Working at PSI

Employee interviews

PSI offers its employees numerous opportunities for individual development and optimal use of their strengths and abilities. A wide variety of personalities with different skills and experiences come together, which is the key to the company’s success. In a short interview, some employees report on their motivation as well as their experiences and opportunities in the PSI Group and thus give applicants a first-hand insight.

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. "

Short interview

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."

Lukas

Consultant

„PSI is an employer at eye level, who offers flexible working hours and a pleasant working atmosphere”

Short interview

Who are you and what are you doing at PSI?

I have been a consultant in the Automotive Division since 2017. Just like the sales department, I work in the field and maintain close contact with our customers. I virtually create the link between the real processes and the digital processes of our ERP system."

What do you particularly like about the company?

At PSI you are on an equal footing with the employer. There are flat hierarchies and above all a friendly cooperation. In addition, there are no core working hours, so that a work-life balance is possible."

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

In my area I communicate and correspond a lot with customers. I would therefore say that what is needed above all is a certain degree of social competence and sensitivity.  A good technical grasp is also important, since complex production processes often have to be traced within a limited time and optimization proposals have to be provided."

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

Open culture, flat structures, international."

What opportunities are there for PSI employees?

PSI not only offers a wide range of software, but also constantly develops it further. From consulting to development and all around our products, there are many areas in which you can further specialize according to your own interests."

What advice do you give to potential new employees?

Be authentic and don’t pretend! If you want to come to the office with a Scottish skirt or barefoot, you can do it. In my experience, there is no need to worry about not being accepted at PSI."

Johannes

Software Developer

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

Short interview

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."

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."

Short interview

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."

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."

Short interview

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."

Patrick

Student Trainee Software Developer

„In the heart of Berlin and yet not a noisy open-plan office."

Short interview

Who are you and what are you doing at PSI?

I’m studying computer science at Humboldt University. Since 2017 I have been working as a student trainee at PSI in the field of framework development. Currently I am working on the optimization of our latest developments."

What do you particularly like about the Company?

I particularly like the relaxed working atmosphere in the company. The colleagues are nice and easygoing and there is no pressure to perform. The working hours are also super flexible, so that I can combine university and work perfectly."

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

As a computer scientist with the necessary knowledge, you've already got a good hand. Apart from that, good analytical skills and a quick grasp are advantageous."

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

Safety, relaxed, student friendly."

What opportunities are there for PSI employees? 

As a working student, I have the opportunity to gain insights into many different areas and can directly apply the knowledge I have learned during my studies. I also had the opportunity to write my thesis in cooperation with PSI, so that I can work even more intensively with various departments in the future."

What advice do you give potential new employees?

The direct approach to other colleagues has proven to be very helpful in every respect. The best way to avoid ambiguity is to ask."

What can you expect?

  • Demanding and exciting Tasks
  • Flexible work design and creative freedom
  • Committed and excellent employer

Benefit from individual development options, diverse work areas and international application possibilities.

Who are we looking for?

  • Professionals
  • Graduates
  • Students

Not only experienced professionals are in demand - PSI also offers newcomers an optimal start to their careers.

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