SAP (Senior) Business Developer for the Machine Learning Platform Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 123397

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 40%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.

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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.

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The SAP Innovation Center Network is a strategic innovation entity within SAP, combining software engineering excellence with thought leadership and entrepreneurial spirit. Across various focus clusters and by building on strong teams, we pioneer game-changing solutions in close collaboration with startups, customers & partners in industry and research as well as with other SAP units. To ensure a successful go-to-market, we follow an end-to-end responsibility approach. By exploring unconventional ideas and developing inspiring proofs of concept, we push the state-of-the-art in computer science and its applied fields to provide SAP with foresight into future trends.

As a (Senior) Business Developer for the Machine Learning Platform , you will work with a team of experienced researchers and data scientists taking on challenges posed by the SAP customers and product units and providing smart services across and beyond the SAP portfolio.

Your primary goal will be to define, shape and position these services. Your responsibility spans from market research to customer engagement to validate business potential . You will also be driving the go-to-market activities for the emerging machine learning platform and delivering substantial feedback to the core Machine Learning team .


You will be responsible for all business development activities of the team. Your tasks include:

  • Engaging with customer requesting co-innovation projects on the Machine Learning

  • Investigate and shape market and customer perspectives for the given Machine Learning platform with the aim to identify the most promising improvements

  • Work with Machine Learning and industry experts to understand the potential and feasibility of future products

  • Accompany, monitor and supervise product development and release processes

  • Drive the commercialization and market entry through reference customers


You are a self-starter, lean startup-minded, and born for life in fast paced environments. As an ideal candidate you will demonstrate a proven track record in business development, presales, services or sales for cloud-based solutions. You will bring in your network and the feel for the market pulse.


  • Master degree in business administration, engineering or equivalent education

  • Proven track record in business development and Go-To-Market of new products

  • Ability to present to senior management and to the executive level

  • Excellent English and German language skills


  • Good network inside SAP in particular with the services and sales organizations

  • Good understanding of overall SAP solution portfolio and strategy

  • Entrepreneurial track record and experience


  • At least 3 years of experience in relevant roles.


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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