Software-Design and Development

Senior Data Scientist - Multi Cloud

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Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!



About the Team

The MultiCloud organization within SAP serves as a catalyst in enabling the company to be one of the most innovative Cloud company with a special emphasis on public cloud (hyperscalers) environments like AWS, Azure, GCP etc.  The Multi Cloud Cost Engineering team, in addition to supporting financial operations associate with SAP spent on public cloud infrastructure; We are constantly working to evolve and improve our service delivery methods.  This includes

  • Enabling and facilitating the migration from an operation to a product-based model
  • Learn new technologies and work efficiently in scrum/agile development team.
  • Continuous improvement of processes and automate wherever possible
  • Developing and building platform to enable innovation with financial operation and optimize cloud infrastructure spent 


We are seeking a talented Senior Data Science Engineer to leverage the cutting-edge technology to future proof SAP


Core Responsibilities 

  • Lead projects in assessing, evaluating, and demonstrating the feasibility of emerging technologies and research topics for their potential relevance to SAP businesses
  • Build perspectives on emerging technologies in terms of the relevance and value to SAP
  • Responsible for creating prototypes involving machine learning models to address business problems
  • Perform functional and empirical analysis on machine learning topics, conduct research on cutting edge technology and explore promising topics in machine/deep learning
  • Regular project updates using data visualization techniques and audience friendly approach with management and stakeholders
  • Develop models and provide insights with specific algorithms and analytical techniques to improve business performance
  • Enable developers and other team members to use ML technologies.
  • Coach and mentor junior team members


 Qualifications and Skills 

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics Statistics, Economics or a related field with at least 2+ years of working experience as a Data Scientist preferred. Or Master‘s degree in a related field with at least 4+ years of working experience as a Data Scientist.
  • Hands-on experience architecting and implementing Deep Learning / Machine learning / Data Science projects for innovative products
  • Strong programming skills using one of Java, JavaScript, Python etc
  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (deep learning, NLP, reinforcement learning, clustering, knowledge graphs, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications
  • Strong mathematic foundations in statistics and probability, optimization algorithms, and linear algebra
  • Ability to work effectively with ambiguity on vaguely defined topics/areas
  • Curious, Self-starter, Positive mindset, Team player


We build breakthroughs together

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.

We win with inclusion

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.
SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility 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:
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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, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Requisition ID: 339435  | Work Area: Software-Design and Development  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations:  #LI-Hybrid

Requisition ID:  339435
Posted Date:  Jun 24, 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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