Senior Technology Consultant

open Utrecht Gepubliceerd op: 01-09-2021 At least 5+ years work experience
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Utrecht
Gepubliceerd op: 01-09-2021
At least 5+ years work experience

In het kort

Bachelor/Master degree, preferably in Computer Science (Engineering) or IT
At least 5+ years' experience as a Technical Consultant working within or for a software company
Affinity and proven track in product-focused consultancy or an interest to move into consulting from a technical role as e.g. Software Developer, DBA, data analyst

Senior Technology Consultant

POSITIE

Are you interested in managing challenging and complex software implementation projects? Do you know how to manage both internal and external parties to achieve successful product deliveries? Is project delivery more to you than administering the process, but about delivering customer satisfaction? Do you like taking ownership and initiative? Are you able to switch between daily operations and management conversations and is Technology your second nature? If so, WCC is looking for you!

As Technical Consultant for the Employment sector, you are responsible to successfully deliver high-quality solutions to our customers globally. As first point of contact for our customers, it’s essential to have great communication skills; at the same time deliver the best solution that fits the customer’s requirements within the given budget. 

The Consultant is a customer-focused specialist with (preferably) a background in software development, data analysis, or as a DBA. You will participate in customer projects where WCC consultants rely on you to perform the technical tasks required for project success. You should quickly be able to gain basic understanding of how to successfully execute technical roll-out of our solutions and software and basic understanding of project administration tooling like JIRA, MS Project and SharePoint. You have expertise in the domain of Public Employment, HR and Staffing, or can gain this knowledge quickly. 

As WCC is a learning organization, close involvement with your (Pre-)Sales and Product Management colleagues will ensure good handover and continuous improvement of the processes to better serve their customers. You can translate high-level requirements and general ideas into technical solutions and support the project manager in aligning internal and external stakeholders before, during and after delivery of the project.

Responsibilities

  • Translating customer needs into solutions, understanding their business processes 
  • Understanding labor market developments and local legislation and being able to translate this into concrete solutions and actions
  • Install, configure and customize our products according to the specifications set by customers and partners
  • Support pre-sales activities with proof-of-concepts, demos, GAP analysis and solutioning
  • Write user guides and train (technical) users
  • Recognize business opportunities and relay these to the sales team
  • Align with other teams and departments in order to improve our work processes and project execution
  • Proactively identify and resolve risks and escalations
  • Measurable client satisfaction
  • Regular international travelling

PERSOONLIJK PROFIEL

  • Bachelor or Master degree, preferably in Computer Science (Engineering) or IT
  • At least 5+ years’ experience as a Technical Consultant working within or for a software company
  • Affinity with and proven track record in product-focused consultancy, or an interest to move into consulting from a technical role as e.g. Software Developer, DBA, data analyst.
  • Creative problem-solving skills and technical capabilities
  • Experience with XML, service-oriented architectures, Linux, JavaScript, databases and SQL
  • Project management experience and/ or certification, e.g. PMP, IPMA, Prince2, or similar is a plus
  • Experience with (business) processes and technology in the areas of searching & matching, identity management, access control and/or biometrics is a plus 
  • Proficiency in both spoken and written Dutch and English. Other languages like German or French are a plus
  • Willingness to travel internationally on a regular basis

Arbeidsvoorwaarden

WCC offers:

WCC offers a rewarding career opportunity working in a close-knit team of experts who thrive on customer satisfaction and innovation. You will be joining WCC at a crucial moment in their worldwide expansion plans. It will be your creative flair and focus that will drive in the delivery of their dynamic projects. Everyone is approachable and excited to pitch in and help. They are easy to get along with, always willing to lend a hand, excited about coming to work, and happy to contribute to the team.

ORGANISATIE

WCC develops and sells software solutions for search and matching purposes. The company focuses primarily on two markets: 

  • Employment market
  • ID Security market

In the ID/security market, WCC supplies software to police forces, border control services and refugee organizations such as UNHCR. WCC is market leader in the field of Public Employment Services (for example, for public organisations like the UWV) and an important supplier to temporary employment agencies. They enable Public and Private Employment Services to quickly and expertly match people with suitable and sustainable jobs. WCC designed world-leading solutions for the Public Employment sector. Their smart matching technology empowers Public Employment Services to actively influence labor markets, reduce unemployment figures, and also improve a nation's employment potential.

WCC is a very international organization with clients from Malaysia to Costa Rica and with more than 20 nationalities working for them. The company has approximately 80 employees and is growing strongly. WCC is a financially strong and fast-growing scale-up with a unique software product. With a purpose: to make the world in which we live more relevant, safer and healthier. Private equity party Avedon has stepped in to accelerate the international growth of the Dutch scale-up.
WCC is looking for a Technical Consultant for the Employment Sector to manage challenging and complex software implementation projects.

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