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Technology Expert with Large experience with software architecture, design and development good practices (23188, min 13 years experience)

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 with Large experience with software architecture, design and development good practices 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 person who will fill in the position will work inside an agile development team (with
analysts and java developers) and with other development teams. The main tasks related to
this position are the following:
 Architecture, technical analysis, design, development and testing of applications that
follow the reference architecture rules and accurately implement the specifications
received in the functional analysis provided by the business/functional analysts of the team.
 Analysis and design of the integration of different information systems.
 Analysis, design and implementations of services and components in a service oriented architecture.
 Provision of technical expertise, feasibility/risk/impact analysis and evaluations in relation with information systems.
 Provision of security assessments and solutions associated with information systems.
 Review, evaluate and test applications or (also third party) components to ensure integration with the other application components, and compliance with the requirements and standards.
 Depending on the circumstances, the expert may be requested to provide assistance or
support in the resolution of production issues.
 Documentation of the technical implementations and the components.

Successful Candidate

Knowledge and skills

 Large experience with software architecture, design and development good practices.
 Experience in JAVA (JEE) technology (full stack), J2EE 8 environment and standards, EJB3, Spring, Angular, JavaScript, JQuery, html, CSS.
 Experienced with WS SOAP development on Oracle Web Logic application server and with Oracle middleware products (SOA Suite).
 Experienced with these standards/APIs: XSD, SOAP, JAX-WS, JAXB (possibly also JAX-RPC).
 Good knowledge of relational databases management (Oracle, SQL, …).
 Experience with Message Oriented Middleware/Enterprise Service Bus technologies.
 Experience with micro services and RESTful paradigms.
 Experience with modern UI paradigms (client-side scripting).
 Experience in object oriented design and development, reusable components design and development, UML.
 Experience with unit and integration testing and automatic testing frameworks (jUnit, TestNG, Protractor), as well as CI/CD and integration tools like Jenkins, Sonar.
 Practical experienced with Eclipse/Workshop 10.3, Ant or Maven, SoapUI.
 Experience working in a team applying agile practices and principles.
 Application of high quality standards.
 Good reporting (feasibility/risk/impact analysis, estimations, progress, technical advice …) and communication skills.
 Capability of integration in a multi-cultural environment, rapid self-starter; autonomous as well as team player.
 Fluency (written and oral) in English; ability to actively participate in conversations and meetings, and write and read documents in English



Any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing documents to verify your identity and employment eligibility, as required by law.

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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.

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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