SAP Machine Learning (Senior) Developer for ML Sales and Services (limited up to 6 months) Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 184245

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Graduate

Employment Type: Limited 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 SAP Innovation Center Network (ICN) is SAP’s strategic innovation vehicle which combines software engineering excellence with thought leadership and entrepreneurial spirit. We pioneer game-changing solutions in close collaboration with SAP units, customers, partners & startups.

Within ICN, the Machine Learning (ML) unit aims to make all business applications intelligent. We build out new lighthouse applications for ML, bring ML into existing SAP solutions, and empower all of SAP, customers and partners with ML services on SAP’s cloud platform.

The mission of the ML for Sales and Service team is to build Machine Learning business services, which can be embedded in SAP products in in the customer engagement and commerce space to bring customer service and sales to the next level. New ML technologies, like deep learning, will be essential parts of this mission.

As a Machine Learning developer on the team, you will work with a team of data scientists to solve our customer’s biggest business challenges with machine learning models. You will turn initial models into scalable production APIs on SAP’s cloud platform, which other SAP units, customers and partners can easily integrate into existing and new offerings. This role combines (1) experience with machine learning with (2) practical knowledge software engineering for developing scalable cloud-based APIs for data-driven applications, and (3) ability to understand the data, associated processes and business implications to build and maintaining innovative new products. You will report into the head of the ML for Sales and Service team.


  • Validate machine learning use cases with SAP units and customers in proof-of-concepts

  • Contribute to building deep learning models solving our customers’ toughest problems

  • Lead encapsulation of deep learning models in scalable cloud services



  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics or a related field

  • Familiarity with recent advances in deep learning (convolutional neural networks, recurrent neural networks, reinforcement learning, generative adversarial networks, memory networks etc.)

  • Fluent in German and English - both written and spoken

  • Familiarity with cloud engineering, containerization and dev ops

  • Familiarity with Python, SQLAlchemy as ORM, PostgreSQL database, API compliant to

  • Ability to interface with internal and external stakeholders

  • Familiarity with agile development approach and tools

  • Experience in project and development coordination


  • Hands-on experience building models in natural language processing and one additional data domains (image, video, speech, tabular)

  • Hands-on experience with one or more leading deep learning frameworks

  • (TensorFlow preferred; CNTK, MxNet, Caffe, Theano, Torch etc. a plus)


  • 3 years of professional experience


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