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Working Student: Restructuring of the Calculation Engine Interface Job

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Date: Jun 30, 2019

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

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 203078
Work Area: Software-Research
Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Student
Employment Type: Limited Part Time


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A key aspect of the HANA database is the option to push computations down into the data base. These computations, resembled by so-called calculation views, can be either modelled in a user-friendly way through an UI or automatically by other tools. Thus, the interface responsible for these calculation views sits at a crucial position within the core architecture.
The interface shall be modernized to be ready for future changes in the HANA architecture. Also, there is a plan to make it available for external customers, which requires some additional attention to cleanliness and documentation.
Tasks for the student:

  • Understanding some of the key HANA components
  • Understanding the relevant code and the development workflow
  • Refactoring and rewriting code
  • Writing tests
  • Ideally helping to drive informed design decisions


  • Currently enrolled as a Student at a university or a university of applied sciences 
  • Preferred fields of study: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering
  • Computer skills:  good C/C++ coding skills, Working knowledge of Databases and SQL
  • Language skills: English
  • Soft skills: Conscientiousness
  • Others: Experience with XML/XSD is not required but is a plus

Your set of application documents should contain a cover letter, a resume in table form, school leaving certificates, certificate of enrollment, current university transcript of records, copies of any academic degrees already earned, and if available, references from former employers (including internships). Please describe as well your experience and skills in foreign languages and computer programs / programming languages.
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