Java Application Architect

Location: Brussels


The following services will be provided:

  • Architecture and design of information systems;
  • Review of the architecture of existing systems;
  • Design and development of architectural components and building blocks;
  • Analysis of the integration of different information systems;
  • Coordination of the implementation of the technical architecture;
  • Production of software architecture documents;
  • Participation in technical working groups, progress meetings and meetings with the users;
  • Design of application data models;
  • Design of application workflow models;
  • Design of application APIs using suitable frameworks (REST, Swagger);
  • Design and development of software components and building blocks using suitable back-end components and frameworks (Java Spring, JPA);
  • Design and implementation of application integration with corporate IAM services for authentication and authorization purposes;
  • Delivery through a CI/CD pipeline.


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good knowledge of Enterprise Architecture;
  • Good knowledge of Java application servers, in particular Oracle WebLogic;
  • Good knowledge of Relational DBMS, in particular Oracle DB;
  • Good knowledge of web application design, in particular Java back-end components and frameworks (Java Spring);
  • Good knowledge of modelling methods and notations (UML);
  • Good knowledge of SQL;
  • Good knowledge of CI/CD applications and container technologies;
  • Knowledge of interoperability technology (e.g. web services, REST APIs);
  • Ability to write clear and structured technical documents;
  • Ability to give technical presentations;
  • Ability to participate in multi-lingual meetings, good communication skills;
  • Capability of integration in an international/multicultural environment;
  • Rapid self-starting capability and experience in working in team.


Essential Skills:

  • Proven and recent coding experience in Java web application development (Java Spring, Hibernate).

Specific Expertise:

  • 13 years of IT professional experience;
  • 6 years of experience in development of information systems;
  • 6 years of experience with Java web application development (of which, at least 3 years of development experience with Java Spring and REST API development);
  • 3 years of experience in development of complex information systems;
  • 3 years of experience in frontend development using Angular or Kendo UI;
  • 2 years of experience with Agile software development (refactoring, test-driven development, user story modelling);
  • Good knowledge of Atlassian tools (Bitbucket, Jira, Confluence, Balsamiq);
  • Good knowledge of Maven;
  • Good knowledge of Jenkins;
  • Good knowledge of Docker;
  • Good knowledge of Junit;
  • Knowledge of the SCRUM development methodology is an advantage.


All applications will be treated in strict confidence.



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