Data Scientist - SAP Innovative Business Solutions- Palo Alto (CA) Job

Company: SAP
Location: Palo Alto , California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 08.DEC.2018

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    SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software a...

Description

 
 
SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.  
SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it s the bestrun businesses that make the world run better and improve people s lives.  
 
The Role  
 
We are looking for Data Scientists to help worldclass enterprises solve their most complex business challenges, blaze disruptive new trails and bring their company s vision to life.  
 
At SAP Innovative Business Solutions, our mission is to empower visionary enterprises to achieve their greatest goals through software innovation.  
 
Our experts develop unique, leadingedge software solutions in collaboration with our clients from discovery to delivery to create tailored, highvalue software that is backed by the power of SAP. We make innovation real by using the latest technologies around the Internet of Things, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning, and Big Data and Analytics. We deliver our solutions quickly by employing an agile development approach.  
 
Join us in helping clients to reimagine their business and create new possibilities that allow them to dream bigger, work smarter, and change their worlds!  
 
This role offers experienced Data Scientists the opportunity to boost their career, working in a highperformance development team that is focused on innovation at the intersection of business optimization, mathematics, and software technology.  
 
You will lead small project teams in the engineering and execution of our customer projects. These teams execute the mathematical modeling of our customers business problems, develop algorithms and applications to solve these problems, and help our customers directly to understand and implement the results of the analysis. In this role, you will work directly with industry experts and technology experts to translate our customers business needs into mathematical models and present and deliver a solution to the client. You will also act as a supporter and expert advisor to SAP s Sales Teams (GoToMarket) to generate new customer business in the area of Data Science. This position requires the ability to work and communicate as a part of a highperformance team in an international environment.  
 
We offer:

  • Leadership role for Data Science projects with a high degree of responsibility and selfdependency in the execution of customer projects.
  • Opportunity to expand your skills in a scientific, technical and business dimension at the same time.
  • Intellectual challenge to solve some of the most complex business problems across all industries.
  • Stimulating work environment in a very international high caliber team.
  • Attractive compensation and career opportunities with SAP.
 
 
This role will involve some travel domestically and internationally (overall travel typically not more than 50% but can be 100% on occasion).  
 
Role Requirements  
 
For this Data Scientist position we are considering experienced candidates with high analytical problemsolving skills. A strong interest in scientific and technical work is required. Candidates are expected to quickly develop consulting capabilities on the job, with the ability to communicate effectively in an international team environment.  
 
An ideal candidate should possess the following expertise:
  • Ph.D. or Masters in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science or an equivalent area
  • At least four years of professional experience, 2 in Data Science
  • Software Development experience
  • Proven leadership skills or project management expertise
  • Ability to deliver clear, concise presentations to nonscientific audiences
  • Ability to map customer requirements to Data Science models, algorithms.
  • Willingness to participate in the sales process as a subject matter expert and represent SAP in customer projects as the primary point of contact for the customer, including negotiations to resolve conflicts around projectrelated issues like scope, timelines, change requests, etc.
  • Technical experience is required in at least some of the following areas:
    • Modeling tools such as regression, classification, treebased modes, clustering, neural nets etc.
    • Feature Engineering
    • Ability to address issues such as missing data, outliers, general data cleanup
    • Big Data issues such as volume, performance
    • R or Python, SQL
    • SAP Hana 2.0 or 1.0, Hana engines (GeoSpatial, Graph, Time Series etc.), XSA or XS engine
    • SAP UI5
    • Development in Cloud, Cloud Foundry including understanding of containers, microservices
 
 
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SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT  
 
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 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 send an email with your request to Recruiting Operations Team. (Americas: or , APJ: , EMEA: ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a casebycase basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.  
 
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:  
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.  
 
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Department: Software-Design and Development - provided by Dice Agile, Algorithms, Analysis, Artificial Intelligence, Consulting, Development, Management, Mathematical, Mathematical Models, Modeling, Physics, Project, Project Management, Python, SAP, Sales, Scientific, SQL

 
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