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Software-Design and Development

Working Student (f/m/d) - BTP Design Core - Team Language Management & Translation

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!


About the team
We are a team of English and German translators in SAP’s Technology & Innovation (T&I) unit. Our aim is to create a great user experience for our customers by delivering high-quality translations of user assistance deliverables, such as user interface texts, on-screen help, and product documentation, while working in close contact with developers, user assistance developers and UX designers. Other responsibilities of our team comprise translation project management, translation enablement, language editing as well as contributing to the overall translation tool and technology landscape at SAP through cross-projects and initiatives. If you are excited about working and learning in a dynamic team as well as working with various translation and documentation tools in a live environment, this is the job for you.

The role
We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic student (f/m/d) to support our team in various tasks. After a thorough on-the-job training, your tasks will include: 

  • Translation of User Interface texts and documentation (English to German)
  • Research, definition, and maintenance of terminology 
  • Quality checks and testing of translated UIs and documentation 
  • Providing feedback on source texts 
  • Dispatching of queries from external agencies 
  • Piloting and testing of new tool developments as required

Role requirements

  • Fluent in German (Level C2) with an excellent command of English
  • Undergraduate or MA student of Translation Studies (English/German)
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills 
  • Computer skills: MS office, translation memory tools: SDL Trados, XTM etc.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate in virtual teams
  • Flexibility and readiness to learn new skills at short notice 
  • Interest in and knowledge about trends in the translation/localization industry

For a working student (studentische Aushilfe or WerkstudentIn) the following applies:

  • Maximum of 20 hours per week during semester
  • Maximum of 40 hours per week during semester vacation


Work experience

  • Experience of living in an English-speaking country is a plus
  • Translation experience and/or business experience is a definite asset 


Your set of application documents should contain a cover letter, a resume in table form, school leaving certificates, certificate of enrollment, current university transcript of records, copies of any academic degrees already earned, and if available, references from former employers (including internships). Please also describe your experience and skills in foreign languages and computer programs / programming languages.


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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:315171 | Work Area: Software-Design and Development | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Student | Employment Type: Limited Part Time  | Additional Locations: 

Working Student (f/m/d) - BTP Design Core - Team Language Management & Translation

Facility:  315171
Posted Date:  Jan 12, 2022
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Student
Employment Type:  Limited Part Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Walldorf, DE, 69190

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