Customer Support Consultant (German Speaking)

Location: Bad Homburg, DE

Who we are:

For over 50 years, we have worked closely with investment and asset managers to become the world’s leading provider of integrated investment management solutions. We are 2,800+ colleagues with a broad range of nationalities, educations, professional experiences, ages, and backgrounds in general.

SimCorp is an independent subsidiary of the Deutsche Börse Group. Following the recent merger with Axioma, we leverage the combined strength of our brands to provide an industry-leading, full, front-to-back offering for our clients, with SimCorp as the overarching company brand and Axioma as a key product brand.

SimCorp is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a culture where diverse perspectives and expertise are integrated in our everyday work. We believe in the continual growth and development of our employees, so that we can provide best-in-class solutions to our clients.

While striving to deliver client value, we believe it is vital to consider our people and our planet in every business decision we make. Acting responsibly is not optional. It is essential

Why this is important to us: 

SimCorp is a leading supplier of highly specialized software and expertise for financial institutions and corporations. Our main product SimCorp Dimension is a modular system that offers a complete solution for the investment management of banks, asset managers and insurance companies. The basis for our complex software is comprehensive financial services know-how and a very good understanding of the individual requirements of our customers. More than 200 financial institutions all over the world use our software. As a global partner we are continuously expanding our market-leading position. 

SimCorp is experiencing a substantial increase in business globally and to support our growth we are looking for a Global Support consultant. This is a truly global role, based in our Bad Homburg office. In this key role you will work with all our clients across the world and provide business support and solutions to overcome issues encountered by these clients. You will also prepare examples for our developers to work on in our internal systems in case of code defects and cooperate with them to resolve the issues. 

This interesting job offers you a unique opportunity to increase your knowledge and get experience on a variety of disciplines. You will find yourself working in a diverse and fast-growing environment for an international company with a significant growth potential and career opportunities. If you want to contribute to our growth and develop in a professional environment - grow with us! 

What you will be responsible for: 

  • Defining, communicating and solving issues by liaising with, and acting as, the intermediary between the customer and their support teams, and SimCorp developers and consultants. 
  • Investigating customer issues with a large focus on replicating issues internally and troubleshooting with the SimCorp technical teams. 
  • Verifying for and proposing workarounds for customers while their issue is being resolved. 
  • Documenting solutions to recurring issues in the internal knowledge base. 
  • You will maintain close contact and communicate errors & enhancement requests with local development staff and our colleagues in our central Development Division. 
  • You will have solid experience in either Front Office, Portfolio Analytics, Financial instruments (incl. instrument pricing), Corporate Actions, Settlement, Accounting/Fund Accounting or Data Management/Integration. 
  • You will be trained and mentored to become an expert in your field. 
  • After onboarding, we offer flexibility with regards to working from home, 2 days in the Bad Homburg office/week are required.
  • Working extended hours might also be required on occasion. 

In addition to the responsibilities described above, a significant portion of the working time will be dedicated to a Service Delivery Manager role which is anchored as well in the Global Support department. Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Act as central point of contact for the client and build a long-term trusted advisor relationship for some of our German speaking clients.
  • Effective handling of escalations.
  • Coordinate tasks and activities with the involved stakeholders.

What we value:

  • A degree in finance/economics/mathematics/computer science. 
  • 3 years’ experience within asset management, insurance, superannuation funds, funds management or custodian (experience with SimCorp Dimension is a good addition) 
  • Good communication & organization skills.
  • You have excellent analytical skills and are used to working in a structured way. 
  • You are good at working on & prioritizing multiple tasks at the same time. 
  • Knowledge or high interest in financial issues - theoretical as well as practical. 
  • You are service-minded and have the ability to thrive in a time-sensitive setting, you enjoy as well working in a team.
  • Fluency in German language.

Next steps:

Please note only applications sent through our system will be processed. Applications are continuously assessed, so please send your CV in English as soon as possible. 

If you are interested in being part of SimCorp but are not sure this role is a suitable one, submit your CV anyway. SimCorp is on an exciting growth journey, and our Talent Acquisition Team is ready to assist you discover the right role for you. The approximate time to consider your CV is three weeks. 

We are eager to continually improve our talent acquisition process and make everyone’s experience positive and valuable. Therefore, during the process we will ask you to provide your feedback, which is highly appreciated.