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Software-Development Operations

Senior HANA / DB 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!



As a DB/Application Engineer (f/m/d) you will work as a part of the product team in a startup-like environment focusing on the development of new, cloud-based data privacy, encryption and protection compliance solutions. For enterprises moving their workload into the public cloud, their biggest concerns are around managing risk, compliance and Data security in the public cloud. Your primary role will be to drive best practice implementation in terms of application and DB performance and align with the different involved parties, and guide engineers from “A solution” to a “BEST RUN solution”. You should be comfortable with SQL and a plentitude of different DB systems, as well as, finding the sweat spot between performance and security.



  • HANA SPS updates, administration, and Backup configuration
  • Troubleshoot Hana memory bottlenecks and performance tuning
  • Experience with system sizing, storage management, database sizing/management, automated patching, backups, and disaster recovery for HANA / SAP systems
  • Experience using SAP HANA Studio, DBA cockpit, analyze traces and dumps for memory and CPU consumption
  • Deep knowledge on DB engines and parameterization to tweak for different use-cases
  • Performance analysis on both ends, DB and application side
  • Terms such as: DB Execution plans, Indices, Partitioned Tables, Full Table Scans should be second nature to you
  • Experience in Microservice architectures and REST APIs
  • Evaluate system Performance, system health checks, and implementation of tuning improvements utilizing Solution Manager and HANA Cockpit


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree with 6+ work experience
  • Must have excellent expertise in SAP development with very good understanding of DB such as SAP HANA, MySQL, Postgres, etc. and its core functionality
  • Must be an expert in analyzing performance bottlenecks in a full E2E stack (frontend, backend, DB)
  • It would be plus to have some exposure to SAP security concepts, data protection and privacy program elements
  • Strong communications skills (verbal and written) are mandatory



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:308373 | Work Area: Software-Development Operations | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Senior HANA / DB Engineer (f/m/d)

Facility:  308373
Posted Date:  Nov 26, 2021
Work Area:  Software-Development Operations
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Walldorf, DE, 69190

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