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Software AG Overview

Darmstadt (Germany)
1001 to 5000 employees
1969
Company - Public (SOW)
Information Technology
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
The name “Software AG” may never appear on your online banking screen, your candy wrapper or the cup from your barista. You may never see “Software AG” in the movie’s credits, on your mouse or on the side of the plane you just ... Read more

Mission: At Software AG we work across borders – and without limits! Our employees are the key for our success, and we strive to have the best employees on board.

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Software AG – Why Work For Us?


WHO WE ARE

SOFTWARE AG, Reston

The name “Software AG” may never appear on your online banking screen, your candy wrapper or the cup from your barista. You may never see “Software AG” in the movie’s credits, on your mouse or on the side of the plane you just flew —but our software is virtually everywhere. The fact is leading companies trust us and use our key technology every day to serve you better.

At Software AG we work across borders – and without limits! Our employees are the key for our success, and we strive to have the best employees on board.





VALUES

CAREER

Until now, you have followed your own path. Now we can continue it together.Develop your professional skills anytime, anywhere and through any channel.

We have big plans for your future – and for our joint success. This starts by finding the best match between your individual objectives and the business objectives of Software AG, and goes far beyond this, too... 

Conquering the market requires persistence. Software AG’s holistic people development is the platform on which to start your career and professional development. 


BENEFITS

EMPLOYEES - key of our success

It is not just your job itself that gives you a good reason to work for us 
What comes with the job is impressive, too. At Software AG we understand that having motivated and committed employees is key to achieving excellent performance.  In addition to compensation packages designed to motivate and reward performance, Software AG provides highly competitive benefits programs that help you have what you want in life: personal and professional growth opportunities, security for  your future, and time to enjoy it all with family and friends.

HR is here to support you
At Software AG we work across borders – and without limits. This means that global virtual teams share resources and pool their brainpower to solve business issues and achieve outstanding results.  As a Software AG employee you will be valued for the unique skills, experiences and perspective you bring.  And, our global HR team will accompany you throughout your working life at Software AG, providing you with the support you need to manage your career effectively and achieve your professional goals. 



MEET US

 

PATRICIA Harris, Talent Acquisition

I am responsible for Talent Acquisition in the US & Canada. My team takes tremendous pride in the acquisition of top talent which directly contributes to the company's ability to achieve its objectives and goals. My favorite quote is "Great vision without great people is irrelevant”. We attract and hire great people to make Software AG’s vision possible. My hobbies are traveling to exotic places, and I am a Yoga enthusiast.

LYNN Brown, HR Coordinator

My position at Software AG is fulfilling. I get the first face introduction to SAG to all New Hires. It is my personal mission to always mak a good first impression and be memorable. My hobbies are Jewelry Designer.

Learn more about working with us, join our company and be a part of our Talent Community

YOU ARE OUR DIGITAL FUTURE. TODAY!

VOICE OF SOFTWARE AG

SUMIT F, Technical Support Analyst 

Well, there are plenty of reasons. One which stands out is that we get to interact with students who aspire to be employees of Software AG. I went to George Mason for a career fair as part of software AG’s hiring team. We talked about current job openings and Software AG’s offerings to its customers. Not so long ago, I was a student and actively hunting for jobs. It’s pretty cool to be on the other side of the spectrum! I enjoyed the overall experience a lot.


 

JEFF Snyder, Territory Account Executive

This is the first time in my career where I know that our work with the DBP will literally change how a company will go to market in the future.  



 

RHONDA Stiver, CPP, Payroll Manager

I like many things about Software AG!  Software AG has a great culture.  It is a workplace filled with wonderful people, change and exciting ideas.  The people who work here are  very professional and understand the importance of the customer. I have a passion for computer technology and am proud to be a part of a company that is on the leading edge of technology.



CYNTHIA Stegall, Senior Director, Global Education Service, NA 

At Software AG, we pride ourselves in being leaders in the digital marketplace.  I enjoy being a part of an organization that focuses not only on the needs of customers today but also one that anticipates the future needs of our customers and seeks to develop solutions that help customers stay ahead of their competition.

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    Pros

    I have long held the belief that HR is generally unresponsive and operated by heartless humans. That is, until my first e-mail to Software AG's HR department. Suffice it to say, I was inclined to work for Software AG simply based on how responsive and profession each of the HR staff was to my questions and concerns. This was especially important to me as I transitioned from a career in the public sector to one in the private sector.

    The director of staffing largely shaped my positive impression of Software AG, simply because the person set aside time to learn more about me as a person. The director’s actions conveyed to me that, perhaps Software AG is a company that cares about its employees and seeks to build a lasting relationship with them. Since I joined, I have not been proven otherwise.

    As I journeyed along the hiring process, I was connected to staff from the compensation and benefits sections. Each person was exceptionally responsive to my requests for information and helped me navigate through the paperwork. To be quite honest, I initially expected for both of them to ignore my questions until I was a brought onboard. However, their assistance provided for a smooth transition from the public sector.

    On orientation day, I distinctly remember three HR staff: the senior vice president of HR; the employee relations and compliance officer; and the human resources coordinator. I was glad that the senior vice president of HR considered the orientation event significant enough to greet the new employees. The employee relations and compliance officer did an outstanding job orienting us to Software AG. The officer also remained available to answer questions immediately after the session and continues to keep and open-door policy.

    I was particularly impressed by the human resources coordinator who worked feverishly from behind-the-scenes to ensure our paperwork was processed in time. Little did I (and the rest of my new colleagues) realize, she had been on the job for not more than a few weeks. The professionalism and poise she exhibited while processing the paperwork in between scheduled orientation breaks astonished us. The human resources coordinator demonstrated the caliber of people that Software AG hires and invests in.
    I stopped by HR months after I was hired to see if this was all a fairy tale, and found that each one continues to seek for ways to make Software AG an enjoyable place to work for. The programs that HR implemented since I joined, demonstrates they are listening to the concerns of employees and are searching for the best solution(s). Because the HR team values a strong work ethic with a focus on building lasting relationships, those same values are transmitted along and embedded into each step of the hiring process.

    Overall, Software AG’s HR team positively exceeded my expectations and demonstrated how a highly professional team of HR professionals is leveraged to attract talented people.

    Cons

    I have not had a bad experience thus far.

    Advice to Management

    Thank you for empowering HR to invest in Software AG employees.

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Software AG Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Software AG (Boston, MA).

    Interview

    Video/voice session online with company management. Follow up interview with client management. Four people asking questions. Simple process like most interviews. This app requires 30 words so I'm running on to meet the requirement, although I have nothing to add.

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Software AG Awards & Accolades

  • Trendence Graduate Barometer Top 100 Arbeitgeber Deutschland, IT Edition, trendence Institut, 2017
  • Top Employer Espana, Top Employers Institute, 2017
  • Investor In People, https://www.investorsinpeople.com/, 2017
  • Universum's Top 100 Most Attractive Employers, Wirtschaftswoche, 2017
  • Top Employers Germany 2016, http://www.top-employers.com/companyprofiles/DE/software-ag/, 2016
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