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Data Science (Senior/ Expert) (f/m/d)

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Date: Feb 16, 2021

City: Walldorf, BW, DE, 69190

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 273418
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Location: Walldorf
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type:
Part time or 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.


Summary & Role Information:

The Innovation Office within the Global Cloud Services (GCS) organization is looking for a data scientist (senior/ expert) (f/m/d) to optimize SAP's Cloud Infrastructure and its automation while increasing its utilization and reliability. A successful candidate will contribute innovations into a world-spanning industry scale cloud infrastructure. 
The set-up of GCS's Innovation Office is highly interdisciplinary to understand the current challenges, and trade-offs, learn about and keep up with state-of-the-art datacenter designs, and find opportunities to improve data centers by tailoring such designs to the demands of SAP’s cloud offerings.

As a data scientist (senior/ expert) (f/m/d), you will undertake innovations towards crafting and implementing novel solutions arising from a multitude of real-world problems of datacenters. Considering the full stack and having an out of the box thinking and a team up mentality is important to create impact at SAP's Cloud Infrastructure. Learning new skills and growing in new technical areas is as much expected as the willingness to work in agile, cross-functional teams.

Experience/ Role Requirements:


  • Master or PhD in Computer Science, Informatics, Mathematics, Computational Mathematics, Computational Science, Data Engineering, Data Science or related fields 
  • Preferred fields of interest: numerical mathematics, stochastics, time series prediction, mathematical modeling, autonomous systems, supervised and unsupervised machine learning, reinforcement learning, artificial intelligence
  • Very strong programming skills in Python/R, MATLAB
  • Big Data Management with Spark, Kafka, or similar
  • Very strong oral and written English skills are essential
  • Very strong knowledge and experience in solving challenging engineering/science, parallel computing problems is a plus

Your set of application documents should contain a cover letter, a resume in table form, school leaving certificates, current university transcript of records, copies of any academic degrees already earned, and if available, references from former employers (including internships). Please describe your experience and skills as well in foreign languages and computer programs/ programming languages.



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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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Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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