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Date: Mar 26, 2018

City: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 180551
Work Area: Software-Research
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

SAP Concur imagines the way the world should work, offering cloud-based services that make it simple to manage travel and expenses. By connecting data, applications, and people, SAP Concur delivers an effortless experience and total transparency into spend wherever and whenever it happens. SAP Concur services adapt to individual employee preferences and scale to meet the needs of companies from small to large, so they can focus on what matters most. The company serves more than 30,000 clients representing more than 25 million users.


What you'll do

We are searching for a Data Scientist that is passionate about solving Big Data problems and impacting millions of end-users. Specifically, this position will:

  • Develop machine learning models and predictive analytics to help us better understand SAP Concur’s sales, implementation, and retention pipeline for its SMN (small-business, mid-market, & nationals) business.
  • Using these ML models and other data analysis, recommend improvements to how we sell SAP Concur’s products as well as to the business processes we use to deploy these products and maintain our customer relationships.


    Position Requirements: What it takes

    Our continued growth is dependent upon talented people with a variety of skills, knowledge and backgrounds. We’re looking for a Data Scientist with experience in the following areas:

  • Experience building supervised and unsupervised machine learning models in Python
  • A strong conceptual understanding of statistical significance, as well as what causes ML models to make good (or poor) predictions
  • Experience working with Salesforce and/or sales data
  • Leadership and presentation skills, to educate stakeholders of your findings
  • An intellectual curiosity that drives you to not only figure out the problem at-hand, but to dig deeper to discover new insights


    Value Competencies:

  • Displays passion for and responsibility to the customer
  • Displays leadership through innovation in everything you do
  • Displays a passion for what you do and a drive to improve
  • Displays personal and corporate integrity


    What else to expect

    This position will report to the Chief of Staff, SMN, who is based in SAP Concur’s headquarters office, in Bellevue, WA. You will work in the company’s San Francisco office (home to the Hipmunk and TripIt brands), as part of a 6-person Data Science team.


    Concurians are well taken care of. Here are some office perks and top benefits to highlight for the San Francisco office:

  • Fantastic benefits and career development and learning opportunities
  • Catered lunch four days per week, plus a kitchen stocked full of snacks and drinks
  • Hackathons, social events, billiards table, etc.  Bring your well-behaved dog to work!



To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable 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: Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Additional Locations :

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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