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Date: Aug 30, 2017

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

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 157610 
Work Area: Software-Design and Development 
Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot
Expected Travel: 0 - 10% 
Career Status: Professional 
Employment Type: Regular Full Time 

 

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

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.

 

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

The SAP HANA in-memory 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 in-memory database as basis for the in-memory computing shows enormous promise as a key driver for SAP‘s market of the future.

As a member of the SAP HANA Infrastructure team you are equally in charge of preparing the playgrounds for the HANA development by maintaining a robust and innovative Linux environment. In addition, you will further develop and operate a mission critical cloud system to support our fully automated development process. Backed by a data center full of high end servers we do more than just Continuous Integration. We do state-of-the-art C++ development based on Open Source components like Linux, Jenkins, Bugzilla, Gerrit, Git, CMake and Python. Be excited about all the impressive things we do to produce great software.

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

 

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

As a Linux System Engineer 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 our Linux environment (SUSE & RedHat)
  • Analyze & fix Linux issues together with the HANA C++ developers
  • Lead Linux related cross projects
  • Be an expert regarding new Linux versions & related technologies
  • Test & validate SAP HANA together with the latest Linux distributions

 

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Required skills

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

  • Advanced skills & experience with Linux/Unix
  • Programming knowledge in Python
  • Experience with LDAP, NFS, DNS, DHCP, routing protocols
  • Advanced shell scripting experience
  • Very good analytical skills, familiarity with root cause analysis, debugging and analyzing complex problems
  • Strong will to take the initiative and learn new technologies in an evolving environment
  • Ability to work well in a distributed team
  • Knowledge of Virtualization technologies (e.g. KVM, Xen, and VMWare)
  • German and English both spoken and written

Preferred skills

A plus will be skills in

  • Cluster file systems (GPFS, OCFS)
  • C/C++
  • Performance analysis tools
  • DBMS administration and operations

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

We seek a (senior) developer with at least 2 years of work experience.

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SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

 

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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