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Senior Software Consultant (m/f/d)

Location:  Amsterdam
Stellen-ID:  14222

When it comes to digital, physical or electronic payments, the whole world trusts Giesecke+Devrient. Now you too can discover your passion for the world of payment systems. G+D Currency Technology is a globally active high-tech company headquartered in Munich, Germany. As a trusted partner of central banks and the entire currency industry, we increase security and efficiency in cash circulation. Our 160 years of experience – combined with new, digital solutions – makes us the world market leader in Advanced Currency Management. As part of the G+D Group, we offer a wide range of development opportunities in an international, family-owned company, with more than 11,000 employees worldwide. We are convinced that the key to success is in the diversity of our employees. That’s why it depends on you personally – let’s shape the future of currencies together!

Giesecke+Devrient Netherlands is looking for a smart, result driven, ambitious and communicative individual to join their organization as a Senior Software Consultant. This is a high profile job opportunity for those who are aiming for an international career in consultancy and running implementations of high value business software.

 

Who are you?

 

You are a committed, self-motivated software implementation specialist who is willing to take up a client facing consulting role to drive software automation projects. You will be based out of our Amsterdam office and will have a travelling job, where you visit our client offices to deploy our software products at their premises. You shall be responsible to lead the project from the content perspective, bringing strong G&D product knowledge and software implementation expertise to the table. You shall have a major role building strong relationships with customer key stakeholders and will be expected to provide comprehensive presentations and demonstrations of the product from CXO’s to software end users. A successful candidate possesses the skills to identify client needs and analyse business goals, while working closely with our development team for the implementation of product based solutions.

 

What we offer

 

We are a modern office, located in Amsterdam East, with ideal transport connections close to the city center. Your colleagues are a talented team of innovators from around the world, who value the collaborative and close-knit culture at GDNL. We enjoy quarterly outings with the team, after work happy hour on Thursdays, and maintain an optimal standard of work-life balance. Our company is steadily growing and offers plenty of opportunity for expansion in career and personal growth.

 

Main tasks

Consultancy

  • Drive customer workshops to determine the business processes and requirements for software
  • Identify process and product fit gaps, help customer prioritize these gaps while recommending procedural workarounds were possible.
  • Propose the software configuration and customizations to address the client’s business needs
  • Determine and define interfaces between the product and 3rd party systems within the overall IT landscape
  • Understand and be able to present the product roadmap and release calendar

 

Sales assistance (pre and after)

  • Present and demonstrate the software to clients including solution concept and architecture
  • Analyse business process requirements and define product based solutions
  • Create a customization and implementation budget for a quotation
  • As part of our after care service, analyse and provide solutions to incidents, problems and change requests
  • Understand new change requirements from customers and recommend functional solutions that aligns with the overall product design and motives
  • Be part of the engagement with internal R&D team by identifying (potential) issues within the product and defining solutions
  • Closely cooperate with product management for version management and new releases.

 

Requirements

  • Write requirement document based upon client or product development wishes for new functionality
  • Review requirements and solution directions with client
  • Explain and transfer requirement documents to the development team
  • Be part of the solution development by reviewing specification documents, documenting test plans and scenario’s
  • Perform acceptance tests on behalf of the customer
  • Ability to track test progress according to plan
  • Involved in product documentation work including user assistance and training materials

 

Project Implementations

  • Ability to lead and co-ordinate onsite engagement with customers with remotely engaging with internal development and test teams
  • Training of (end) users and system administrators
  • Hands on involvement in product configuration, Go-live checklist management
  • Implementation projects participation


Result areas

  • Quality of presentations and demonstrations to clients
  • Quality of requirement and specification documents
  • Customer satisfaction (advise, analysis and implementation)
  • Apply standard templates and processes to document problems and issues. Provide feedback for Best Practises and process adjustment recommendations to BLDS PMO
  • Maintain deep understanding of core and customer specific test plans, testing processes including ability to execute tests and document test results

Job requirements

Knowledge

  • Experience leading software consultancy and software implementation projects
  • Experience of Business process management
  • Requirements management
  • Experience in ERP software packages is a plus.
  • Understanding of software development life cycle
  • Project management basics

 

Skills

  • Excellent communication
  • Work project based
  • Make use of analysis methods
  • Consultancy skills
  • Problem analysis
  • Result driven
  • Professional proficiency in English
  • Proficiency in other languages such as Spanish, French, Arabic, or Portuguese, is a plus.

 

Competencies

  • Client focus
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to deal with pressure of projects
  • Creativity
  • Discipline
  • Team player

$$  $$ Antonia Hauser $$ antonia.hauser@gi-de.com $$ +49 173 3827591 $$ $$ https://career5.successfactors.eu/career?company=gieseckede&career_job_req_id=14222&career_ns=job_application

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Giesecke+Devrient Currency Technology Netherlands B.V.
Science Park 400, 1098 XH, Amsterdam
www.gi-de.com/careers
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