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At SAP, anything is possible

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, the same entrepreneurial spirit continues to drive our culture of creativity, diversity, and collaboration. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economies, 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.

Our cloud ERP solutions, powered by technologies like the Internet of Things, Big Data, and more, make a real impact on the world. SAP helps companies revolutionize everything from cancer treatments to flood prevention. We invest in research that can save lives, and we’re passionate about sustainability and social responsibility. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together. Join us and work in an enriching and fulfilling environment.  

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Company information

As the market leader in enterprise software, SAP turns businesses into intelligent enterprises. Our applications and services enable customers to operate profitably and adapt continuously. With a global network of customers, partners, and employees, SAP helps the world run better and improve people’s lives. 

Our history

In 1972, five maverick IBM employees left secure careers to pursue a vision: to create standardized software systems that help companies run better. We’ve never lost our entrepreneurial spirit – we’ve grown up, but not old.


Meet our inspirational executive team and hear how they landed at SAP. Read their bios – and see how they’re steering SAP in the digital economy, seizing new opportunities for growth, navigating rapid change, and keeping the ranks engaged.

Our purpose

At SAP, our purpose is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives. Our promise is to innovate to help our customers run at their best. We engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality, and spread opportunity across borders and cultures. 

Sustainability and corporate social responsibility

Our sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts focus on creating a sustainable future for SAP, our customers, and society.

Diversity and inclusion

Creating a diverse and inclusive culture makes us a better company, fueling our innovation, enhancing our work experience, and enabling our success in a changing world. 

SAP Integrated Report

SAP helps the world run better and improves peoples’ lives through our integrated strategy. We enable our customers to create positive economic, environmental, and social impact on the world. Our integrated report details our performance and what is material for our sustainable business success.

Did you know?

100% of the greenest beverage producers in the world,
100% of the greenest pharmaceutical companies in the world,
100% of the greenest automobile companies in the world
run SAP solutions.



We have some of the best customers in the world

Our thousands of customers come in all sizes and work in every industry and geographic region you can imagine. They include 94% of the world’s 500 largest companies. Some are big household names, while others are small but ambitious start-ups that are just beginning to grow.

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Ideal candidates

We want people who think big and dream big. People who are dynamic and full of integrity. We want people who are collaborative, creative, and fun. And most of all, we want people who are passionate about helping businesses – and the world – run better and improve people’s lives.

Career development

Combine your talents with SAP opportunities to create an amazing career. We’ll be your biggest cheerleaders and provide you with the development tools, training, and support you need to turn your career dreams into reality. 


People who do great work deserve great support. That’s why we care about building a culture of flexibility, learning, and belonging. At SAP, you can customize your benefits experience to meet your personal and professional needs and support a healthy and sustainable lifestyle.

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