Principal Consultant OpenEdge

Professional Services @ Cologne, Germany

Job Summary

We are looking for an OpenEdge Principal Consultant to join our team and provide technical expertise to our customer and prospects within the EMEA region. The role requires in-depth technical understanding of the Progress software product as well as a great deal of consulting experience – you should be comfortable meeting our customers and engaging with them to support their architecture design, installation, configuration and tuning efforts. Taking ownership of the delivery of certain projects, you will be accountable to move them forward, drive them to a successful closure and ultimately, boost the customer experience with OpenEdge from good to great.

Please note that whilst ideally we are looking for someone to be based in our Cologne office,Work From Home is also an option for the right candidate. 

Your area of responsibility:

  • Lead client consulting engagements to scope the project and design the architecture
  • Develop project deliverables including code
  • Develop methodologies, design patterns, consulting component libraries and toolsets for use in packaged consulting programs
  • Participate in the implementation, testing and process improvement
  • Train partners and customers on Progress methodologies and programs and mentor/supervise them throughout delivery life cycles
  • Follow existing accounts after the presales cycle until the customer application is deployed
  • Participate in the implementation, testing and process improvement


Your Profile:

To be successful in this role you shall have excellent knowledge of the Progress products and other products that are relevant to the key focus areas of our organization such as Business Process Management, Open Source Software, Data Services and Data Virtualization.

Other than that you shall also be/ have:

  • Native in German and fluent in English
  • Engineering degree or equivalent
  • 10+ years’ experience in OpenEdge.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience of 4GL, RDBMS and relevant programming techniques
  • Proficiency in Java/J2EE/C/C++ programming in a real time enterprise environment
  • Proven ability to translate business needs to technical requirements and present technology solutions in a business context
  • Good interpersonal and presentation skills in order to interact with your peers within the Professional Services Team and Progress prospects/customers
  • Independent, pro-active and achievement-driven
  • Willing to travel

If you’d like to learn more, apply now by sending us your CV in English.


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