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Multi-tier JAVA-based Web Applications Developer

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Job Introduction

At Serco, we strive to promote and enable the diversity, development, wellbeing and safety of our people. We understand that healthier, happier employees go hand-in-hand with strong business performance, enhanced productivity and better outcomes for those we serve. We want everybody who works for Serco to have a positive experience and access to opportunities to develop in their chosen careers.

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy. As subcontractor, Serco Italia S.p.A. is currently looking for a Multi-tier JAVA-based Web Applications Developer and development of multi-tier JAVA-based web applications to join our great team in Ispra (VA)!

As the Commission's in-house science service, the Joint Research Centre's mission is to provide EU policies with  independent, evidence-based  scientific and  technical  support  throughout  the  whole  policy  cycle. Working  in  close  cooperation  with  policy Directorates-General,  the JRC addresses key societal  challenges while  stimulating innovation through developing new methods, tools and standards, and sharing its know-how with the Member States, the scientific community and international partners.

With 7 Scientific Directorates, 3 Corporate Directorates  and  the  DG/DDG  Office, the JRC  is  located in 5 Member States (Belgium,  Germany,  Italy, the Netherlands and Spain).  Further  information is available  athttps://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en. The mission of the  Directorate  for Competences (JRC.I multi-site) is to setup  and  operate  Competences Centres necessary  to support horizontal JRC's  activities,  in compliance with all applicable rules and regulations.

Does working in a Serco environment sound appealing to you?

We would love to hear from you and your interest in this new job opportunity!

Does this vacancy not suit your profile? Not to worry, you can send your updated CV to careers.italy@serco.com – a member of our Recruitment Team will come back to you shortly after.


Role Responsibility

Are you looking to secure a career in a public sector environment? We would love to hear from you! 

As Multi-tier JAVA-based Web Applications Developer and development of multi-tier JAVA-based web applications you will be responsible for:

The Advanced  Computing & ICT Support Unit (JRC.I.5) has  the  task  to act  as  a  centre of ICT  competence supporting  the operational  activities of the JRC. The unit develops and  implements the JRC ICT policy and provides a reliable, efficient and secure ICT infrastructure for the whole JRC in line with the Commission ICT strategy.  Furthermore, the Unit  supports and coordinates the implementation of corporate information systems. The Information Systems part of the Advanced Computing & ICT Support Unit is organized in four areas:–Work Programme and Knowledge Management applications–Resource & Logistics applications–Financial & Geel site specific applications–Seville site applications–Data warehouse & reporting. This   set   of   corporate   applications   should   be   maintained,   adapted,   and   supported   following   user requirements  and  technical  evolution. New developments  or  improvements  on  existing  applications  are requested by JRC stakeholders. The  Technical  Annex  concerns  the  support  and  maintenance  of corporate information  systems  and  the analysis, creation and implementation of new requirements in collaboration with the different  JRC System Owners.


The  service  being  requested  aims  at  the  evolution  of  the  JRC  Corporate  Information  Systems  in  close collaboration  with  the  respective  System  Owners  under the coordination and supervision of the JRC Advanced Computing & ICT Support Unit.

In return, we offer a friendly, supportive and professional environment that respects your work/life balance and ultimately contributes to the delivery of public services in Italy and around the world.

Successful Candidate

Application Architect, with experience in the design and development of multi-tier Java-based web applications. In addition to the knowledge and skills implied by the profile, he/she will have an in-depth working knowledge of:

  • at least one modern front-end framework (preferably Angular);
  • of the Java Persistence API (JPA);
  • of the Spring Framework.

You will need to have working experience in JEE and micro-service architectures. Working experience on data modelling and physical database design will be an advantage.

The working language is English. As the team is located in Ispra, Italian would be an asset.

Given the context (Nuclear Decommissioning related activities) the position requires an on-site presence.

Ideally between 7 and 11+ years of experience



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. 

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Package Description

Joining Serco Italy’s amazing team offers:

  • Competitive Salary 
  • Great career opportunities in the Space industry
  • Competitive Salary
  • Corporate Benefits Package
  • Exciting relocation package (if applicable)
  • Company events
  • International environment

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.
  • Pension

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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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities.  Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.

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