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(Junior) Linux Performance Engineer for SAP HANA

Datum: 26.12.2017

Standort: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, BW, DE

Unternehmen: SAP

Requisition ID: 158048 
Work Area: Software-Design und Entwicklung 
Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot
Expected Travel: 0 - 10% 
Career Status: Early Talent 
Employment Type: Vollzeit, unbefristet 


SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.

As the cloud company powered by SAP HANA®, SAP is a market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP applications and services enable our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

At SAP, we believe in the power of collaboration and empower our employees to perform at their best in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. You’ll work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, while turning big ideas into reality for our customers. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you’ll be able to get more out of your career. It’s no wonder that some of the sharpest minds from around the world are working for a company that is consistently recognized as a global top employer.

Now it’s your turn to take the next step and help make the world Run Simple.


If you join the SAP HANA in-memory database team, you will part of a team that is the basis for new, ground-breaking SAP applications. In-memory computing is made possible through recent technology advances in main memory, multi-core processing, and data management. It leverages technology innovation to establish real-time analysis of business data and combines both transactions and analytics to improve existing business processes with a significant increase in performance. The SAP HANA in-memory database as basis for the in-memory computing is the key driver for SAP market of the future.


You will be part of the development team in Walldorf with more than 100 exceptionally talented and motivated colleagues. Other development teams are located all over the world and you will be collaborating closely with them. We at the SAP HANA in-memory database team live code development in a flexible and agile way in small self-organized teams.


Within our team, we practice a trust-based working model. If you need to work flexibly from another location or at another time you can do so given your manager’s agreement.


To find out more about the SAP HANA in-memory database team, check out our video!



Performance is a key asset of the SAP HANA database. We operate a dedicated team to work on performance related topics. We are looking for talented graduates to join our SAP HANA Performance team in Walldorf which are passionate about the performance related aspects of software development.


You can expect to:

  • Analyze and fix Linux issues together with HANA C++ developers
  • Evaluation and validation of the latest Linux distributions with HANA
  • Evaluation and validation of virtualization solutions
  • Support the Infrastructure team in keeping our performance test server landscape healthy and analyze hardware and OS related issues
  • Lead Linux related cross projects



We are looking for candidates who are committed to a technology career path. Please make sure your set of application documents contains a cover letter and CV, copies of the obtained degrees and references.

Required skills:

  • Advanced skill and experience with Linux/Unix
  • Ability to analyze and debug complex problems
  • Experience with program and system profiling techniques and tools
  • Knowledge of virtualization technologies
  • Good university degree in computer science or related technical discipline
  • Verbal and written working proficiency in English and German

Preferred skills:

  • Knowledge in C++
  • Experience with scripting languages
  • Python programming skills



  • 0-2 years of practical experience in C++ programming
  • Graduates welcome




To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical, sensory 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 contact us at Careers.Germany@sap.com. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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