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Date: Dec 30, 2017

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

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 164944 
Work Area: Software-Quality Assurance 
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 team develops a platform that performs parallel in-memory processing of huge data sets to offer extremely fast real-time responses for analytic queries. The platform also provides libraries for predictive, planning, text processing, spatial, and business analytics – all on the same architecture.
Do you have experience in Quality Engineering? Then we are looking for you to extend our Quality Assurance team of SAP HANA platform.

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


As part of the Quality Assurance team, you deal with critical situations in which you conduct technical analysis and handle internal and external communication. You provide the solution to our customers!

The Development Support team is distributed around the globe to ensure 24/7 customer service. When analyzing customer concerns, you work closely with global development teams and acquire deep technical knowledge of the different HANA components. Your daily work will require the ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment and prioritize quickly.


In your daily work you can expect to…

  • Analyze complex problems coming from customers or SAP internal stakeholders related to database engine and SAP HANA platform
  • Align customer requirements in close collaboration with SAP HANA development
  • Provide reproducible scenarios of customer issues to developers
  • Analyze performance and scalability of the SAP HANA database
  • Communicate issues to front office support or customers
  • Continuously improve supportability features and documentation



Required skills

  • Very good analytical skills
  • Profound experience with database architecture
  • Excellent LINUX skills
  • Experience with debugging and analyzing complex problems
  • Very good knowledge of SQL
  • Basic knowledge of at least one of the following programming languages:
    • Python/shell-Scripting
    • C/C++
    • ABAP
  • Ability to work well in global teams across different time-zones
  • Very good communication skills
  • Verbal and written working proficiency in English and German
  • Good university degree in computer science or related technical discipline

Preferred skills

  • Using C++-Debuggers (like GDB)
  • Knowledge in Git, Gerrit, Jenkins
  • Distribution strategies for data or tasks
  • Distributed file systems
  • Good experience with network & storage system


3 or more years of professional experience in the area of Quality Engineering.





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