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(Senior) Performance Engineer (f/m/d) for SAP HANA Porting Team

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Date: Feb 25, 2021

City: Berlin, BE, DE, 10178

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 256753
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Location: Berlin or Walldorf
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Part time or Regular Full Time


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The Role

SAP HANA Performance Team is looking for experienced Performance Engineer (f/m/d) to work on HANA Porting to ARM Platform project.

If you are passionate about about the performance related aspects of software development then we have the perfect opportunity for you.


You can expect to…

  • Conduct performance analysis of complex scenarios taking into account hardware aspects
  • Port SAP HANA to the ARMv8 CPU Platform
  • Write performance regression tests using different programming languages (e.g. C++, Python, SQL) and testing frameworks (e.g. Google C++ Testing Framework)
  • Optimize code for the ARM platform


We are looking for candidates who are committed to a technology career path.


Role Requirements

Required skills:

  • Ability to analyze and debug complex problems
  • Experience in implementing and analyzing performance-critical algorithms
  • Good C++ programming skills
  • Good knowledge on ARM platform specifics
  • Good knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and software design
  • Verbal and written working proficiency in English


Preferred skills:

  • Experience with profiling techniques and tools
  • Familiarity with relational database management systems
  • Verbal and written working proficiency in German


Please make sure your set of application documents contains a cover letter and CV, copies of the obtained degrees and references.


About the team

The SAP HANA team creates the heart of the SAP HANA database engine, SAP’s ground-breaking in-memory, multi-core database platform, which provides a powerful foundation for existing SAP products as well as for new applications in the cloud, on device, and on premise. Being part of the SAP HANA team means constantly driving innovation and working on complex technical challenges every day, more concretely the newly formed Porting team will be responsible for extending and maintaining new Hardware Platforms, namely but not limited to ARM v8 platform.








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