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HANA Cloud Performance Engineer (f/m/d) Job

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Date: Oct 13, 2020

City: Walldorf, BW, DE, 69190

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 254600
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Location: Walldorf
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



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The Role

We are looking for talented individuals for our SAP HANA Performance team in Walldorf that are passionate about the performance related aspects of software development. 
While we have a lot of experience with regression testing, analysis, and optimization for on premise, there is uncharted territory for SAP HANA Cloud (https://saphanacloudservices.com/hana-cloud/). SAP HANA Cloud is our database as a service offering that was launched in March 2020.


You can expect to …

  • Analyze and optimize existing and planned cloud landscapes
  • Analyze and optimize existing and planned system components written in C++
  • Doing root cause and explorative performance analysis in the context of SAP HANA Cloud
  • Analyze and optimize scenarios from internal and external stakeholders
  • Build and extend test frameworks
  • Build and extend analysis tools using various technologies
  • Create performance regression tests and benchmarks and support developers in doing so


Role Requirements

Required skills:

  • Ability to analyze and debug complex problems
  • Experience in implementing and analyzing performance-critical algorithms
  • Basic knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and software design
  • Verbal and written working proficiency in English


Preferred skills:

  • Experience with profiling techniques and tools
  • Experience with docker and K8S
  • Familiarity with relational database management systems
  • Basic knowledge in C++ and python
  • 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

Performance is a key asset of the SAP HANA database. Both in the cloud and on premise. That is why we operate a dedicated team to work on performance related topics. The team collaborates with HANA teams around the world.


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