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(Junior) Python Developer - SAP HANA Infrastructure Job

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Date: Dec 23, 2017

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

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 160128 
Work Area: Software-Design and Development 
Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot 
Expected Travel: 0 - 10% 
Career Status: Early Talent 
Employment Type: Regular Full Time 
Career Level: T1/T2 
Grade Level: 1
Hiring Manager: Joerg Wiemers 
Recruiter: Kai Hucker 



As you know, 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 Simple.

We empower 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. Here, you 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’re able to build 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.



The QA Infrastructure team develops and operates the build & test infrastructure for SAP HANA. For us this means, we strive for

  • 100% automation
  • self-healing systems
  • continuous improvement of the whole system

We like to work with the latest open-source tools and state-of-the-art development methods. We grow with the technical challenges, that we experience on our large-scale infrastructure with several thousand servers. As a team, we work together by doing honest code reviews, testing each other’s features and designing together the next level of our infrastructure components.
To find out more about the SAP HANA team, check out our video!

As Python developer in the QA Infrastructure team you will be working with a group of exceptionally talented and motivated colleagues.


You will need to:

  • Design, develop and improve the HANA build- & test infrastructure
  • Analyze & sustainably address issues in all layers of our infrastructure
  • Work on the future architecture of the overall infrastructure
  • Drive automation at every level of our development process
  • Research new technologies and development procedures

We require that you meet the core competencies and skills listed below:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Science
  • Very good Python skills
  • Very good Linux/Unix knowledge
  • Good knowledge of software architecture
  • Experience with SQL
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to work well in close teamwork across international locations
  • Fluent German and English both spoken and written


A plus will be experience with:

  • Container technology (Docker, Rkt)
  • Virtualization environments (XEN, VMware, Virtualbox)
  • Cloud computing / orchestration (Mesos, Kubernetes, Terraform, …)
  • Cluster storage (GPFS, Ceph, Hadoop)
  • C++ knowledge


This is an entry-level position for recent or upcoming graduates with 0-2 years of work experience.



The position can be filled as part time position.



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.

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