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Technical Expert of Java/SpringBoot (20697, L 0)

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 a Technical Expert of Java/SpringBoot 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 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

 Tools/ Methodologies used in the unit
 Java8/11, SpringBoot, Oracle 19, H2, Angular 7 (eUI framework), Camunda, Quartz Scheduler, AMQ, Kafka, Jira/Confluence, Git, SonarQube, Bamboo, AWS, Docker, Jenkins, IntelliJ
 PM² and PM² Agile, UML, Confluence

The candidate will contribute to the activities listed below (non-exhaustive list):
 Design, development and testing of information systems based on micro services
 Design and development of architecture components and building blocks
 Analysis and implementation of the integration of different information systems
 Data analysis and data modelling
 Participation in agile ceremonies, meetings with other project teams
 Assistance during relevant parts of testing, analysis, technical documentation, deployment, evaluation and reporting

Successful Candidate


Profile and level
 Technology Expert level 0

Education and technical expertise
The candidate shall have:
 Rapid self-starting capability and experience in team working.
 Proactive attitude, communicative (i.e. good listener) and customer-oriented
 Proven experience of service/micro-service oriented architecture and design of Web-applications with databases (Oracle 19/H2)
 Very good knowledge and experience of Object Oriented Programming Languages (Java)
 Very Good knowledge and experience of DevOps principles and CI/CD practices
(Git, Bitbucket, etc.)
 Knowledge of application design and modelling tools (UML)
 Knowledge and experience of application design with relevant architecture patterns and principles
 Knowledge of interoperability technologies (e.g. web services, message oriented middleware, service oriented bus, messaging protocols JMS/AMQP, Kafka, websockets e.g. RPC)
 Experience with software development methodologies (Agile/RUP)
 Experience with the use of tools for application lifecycle management (Jira, Wiki's etc.)
 Experience with frontend frameworks (Angular, Javascript/Typescript) is an asset.

Specific expertise
 Very good knowledge and proven professional experience of Java 8/Java 11/J2EE (SpringBoot, Spring/hibernate frameworks)
 Very good knowledge and proven professional experience with Service Oriented Architecture and development of REST/SOAP Web Services, Java frameworks and APIs
 Very good knowledge and professional experience with Kafka/JMS
 Professional experience with micro-services development techniques
 Knowledge and professional experience with Angular7 based architectures patterns; prior experience with eUI is an advantage

 Good knowledge of English (spoken, written)
 Knowledge of French is an asset



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

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.
  • 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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