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Date: Dec 27, 2017

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

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 146831 
Work Area: Software-Design and Development 
Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot
Expected Travel: 0 - 10% 
Career Status: Professional 
Employment Type: Regular Full Time 



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.



The SAP HANA Database is the basis for new, ground-breaking SAP applications and is widely agreed to be a highly valuable asset in the SAP software portfolio. 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 dramatic increase in performance. The SAP HANA Database as basis for the in-memory computing shows enormous promise as a key driver for the SAP market of the future.

The SAP HANA Database Infrastructure team develops the infrastructure for the SAP HANA Database developers. It supports continuous integration of C++ coding into the SAP HANA Database core engine, featuring state-of-the-art bug & patch tracking, code review, sophisticated automated testing facilities and advanced release management systems. Major components are Git, Gerrit, Jenkins and Bugzilla with custom-tailored extensions in conjunction with in-house developed software.



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

  • Programming knowledge:
    • Good knowledge of software architecture and object-oriented design
    • C / C++
    • Python
  • Experience with build frameworks like
    • CMake
    • Ninja
    • GNU Make
    • Scons
  • Experience with Linux/ Unix development environments
  • Very good analytical skills, familiarity with root cause analysis, debugging and analyzing complex problems
  • Eagerness to improve quality of the continuous integration process for software written in C++
  • Ability to work well in close teamwork in an distributed team over several international locations
  • German and English both spoken and written

A plus will be skills in

  • Using Git, Gerrit, Jenkins
  • Boost C++ libraries
  • Parallel programming/distribution strategies for data or tasks
  • Code profilers & code checkers like CPP checker or address sanitizer
  • Experience with build or test automation
  • Knowledge of data base architectures



As a (Senior) Developer in the SAP HANA Database team you will be working with a group of exceptionally talented and motivated colleagues.

You will need to:

  • Develop and improve the HANA build- & test infrastructure
  • Improve SAP HANA build process & tooling
  • Administrate, monitor and maintain SAP HANA infrastructure components and build servers

Your tasks will also include:

  • Close cooperation with the SAP HANA Database development, enabling core developers to provide new coding in quality as fast as possible
  • Continuously improve the quality of the SAP HANA Database by implementing new quality measures
  • Work closely together with the SAP HANA development and the SAP HANA Delivery team



We seek a (senior) developer





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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