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

Requisition ID: 189909

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.


Our team has the mission to design and develop a massively scalable, multi-tenant aware and extremely fast data management system for big data (SAP Vora). Besides cluster and landscape management it includes engines like relational or graph and distributed query processing.

Central part of the system is a serverless infrastructure for data flow execution based on containers and Kubernetes. On top of this infrastructure we develop our next generation tools like image processing, statistical processing, machine learning and others.

We have extensive cooperation possibilities with universities and research institutes.

We are looking for C and Go software engineers to bring their talents to the SAP Big Data Vora team.


As a software engineer in the SAP Big Data 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 , Golang, Python, SQL) and testing frameworks (e.g. Google C Testing Framework)

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

  • Massive scale-out

  • Docker and Kubernetes

  • Deployment on Azure, AWS, Altiscale and SAP Cloud Platform

  • Data pipeline engine


Required skills:

  • Very good Doctoral, 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

  • Very good skills in C or GoLang and experience in implementing performance critical algorithms

  • Willingness to take responsibilities, drive new developments, and work creatively on challenging and groundbreaking development tasks in accordance with the highest technical standards

Preferred skills:

  • Knowledge of parallel, distributed algorithms

  • Knowledge of scripting language (for example Python, JavaScript)

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

  • Knowledge in cloud scale distributed systems

  • Database knowledge


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



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