SAP (Senior) Backend Developer - Machine Learning Incubation Job in Berlin, Germany

Requisition ID: 131548

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: Berlin

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.

As the cloud company powered by SAP HANA®, SAP is a market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP applications and services enable our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

At SAP, we believe in the power of collaboration and empower our employees to perform at their best in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. You’ll work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, while turning big ideas into reality for our customers. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you’ll be able to get more out of your career. It’s no wonder that some of the sharpest minds from around the world are working for a company that is consistently recognized as a global top employer.

Now it’s your turn to take the next step and help make the world Run Simple.

We are looking for a Senior Backend / Full-Stack Developer for our new Machine Learning team in Berlin . If you want to build a new Machine Learning SaaS product from ground up, make strategic decisions about technologies and frameworks, and be one of the first backend people on the team - please let us know! We offer great salary and benefits, attractive location (dead center of Berlin), and a startup-like team of ten.


  • Develop a robust and scalable API and backend for our Machine Learning service able to handle 100K requests a day.

  • Support the complete life cycle of a product including: coding, testing, integration and troubleshooting.

  • Participate in the SCRUM meetings, assist in building of a backlog of stories, estimate the required efforts.

  • Help automate the deployment process of the application to the cloud.

  • Collaborate closely with a strong team of machine learning experts.


  • Make strategic decisions with freedom to choose the best tools for the job.

  • End-to-end, co-located team of ten in Berlin.

  • Great salary and benefits.



  • University degree in computer science, mathematics, engineering or related field - Masters degree is a plus.

  • Proven track record in developing new and/or working on existing production cloud-based systems.

  • Knowledge of cloud infrastructure & (micro) services (OpenStack, Docker, Cloud Foundry, AWS...).

  • Hands-on experience designing and developing RESTful APIs.

  • Experience with Jenkins, Bamboo, Travis, Circle CI or other CI tools.

  • Cross-discipline and cross-team collaboration skills. Excellent English is a must.


  • Experience with scripting languages like Perl/Python/JavaScript.

  • Good understanding of unit and functional testing (JUNIT/QUNIT).

  • Very good knowledge about big databases and query optimization.

  • Frontend skills: Javascript, HTML5, CSS programming skills.


At least 2 years of professional work experience as a backend/full stack developer with a portfolio of running systems.


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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