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Senior Engineer (f/m/d) for Quantum Computing

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Summary & Role Information

We want to strengthen our team in the area of quantum computing at SAP.


Quantum computing is a hyping technology with great disruptive potential and broad applicability in business software and intelligent enterprise including optimization, simulation, and machine learning. We strive for making quantum business applications a reality at SAP.


We are a highly motivated, engaged, and diverse team within SAP Security Research, a part of SAP's Innovation Center Network. Our goal is to understand, utilize, and develop new principles of using quantum technologies and specifically quantum computing in the context of SAP applications and to the benefit of SAP customers. We collaborate with partners, customers, and universities to furnish proof of concepts, adapt scientific approaches, and build prototypes in the SAP application and technology context. We support SAP development teams to consume and integrate our results into SAP products.


Our work is inspired by the vision of using quantum technologies to boost the performance and security of data processing and transfer. The team is working on multiple projects in the field and is encouraged to look for further ideas, which execute on the promises of quantum computing to future-proof SAP.


Your role is to support our team on development, collaborate with SAP development teams and customers, and facilitate the transfer into SAP offers. First projects will focus on optimization problems, with the scope expected to evolve over time.


Role Requirements

  • Master or equivalent in Computer Science/Mathematics or related field
  • Interest in quantum computing; experience with quantum algorithms will be a plus
  • 5+ years of experience in software development
  • Good programming skills in C/C++ and/or Python
  • Expertise in modern software architecture design
  • Familiarity with mathematical optimization, operations research, linear programming, etc.
  • Knowledge of SAP technologies and architecture of at least one SAP product
  • Self-organized in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • A team player with a strong collaborative personality
  • Excellent written and oral English; German is highly desired


Furthermore, a preferred skill is the understanding of quantum physics or quantum computing.





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.


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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: or, APJ:, EMEA:


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:292560 | Work Area: Software-Research | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Berufserfahren | Employment Type: Vollzeit, unbefristet  | Additional Locations: 

Senior Engineer (f/m/d) for Quantum Computing

Einrichtung:  292560
Datum:  22.10.2021
Kategorie:  Software-Research
Benutzerdefiniertes Feld 3:  Berufserfahren
Schichttyp:  Vollzeit, unbefristet
Reisen:  0 - 10%

Walldorf, DE, 69190