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Who We Are

SAP is the world’s largest business software company – founded in 1972 and headquartered in Walldorf, Germany. We serve some of the most amazing customers – and we always have exciting projects on the go. Our mission is to Run Simple, and we’re big on using our technological and business know-how to make the world a better place.

At SAP, anything is possible

We don’t just create game-changers like the SAP HANA in-memory database and real-time analytics, we develop technologies that 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. Join us – and work in an enriching and fulfilling environment.   

Our people

The key to SAP’s success? Our people. They are innovators, leaders, and all around great human beings. They come from many different countries, speak many different languages – and bring their own unique experiences to the table.

Life at SAP

At SAP, you’ll flourish in an environment that encourages free expression, collaboration, individuality, and diversity. Learn how we operate, innovate, work, play, and give back – and make sure we’re the right fit for you.

Employer awards

SAP won 281 awards in 2017 alone. Check out some of our awards, from most flexible workplace to “happiest” company, and discover why SAP is such a great place to work. 

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Company 411

SAP is the world’s largest provider of enterprise application software. We are THE cloud company with 110 million cloud subscribers around the world. Many of our products are powered by SAP HANA in-memory technology and run live – in real time.

SAP history

In 1972, five maverick IBM employees left secure careers to pursue a vision: to create standardized software systems that help companies run better. After 44 years, 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.
SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.
This is our enduring cause – our higher purpose.

We believe innovation is more than developing software – it's developing breakthrough technologies and best practices that help the world run better and improve people’s lives. As a company that serves many of the world’s leading organizations, we have a lot of opportunities to impact people and society at large.

Sustainability and CSR

We’re working hard to create a sustainable future for SAP, our customers, and society. We believe that improving our own sustainability performance gives us the insight we need to help our customers do the same. We’re proud that the Dow Jones Sustainability Index has named us the world’s most sustainable software company for the 11th year in a row.
We’re also passionate about corporate social responsibility (CSR). We help provide free education and job opportunities in places like Africa and Brazil. We donate technology solutions to social enterprises. We run employee volunteer programs and social sabbaticals – and more.  

Diversity and inclusion

SAP employees represent more than 150 nationalities and come from all walks of life. We know that to perform at our best as a company, our employees must feel free to be their true selves at all times. We embrace and encourage different perspectives and believe we are made stronger by our unique combination of culture, race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental ability, and work-life situations.
Our diversity and inclusion strategy focuses on four key areas: gender intelligence, cross-generational intelligence, culture and identity, and differently-abled people.  

We have the best customers in the world

Our 350,000 customers come in all sizes and work in every industry and geographic region you can imagine. They include 87% of the Forbes Global 2000 and 98% of the world’s top 100 most valued brands. Some are big household names, while others are small but ambitious start-ups that are just beginning to grow.

Our customers produce...



automobiles per day


of all movies wordwide


of all coffee and tea


Work here, there, and everywhere

Want to work in your hometown, on the other side of the world, or somewhere in between? SAP has offices on most continents, in more than 130 countries – and we’re continuously expanding our presence in new and exciting places.

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Ideal candidates

Our people really are our greatest asset and the source of SAP’s continued success – so we choose them carefully and hope to attract the right ones. We want people who think big. We want people with integrity. We want people who are passionate about helping businesses – and the world – run better.

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. 


We offer some of the best employee benefits in our industry. Your particular benefits package will depend on your position, location, and years with the company – but no matter what, it will be comprehensive and competitive. 

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