SAP C (Senior) Developer for SAP HANA Database Kernel Team Job in Seoul, South Korea


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What We Are Doing

HANA Kernel Development team in Seoul is leading the architecture design and implementation of transaction management, Cloud-scale distributed processing, k-safe replication, smart session/network protocol, smart workload analysis (using machine learning technology as well), metadata management, storage engine, HW/SW co-design and many other important core components in SAP HANA in-memory database, tightly co-working with other SAP HANA development team in Germany and North America.


Responsible for development focusing on design, coding, testing, quality assurance of complex product features in a development team. Resolves complex issues within own area of expertise and supports others in resolving issues. Shows initiative and drives topics to resolution in a high level of quality, speed, reliability and efficiency.

Works closely together with others and shares expertise to ensure product success.

Constantly improves own work methods to gain state-of-the-art agile software engineering skills. Enhances skills beyond own core functional focus and works on other tasks for the benefit of the team.


Responsible for design and implementation of SAP HANA In-memory database kernel

– for example:

  • Expertise in C or C development

  • Understanding on either of computer architecture, operating systems, database systems or artificial intelligence

  • Should be familiar with Linus environment

  • Responsibility, Integrity, Teamwork

  • Interest and talent on solving "REAL" problems with new ideas and logical reasoning

  • A basic business level of English


  • Undergraduate/graduate students or experienced programmer in the area of computer architecture, operating systems, file systems, database, compiler, programming language, parallel processing, machine learning or networking



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