(Senior) Data Scientist (f/m/d)

Location: 69190 Walldorf

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The Innovation Office within the Global Cloud Services (GCS) organization is looking for a (senior) data scientist (f/m/d) to optimize SAP's Cloud Infrastructure and its automation while increasing its utilization and reliability. The successful candidate will contribute innovations into a world-spanning industry scale cloud infrastructure.
The set-up of GCS's Innovation Office is highly interdisciplinary to understand the current challenges, and trade-offs, learn about and keep up with state-of-the-art datacenter designs, and find opportunities to improve data centers by tailoring such designs to the demands of SAP’s cloud offerings.

The Role:
As a (senior) Data scientist (f/m/d), you will undertake innovations towards crafting and implementing novel solutions arising from a multitude of real-world problems of datacenters. Considering the full stack and having an out of the box thinking and a team up mentality is important to create impact at SAP's Cloud Infrastructure. Learning new skills and growing in new technical areas is as much expected as the willingness to work in agile, cross-functional teams.


  • Master or PhD in Computer Science, Informatics, Mathematics, Computational Mathematics, Computational Science, Data Engineering, Data Science or related fields
  • Preferred fields of interest: numerical mathematics, stochastics, time series prediction, mathematical modeling, autonomous systems, supervised and unsupervised machine learning, reinforcement learning, artificial intelligence
  • Strong programming skills in Python/R, MATLAB
  • Experience of complex software system development is preferred
  • Big Data Management with Spark, Kafka, or similar
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English) and a team player attitude are essential
  • Knowledge and experience in solving challenging engineering/science, parallel computing problems is a plus

Your set of application documents should contain a cover letter, a resume in table form, school leaving certificates, current university transcript of records, copies of any academic degrees already earned, and if available, references from former employers (including internships). Please describe your experience and skills as well in foreign languages and computer programs/ programming languages.

We are SAP

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.

Our inclusion promise

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.

SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team: Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Requisition ID:301214 | Work Area: Software-Design und Entwicklung | Expected Travel: 0 - 20% | Career Status: Berufserfahren | Employment Type: Vollzeit, unbefristet | Additional Locations: St. Leon Rot

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