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IT Technology Consultant (AI Developer/ MLOps Engineer) (f/m/d)

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!


We’re looking for a IT Technology Consultant with a role of AI Scientist/MLOps Engineer to join our diverse and dynamic team. This individual’s primary responsibility will be all aspects of developing AI/ML platform (“ML Lab” tool), AI infrastructure as well as operationalizing ML models for our customer’s use cases in order to provide business benefits and tackle customer’s pain-points through AI technologies.
The ideal candidate will be able to work in a remote environment, handle multiple requests (especially during quarter end periods) and collaborate across multiple nationalities and continents. Your passion for organization and details, along with your collaborative mindset on how to improve processes, will ensure a continuous improvement across all teams.


Responsibilities / Core Tasks

  • Work with a team of AI scientists, MLOps engineers, Product Owners and Scrum Masters.
  • Contribute to the development of an open-source ML experimentation platform.
  • Build and maintain the infrastructure required for fast delivery of productive ML models and accelerate the adoption of MLOps best practice.
  • Ideally, you are open to also conduct some AI scientist tasks in our ML projects with knowledge in Python libraries and Machine Learning frameworks (Numpy, Pandas, Keras, scikit-learn, TensorFlow, PyTorch, gensim, etc)
  • Contribute to overall team’s success and lead certain initiatives within our autonomous team setup.
  • Continuous learning and keeping self up to date with state-of-the-art algorithms and technologies in software engineering and ML (e.g. Optical Character Recognition (OCR), Natural Language Processing (NLP), Computer Vision (CV), Time Series, MLOps).



  • At least 2+ years work experience in data science and software development
  • Self-motivated, result-oriented and creative.
  • Bring Can-Do-Attitude and positive mindset.
  • Challenge the status quo, embrace and be proactive to drive changes for the sake of improvement.
  • Team player, collaborative and committed to continuous learning & sharing skills to others.
  • Sharp business acumen and problem-solving skills with the ability to influence stakeholders and develop strong relationships
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills including the ability to interact, communicate and build relationships with executives and non-technical audience
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts in simple form to non-technology users to understand the appropriate use and limits of the information provided
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal formats including summarizing data, presenting results
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships (in-office or remote)
  • Ability to manage, organize, prioritize, multi-task and adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to work effectively both as a team player and leader
  • Excellent spoken and written knowledge of English, German is beneficial


Required skills

  • Full understanding of major Machine Learning algorithms and concepts including MLOps.
  • Experienced in Python backend development (FastAPI, Postgres, OpenAPI).
  • Experienced in DevOps practices and tools (Jenkins, GitHub, (for internal offering: XMake, Hyperspace)).
  • Experienced with development tools like Jupyter, Docker,  Kubernetes, Terraform, Github, etc. and major (ML) programming languages such as Python, Java etc.
  • Ideally, experienced in a variety of Python libraries and Machine Learning frameworks (Numpy, Pandas, Keras, scikit-learn, TensorFlow, PyTorch, gensim, etc)


Preferred skills

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in computer science/Engineering/AI or related technical fields
  • Experience in web application development with JavaScript and React.
  • Basic understanding of machine learning concepts and life circle.
  • Experience with BTP development (cloud foundry and Kyma).
  • Knowledge in Security/DPP topics is beneficial
  • Additional certificates and courses focusing on AI/ML are beneficial
  • Experience in developing & deploying ML models is beneficial.
  • Good understanding of Self-Organizing / Autonomous team concept is beneficial


SAP Intelligent Enterprise Solutions (IES) department has the purpose to “Deliver and Run the Intelligent Enterprise”, fully aligned with overall SAP’s purpose to “Help the world run better and improve people’s lives”. IES is SAP’s technology backbone and most compelling reference customer, and as such, we influence product development and strategy, with our customer experience at heart.


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:308601 | Work Area: Information Technology | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: Virtual - Germany

IT Technology Consultant (AI Developer/ MLOps Engineer) (f/m/d)

Facility:  308601
Posted Date:  Oct 24, 2021
Work Area:  Information Technology
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Walldorf, DE, 69190

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