SAP Expert Quality Engineer for SAP HANA Optimization Team Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 130296

Work Area: Administration

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 30%

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.


The SAP HANA team develops a platform which is the basis for new, ground-breaking SAP applications and is widely agreed to be a highly valuable asset in the SAP software portfolio. In-memory computing is made possible through recent technology advances in main memory, multi-core processing, and data management. It leverages technology innovation to establish real-time analysis of business data and combines both transactions and analytics to improve existing business processes with a dramatic increase in performance. The SAP HANA platform also provides libraries for predictive, planning, text processing, spatial, and business analytics – all on the same architecture.

We are looking for a database expert with proven customer success to join our global SAP HANA Optimization Team (SHOT)!

As part of SHOT you work closely with ISVs (Independent Software Vendors) and internal customers. The team’s focus is to support our customers to bring their solutions onto and optimize them for SAP HANA. Besides others, your daily work includes solving technical issues on different layers (e.g. database, application, OS), analyzing and optimizing the customer’s solution, and driving innovation within SAP HANA Development to deliver world-class products.

Within our team, we practice a trust-based working model. If you need to work flexibly from another location or at another time you can do so given your manager’s agreement.

To find out more about the SAP HANA in-memory database team, check out our video at !


In your daily work you can expect to…

  • get a very good understanding of the SAP HANA architecture

  • gain deep technical knowledge of SAP HANA

  • leverage SAP HANA features to optimize performance of customer’s products

  • help customers to migrate their product smoothly onto SAP HANA

  • debug complex database issues

  • work closely together with all teams in SAP HANA Development

  • drive innovation within SAP HANA

  • collaborate closely and communicate regularly with our customers

  • get a deep understanding of the customer’s product

  • be responsible for and drive customer projects

  • train, mentor and support new team members

  • take over responsibility within the team for critical tasks

  • represent SHOT within and outside of SAP


Please make sure your set of application documents contains a cover letter and CV, copies of the obtained degrees and references.

Required skills

  • Good Bachelor / Master degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related technical discipline

  • Very strong analytical skills

  • Very high proficiency in customer communication

  • Very good knowledge of SQL

  • Very good knowledge of database architecture

  • Very good ability to work well in global teams across different time-zones

  • Good knowledge of SAP HANA

  • Familiar with debugging and analyzing complex problems

  • Good understanding of customer IT processes

  • Fluent in German and English (spoken and written)

Optional skills

  • Knowledge of LINUX

  • Knowledge of SAP Clouds (HCP, HEC)

  • Knowledge of SAP Applications (e.g. BW, S/4 HANA)


  • 5 years of practical experience in support or consulting or similar with customer contact

  • 3 years of practical experience in working with relational databases / analyzing complex database issues

  • 1 years practical experience in working with SAP HANA

  • Proven record of working successfully with customers and global teams



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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