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Date: Apr 15, 2019

City: Potsdam, BB, DE

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 181750
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Location: Potsdam
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Student
Employment Type: Limited 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.


At SAP we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures. The Technology & Innovation (T&I) board area is responsible for SAP’s overall platform and technology development such as SAP Cloud Platform and SAP HANA. In addition, T&I drives the incubation and adoption of intelligent technologies like Analytics, SAP Leonardo Machine Learning and IoT across SAP’s product portfolio. The T&I board area is also in charge of SAP’s global innovation agenda and builds new business model- and market-driven innovations to help customers realize the most business value. As part of the T&I board area the Strategic Projects department is a technology-focused team that was built to help shape the future generations of SAP software.


Software engineering is your passion? Great! As a student or intern for Software Development in the Strategic Projects team you will be part of a technology-focused group that was built to help shaping the future generations of SAP software. You will be working closely with the team on dedicated software engineering challenges. This is a great opportunity to gain practical experience and increase your knowledge.

At the Strategic Projects team, we are dealing with a wide range of different projects using the technologies which enable us to tackle challenges best. You will be working on one or multiple projects.

Examples are:

  • Engineering at SAP – an interactive portal for SAP’s developer to learn about the technology strategy with hands-on examples and tutorials
  • API at SAP – a developer friendly interface to SAP systems making development with SAP APIs even easier
  • SAPPHIRE demos – creating demos for the keynote of SAP’s largest and most important customer event
  • Kaleidoscope – an interactive project overview developed in ReactJS
  • The Room – the central hub to explore ideas build with JavaScript using Polymer Web Components and Java
  • Project Portfolio Overview – a web-based application to manage our projects (SAP UI5, SAP HANA, SAP Analytics Cloud)


  • Student (f/m) - preferred field(s) of study: Computer Science or a related field
  • Computer skills:
    • Excellent programming skills in frontend (e.g., JavaScript, Polymer, ReactJS) and/or backend (e.g., Java, SQL, Node.js) technologies as well as source code management (e.g., git)
    • Knowledge in database systems are a plus (e.g., SAP HANA, CouchDB)
    • Experience in DevOps are a plus (e.g., Continuous Integration using Jenkins or Travis)
  • Language skills: Fluent in English or German (written and spoken)
  • Soft skills:
    • Eager to learn and hands-on working
    • Reliable and open-minded
    • Strong team working skills
    • Determined to reach a goal in time
    • Ability to work independently and to prioritize tasks

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 describe as well your experience and skills in foreign languages and computer programs / programming languages.
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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.

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