SAP Intern, Software Engineer - Hacker & Maker Job in Palo Alto, California

Requisition ID: 182810

Work Area: Software-Development Operations

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Student

Employment Type: Intern


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 best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.


The Chairman Projects' team which is part of the SAP Innovation Center Palo Alto is looking for students with ninja-like software development (making, creating, and hacking) and design skills. We are working on diverse strategic projects, from creating new ways to visualize data, improving the way we collaborate with each other, creating new business solutions with customers, to coming up with visionary technology prototypes

If you are highly motivated and excited to work in a dynamic environment with changing tasks and responsibilities, brainstorming far away visions, creating beautiful software based on challenging requirements and tight timelines without much support due to the complexity of the technologies we interact with, then we are looking for you.

What we offer you:

  • Work out of our re-designed open work space in the heart of Silicon Valley

  • Be part of a vibrant intern community on the SAP Palo Alto campus (monthly events, regular joint lunches, networking sessions, expert presentations)

  • Connect with world leading software engineers, become part of the worldwide SAP network of experts, partners and customers, have a extraordinary executive visibility

  • Free lunch, ice cream, beverages and coffee, onboarding assistance and subsidy for public transport

Expectations and Tasks:

  • Strong enthusiasm and interest for new technologies and business models of the next generation

  • Dedication to prototype technology concepts with short turnaround times

  • Being able to tackle complex technical challenges independently and as a member of small teams

Education and Qualifications:

  • Requires candidates to currently be enrolled in an undergraduate, Masters, MBA or PhD degree program which is applicable to the position. Major in Software/Computer Engineering or related fields

  • Extraordinary programming skills (e.g. C , JavaScript, Java, Python and/or HTML5)

  • Experience with machine learning, deep learning & artificial intelligence (NLP, computer vision, data science, etc.).

  • Enjoying ambiguous challenges, fast iterations and independent thinking

  • Having worked with various technologies during your studies but also independent of it (e.g. as an intern, as trainee, at a start-up or together with friends) - to demonstrate that you’re driven to create beautiful & valuable technology solutions.

  • Development experience with at least one of the following technologies: Computer Vision, Machine Learning, 3D Sensors, AR, VR, Big Data, Processing, D3

Must be able to work onsite in Palo Alto, CA during summer 2018


Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.

A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.


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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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.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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