SAP Labs to increase its workforce by 1,200 in 2015


The company is all set for its biggest recruitment drive since its inception in 1998  

SAP Labs India is the second largest and one of the four global development hubs of SAP. With three other hubs situated in Germany, the United States and Israel, SAP Labs India, like its counterparts, contributes to all areas of its product value chain, including research and breakthrough innovation, product development, global services and support as well as customer solutions and operations.

India is expected to be one of the biggest growth markets for SAP, globally. The new recruitment is to ensure the targeted growth of 1,200 hires, of which 600 engineers will be hired from the top 40 college campuses in the country, for the Bengaluru, Gurgaon and Pune centres. They will work on a variety of technologies and platforms, including analytics, user experience and design, cloud, HANA, business networks, suite engineering and custom development. The rest would be lateral hires with 2–8 years of experience.

SAP Labs India has been maintaining attrition rates below 10 per cent. So far, the average hiring per annum across its Bengaluru, Gurgaon and Pune centres has been in the range of 600–800 engineers.

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