Thesis Student(f/m/d):User Assistance for ABAP RESTful Application Programming Model Developer Guide

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What you'll do
We are looking for a quality-conscious student in the field of communications, technical writing, languages, or informatics. We are offering a thesis student position as a
 temporary full-time job assignment of four to six months in an inspirational learning and working environment. During this time, you will work closely with mentors from SAP development teams and user assistance colleagues. For the ABAP RESTful Application Programming Model guide, we want to do user research to make sure our documentation strategy is going in the right direction and can fulfil all requirements of our target group.

Outline a foundation for user research and target group analyses for technical documentation aimed at developers
Plan, outline and implement an opinion poll within SAP to collect our users’ opinions
Outline methods and topics about how our documentation can be improved and which parts are missing
Analyse and outline future potential for optimizing our content strategy for our target group


What you bring

  • Preferable student of technical writing or studies related to languages/programming/communications
  • Interest in software engineering and programming
  • Strong skills and fluency in English and German, ideally first-language proficiency in English
  • The ability to express complex technical information in a clear and precise manner
  • Strong interest in copy editing technical texts written by English non-native speakers
  • The ability to learn new skills at short notice and deliver on time in high quality
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Experience of MS Office applications, especially MS Word and MS PowerPoint


Meet your team
The SAP Core Platform team stands for SAP's technology layer that is used by millions of business people all over the world. In small and agile development teams, we innovate on compilers, virtual machines, higher-level application services, and development environments to make SAP the best-run enterprise software on all supported cloud and on-premises platforms. Among our technology partners are companies like Google, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and VMware. If you like to live your creativity and want to make a difference, then come and join our team.

Context of the project
ABAP Platform has been supplying the technical foundation for SAP’s world-renowned ERP systems for more than 30 years now. We support 100.000 customers worldwide, and more than five million registered software developers rely on our robust platform each day. For a few years now, our platform has been running in the cloud, and our efforts are focused on optimizing it even more for cloud operation. It influences all our fields of activity from programming models to compilers and virtual machines, to SDKs and powerful application services. We cooperate closely with many hyperscalers such as Amazon, Microsoft, and Google to operate our platform in the cloud. Would you like to help shape the future of business? Then join our team.


Goal of the project
As a central part of our technology we offer developers from SAP, partners and customers several tools and frameworks for developing highly efficient business applications. As an integral part of the platform’s development environment this includes the ABAP RESTful Application Programming Model.
If you are interested in working closely with software development teams and giving our users the best possible experience by providing excellent English documentation in our user and programming guides, then come and join our team.


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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Requisition ID: 339648  | Work Area: Administration  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Student  | Employment Type: Limited Full Time   

Requisition ID:  339648
Posted Date:  Jun 19, 2022
Work Area:  Administration
Career Status:  Student
Employment Type:  Limited Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

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