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Adabas & Natural Senior Consultant – Professional Services

Herndon, Virginia
Adabas & Natural Senior Consultant – Professional Services
Job Description
Software AG Government Solutions is seeking candidates for the Adabas & Natural Senior Consultant position to provide professional consulting services 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, Adabas & Natural, Terracotta (enterprise Ehcache), Apama, ARIS, and Alfabet. 
We are an agile, growth oriented, subsidiary of our billion-dollar parent organization – Software AG. We are exclusively focused on supporting the needs of the U.S. Federal Government and the commercial Aerospace & Defense sector.  We solve mission critical integration challenges with a Special Forces Mentality: “Get In – Make an Impact – and Get Out”. Our webMethods software suite is the global leader in addressing integration challenges across complex extended enterprises at massive scale. The highly differentiated platform is used by some of the largest corporations and government entities in the world to complete billions of transactions every day.  We specialize in tackling the most difficult requirements for our customers leveraging a highly effective “Prove IT First and Prove IT Fast” approach. This approach has been proven to minimize risks while building trusting relationships with our customers.
Primary Job Responsibilities
• Provide professional consulting services to help our customers solve complex business problems using the Software AG portfolio of software solutions and serve as our on-site representative
• 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 professional services and product sales 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

Basic Requirements and Experience
• BS in Computer Science, Engineering or another computer related degree with 5+ years of related work experience
• Demonstrated success in professional services consulting projects in a leadership or individual contributor role
• Development and Production Support for applications using NATURAL and COBOL
• Interaction with Business Users to resolve discrepancies
• Works on multiple applications
• Develops innovative and creative output based on interpretation and analysis
• Provides design and documentation at an application or function capability level
• Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing to IT and non-IT staff
• Experience with Natural, Adabas, Predict, and one or more of the following technologies:
o Mainframe Modernization, Mainframe Integration, and Mainframe Offloading using Software AG solutions or other similar tools
o Transaction Processing Platforms including ADABAS or Natural
• Understanding and experience with change management and quality assurance procedures in system development, maintenance, and transition activities
• Demonstrate excellent customer service, effective communication, strong problem-solving ability, organizational abilities, and polished presentation skills
• Ability to master a broad range of expertise ranging from understanding the business process to collecting and analyzing business and technical requirements
• Willingness to travel to customer sites in the metropolitan, regional or national area as necessary
• U.S. Citizenship

Preferred Requirements and Experience
• An active U.S. Government Security clearance is preferred
• Experience with Natural for DB2
• Experience with Application Modernization using EntireX or ApplinX
• Experience with NaturalONE, or Natural on Linux, Unix, or Windows
• Experience with Natural Construct or Natural Business Services
• Experience with ADABAS SQL Gateway
About The Company
Software AG Government Solutions is headquartered in a new facility located in the Worldgate area of Herndon, Virginia.  We are within walking distance to many restaurant options and a large fitness facility, with corporate membership rates.  We offer a flexible work/life balance, a generous benefits package, and the opportunity to earn above average compensation.
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Software AG Government Solutions is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, religion, color, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. Click on the link to view the full EEO statement
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