Software-Design and Development

HANA Cloud Developer for SAP HANA Transaction and Data Virtualization

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Team Introduction 


SAP HANA, a modern high-performance in-memory database and data management platform, is one of the flagship software of SAP and a continuously growing product/service.    


HANA Transaction and Data Virtualization Team, located in Seoul, Shanghai and Xi’An, is one of the core development teams for HANA, covering a wide spectrum of technology components. It includes: Transaction processing; Data federation; Data replication; Database migration and table export/import; Elastic compute scaling; Metadata management; Connection and session management; In-memory Row Store for high-performance OLTP; Workload management; Workload capture and replay; Connector to Hadoop and BigData platforms.


The team has contributed to the success of SAP HANA significantly with new innovations (holding more than 100 registered or on-file patents) and feature delivery in quality to the real systems.   


Expectation and Tasks


Among the above listed component areas, we are looking for the talents especially in the below areas in the short term. However, the scope will not be limited only to them in the long run.  

  • Data replication
  • Database migration


Data replication is a critical technology to ensure real-time data virtualization with replicating a designated set of tables or sub-tables to a target system in a transaction-consistent manner. Recently publish paper also summarizes the key ideas of the data replication engine created by the team: 


Database migration is a strategy project to enable and accelerate both on-premise and HANA Service customers onboarding HANA Cloud. Our team provides migration core services to this project, including SQL Migrator Advisor, Pre-Migration Database Checker, Catalog Export/Import, Data Migrator and HDI Container Migrator and respective micro services running inside HANA Cloud. Technology stack starts from HANA Core, to K8s Micro Services.



Education and Qualifications / Skill and Competencies 


As we hire various types of contributors, we are open for talents who have solid background on computer engineering and who are passionate to learn, grow fast, work professional, and pursue real problem-solving with team work.

The below will be plus factors: 

  • Experience one of C++/Java/Python development
  • Fluency in English
  • Experience in Linux/Bash, Git, SQL, Python, Kubernetes, Docker
  • Experience with data structures and algorithms
  • Experience with cloud/microservice
  • Knowledge in database core knowledges is a plus





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Requisition ID: 339886  | Work Area: Software-Design and Development  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.

Requisition ID:  339886
Posted Date:  May 27, 2022
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Shanghai, CN, 201203

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