Senior Systems Engineer - Pre-Sales

Location: Multiple, Various
Date Posted: 08-31-2017
Software AG Government Solutions is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer- Pre-Sales to provide pre-sales consulting services with a primary focus on webMethods to our customers in the Civilian, Defense, and Intelligence Community agencies and their suppliers in the Aerospace & Defense Industries. 

We are a software company that addresses mission critical challenges with best-in-class software solutions for enterprise integration, Service-Oriented Architecture, Business Process Management, Fast Big Data, Complex Event Processing, in-memory computing and much more.  Our core products are webMethods, Terracotta (enterprise Ehcache), Apama, Aris and Alfabet. 

Primary Job Responsibilities
  • Provide pre-sales consulting services to help our customers solve complex business problems using the Software AG portfolio of software which will require working closely with the sales and consulting teams
  • Lead or participate in a collaborative team environment and demonstrate the ability to work independently with appropriate direction to provide high-quality deliverables and recommendations using relevant best practices.
  • Identify additional product sales and professional services opportunities, assist in proposal development, respond to customer requests for information, and participate in relevant business capture initiatives.
  • Create and implement successful and innovative solutions that run, manage and optimize clients’ key business processes
Requirements and Experience
  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or another computer related degree with 5+ years of related work experience
  • Demonstrate polished presentation skills, effective communication, strong problem solving ability, organizational abilities, and excellent customer service
  • Demonstrated success in a pre-sale, system engineering or professional services consulting capacity in a leadership or individual contributor role
  • Deep experience in Enterprise Integration, Micro-Services, Business Process Management (BPM), SOA Governance and Process Automation or E-commerce solutions including webMethods, TIBCO, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Appian, Mulesoft, IBM Websphere, Metastorm or other integration tools
  • Additional relevant experience in one or more of the following technologies is a plus:
    • Business Process Management (BPM), Business Process Analysis & Reengineering, Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC), enterprise application design and system architecture using Business Process Modeling and Enterprise Architecture modeling tools including Aris, System Architect, Troux, MEGA, PowerDesigner, or other similar tools
    • IT Transformation, IT Portfolio Management, and Enterprise Architecture Management using IT planning tools including Alfabet, Planview, CA Technologies PPM, EOS Software PPM, or other similar software packages
    • Fast Big Data, In-Memory Computing technologies, Streaming Data, Complex Event Processing, Real-time Analytics, Universal Messaging and Java caching concepts using Ehcache, Terracotta, TimesTen, GridGain, Hazelcast or other Fast Big Data solutions.
    • Real-time Analytics & Data Visualization tools including Mashzone NextGen, Presto or other similar tools
    • Data Management solutions including traditional and in-memory databases including Oracle, SQL Server Sybase, Informix, or DB2
    • Experience developing enterprise and web applications in the latest development tools and programming languages including Java, C/C++, .NET or other object oriented programming languages
    • Familiarity with ERP tools like PeopleSoft, SAP, Oracle Applications or CRM tools like Siebel, Clarify, and Vantive
    • Mainframe Modernization, Mainframe Integration, and Mainframe Offloading using Software AG solutions or other similar tools
    • Transaction Processing Platforms including ADABAS or Natural
  • Experience in the latest enterprise operating systems including Linux, Unix or Windows including the ability to administer, configure, tune and troubleshoot complex environments
  • Ability to master a broad range of expertise ranging from understanding the business process to collecting and analyzing business and technical requirements.
  • Location preference- Washington DC metro area, however, will consider candidates outside the area that are willing to travel 60% of the the time. 
  • If local to the Washington DC area, travel will be approximately 30%- must be willing to travel to customer sites in the metropolitan, regional or national area as necessary
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • An active U.S. Government Security clearance is preferred.
About The Company

Software AG Government Solutions is a growth-oriented software company dedicated to serving the U.S. Federal Government and the Aerospace & Defense Community. We operate with a startup culture and the backing of our $1B parent which is Software AG.   We are headquartered in a brand new facility located in the Worldgate area of Herndon, Virginia.  We are within walking distance to many restaurant options and a large fitness facility.  We offer a generous benefits package and handsome incentive opportunities. Software AG Government Solutions also encourages a healthy family, work life balance. The company is focused on building trusting relationships with our customers based on a highly effective “Special Forces” approach to solving mission critical IT challenges.  We believe in rapidly proving the viability of our solutions in our customer’s environment with world class products and talent in minimal time – often in only a few days.  This prove it first/prove it fast mentality has been positively embraced across our customer base as an extremely effective way of minimizing the risk associated with IT investments. Our solutions are highly differentiated in the areas of integration of disparate systems and extended supply chain partners, business process modeling and analysis and IT portfolio management.  Our solutions are particularly effective in large SAP environments where some of the largest SAP customers in the world leverage Software AG technology to get more out of their environments.  Our flagship product brands are webMethods, Terracotta (Enterprise Ehcache), ARIS and Alfabet.

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