Software-Development Operations

Working student (f/m/d) - AI/ML development and research at SAP Innovation Center Network

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What you'll do


As the AI / ML Researcher & Engineer (f/m/d) at the SAP Innovation Center Network you will:

  • Develop and support innovative, scalable and high performing technical solutions using emerging and state-of-the-art technologies.
  • Continuously research and document emerging trends e.g., Metaverse or Quantum Computing or Advance AI/ML techniques and suggest how best they may apply to business problems within SAP context.
  • Develop and test analyses to explore data from various internal and external sources, identify robust patterns, automate the extraction of relevant insights.
  • Experiment with different ML algorithms or techniques such as Knowledge Graph to derive possible solution for given problem. This may also include feature engineering, model building, model persistence, and visualizations.
  • Work together with product management, designers, engineers, data analysts and other data scientists to ensure project success.


What you bring

Required Skills:

  • Candidates (f/m/d) to currently be enrolled in an undergraduate or master’s degree program which is applicable to the position (computer science or equivalent proven experience)
  • Familiarity with back-end languages and frameworks (e.g. Java, Scala, Python, J2EE, Spring)
  • Familiarity with reinforcement learning algorithms, such as value/policy Iteration, and temporal difference learning algorithms (for extended Planning & Analysis project).
  • Familiarity with recommendation systems, explainable AI and Natural Language Processing (for access control project).
  • Fluent English

Preferred Skills:

  • Familiar with common analytics and data science frameworks: NumPy, sci-kit-learn, pandas, Keras, TensorFlow
  • Experience in agile software development (Scrum), and code review - based development cycles
  • Ability to share and present findings from experiments in analytical or visualization manner
  • Experience in mathematical optimization, supervised and unsupervised learning methods
  • German is a plus


Meet your 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, brining contextual information at the right place and at the right time, and enabling time for the 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 run 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 get higher value tasks done.


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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Requisition ID: 339198  | Work Area: Software-Development Operations  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Graduate  | Employment Type: Limited Full Time

Requisition ID:  339198
Posted Date:  Jul 21, 2022
Work Area:  Software-Development Operations
Career Status:  Graduate
Employment Type:  Limited Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Potsdam, DE, 14469

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