SAP Intern, Cloud Solution Packages Job in Palo Alto, California

Requisition ID: 163273

Work Area: Software-Development Operations

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Student

Employment Type: Intern


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.


“Products and Innovation Solution Packaging” is a global organization enabling SAP customers to transform their business by helping them to adopt business innovation in a scalable way. SAP Best Practices and Rapid Deployment Solutions (RDS) is an integral pillar accomplishing this mission by defining and delivering on the solution packaging strategy.

Best Implementation Practices, across all Lines of Business and innovative solution areas are packaged and offered as SAP Best Practices, or combined with services, as Rapid Deployment Solutions (RDS). Use of this content allows our customers the realization of fast business value, innovation adoption at transparent cost and risk with the flexibility for future growth.

Our highly motivated employees worldwide create new best implementation practices in the cloud. We engage proactively with our customers and stakeholders to productize best implementation practices, drive adoption and allowing our customers to take their business to the next level. Our work is based on a holistic understanding of our customers’ business requirements and a strong relationship to drive innovation and build scalable solutions.


We are looking for an intern to strengthen our team around packaged enterprise cloud solutions in the Human Capital Management (HCM) area specifically for SAP SuccessFactors solutions. You will be responsible for developing, configuring, delivery and success of a ready-to-consume software focusing on packaging cloud solutions and enhanced them with best practices in the Human Capital Management (HCM) area. In this role, you will be implementing HR business process based on real life best practices adopted by customers and stakeholders.

Collaboration amongst global and local team members is essential. Every team member is encouraged to adopt a holistic view, making the Best Practices an integral part of the solution value proposition. We guide by the principles and mission of team and organization. Enabling our team members to be able to develop themselves in their area of responsibility is key. We support this by training, onboarding sessions and training on the job.

An ideal candidate should (be):

  • Able to understand the business requirements and work with his or her mentor to deliver individual solution packages in a cross-functional team

  • Able to quickly learn the technical features and capabilities of SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central and Talent modules (more information on the solution capabilities can be found online)

  • Able to configure the SuccessFactors solution based on pre-defined HR Best Practices or Business Processes

  • Able to work with a global team in a collaborative manner


Required skills

  • Currently pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Information technology or Software Engineering or related field

  • Good knowledge of XML. Knowledge of Java or JavaScript

  • Good business acumen or ability to understand business process

  • Willingness to embrace new topics and technology

  • Self-starter with passion to be a hands-on expert in the required filed

  • Strong focus on quality

  • Ability to work in an international team environment in a collaborative way

  • Excellent communication skills

Preferred skills

  • Knowledge of HR processes like Recruiting, Employee Administration would be a plus.

  • Understanding of Cloud Solutions, Cloud deployment, Operations and Delivery


  • Palo Alto, California

  • 6 months internship to start asap (December 2017 preferred)


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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