Software-Design and Development

Working Student (f/m/d) - Become a MASTER of DATA INTEGRATION in the Cloud!

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!


About the team

Join us on our journey to continuously develop, tune, and operate a distributed multi-tenant cloud system! We are a multi-cultural team with diverse personalities, with bright, fact-driven minds that like to challenge each other in order to ultimately achieve the best possible outcome. We work with a lot of different technologies offering diverse opportunities for learning and specialisation.


As a part of the Technology & Innovation (T&I) board area, we are responsible for building the SAP Master Data Integration (SAP MDI) service. SAP MDI is a central hub to which applications from all over SAP’s product portfolio can integrate to synchronize their master data. Our service is built as a distributed system and based on event sourcing, using technologies like Kafka. In order to keep our code base simple and easy to understand we are using ReasonML, a functional programming language that leverages both the JavaScript and OCaml ecosystems. The code is organized as a monorepo and we embrace trunk-based development to enable fast development cycles. We heavily rely on Docker and Kubernetes to build and deploy our various services to the cloud multiple times per day. Within our team, we strive to continuously improve our service, its technology, the way we operate, and how we want to best organize our work in order to enable our consumers to run at their best. We offer room for experimentation, embrace promising new ideas, and are open to change less fruitful habits.


The role

You will be part of a team that is responsible for developing new features for the core components of MDI while working in an innovative, diverse and technology-driven feature team setup. In this role you will be given the opportunity to develop new features or explore new technologies for a large-scale distributed system using state-of-the-art technologies. You should be able to work independently as well as in a team and bring skills in software design and engineering. Experience with the technologies we use is not required, but you should be interested in learning new skills and exploring new technologies. This role is ideal for an ambitious and focused working student/intern with a background in software engineering and an interest in learning and exploring new technologies.


Your tasks may include:

  • Exploring new technologies that could support our team in their daily work
  • Developing new features/components for MDI in a self-organized manner
  • Supporting our development team located in Potsdam
  • Developing PoCs or Prototypes


Role requirements

  • Student (f/m/d) at a university or a university of applied sciences
  • Preferred fields of study: Computer science or similar field
  • Language skills: Fluent in English


Computer skills:

  • Must have: Experience in at least one of the following programming languages: JavaScript (or Typescript), Java, C/C++, OCaml, ReasonML
  • Nice to have: Experience with Functional programming (OCaml/ReasonML), Node.js, Express.js, Version Control Systems like Git, Kafka, Knowledge in Algorithms and Data structures


Soft skills: 

  • Must have: Open mindedness, team player, desire for learning and acquiring new skills
  • Nice to have: Innovative nature, Interested in trying out new things


Your set of application documents should contain a cover letter, a resume in table form, school leaving certificates, certificate of enrollment, current university transcript of records, copies of any academic degrees already earned, and if available, references from former employers (including internships). Please also describe your experience and skills in foreign languages and computer programs / programming languages.


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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: or, APJ:, EMEA:


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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.

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Requisition ID:318560 | Work Area: Software-Design and Development | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Student | Employment Type: Limited Part Time  | Additional Locations: 

Requisition ID:  318560
Posted Date:  May 14, 2022
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Student
Employment Type:  Limited Part Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Potsdam, DE, 14469

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