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Application Architect to review the navigational and structural architecture of existing systems and re-architecture/re-design them from the MVC to MVVM1 architectural pattern (21780, min 2 years experience)

Job Introduction

Serco is a partner of choice to the European Institutions and other International Organisations. For the past 30 years, we have been providing European and International Organisations a wide range of services including ICT services in support, infrastructure, operations and development as well as managing different contact centres for the key European Institutions, agencies and organisations, in Brussels and across Europe.

What connects the ever-growing Serco workforce is a passion for delivering great service –
To keep ahead, we have to evolve continually and enhance the way we deliver our services. Everyone in Serco has a role to play, here.

Serco provides the right environment to encourage ideas and a comprehensive Best Practice support network that enables them to put their ideas into action.

We are hiring an Application Architect to review the navigational and structural architecture of existing systems and re-architecture/re-design them from the MVC to MVVM1 architectural pattern for our prestigious partner DIGIT TM (DG Informatics) in Brussels. DIGIT-TM is a contract from the European Commission for IT services across Europe.

If you like to work in a multi-cultural and dynamic environment, this opportunity can answer to your expectation.

We look forward to meeting you!  Discover the offer below and click on ‘Apply’ if you know that your skillset and talents are a suitable match for this opportunity.

At Serco, we do not only offer a career but also the opportunity to join a community where everyone’s wellbeing matters, by living out the Serco values in all we do!

 

Role Responsibility

NATURE OF THE TASKS
The tasks are related to the CAP Information Systems. It is expected that the Contractor’s
service provider will ensure technical directions and choices, will design, realize and validate
long-term, reliable and adaptive technical systems.
The Contractor's service provider will execute the contract under the official Project
Management Methodology of the European Commission (“PM²”) and the Agile@EC software
development methodology that DG AGRI uses in order to monitor the deliverables. The
Contractor will make provision in order that the service provider does not consider the
implementation of that monitoring as direct orders given by the European Commission.

Successful Candidate

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

The Location of services delivery will be Brussels. Therefore, in accordance with the service
requirements of the framework contract, the Contractor’s candidates must be fluent in English.
French is an asset. Documents will be written in English.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

The aforementioned level is the highest level for which a Contractor’s candidate can be
accepted. For being accepted at a level lower or equal to the maximum aforementioned level,
the candidate must have the minimal educational qualifications and professional experience
that a person with normal expertise (i.e. independently of the technological, language-related or other requirements), is required to possess for that level, as defined in the framework contract.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

In reference to the specific security rules for services provided on the premises of the
contracting authority in Belgium, which are listed in the Framework Contract, the Contractor’s
service provider must receive a positive security advice. Moreover, in regard to the sensitive
data the Contractor’s service provider will deal with, the Contractor’s service provider must
receive a positive security advice that does not include recommendations to DG AGRI to
implement specific security measures.
As an Application Architect, a Contractor’s candidate will review the navigational and structural architecture of existing systems and re-architecture/re-design them from the MVC to
MVVM1 architectural pattern. To this purpose:
1. He/she must have an experience of at least 9 years in the architecture, design and development of Java applications;
2. He/she will design and develop application components at the View/Presentation layers. To
this end, a Contractor's candidate must have an experience of at least 5 years with each of
the following technologies:
 HTML
 CSS
 JavaScript
3. He/she will design and develop application components on the back-end. To this end, a
Contractor's candidate must have an experience of at least 5 years with each of the
following technologies:
 Spring
 JPA
 SQL
4. He/she will integrate components with other back-end services. To this end, a Contractor’s
candidate must have an experience of:
 At least 2 years with REST-based web services;
In order to re-architecture/re-design existing systems, an experience with the following
particular technology will be considered as an advantage: Angular (any version).

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Package Description

Excellent Salary 

Corporate Benefits Package 

Relocation Assistance (if applicable)

And the chance to make a positive difference in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion.

Further information available from the Serco Europe Recruitment Team

About the Company

Why should you join Serco ?

At Serco not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play.

Meaningful and vital work - You’ll contribute to methodologically intercepting challenges whilst achievements will also be recognised and celebrated.

A world of opportunity - You’ll be wholeheartedly supported with development and career progression

Great people - You’ll become an integral member of a well-defined and supportive team who believe passionately in the value of our work.

What we offer

  • Chance to contribute to innovation in the public services sector
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Permanent employment with comprehensive Serco Benefits package.

About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play when managing complex public services.  

We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world, we are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

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