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C++ (Junior) Developer for SAP HANA Diagnostics Job

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Date: Dec 22, 2017

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

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 161528 
Work Area: Software-Design and Development 
Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot
Expected Travel: 0 - 10% 
Career Status: Early Talent 
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.

Are you passionate about C++ Software Development and about to finish your IT degree?
Do you want to start your career at the world market leader for enterprise software?
Do you see your professional development in a team of very skilled people with great team spirit?


We are looking for talents like you to join our SAP HANA Database team!


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!


HANA provides many diagnostic features for monitoring, health state analysis, alerting, tracing, performance analysis and resource consumption analysis. Expanding the set of HANA functionality and deployment scenarios, we are looking for talented C++ developers to join our team in Walldorf.


As part of this team you will be working on designing, implementing and enhancing these features in the database kernel. Implementing the diagnostic features, you will have the chance to get insights into the different areas of the system and their interaction.


In all focus areas, you can expect to…

  • Write software implementations using C++
  • Write regression tests for your own code using various programming languages (e.g. C++, Python, SQL) and testing frameworks (e.g. Google C++ Testing Framework)
  • Conduct code reviews and code audits to spot opportunities for improvements with respect to usability, testability, supportability, or potential performance penalties


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:

  • Good C++ programming skills and experience in implementing performance-critical algorithms
  • Good knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and software design
  • Ability to analyze and debug complex problems
  • Good university degree in computer science or related technical discipline
  • Verbal and written working proficiency in English and German


Preferred skills:

  • Familiarity with relational database management systems
  • Familiarity with continuous integration concepts and tools e.g. Git, Gerrit
  • Experience with code-analysis tools e.g. Valgrind, Intel Amplifier, Cppchecker
  • Experience with test driven development and continuous integration (gerrit, unit tests)
  • 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.

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