Technical Consultant (German speaking)

Euro London Appointments is currently recruiting for a leading global embedded software code compliance and testing client who are currently recruiting in their London office for a skilled German and English speaking Technical and Post-Sales Consultant to deliver high-quality Technical Account Management and Post-sales technical support to clients spanning the Aerospace, Automotive, Medical and Financial Sectors.

This role is a fantastic opportunity to join a medium sized and fast-growing international company within a friendly, welcoming and clued-up team, applying strong pedagogical and technical skills to a role involving a strong client facing focus as well as a good understanding of development. Please see the description below for further details!


The responsibilities below represent the main elements of the role. Over time these may be expanded as the successful candidate develops their career.

Main responsibilities:

*Analysis of customer support issues ( similar to technical account management) once the product is installed into the customer's technical environment , working often with clients across the DACH ( German speaking) market.
*Post Sales mentoring and consulting including set-up and installation of solutions in contact with regional distributors in country.
*Critique work on coding standards.
*Conducting product training courses for clients.
*Seminar and conference presentations in the UK and throughout Europe.

Requirements (Technical and Non-Technical)

*A Bachelors Degree in an IT or Engineering related discipline with a strong experience in C/C languages to provide customer-facing consulting services on C/C based embedded software products.
*Programming skills in C/C ( there is no software development in the position but the knowledge of working with these languages is essential as the product is based on them)
*Analysis of customer support issues with Post sales support and consultancy as part of our Global Support Network.
*Advanced knowledge of Windows and Linux.
*Strong oral and written German and English communications skills and the confidence to present to audiences with different levels of technical understanding.
*Any other languages , particularly French or Italian are beneficial but not essential.
*Any customer facing or technical teaching experience is highly beneficial but not essential. This is because you will be working in a role combining client facing and remote client interaction, where the ability to communicate technical information and concepts is vital.

In return my client can offer a technically stimulating role where you will deliver consulting and support services to a wide range of clients in several growing sectors and in a progressive company where your expertise will be valued and recognised through a competitive salary and career progression prospects. There is also the possibility for travel across the UK and Europe to support clients in this diverse position.



Oliver Astington

Team: IT & Technical

I specialise in: International & Multilingual IT and Technical Recruitment across the UK and Western Europe

Languages: English, French & Spanish (also learning Italian)

I’ve been at Euro London since: 2010

About me: I have evolved with Euro London from consultant to senior and principal consultant since December 2010. I completed my Bachelors Degree in Modern European Studies and Masters Degree in Modern Language studies at the University of Nottingham with studies in France and Spain from 2005-2010 and have subsequently used my passion for Europe, European languages and international business to develop long-standing relationships with international businesses and candidates as well as investment in helping international candidates find job opportunities that will help them grow their careers. Outside work I regularly travel throughout Europe and beyond, enjoy outdoor sports and  reading about  Modern European history and politics. 

Fun fact: I have lived in 4 European countries , UK, France, Spain, Belgium.