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Technology Expert (26431, L 5)

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

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 Technology Expert 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


Tools/ Methodologies used in the unit
o MS Teams, IntelliJ, VS Code, JIRA, Confluence;
o PM2@EC, Agile@EC;
o Domain Driven Architecture, test Driven Development, pair programming, continuous integration and deployment.

o Provision of expert advice and assistance, technology watch, architectural considerations,
applicable standards, solution patterns and best practices with Java Enterprise & front-end
technologies, enterprise & web content management, XML, interoperability, multi-device
development etc.;
o Elaboration of functional and non-functional requirements, drafting of analysis deliverables,
UML modelling;
o Development, testing and maintenance of software applications;
o Data analysis and data modelling;
o Participation in technical working groups, progress meetings and meetings with the users;
o Assistance during relevant parts of testing, analysis, technical documentation, deployment,
evaluation and reporting.

Access to Sensitive Non-Classified Data (FOR PPW)
o Access to sensitive non-classified data is foreseen. Sensitive non-classified information is defined in the Commission Decision (EU, Euratom) 2015/443 of 13 March 2015 on Security in the Commission.

Successful Candidate

Education and technical expertise

o Deep knowledge in the domain of Java Enterprise technology;
o Deep knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture (e.g. web services, message oriented
middleware, service bus);
o Good knowledge of Relational DBMS, especially Oracle;
o Knowledge of NoSQL DB, especially Document DB (e.g. ElasticSearch);
o Ability to participate in multi-lingual meetings, very good communication skills;
o Capability of working in an international/multicultural environment.

Specific expertise
o Java EE 8;
o Java tools and frameworks: Spring Boot 2.5.x, Spring Data 2.5.x, Spring 5.3.x, Spring Security 5.5.x, Hibernate 5.4.x, JPA 2.4.x;
o Web services: SOAP and REST;
o Java Message Service (Queues and Topics);
o Oracle RDBMS 12.x;
o Database migration tools: Flyway or Liquidbase
o Front-end frameworks: Angular 9 or higher, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, ngRX, RxJS, TypeScript, Bootstrap, Angular Material;
o Build environment, continuous integration and deployment: Maven, Bamboo, Shell Scripts,
Fisheye, Crucible, Git, JUnit or similar;
o Continuous Security Assurance: Fortify, SonarQube, OWASP DependencyChecks;
o Experience with containers - Docker and container management - Kubernetes;
o Public cloud IaaS and/or PaaS experience with AWS.

o The consultant has to be fluent in English;
o Documents will be written in English.



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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You may submit a written request revoking your consent to this agreement at any time.

Package Description

Excellent Salary 

Corporate Benefits Package 

Support provided to EU Nationals requiring relocation – Information available upon request

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 60,000 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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