Careers at Sopheon

A company can only be as forward-thinking as its people. That’s why Sopheon fosters a supportive and collaborative work environment that encourages our employees to be independent, innovative and goal-driven. Sopheon’s customer-centric culture promotes continuous internal and external learning to enhance the ongoing personal growth and professional success of our employees.

To continue to be the best, we need you and your ideas. Watch your aspirations materialize in an organization where opportunities abound for you to contribute to helping companies become better innovators and achieve improved business results.

Sopheon (LSE: SPE) is an international provider of software and services for innovation governance and product life cycle management. Sopheon’s Accolade® solution supports strategic roadmapping, idea development, product portfolio management and the creation, commercialization and replacement of products. They enable users to achieve sustainable market differentiation by synchronizing product ideation, planning and innovation process execution.

Today, Sopheon’s solutions are used by Global 1000 manufacturers and service providers in 58 countries. The solutions have been deployed in a range of industries at more than 170 clients and include companies as BAE Systems, BASF, Cytec, Parker Hannifin, PepsiCo, SABMiller, Electrolux, Afton Chemical, Merck, Heinz and Honeywell.

Sopheon has operating bases in the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Germany, with distribution, implementation and support channels worldwide. Sopheon is listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange and on the Alternext Exchange in Amsterdam.

For all activities, ensuring high adoption rates and a high degree of client satisfaction are key.

Innovation Business Consultant – EMEA

Department: Customer Services
Location: EMEA -Netherlands (Maastricht area, Amsterdam area) or Germany (Frankfurt area)
Supervisor: Manager Customer Services – EMEA

General Summary

The Sopheon Innovation Business Consultant’s (BC) objective is to provide innovation and business consulting expertise during the pre-sales activities and project implementation. The BC has a leading role in Customer Services Implementation teams responsible for assessing customer’s business processes and practices and delivering recommendations to improve innovation performance. The Innovation Business Consultant provides business process consulting support, delivering the innovation solution design specifications, training, and post-implementation consulting.
For all activities, ensuring high customer adoption rates and a high degree of customer satisfaction are key.
Working with the customer’s cross-functional business team in a regional or global setting, the Innovation Business Consultant captures the specific business needs and processes, guides the customer in improving their understanding of innovation performance best practices and mapping the needs to a Sopheon software solution. The Business Consultant also supports the customer with solution training, roll out activities and post implementation consulting.
The Innovation Business Consultant also assists the sales team in presales activities in order to gain an understanding of the prospect’s innovation maturity, identifying business requirements, and providing guidance on developing phased implementation plans. […]

Solutions Architect

Department: North America Client Services
Location: Denver area
Supervisor: Vice President, Client Services

General Summary

Sopheon is an international supplier of leading edge products in innovation and new product development. Sopheon has operating bases in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and the Netherlands.

The Solutions Architect (SA) role has the overall responsibility for the implementation of Packaged Software solution for Sopheon clients.

The Solutions Architect (SA) is responsible for framing the customer problem inside Sopheon’s solution set. The SA considers different design options and creates the high level design of how the Sopheon product(s) will be used in the implementation. The SA develops and presents recommendations to minimize complexity and the implementation technical risk. The SA explains, represents and defends the rationale for certain feature set, and how the customer can take advantage of product features in their particular environment.
The SA will work with small (sometimes virtual) teams that may combine internal and external resources (partners).
Our customers look to the Solutions Architect as the expert on how they will use our application to their advantage. […]

Software Engineer

Department: Product Development
Location: Arvada, Colorado
Supervisor: Development Manager

General Summary

Sopheon is an international supplier of leading edge products in innovation and new product development. Sopheon has operating bases in the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands.

Sopheon is looking for a .Net web development Engineer to design and implement large and small development efforts for various strategic product efforts and Sopheon customers. This position will have responsibility for designing and developing different components of functionality while working in […]

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To apply for a position on the Sopheon team, send CV or resume to: jobs@sopheon.com.

Sopheon is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability or national origin.

Some positions at Sopheon require consent to and successfully passing a background check prior to employment. Also, certain Sopheon customers operate in sensitive industries and require that individuals undergo background screening prior to being involved in a project. The screening process could include verification of identity, criminal record checks and drug abuse checks. If you join us, you may be required to undergo such additional screenings.