SAP SAP iXP Intern - Database Administrator Job in Vancouver, Canada

Requisition ID: 182279

Work Area: Information Technology

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: Database Administrator Intern

• Location: Vancouver, Canada

• Expected start date to end date: September 4, 2018 - May 3, 2019

Purpose & Objective of Position

As a member of the Engineering Services team within the Products & Innovation group, the candidate’s mission will be to work closely with SAP development users worldwide to ensure the provisioning, administration and support of database systems and world-class services to our internal customers. Most of the technologies and database servers on the market are supported.

Expectations & Tasks

The DBA will be responsible for managing a collection of databases supporting test data, and to support users on these technologies. They will administer and support many database platforms including HANA, DB2, Oracle and SQL Server. They will work in collaboration with colleagues worldwide to ensure a high level of service to our internal customers’ connectivity to databases.

Skills / Competencies

  • Knowledge of UNIX and Windows operating systems

  • Knowledge of at least one major database platform (e.g. HANA, Oracle, MSSQL Server, MySQL)

  • Knowledge of Relational Database concepts

  • Basic SQL knowledge

  • Knowledge of Unix scripting technologies (Shell, Perl)

  • Installation, administration & monitoring skills on various DB technologies

  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment

  • Strong service orientation

  • Good oral and written communication

  • Familiarity with SAP systems and applications

Educational Requirements

Requires candidates to currently be enrolled in an undergraduate, Masters or PhD degree program which is applicable to the position.



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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