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 an Application Architect with at least 7 years of relevant work experience.
Nature of the tasks
Non-exhaustive list of the tasks to be carried out :
Analysis of user requirements and modelling of new information systems
Development or maintenance of applications that reflect the specifications
Development of proofs of concepts
Development and integration of multiple information systems or modules into corporate solutions;
Production of technical documentation
Assistance with deployment and configuration of the systems
Knowledge and skills
In-depth knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture
In depth knowledge of applications design
Good command of coding best practices, software design and architecture
Capability of integration in an international / multicultural environment;
Ability communicate clearly in English or French with stakeholders (business and IT) both verbally and in writing;
Rapid self-starting capability, self-driven and can-do attitude;
Experience and willingness in working in team settings;
Ability to contribute in multilingual meetings;
Ability to work with a high degree of rigour and method and, more specifically, to follow working standards set by the team and by the EC;
Delivering high quality and clean work;
As the applications managed and maintained in DIGIT contain personal and confidential data, a high degree of discretion and integrity is required from all our staff members.
REQUIRED SPECIFIC EXPERTISE
More specifically, the required specific expertise includes :
Expertise in Java-related technologies, including J2EE, JSP, JDBC, Log4J,
XML / XSL / XSLT, XQuery, XPath and Oracle WebLogic
Experience in service-oriented architecture and web services : RESTful API, SOAP, WSDL, JAX-WS, JAX-RS, Oracle Service Bus, YAML;
Good knowledge of Spring Framework and aspect oriented programming;
Good knowledge of relational database management systems Oracle SQL, PL / SQL;
Affinity with cloud computing and IT security;
Having experience with ECAS (European Commission Authentication Service) would be an advantage;
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).