SAP C Developer for High-Performance Database Transaction Processing and Database Replication in Job in Seoul, South Korea

Requisition ID: 172721

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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.

We are looking for talents who want to share the challenge and excitement that we’re enjoying with delivering technology innovation and world-class mission-critical enterprise-scale software into the real world. We are building up the core transaction processing engine in SAP Enterprise Data Hub [1][2] and SAP HANA in-memory database [3][4][5], which can be well contributed to by experts not only from the database area but also from many other areas in computer science such as Big Data, Key-Value Store, Operating System, Compiler, Network, Algorithm, Architecture, Software Engineering, and Programming Language.

What we are doing:

SAP Database Transaction team in Seoul is leading the architecture design and implementation of database transaction processing (concurrency control, recovery, fault tolerance, …) and database replication for massively parallel many-core computing architecture or Cloud-scale distributed architecture. We are also tightly co-working with other SAP development teams in Germany and North America.

Required skills/talents:

  • Expertise in C or C development

  • Understanding on either of computer architecture, operating systems, database systems

  • Should be familiar with Linux environment

  • Responsibility, Integrity, Teamwork

  • Interest and talent on solving “real” problems with new ideas and logical reasoning

  • A basic level (doesn’t need to be fluent, though) of English


[1] A web page at on SAP Data Hub

[2] A published paper ( SIGMOD 2015 ) on Transaction Processing in SAP Data Hub

[3] A web page at on SAP HANA

[4] A published paper ( SIGMOD 2016 ) on Transaction Processing in SAP HANA

[5] Another published paper ( VLDB 2017 ) on Transaction Processing in SAP HANA


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