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Software-Design and Development

Senior Data Engineer - SAP SuccessFactors

Requisition ID: 271764
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular 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.


Please note: this role can be based from the Palo Alot or San Ramon office.



The Data Platform group within SAP SuccessFactors is looking for a data scientist / machine learning engineer to design, develop, and deliver automated multi-tenant artificial intelligence and machine-learning based solutions that integrate with SAP SuccessFactors business applications.


The Role

You are a curious and aspiring data engineer interested in solving challenging engineering problems on large distributed systems. You are a quick learner and comfortable working cross-functionally with product managers, engineers, and business users to understand business problems and collaborate with the team on a viable solution. You take ownership of a project and plan to deliver a solution in a timely manner.


Job Requirements

  • BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science or related field
  • Develop significant engineering efforts in the data engineering building data platforms.
  • Design and develop scalability, reliability, supportability, and manageability quality products.
  • A domain expert who understands the designs of distributed services
  • Develop and lead new ideas and innovations
  • Collaborate with architects, principal engineers, and product managers to analyze functional requirements, design architecture, and build highly available and low latency solutions.


Job Skills:

  • 8+ years of hands-on software engineering experience
  • 5+ years of experience building large scale distributed, fault-tolerant services
  • Strong systems programming skills including multi-threading, concurrency, caching, batching, streaming etc.
  • Profound understanding of Object-oriented programming
  • Exceptional core Computer Science concepts of distributed programming, algorithms etc.
  • Proficiency in applying common design patterns.
  • Active Hand-on with JAVA or C++ programming
  • Strong experience with service-oriented architectures
  • Avid programmer identifying and implementing innovative solutions
  • Experience with cloud infrastructures- GCP, Azure, AWS


About SAP SuccessFactors

SAP SuccessFactors is a world-leading provider of cloud human experience management (HXM) – the new people-focused market category for Human Resource technology. Our HXM suite lets more than 7,000 global customers provide their employees with experiences that recognize their individual value and consistently motivate them to achieve peak performance levels – values we also live by. Working on the SAP SuccessFactors team means making an impact to over 160m global users with a market leading cloud solution.


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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.

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.

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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.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
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Senior Data Engineer - SAP SuccessFactors

Facility:  271764
Posted Date:  Aug 22, 2021
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

San Ramon, CA, US, 945 83

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