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Graduate/Junior Consultant


This position is available in Derby



About Software AG


Software AG's mission is to help organisations "turn data into value".

We’re a global software company founded over 50 years ago and continually growing and innovating. With a presence in over 70 countries, our customers include many of the world’s major airlines, well-known makers of sodas, chocolate and PCs, and key players in the rapidly expanding world of industrial IoT.

We’re passionate about software, passionate about our people, and passionate about using technology to create truly world-class products. 


Position Purpose


The Graduate Consultant will be trained across a range of Software AG Products through a structured 12-month enablement plan with a view to developing experience in one or more specific domain areas.


During the 12-month enablement period the Graduate Consultant will be working as part of the Software UK Application Service Desk, attending trainings and working within customer projects/engagements as part of a wider Software AG Project team.


Following the initial 12-month enablement it is expected that the Associate Consultant with join one of the Practice areas as a Consultant working on customer engagements with career progression plan within a specific domain area.


Essential Job Functions


  • Application Support: You will be handling customer incidents and service requests as part of the UK Service Desk, providing operational day to day support for Software AG Managed Service customers.


  • Project Delivery: You will be working closely with the client and SAG Practice or Project Managers / Principle Consultants to shape and successfully deliver the engagement, within the agreed time, scope and budget; whilst ensuring the meeting of client expectations


KPI Performance Indicators


  • Enablement progression across a wide selection of Software Products & Capabilities
  • Utilization
  • Service Desk SLA’s
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Professional Services Revenue


Key Activities


  • Application Support in line with SAG’s ITIL Processes and Procedures
  • Executing engagements in line with SAG’s delivery methodology (PRIME)
  • Contributing to post implementation reviews to incorporate findings into future work
  • Contributing to the further development of SAG’s delivery methodology (PRIME)and Solution Book
  • Training and educating end users
  • Recording time, expenses, skills, experience etc with relevant SAG systems


Qualifications and Experience


  • Degree in Computer Science / Information Technology or appropriate Business Degree
  • Knowledge of and developing experience in one or several of the following technologies/languages/frameworks/standards;
    • webMethods technologies: BPM, Business Rules, Integration Server, Optimize, CAF, My webMethods Server, Universal Messaging or Broker, Terracotta, CentraSite,  Trading Networks, webMethods Insight
    • ARIS technologies:  ARIS Connect, ARIS Architect & Designer Client, ARIS UML Designer, ARIS Business Process Analysis, ARIS Business Strategy, ARIS Process Governance, ARIS RISK & Compliance & ARIS Process Governance.
    • Industry languages and protocols: Java, XML, SOAP,  REST, OData, JSON, WSDL, XSD, XML Schema, XQuery, HTML, CSS, SQL, JavaScript, JSP, Servlet, BPEL, BPMN, XACML, Groovy
    • Operating Systems: Windows Server, UNIX, Linux (RHEL, SUSE)
    • Frameworks / standards / methodologies:  COBIT, ITIL, Six Sigma, Industry tools: Jenkins, Git, Subversion, Eclipse
  • Eligible and prepared to go through UK security clearance if required


Key Competencies:


  • Good decision-making skills
  • Good planning and organizing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work within teams to deliver solutions
  • Good customer focus 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good analytical skills, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills




  • An opportunity to join a world-class team working in an exciting and rapidly growing domain.
  • A competitive compensation package including a performance-driven bonus.
  • A generous benefits package including pension and comprehensive medical insurance.
  • A great working environment located near Pride Park Stadium
  • Opportunities to travel to Software AG’s offices in the UK and overseas.
  • Additional benefits include: free fruit and at least 50 hours of dedicated time each year for learning/training




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This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements and expectations are all inclusive.  In addition to items listed, incumbents are expected to follow company policies, adhere to company


















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