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Senior A&N Consultant

Derby
GB

 

ABOUT THE JOB

 

Software AG has been a data pioneer from the beginning. Our product offerings empower our customers to turn their data into value.  We have been delivering customer-centric innovation to thousands of market leading organisations worldwide for over 50 years.  Today Software AG employs more than 4500 people in 70 countries and had total revenues of €865 million in 2018.

The successful candidate will join our Derby-based professional services team and will work to shape and deliver Software AGs legacy product, Adabas and Natural.

Responsibilities of this role include:

  • 75% Project Delivery: working closely with the client and SAG Practice or Project Managers / Principal Consultants to shape and successfully deliver the engagement, within the agreed time, scope and budget; whilst ensuring the meeting of client expectations in all stages of the project life cycle

 

  • 15% Business Development: Deliver professional technical advice / presentations to customers in support of sales colleagues; develop Proof of Concepts; respond to Request for Proposals; support the scoping and estimation of a prospective engagement

 

  • 10% Method Development: support the ongoing development of PRIME methodology and local consulting Go to Market propositions.

 

The above, to be conducted in line with SAG’s delivery methodology (PRIME), working on customer site for typically 75% of the time.  This is likely to require frequent travel, both within and outside the UK.

 

ABOUT YOU 

 

You will have strong product skills and extensive experience in one or more specific domain areas.  You may work independently or within a wider team to deliver or be responsible for leading projects /engagements.

 

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

Required:

 

  • Degree in Computer Science / Information Technology or appropriate Business Degree
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a consulting and/or technical lead role
  • Certifications in the A&N product suite
  • Eligible and prepared to go through UK security clearance if required

 

Skills

 

  • A good knowledge and demonstrable experience in one or more of the following domain areas/Products:
    • DevOps (Cntinuous Testing & Continuous Deployment )
    • Data-Mdeling (SQL)
    • Experience f Architecture Frameworks & Development Methodologies such as TOGAF, Prince2 & Agile, Scrum Development
    • Expsure to Network topologies (Load Balancers, Firewalls and Proxy Servers)
    • Mainframe and LUW transactins processing (Adabas and Natural)
    • Applicatin Modernization (ApplinX or Natural for Ajax)
    • Applicatin Integration (EntireX)
    • Service enablement (web services frm EntireX Remote Procedure calls or ApplinX)
  • A good knowledge and demonstrable experience in one or several of the following technologies/languages/frameworks/standards:
    • Industry languages and prtocols: Java, XML, SOAP,  REST, OData, JSON, WSDL, XSD, XML Schema, XQuery, HTML, CSS, SQL, JavaScript, JSP, Servlet, BPEL, BPMN, XACML, Grovy
    • Operating Systems: Windws Server, UNIX, Linux (RHEL, SUSE)
    • Framewrks / standards / methodologies:  COBIT, ITIL, Six Sigma, Industry tols: Jenkins, Git, Subversion, Eclipse
    • Adabas Natural Technlogies:  Adabas, Natural, Entire Netwrk, ApplinX, NaturalONE, Natural Engineer, Event Replicator for Adabas, Adabas SQL Gateway
    • Mainframe and LUW Technlogies: scripting languages (JCL, shell scripts, Perl), development languages (COBOL, PL1, Assembler)
    • Transactins Monitoring Technologies: Optimize for Infrastructure
    • Rehsting of applications (mainframe to LUW)
  • Ability to deliver timely and quality services, meeting or exceeding expectations of Project Manager and client
  • A wider appreciation of the importance of quality
  • Ability to deliver training to internal and external audiences
  • Excellent communication skills, to deal with frequent customer interaction and be able to present the business value of the A&N product suite, platform rehosting and application modernization and the technical roadmap for implementation.

 

Core Competencies

 

  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to work within or lead teams to deliver solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt approaches /skill-set to meet the needs of changing technologies
  • Strong analytical skills, troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Strong decision making skills
  • Strong planning and organizing skills
  • Strong customer focus  with excellent influencing and negotiation skills
  • Strong verbal / written communication and presentation skills.

 

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT 

 

  • 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 and other SAG sites.
  • Opportunities to travel to Software AG’s offices in the UK and overseas.


YOUR RECRUITER

 

Please reach out to Holly via holly.greenfield@softwareag.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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