Junior Consultant

Job description

Who we are and How we work 

As a consultant at the Software Improvement Group you will advise technology leaders on how to improve quality, reduce risks and control costs of their business-critical software systems. You will accomplish this by tool-assisted source code investigation and proven risk and cost analysis methodologies. You will work on a project-basis (often 6 to 8 weeks, mostly from Amsterdam) together with a small team of technology specialists headed by a senior or principal consultant. Whether you will work in the energy sector, telecom industry, M&A market or in the logistics domain, one thing is sure: You will always interact with senior leaders in enterprises involved large-scale corporate-controlled financial or business activities.


Where you come in

As a core member of the consultant team, you will work autonomously and deliver on different project phases. Typically, your work will consist of:

 

  • strategic interviews with senior clients and understanding their needs context of the project
  • technical interviews with lead architects and lead developers to understand the technological context
  • code, documentation and data-analysis in SIG ISO certified laboratory
  • internal risk assessment task forces
  • presenting the results and provide recommendations to the client

What's in it for you

  • We provide you with rigorous training in management consulting and software strategy – by very experienced colleagues
  • Access to senior management at world-class clients from day one
  • Your colleagues will be a fun, young and exceptionally well-educated group of people Work schedules are flexible and many people successfully plan around their young families

You will receive rigorous training in SIG propriety toolset and methodologies. We will help you achieve your goals through continuous professional development and regular career progression sessions.

  We are not interested in people who are just looking for a job, rather we are interested in people who believe software can and must do a better job of enabling the organisations in which it runs. We have big dreams of changing the world of quality software, and we expect you to have the same!

Requirements


  •  A completed master degree in a technical subject
  • 1+ years' experience in consultancy and project management
  • Understanding of business management and boardroom issues
  • Analytical and able to simplify large collections of data
  • Drive to give advice that will be listened to and acted upon
  • A writer of concise documents
  • Creative and convincing
  • Excellent command of Dutch and English 
  •  Experience with software development