SAP Concur - Data Scientist Job

Requisition ID: 196024
Work Area: Software-Research
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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 SAP Concur Data Science team is looking for a bright and creative data scientist to help build new services within the company using Machine Learning and related technologies. The challenges range from document understanding and classification, NLP, image processing using deep learning CNNs and RNNs using Tensorflow and Keras, recommendation services and building prediction services to matching and rank. We have a successful track record delivering real time services for other teams and we build end to end services in production in a 100% Python stack. Our data scientists engage in all steps from idea, data exploration, model building and deployment.


80% of your time will be spent understanding requirements from other teams, writing ETL jobs to extract the data from our BigData systems, building and testing ML models and potentially deploying these models using our deployment pipelines. The team also has two engineers who help build out infrastructure to enable deployments. Experience with AWS and EC2 is also a plus as the team is moving in that direction.

The Role

  • Have passion for data analysis and Machine Learning! Whether that’s a chart or a Machine Learning model writing in scikit-learn you love this stuff.
  • Work with people throughout the company to understand how data is used and where we can best improve it.
  • Build the necessary data features needed to support modeling.
  • Use your data science background to build Machine Learning models.
  • Continuously update your data science skills and progress.


  • Master’s Degree, or higher, in Data Science, Statistics, Computer Science, Math, or similar quantitative field
  • 5+ years of professional experience with machine learning, statistical analysis, predictive modeling, time series analysis, and/or customer segmentation
  • Strong data discovery and analysis skills
  • Experience with big data using technologies like Hadoop, Spark, NoSQL and/or traditional relational databases
  • Experience with ML packages & tools (Scikit learn, Keras, Tensorflow, SciPy, R, Matlab, Mahout, Torch)
  • Experience with a variety of relevant languages (Python, Java, Scala, Pig, SQL) preferably on Linux

Preferred qualifications

  • Industry experience with common machine learning models (linear models, SVM, Random Forests Naïve Bayes, Neural Nets)
  • Deep learning (Tensor Flow, Keras) is a strong plus
  • AWS, EC2 Experience is a plus
  • Experience with data visualization (ggplot2, d3, Tableau)
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum
  • Familiarity with software as a service, API development
  • Familiarity with standard software development practices (source control, unit testing, code reviews, automation, performance monitoring)


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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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.

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

Full time
Bellevue, WA 98004, US