SAP IT Technology Associate Consultant for HANA Platform Mgmt. - Standort Walldorf/St. Leon Rot Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 168579

Work Area: Information Technology

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Graduate

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


IT Services, as internal IT department is responsible for evolving SAP’s IT strategy and executing on it. We are applying our expertise in technology and business processes by driving the internal adoption of standard applications and help to improve SAPs processes.

Within BIT, Business Infrastructure Operations (BIO) is responsible for 24x7 operations of mission critical SAP systems and backend technology embedded in an international delivery approach. The BIO unit focused on design, build and operation services for OS, DB and SAP Basis.

The global database team within BIO is responsible for all databases for internal business & support systems. Beside project delivery, solution engineering and day to day administration we are part of strategic pilot projects for new technologies as reference for SAP customers especially in the area of SAP HANA platform. The database team is located in St. Leon-Rot, Dresden, India and Mexico to support 24x7 projects.

Driving early adaption of our HANA platform products and continuous improvement is our focus. Increasing operation effectiveness, availability and efficiency with automation, infrastructure landscape re-architecture and new technology / functionality adoption is another important part driven by the DB Platform teams.


  • Design and execute various functionality enhancements / changes of the SAP HANA Platform on the latest versions being released by the standard development group

  • Support & Drive Automation for DB Operations and DB Administration

  • Usage of High availability technologies

  • Implement and Improve DB Security Aspects

  • Support the Development of concepts and tools to solve and prevent problems and to increase efficiency (e.g. Monitoring metrics and Alert Reaction procedures)

  • Collaboration in ticket processing and coordination of Service Requests with other Teams

  • DB Administration of common database platforms (HANA, ASE)

  • Continuous improvement to ensure a stable, sustainable & scalable Business Systems from a DB perspective

Additional proficiency expected:

  • Close collaboration with different 3rd Level Teams (OS/DB/ Basis) or SAP Development to engineer operations under real live customer conditions

  • Close collaboration with SAP Development to engineer early products under real live customer conditions to support Early Adaption of SAP owned Databases.


Required (must have)

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, preferably in business information systems or in computer science, mathematical, technical or science field of study.

  • Fluent English and German is mandatory

  • Interest in new Platform technologies SAP HANA, SAP ASE, MongoDB

  • Analytical & problem solving skills and used to work customer oriented

Your strengths are:

  • First experiences within the SAP HANA Platform or an open source platform

  • Interests in cloud IAAS / PAAS technologies

  • Readiness to work in international teams driving global knowledge transfer and best practices

Preferred (good to have)

  • Skills in the SAP HANA Administration & Troubleshooting preferred

  • Background knowledge about basic Infrastructure components / cloud providers is a plus


Relevant work experience as intern in IT industry

This is an entry position for candidates with up to two years of work experience


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Additional Locations: Virtual - Germany; St. Leon-Rot


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