SAP (Senior) Developer for the SAP Big Data Hub Development Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 118513

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

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.


There is hardly any business area that is not affected by the Big Data wave, but customers struggle with a broad adoption due to the complexity of the solutions and lack of guidance from trusted suppliers.

Most of the enterprise big data projects are standalone silos with limited link into corporate structure. But as the technology gets more and more enterprise ready it is vital to connect them with corporate data governed e.g. in a data warehouse. It can be expected that architectures will need to combine big data systems with core business applications. Therefore data warehousing technology is under pressure to integrate efficiently with the Big Data scenarios and to provide features and functions to handle this new data and transform it into value.

Our teams answer to this challenge and build a Big Data Hub that delivers a comprehensive logical data and analytics platform with a complete suite of fully supported, solutions and technologies that can meet the needs of even the most sophisticated and demanding modern enterprise—on-premises, in the cloud, or within any hybrid scenario. The Big Data Hub will be built on the HANA XS/A and will be developed together with the SAP HANA VORA and the SAP HANA Data Warehouse development teams and in close alignment with our stakeholders within SAP (like IoT, Health, Media, Utilities, …) and potential customers. The SAP Big Data Hub will rely on SAP’s strong data management platform SAP HANA VORA and SAP HANA.

Our development teams are mainly located in Walldorf, Germany and Istanbul, Turkey, but we closely work with teams across the SAP development locations like Bangalore, Palo Alto and others.


As a developer of the SAP Big Data Hub you are focusing on design, coding, testing and quality assurance of specific product features in a development team.

  • You will carry out research and development activities in the area of Big Data Management

  • You will have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge technologies in the field of Big Data, In-Memory, HTML5, and Cloud

  • The output of these activities will be the development of a new SAP product “SAP Big Data Hub”

  • You will be in close touch with customers and stakeholders of the new product

  • You will support customers and applications to use the new product


Required skills

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

  • High interest in big data scenarios and modern data warehouse and data management technologies

  • Expert programming skills in Java (or Scala) and JavaScript with a passion to build quality applications

  • Willingness to take responsibility, drive new developments, and work creatively on challenging and groundbreaking development tasks in accordance with the highest technical standards, plus a high level of commitment, team-spirit, flexibility, and initiative

Preferred skills

  • Experience with databases and SQL

  • Knowledge in design patterns and object oriented and functional programming

  • Experience with state of the art development tools (Git, Gerrit, Bugzilla, CMake, Maven, Docker, …)

  • Experience with ETL and Complex Event Processing

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

  • Knowledge of parallel, distributed algorithms

  • Programming experience in Node.js


Your work experience should mirror the required and preferred skills mentioned.


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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