Junior IT Management Consultant
Software Improvement Group (SIG)
Who we are and how we work
Software Improvement Group quest is getting software right. Will you help us in our mission to make this high-quality software? As a consultant at the Software Improvement Group, you will advise technology leaders on their business-critical software systems: how to improve quality, how to reduce risks and how to control costs. You will accomplish this by tool-assisted source code investigation and proven risk and cost analysis methodologies. Typically, you will work project-based for 6 to 8 weeks per project together with a small team of technology specialists headed by a senior or principal consultant. You’ll simultaneously be working on several projects.
Where you come in
As a Consultant, you are part of a project team that researches and analyses software quality aspects for our customers. You advise our clients, typically IT Directors and C-Level in major public or private organisations, on how to govern software projects effectively, when to invest in quality improvement, how to rationalise, and how to control cost. By consolidating low-level technical analysis and high-level financial analysis you make sure our recommendations are the best fit for specific business needs.
When you are comfortable in the Boardroom leading discussions and presentations, this is the job for you! This role gives you the opportunity to give advice based on a solid technical basis, which ensures your impact as a consultant.
You will join the rapidly expanding team of great people in our office in Amstewrdam. You will have the opportunity to build and shape the organisation in the years to come. As part of your introduction training, you will get an in- depth introduction to our world-class organisation, our open and scientific culture and our portfolio of consulting services.
Currently all work done is done remotely, we will offer you all tools to work efficiently from home.
What's in it for you?
- We provide you with rigorous training in management consulting, our SIG toolset, methodologies and software strategy – by very experienced colleagues
- Access to senior management at world-class clients from day one
- Your colleagues are fun, and exceptionally well-educated people
- Work schedules are flexible and many people successfully plan around their young families
On the personal side you’ll receive on-the-job learning and coaching, adjusted to your personal needs, helping you to reach your individual development goals, being anything between technical skills and personal effectiveness.
We are interested in people who would like to make a difference and who believe software can and should do a better job in enabling the organisations in which it runs and the clients who make use of it. We have big dreams about improving the quality of software throughout the world, and we expect you to have the same to help us in achieving these!
What we offer
We offer a great career path, a versatile and challenging job opportunity in an international work environment. We have an excellent in-house training program through our Academy to support your training and on-going development.
We have a flat organizational structure with room for entrepreneurship, initiative and creativity. Our benefits are competitive (mobile phone, MacBook, tickets restaurant, insurances). Our company is growing fast and internationally, which will give you the unique possibility to create and work with an international talent pool.
We are looking for prime candidates with 1+ years of relevant consulting work experience, a technical background, and a Master's degree. You are an excellent communicator, and have a keen interest in the way businesses are run.
Additionally, the role requires:
- Fluency in English, other languages are a plus
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
- Good understanding of management and business issues
- Excellent analytical skills
- Passion for software