Serco is a specialist at delivering vital services on behalf of European, National and Local Governments.
Serco Europe employ’s a large workforce in Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Spain, Italy and the UK.
Our European operations have ca. 2,000 employees delivering critical services to public institutions throughout Europe.
For the EU Commission in Brussels we are looking for a Technology Expert with at least 9 years of relevant work experience.
Nature of the tasks
Non-exhaustive list of the tasks to be carried out :
Provision of expert advice and assistance, technology watch, evaluation studies, architectural considerations, applicable standards, solution patterns and best practices
Provision of quality plans, quality assessments, quality control tests, evaluations and service level agreements associated with information system infrastructure services or projects
Assistance in the implementation of a software engineering methodology
Provision of security studies, security assessments and other specific security matters related to ICT infrastructures
Elaboration of functional and non-functional requirements and business case analysis related to the area of expertise
Elaboration of vision documents focused upon infrastructure components
Review of Information Systems Infrastructure Architectures
Provision of technical evaluations and audit reports in relation with information systems infrastructure
Knowledge and skills
In depth knowledge of Web applications design
Excellent knowledge of :
Java / JEE : JDK 1.6, EJB 2 & 3, JMS, JPA, Hibernate, JSP, JDBC, Ajax
Frameworks : Struts 1, Spring MVC
Build tool : Ant
CLM tool : RTC and Jira
IDE : Eclipse
Application server : WebLogic 12
Database : Oracle 11g and SQL (PL / SQL is an asset)
Methodologies : RUP, Agile
Capability to write clear and structured technical documents.
Ability to participate in multi-lingual meetings, very good communication skills
Due to the particular nature of a large international organisation such as the
European Commission, candidates should also have the following nontechnical skills :
Ability to participate in multilingual meetings
Ability to understand, speak and write French and English (B2 level)
Ability to work in a team
Ability to work in multi-cultural environment, on a large project
Education and Experience
Level of education corresponding to level 7 of the European Qualifications Framework which typically corresponds to a master's level or 5 years of higher education;
where the minimum number of years of education is not fulfilled, 2 years of professional experience will be considered as equivalent for 1 year of study.
All proposed candidates should be :
security clearable (with scope of application EU)
ready to travel to the premises of the Commission for a physical interview
available for this interview within 10 working days starting the day following the interview request
WORK ENVIRONMENT / CONDITIONS
The work will be carried on the Commission’s premises in Brussels.
The methodology used for development is based on Standard RUP EC, Agile RUP EC, PM2 (PM Square) or BPM EC.
The tool used for database design is Oracle Designer.
The technical environment is based on Oracle 11g and Weblogic 12.
Eclipse is used as Java development environment.
RTC or JIRA is used for source control and activity tracking.
RFT and Selenium are used for functional testing
Internet Explorer 11 and Firefox are the web browsers.
TOAD or SQL Developer is used as development utility for Oracle.
All documents must be written in MS Word 2010
Any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing documents to verify your identity and employment eligibility, as required by law.
Applicants are reminded that they will be requested to produce such documentation during the recruitment process.
Please contact a member of the recruitment team if you require further details of acceptable types of documentation required for verification of identity and work authorization.
Data Protection :
When creating a profile on the Serco Career Centre you agreed to the Data Protection policy, a copy is available upon request.
You may submit a written request revoking your consent to this agreement at any time.
Full details on application - Relocation assistance provided, if applicable.
Please note that this position is also open to freelancers (independent contractors).