SAP Associate Developer for the SAP HANA Vora Team Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 127100

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Graduate

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.


Our team has the mission to design and develop a massively scalable, multi-tenant aware and extremely fast data management engine (SAP HANA Vora) that will be a substantial part of the SAP Big Data Hub. We have a variety of interesting development topics like distribution, in-memory engine, disk engine, text engine, document store, graph store, pipeline engine etc.

In the development process we make use of the Hadoop eco system and integrate into Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark and other components.

We are looking for fresh graduates to bring their budding talents to the SAP HANA Vora team.


As an associate developer in the SAP HANA Vora team you will be working with a group of exceptionally talented and motivated colleagues.

You will need to:

  • Identify relevant technology trends and drive education in related domains

  • Write meticulous software implementations throughout the whole software stack

  • Perform code reviews and audits to spot opportunities for improvements with respect to usability, testability, supportability, or potential performance penalties

  • Write regression tests for your own code using different programming languages (e.g. C , Python, SQL) and testing frameworks (e.g. Google C Testing Framework)

  • Continually enhance your existing skills and seek new areas for personal development

  • Be a strong, committed, reliable team player with a strong service ethic; as well as being a proactive networker, a self-starter and self-motivated.

Your tasks will include developing new concepts in the following areas:

  • Massive scale-out

  • Low latency networking

  • Time critical protocols

  • Multi-tenancy concepts

  • Fault tolerance and security

  • Cloud computing

  • Compression algorithms

  • Query execution via Spark

  • Block Placement Strategies in HDFS

  • Resource Management in Yarn


Required skills:

  • Very good Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related fields

  • A solid foundation in computer science with strong competencies in data structure, algorithms, and software design

  • Expert skills in one ore more of the following languages: C , Java, Scala, Python, R, Lua, Go

  • A high level of commitment, team-spirit, flexibility, and initiative

Preferred skills:

  • Knowledge of parallel, distributed algorithms

  • Knowledge of scripting language (for example in Python, Java script)

  • A solid understanding of one or more of the following areas: Hadoop, Spark, HDFS, Hive, Yarn, Flume, Storm, Kafka, ActiveMQ, Sqoop, MapReduce

  • Knowledge in cloud scale distributed systems

  • Database knowledge

  • Experience with NoSQL Databases and Technologies like Cassandra, MongoDB, Graph Databases

  • Knowledge in design patterns and object oriented programming


  • 0 - 2 years

  • 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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