SAP Product Expert - SAP Connected Health Platform (f/m) Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 132950

Work Area: Solution and Product Management

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 20%

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.


SAP Connected Health is a fast growth end-to-end business unit within SAP’s business, networks and applications group (BNA). It is SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives. This is our enduring cause. The Connected Health vision is to help improve patient outcomes while reducing costs by connecting stakeholders and data silos in healthcare.

Healthcare IT is a $40B large market in the US alone. We are helping our pharma, medical research, healthcare provider, health insurance customers and even patients by integrating (1) clinical, (2) genomic, (3) research, (4) payer and (5) medical device data and by providing applications and services. Our cloud based SAP Connected Health platform will enable the participants in the network to share and consume anonymized data and build significantly enhanced applications and value-add services on top of the integrated data set.

The core principle of the Connected Health culture is OPEN:

O ne Team

P atient Centric

E ntrepreneurial

N et Performance

We are driven by our passion to fundamentally change healthcare through technology. Our people are bold risk takers, who thrive in a fast-paced environment and take risks to be innovative. Our leadership team is transparent and focused on the vision. They build trust by being authentic and delivering on their commitments.

Position summary

As Product Expert you will work with an international team to advance the SAP Connected Health Platform capabilities in information discovery from structured and unstructured data. You are familiar with key concepts and technologies including knowledge representations such as biomedical ontologies, Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning, which you are eager and able to employ in practice. With your profound professional experience in R&D information technology in Life Sciences industry, you will help to shape the SAP Connected Health Platform according to functional and architectural requirements specific to this industry. In addition, you will evangelize the SAP Connected Health Platform addressing customer and partner audiences.

Key Expectations & Tasks:

  • Collect and consolidate market requirements with a focus on Life Sciences industry

  • Drive strategic prototyping of new information retrieval and processing functionality

  • Demonstrate thought leadership in industry, leveraging your familiarity with the state-of-the-art in public research

  • Provide feedback to senior management regarding technical feasibility and architectural implications of business and product strategy

  • Evangelize such functionalities to internal and external audiences, supporting go-to market activities

  • Drive adoption of new cutting edge technology within the organization through knowledge sessions, adoption of the same in the solution

  • Provide guidance to product teams for solution implementations and participate, as necessary, in coding, testing, documentation, go-live, and maintenance support activities

  • Work in strongly outcome oriented international teams using agile methodology

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • University degree in software engineering, natural sciences or equivalent

  • 15 years of professional experience in Life Sciences IT focused on R&D

  • Familiarity with SAP HANA technology and HANA based platform development capabilities

  • Strong development experience in multiple languages and infrastructures

  • Strong experience with databases and analytical products

  • Strong experience with Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, and Knowledge Management techniques

  • Industry-wide overview over the state-of-the-art in IT used prototypically and productively in public research and in industry

  • Outstanding ability and willingness to learn in short amount of time

  • Experience to work with customers and partners from industry and research and the ability to demonstrate ideas and concepts by building prototypes

  • Strong experience working and coordinating with teams across different locations and cultural backgrounds

  • Ability to communicate on all levels (Executive to Developer) inside and outside SAP

  • Experience as Mentor, Trainer and/or Conference Speaker and accustomed to collaborate with developer communities

  • Excellent communication skills, fluent in German and English


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