SAP (Senior) Developer In-Memory Computing Engine - HANA Platform Core (Berlin) Job in Berlin, Germany

Requisition ID: 129004

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: Berlin

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.


SAP’s ground-breaking in-memory computing engine is being developed in several locations around the globe. Among others critical core components are being developed in Berlin. With this new in-memory engine SAP SE offers a powerful foundation for use with existing SAP products as well as for developing new applications on device, in the cloud and on premise.

Brand new technology covering Main-Memory, Multi-Core Processing and Data Management are building the foundation for efficient in-memory computing thus enabling real-time analysis in combination with online transactional processing of business data.

Within our team, we practice a trust-based working model and follow the approach of Agile Software Development using e.g. Scrum. If you need to work flexibly from another location or at another time you can do so given your manager’s agreement.


As developer within the HANA Platform Core team in Berlin you will be responsible for design, test, implementation, analysis, continuous improvements, documentation, and maintenance of the backup and recovery component of the in-memory data management engine

  • The backup and recovery team provides the functionality of log and data backups in either a single host or in a scale out cluster and assures the recoverability of the complete HANA database with all its services on all hosts. This functionality is business critical, must be rock solid, easy to use and as optimized for high performance as possible with the given hardware.

  • Your focus will be on contributing to a highly robust and scalable architecture for providing backup and recovery methods in the in-memory data management engine.

  • You are highly self-motivated and team oriented with outstanding drive and energy, result oriented, highly flexible, and demonstrating a constant willingness to learn

  • The requirements of our internal and external customers are the main driver for your development work


Required skills

  • Strong analytical skills, ability to structure complex problems, and to do conceptual work

  • Excellent C programming skills

  • Very good communication and presentation skills in both German and English

  • Strong team player

Preferred skills

  • University degree in computer science or related areas preferably in backup and recovery and/or database specific topics with excellent marks

  • Principles in the area of Storage Systems, Storage Area Networks (SAN), Network-Attached Storage (NAS), Storage Virtualization and 3rd party backup tools is advantageous

  • Background in DBMS implementation aspects is a plus

  • Academic experience in leveraging multi core architectures


Experience in implementing robust and performance optimized server software


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