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SAP iXp Intern - Developer Translation Tools Job



Requisition ID: 191201
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.

What is SAP iXp?


SAP’s Internship Experience Project is a paid program that gives university students the space to find purpose in their careers. We believe that through placing passionate people on the right teams, providing leadership and learning opportunities, and working on impactful projects, purpose is born. Piqued your interest? 


Three reasons to apply for SAP iXp:


  • No more fetching coffee: Work on in-depth projects, emerging products and technologies that drive business results.
  • Lifelong learning: Meet with mentors, make new friends, and attend learning sessions from diverse subject matter experts.
  • Gain visibility: With iXp in your title, you’ll have a global network of SAP leaders, entrepreneurs, and career development opportunities at your fingertips.


What you’ll do:


  • Position Title: Developer Translation Tools Intern
  • Location: Vancouver, BC
  • Expected start date to end date: January 7, 2019 to August 30, 2019




SAP Language Services (SLS) is a global department responsible for translating all SAP Solutions and a variety of internal and customer-facing content into more than 40 languages. 


As a member of our development team, you can shape our translation platform. If you have web development skills and want to contribute in developing a platform and creating applications that are used internally across SAP and externally across the globe, then this may be the role for you.


You will work in a dynamic environment to build and maintain systems and applications to support the translation platform and process. The ideal candidate for this position is a team player, shows creativity and passion for continuous process improvement, possesses excellent communication skills, and demonstrates a strong understanding of software development and localization practices.




  • Drive, design, and develop new features and components by working with other developers and a product owner
  • Develop technical solutions and tools that support process automation and improve the translation process
  • Iteratively architect (and revise architecture) based on emerging requirements
  • Provide estimates for assigned work.
  • Coordinate testing, integration and documentation of solution
  • Monitor and maintain support queues. Provide primary support.
  • Create scripts and other solutions to ensure translatability of files
  • Perform troubleshooting with respect to system failure in the production environment, including communications with affected users as required.
  • Perform knowledge sharing with other developers
  • Participate in retrospectives and propose ideas for improving team’s effectiveness and delivery process


Who you are:


We’re looking for someone who can challenge the status quo and likes to stay curious. You enjoy working on meaningful projects and are energized by lifelong learning.




  • Web application development experience in: HTML5, .NET C#, Java, Javascript (jQuery), Perl
  • Development experience with MS SQL Server, trigger and stored procedures.
  • Knowledge of software testing and continuous development models
  • Working knowledge of data structures, algorithms and principles of OO design
  • Working experience with SAP technologies such as SCP (SAP Cloud Platform), HANA DB, SAP Fiori UI technology is an asset.
  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines and quickly understand the existing framework and business requirements.
  • Flexible team-player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize and work on multiple tasks
  • Very organized with high attention to detail
  • Willing and able to work in different technical environments




  • Candidates to currently be enrolled in an undergraduate, Masters, MBA or PhD degree program which is applicable to the position (computer science or equivalent proven experience).


What you can expect from us:

  • An internship packed full of events to ensure you understand our technologies, our competitive landscape, our culture and our leadership philosophy
  • Community of mentors and volunteer engagement teams to join and lead
  • Collaborative open-concept work environment in the heart of Yaletown
  • Games room, fitness classes, massage therapist, and 24/7 access to onsite gym
  • Well-stocked snacks, coffee, teas, sodas and candy




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.

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 in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: or, APJ:, EMEA:

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

Additional Locations

Full time
Vancouver, 02, CA