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Senior Design Research Analyst

What we offer

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!





The Design organization of HANA & Analytics in the Board Area T&I aims to support our next generation, industry-leading cloud platform. Our global team is growing fast, and we are constantly in the pursuit of fresh innovations with the most user-friendly and modern cloud experience.

Are you excited about optimizing and energizing a diverse and collaborative design organization? Do you want to work with an invested and motivated design leadership team? Do you thrive in an environment where highly skilled engineers and designers work collaboratively, and where every member of the team makes contributions? We are looking for a Senior Design Research Analyst to support the UX Head of Design for Analytics and Platform in the HANA & Analytics organization with day-to-day administrative and planning tasks. 


As the Senior Design Research Analyst to the UX Analytics and Platform for SAP HANA Cloud Services, you’ll be working with our leadership team, ensuring that in a fast-paced development organization, the design organization thrives. In this ever-evolving team, you will be in charge of day-to-day and strategic operations, ensuring all members, from the designers to the leadership, feel empowered to make a difference for our customers and colleagues. 


Some of the job responsibilities include:
•    Manage assigned projects in a self-reliant manner and maintain communication with interested / affected parties
•    Developing collaborative work relationships within the Analytics and Platform design teams and cross-functional teams
•    Organize and prioritize critical issues and required information for the leadership team to facilitate efficient decision making
•    Assist in preparation of presentations, correspondence, metrics, charts, tables and graphs for any level
•    Support communicating our work to internal and external stakeholders via different channels
•    Setting up customer/prospect meetings (internal and external)
•    Monitoring action items and manage reminders
•    Community building & best practice sharing between different international offices



Required skills and knowledge
•    Outstanding organizational, time management, planning and project management skills 
•    Fast learning curve and ability to quickly understand technical topics
•    Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with all levels of the organization
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    High level of flexibility and enthusiasm for the projects on hand with a high commitment to quality and attention to detail
•    Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with professionalism
•    Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel
•    Experience with visual communication principles
•    Basic knowledge of the Design tools including Sketch and Adobe Illustrator


Preferred skills and knowledge
•    Experience in a globally distributed team / strong intercultural competencies
•    Ability to record, edit and produce mini videos is preferred
•    Knowledge of SAP solution offering and business models
•    Familiarity with industry standard Design and Documentation processes in corporate environments



•    3+ years of successful and related work experience in a professional office environment



We are SAP

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.


Our inclusion promise

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: Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.


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.

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

 Requisition ID:307554 | Work Area: Software-User Experience | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Senior Design Research Analyst

Facility:  307554
Posted Date:  Sep 20, 2021
Work Area:  Software-User Experience
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6B 1A9

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