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.
AT SAP, YOU CAN IMPACT THE WAY BUSINESS IS RUN
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition.
PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES
The Machine Learning (ML) Incubation unit aims to make all SAP business applications and platforms intelligent. We are a strategic focus area within the SAP Innovation Center Network (ICN). The ICN combines software engineering excellence with thought leadership and entrepreneurial spirit. We pioneer game-changing solutions in close collaboration with customers, research and industry partners as well as with other SAP units.
To successfully enter new markets, we rely on empowered teams with end-to-end responsibility. As an Applied (Senior) Research Scientist, you will work together with globally leading universities in machine learning and deep learning, as well as a team of experts including machine learning and deep learning specialists, software engineers, dev ops experts, designers and business developers.
EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS
Co-innovate with world’s best universities, SAP customers, and SAP engineering teams on future SAP products
Push the state of the art in Deep Learning creating new solutions for SAP’s customers
Bridge the gap between the results of academic research and SAP product world
Communicate and showcase results of projects to SAP executives and clients to drive market success
Whatever else it takes: we are a lean startup inside a corporate environment
We are looking for an outstanding researcher with proven track record of excellent research and/or skills in building new machine learning-based software. Ideally, you have just finished your PhD and you are interested in cutting edge research in machine learning applications. As part of the machine learning research team, you will develop solutions for real world in large scale data domains.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATION / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
PhD in Computer Science or related field, with a focus on Machine Learning or Computer Vision
Experience in domains such as Natural Language Processing, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, and Optimization
Contribution to open-source research communities, and/or conferences such as CVPR/NIPS/ICLR/ICML/ACL/SIGKDD, etc.
Proficiency working with multi-terabyte datasets in distributed Linux/Unix environments
Familiarity with cloud services such as AWS, Azure, etc.
Programming experience in one or more of the following languages: C/C++, Python, Matlab
Experience with Deep Learning software packages such as Caffe/(Py)Torch/Theano/TensorFlow/MXNet
Ability to visualize data and present core insights in a clear and compelling way
Self-organized in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
Strong collaboration skills
Good written and oral communication skills in English
GPU programming proficiency with languages such as CUDA, OpenCL
Agile software development and lean startup experience
German language skills
How to apply:
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As a market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device â€“ SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 253,500 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.