Career at Software AG

Bringing together participants and industry partners from the German IT sector is one of the primary goals of the Software Campus. IT talents in their master’s degree or doctorate can get to know potential employers at an early stage and companies can find suitable employees. What happens between the matchmaking of participants and companies, admission to the program and successful completion? How is the connection established and strengthened? Each of the industry partners has their approach.

As one of the nine industry partners of the program, Software AG was able to win over two graduates this year. The leading business process management company with offices in Darmstadt (headquarters) and Saarbrücken, Germany, has an open and familiar culture. Personal contact plays an important role in the implementation of the Software Campus. The participants regularly exchange ideas with the supporting departments, their mentors and HR experts. They are actively involved in what is happening, learn and distinguish themselves in the concrete environment and generate attention.

Towards the end of the 1-2-year term of the Software Campus, when the active project support by the industry partner ends, the further path is discussed in individual coordination. What plans does the participant have? What opportunities does Software AG offer, are there suitable job advertisements or can they even be created?

Julian Krumeich and Tom Thaler, scientists at DFKI and doctoral students at Saarland University, have joined forces with Software AG through the Software Campus. Both were able to get to know their future employer better. For a few months now, they have been working as product managers for the market-leading platform for modeling and analyzing business processes “ARIS” in Saarbrücken. “My mentor has shown me different career opportunities at Software AG. When I was researching industry job offers after finishing my academic career at DFKI there was an interesting position in product management – and naturally, I applied for it.” Julian summarizes the development. Tom adds: “We are working on innovative and interesting topics in a familiar environment. In this way, we can directly contribute the knowledge we have gained and the skills we have acquired from the Software Campus”.

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