Development Manager - Machine Learning Platform (Berlin) Job


Thu, 22 Dec 2016 19:49:18 GMT


Requisition ID: 133065
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Location: Berlin
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Management
Employment Type: Regular Part 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 Innovation Center Network is a strategic innovation entity within SAP, combining software engineering excellence with thought leadership and entrepreneurial spirit. Across various focus clusters and by building on strong teams, we pioneer game-changing solutions in close collaboration with startups, customers & partners in industry and research as well as with other SAP units. To ensure a successful go-to-market, we follow an end-to-end responsibility approach. By exploring unconventional ideas and developing inspiring proofs of concepts, we push the state-of-the-art in computer science and its applied fields to provide SAP with foresight into future trends.

As a Development Manager within SAP’s Machine Learning Platform unit, you will lead an expert team in a startup-like environment focusing on extending the cloud-based ML platform. Your primary goal will be to enable Machine Learning use-cases and services on top of the platform including: enhancement of existing and addition of new features, scoping, development of Minimum Viable Products, and bringing them into productive usage. You are a self-starter, lean startup-minded, and born for life in fast paced environments. As an ideal candidate you bring technical excellence in software development and machine learning, understanding of the business domain, and very good communication skills.

You will manage a team of dedicated experts including developers and data scientists with a single goal of enabling Machine Learning use-cases on top of SAP’s ML platform. Your tasks include:
Build technological foundations for Machine Learning use-cases
Estimate and balance desirability, viability, and feasibility of the solutions
Build, maintain, and enable your team on its job
Manage internal and external stakeholders

Hands-on experience with building and delivering production-grade, cloud-based solutions
Experience in agile software development and continuous delivery
Experience with at least one of the following cloud infrastructures: AWS, Azure, GCP
Previous lead or management role
Eager to work in an international, multi-cultural environment

PhD degree in computer science with background in applied machine learning
Experience with Big Data technologies
Excellent English and German communication skills

Minimum of 5 years of professional experience.


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.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical, sensory and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us at . Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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