Myriam

Sales Director

„I know the balancing act between professional needs and family needs well. PSI gives me the flexibility to deal with it appropriately in different phases of my life."

Who are you and what are you doing at PSI?

My career at PSI began as a working student 25 years ago during my computer science studies. Over the years I have developed software, managed projects and then for a long time managed a part of product development. Currently I am Sales Director of a division of PSI Metals and head a small area of sales staff.

What do you particularly like about the company?

The variety. PSI offered me many career opportunities in the recent years, so that I could find the optimal job for me within the company, depending on my life situation. In this way, career and family can be brought halfway under one roof. I also value our sense of community and collegiality, which is not always a matter of course.

Which skills are particularly in demand in your field of work?

What is needed are flexible all-rounders with a technical background who are willing to speak the language of the customer. This means that the ability to recognize, understand and implement customer needs is an absolute must in project management and sales.

Spontaneously name three terms that come to your mind about PSI.

Customer-oriented, human, process-oriented.

What opportunities are there for PSI employees?

In a nutshell: a permanent further development. In addition to stays abroad at locations worldwide, there are numerous further training opportunities or special training programs for newcomers. At PSI you get the necessary freedom to look outside of the box and to develop yourself professionally also personally.

What advice do you give to potential new employees?

It is important that you remain true to yourself and face new challenges. If you keep an eye on your goal and stay on the ball non-stop, all doors are open at PSI.

Ronald

Project Manager

„It's great to see everything running automatically in a factory and to know that it's your own software that controls the plant."

Who are you and what are you doing at PSI?

I started working for PSI 20 years ago right after studying computer engineering. First I worked in the printing industry and later in  the chemical industry. After that I spent much of my time in logistics and now I am working in the steel industry. Since 2007 I have been project manager who supports the customer from the initial requirements through the concept phase to the actual implementation and commissioning.

What do you particularly like about the company?

I love to see things move. When your own software controls a complete high-bay warehouse and stores and removes pallets there, as well as assembles deliveries for trucks, , then  this is an enormously satisfying feeling. Exactly this direct connection to technology also strengthens the variety in my job.

Which skills are particularly in demand in your field of work?

In order to guarantee our customers a smooth process flow, we are in close contact with them.  Communication skills, quick comprehension and organizational talent are particularly important here. Teamwork is also required.

Spontaneously name three terms that come to your mind about PSI.

Flexible working hours, collegiality, goal-oriented.

What opportunities are there for PSI employees?

Since PSI is not only a pure software company, many interesting and varied tasks are waiting for the employees. One thing you won’t experience here is boredom.

What advice do you give to potential new employees?

Try to understand the customer technology. The understanding of the complex processes and relationships as well as the subsequent implementation of these by our software are very interesting.

Johannes

Software Developer

„Demanding and exciting tasks for creative people and for a company that is committed to its employees."

Who are you and what are you doing at PSI?

My name is Johannes, I am 34 years old and I have been working at PSI for more than seven years. Currently I am working in the field of Framework Development and Mobile Application.

What do you particularly like about the company?

Open structures and a wide range of tasks. PSI offers a broad spectrum of software development - from the framework development, in which we count every bit, to project development, in which we look for the optimal solution together with the customer.

Which skills are particularly in demand in your field of work?

Creativity. I think software development is an incredibly creative process. It includes a large spectrum of tasks: identifying problems, finding abstractions and programming the most beautiful and elegant solution possible. For this you need a lot of creativity, the ability to think abstractly and a good vision.

Spontaneously name three terms that come to your mind about PSI.

Employee-friendly, international, diversified.

What opportunities are there for PSI employees?

PSI offers various career opportunities. Depending on interest and talent, everyone can find their own way. Project manager, business specialist or computer nerd - everyone is needed and wanted here.

What advice do you give to potential new employees?

Get to know your colleagues. Whether at lunch, at the coffee machine or at the soccer table - you will meet many great people.

Viola

Software Developer

„PSI is a company with a positive working atmosphere, thanks to friendly and helpful colleagues and an appreciated interaction across hierarchical levels."

Who are you and what are you doing at PSI?

I'm a mathematics graduate of the TU Berlin and have been working in a project team at PSI for a year. I program extensions of our standard product to best meet the needs of the customer. Software development remains exciting because each project brings with it new challenges and requirements.

What do you particularly like about the company?

I like the open corporate culture, the positive and collegial working atmosphere and the good working conditions.

Which skills are particularly in demand in your field of work?

You should be able to think yourself into complex contexts. Apart from that, the ability to work in a team is of great importance, especially when it comes to project work.

Spontaneously name three terms that come to your mind about PSI.

Diverse, open-minded, software solutions.

What opportunities are there for PSI employees?

It is the opportunity to take on other positions within the company. Whether from software development to commercial project management, consulting, training or sales - there are many possibilities that make a diversified work over years possible.  In addition, there is an attractive opportunity to work at different locations and on various projects worldwide.

What advice do you give to potential new employees?

My recommendation is to get involved with the new challenges and requirements in a positive and motivated way and to seek an exchange with colleagues.