Our inclusion promise

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: Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

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.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

 Requisition ID:307812 | Work Area: Software-Development Operations | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Graduate | Employment Type: Part-Time or Regular Full-Time  | Additional Locations: Berlin

(Junior) AI/ML Engineer (f/m/d) at SAP Innovation Center Network

Facility:  307812
Posted Date:  Jan 12, 2022
Work Area:  Software-Development Operations
Career Status:  Graduate
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Potsdam, DE, 14469

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