SAP Python (Senior) Developer for SAP HANA Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 104458

Work Area: Software-Development Operations

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

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.


As a member of the SAP HANA Test Infrastructure team you are equally in charge for preparing the playgrounds for new innovative development tasks as well as for constructing and operating a stable productive environment to support our fully automated development process. Backed by a data center full of high end servers we do more than just Continuous Integration. We do state-of-the-art C development based on Open Source components like Linux, Jenkins, Bugzilla, Gerrit, Git, CMake and Python that have proven to be a solid base for large scale development. Be excited about all the impressive things we do in addition to produce great software


As an (senior) Developer in the SAP HANA Infrastructure team you will be working with a group of exceptionally talented and motivated colleagues. You will need to:

  • Develop and improve the HANA build- & test infrastructure

  • Debug complex SAP HANA infrastructure issues

  • Administrate, monitor and maintain SAP HANA infrastructure components and test servers

Your tasks will also include:

  • Close cooperation with the SAP HANA Database development, enabling core developers to provide new coding in quality as fast as possible

  • Continuously improve the quality of the SAP HANA Database by implementing new quality measures


Required skills

We require that you meet the core competencies and skills listed below:

  • Programming knowledge:

  • Good knowledge of software architecture and object-oriented design

  • Python and Shell-Scripting

  • Advanced skills & experience with Linux/ Unix, network & storage system

  • Very good analytical skills, familiarity with root cause analysis, debugging and analyzing complex problems

  • Knowledge of cutting-edge approaches in software quality assurance

  • Basic knowledge of data base architectures

  • Ability to work well in close teamwork in an distributed team over several international locations

  • German and English both spoken and written

Preferred skills

A plus will be skills in:

  • Using Git, Gerrit, Jenkins & Bugzilla APIs

  • Perl & C

  • Parallel programming/distribution strategies for data or tasks

  • Code profilers & code checkers like CPP checker or address sanitizer

  • GNU Make, CMake, Ninja

  • Cluster file systems (GPFS, OCFS)


Three or more years of professional experience in python development


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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