SAP Junior Big Data Developer in SAP Cloud Platform Team Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 187723

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Graduate

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.


The growing interconnection of machines, devices and business processes through the Internet is offering a significant growth opportunity for SAP as market leader of enterprise software. The SAP Cloud Platform is the technological foundation to seize this opportunity. Our team contributes Big Data technology to our SAP Cloud Platform portfolio to support respective scenarios for customers and for SAP solutions including new offerings within the SAP Leonardo portfolio.

Our Big Data team is designing, provisioning, scaling and running Big Data clusters, which integrate with our SAP Cloud Platform. We develop and offer Big Data technology and target massive cloud and data scale and responsiveness. We challenge the status quo by leveraging leading open source technologies such as Apache Spark and Kafka in concert with Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes, integrating with SAP Hadoop based data services and differentiating SAP technologies such as SAP HANA and SAP Data Hub.

We are looking for developers with experience in cloud computing, container or Big Data domains having a strong interest to contribute to the Big Data technology and offering them as platform services. If you are fascinated by cloud native and distributed modern Big Data technologies and already have practical professional experience in a Big Data project, please apply to complement our SAP CP Big Data teams.


As a developer in the SAP Cloud Platform Big Data Team you will design, develop and automate thoroughly crafted, resilient, well-tested Big Data services built on latest open source and SAP technologies.

You will be successful in this role if you:

  • Are curious and hungry to learn and improve

  • Are proud of your team’s well-crafted, simple, resilient, valuable and widely used software

  • Are willing to use and embrace open source products

  • Love agile development principles and practices

  • Are a self-motivated, committed, reliable team player and a proactive networker


Required skills

  • Excellent university degree (diploma, master, PhD) in computer science or related engineering discipline

  • Proficiency in at least one of the following: Java, JavaScript (server-side), Scala, Python, Go

  • Confidence working within Unix / Linux shell environments.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Fluency in German and English (written and spoken)

Preferred skills

  • Hands-on experience with concrete Big Data components, e.g. Kafka, Cassandra, Spark, Hadoop

  • Proficiency in test-driven development, pair programming and code reviews

  • Knowledge of related open source products. Own prior contributions are a plus.


  • Graduates are welcome! Up to 2 years of work experience in a respective software development area





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