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Technology Expert (26458, L 4)

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

The successful candidate will provide architecture services for the projects developed by
The candidate will contribute to the activities listed below (non-exhaustive list):
• Design and architect applications
• Lead and contribute to the development of applications (angular front-end, java backends)
• Design and architect 3-tier applications, microservices, or cloud-native applications
• Design and architect with security and data protection in mind
• Design and develop APIs, system integrations
• Maintain code integrity and organisation
• Write clean code
• Promote good testing practices
• Troubleshoot problems and identify areas for improvement.
• Meet both technical and business needs
• Write technical documentation
The technology environment chosen is as follows:
• The development is adhering to the European Commission reference architecture based on Java (JEE or Spring Boot) and Angular.
• Interoperability is achieved with RESTful APIs, Kafka and an API Gateway, or is based on SOA principles and an Enterprise Service Bus.
• The data is typically stored in an Oracle Database 11G/12C.
• The development is based on an agile methodology and the Jira/Confluence ecosystem.

Successful Candidate

• The experience stated in the framework contract for the requested profile.
• Practical experience proving the capability to execute the tasks described in the above
description of tasks.
• Good knowledge of English (spoken, written)
• Rapid self-starting capability and experience in team working.
• Proactive attitude, communicative, good listener and customer-oriented.
• Expert knowledge of 3-tier and microservices architectures
• Expert knowledge of best practices for cloud-native or container-based applications
• Proficiency with back-end languages and frameworks such as Java, JEE, Spring boot and Hibernate
• Proficiency in web services, SOAP and RESTful API.
• Proficiency in HTML5, JavaScript, ES6, CSS3 and SASS.
• Proficiency in Angular (latest versions, build and automation tools) and Typescript.
• Good knowledge in client-side development of complex applications involving multi module, Web Components
• Experience in Web security, authentication, and authorization protocols (OAuth, Open
ID Connect)
• Experience in Redux architecture is a plus
• Familiarity with database technology such as Oracle, MongoDB
• Knowledge of code versioning tools such as Git or SVN.
• Experience with the following tools: Git, JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo, Nexus, Crucible, Jenkins, and Work environment/conditions
The work will be carried out on a full-time basis at the Commission’s premises in Brussels. The service providers will have frequent meetings in the Commission's services in Brussels and occasional meetings in the Commission’s premises in Luxembourg.
The working languages are both English and French



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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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