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Technology Expert (14214, L4) - Java

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

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

Serco and Proud - Make a difference every day.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Technology Expert, based in Brussels.


Role Responsibility

The key person will be responsible for:

  • Provision of expert advice and assistance on the installation, configuration  and tuning of tools and platforms required for the "Compass Corporate"  microservices based infrastructure. These include: Kafka, Prometheus,  Grafana, Elastic Search, Zookeeper, Rundeck, Ansible, Redis.  

  • Provision of expert advice on the best use of public cloud platforms such as  Amazon AWS and container platforms such as PKS. 

  • Provision of expert advice and assistance on the configuration and tuning of  the Java Enterprise / Weblogic Server infrastructure.  

  • Configuration of automated deployment of new versions of applications. This  could be to microservice-based platforms running on in-house VMs, to the  “on-prem cloud” using PKS containers, to the Amazon AWS public cloud or  to in-house Weblogic environments.  

  • Configuration of automation and configuration management tools such as  Rundeck and Ansible.  

  • Configuration of container platforms such as PKS.  

  • Linux systems administration tasks and scripting.  

  • Integration with CI/CD systems and execution of Bamboo plans.  i) Diagnosis of software problems, co-ordination with the development teams  and support teams. Working very closely with senior developers and  architects.  

  • Developing tools (using java, scripting languages) for the automation of  processes, the monitoring of performance and availability of applications and  for the pro-active detection of problems.  

  • Documentation of operational procedures and compilation of guidelines and  "best practice" regarding the delivery of applications for deployment. 

Successful Candidate

The key person should have:

  • A very good understanding of Java microservice architectures and  Springboot type infrastructure.  

  • A very good understanding of Java Enterprise application servers such as  “Oracle Weblogic”  

  • A good understanding of container platforms such as PKS.  

  • A good understanding of Amazon Web Services (AWS).  

  • Expertise in some of the following: Kafka, Prometheus, Grafana, Elastic  Search, Zookeeper Rundeck, Ansible, Redis, Mongo DB.  

  • A very good understanding of Java Enterprise frameworks and development.  

  • Ability to do hands-on java development if required would be advantageous.  

  • A good understanding of Oracle databases.  

  •  Good knowledge of scripting languages such as WLST, Python,  Unix/Linux shell scripting. 



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)

Further information available from the Serco Europe Recruitment Team

About the Company

Serco is one of the world’s largest providers of public services to Governments employing over 50,000 people in over 20 countries In Belgium and Luxembourg we work closely with the European Institutions providing crucial Services with over 220 staff members.

The services we provide are often of critical importance to the communities and nations we serve, Providing public services is one of the most satisfying and rewarding careers you can have, you have an ability to make a real positive difference to people’s lives and to your community and country.

As a business which delivers “front-line” public services, employing tens of thousands of people, we are constantly developing and promoting people; our need for skilled professionals is insatiable and few companies can offer as many opportunities for individuals to grow their careers

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

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

If you share our values then join with over 50,000 colleagues globally who are equally as passionate about delivering great service as you

A career with Serco offers the chance to work with both inspirational people and innovative contracts, in a dynamic and exciting environment.

We have a mandate to execute brilliantly and our people lead and inspire based on our core values, Trust, Care, Pride and Innovation.

Take pride in what you do.

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