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Java Architect
Java ArchitectAre you an experienced Java Architect? Are you seeking a career in an exciting and dynamic company, where you will offer your services as part of a team of a major European Institution, operating in an international, multilingual, and multicultural environment where you can expect real chances to make a difference?Look no further, we have an offer for you!  Our client, a leading Software, Information, and Communication Technologies company, with offices around the globe, is looking for a Java Architect to join their innovative team in Brussels, Belgium. They are a renowned supplier of IT services to government institutions, multinational corporations, public administrations, and multinational companies, research, and academic institutes.Job Type: Contract/ConsultantMax Daily Rate: 522 EURRequirementsIdeal candidates should have:University degree in IT combined with 13 years of IT professional experienceExcellent Java knowledge and programming experience with Spring Boot 2Fluent in EnglishJava EE7 or higher and J2EE architecturesJava frameworks: Spring 4.x, Spring Integration, Spring data 1.13.x, Spring SecurityExperience with AOP, building RESTful Web Services, JPA / Hibernate / Spring Data, JMS, Oracle Relational Databases, TDD/BDD experience and with server-side architecture and design patternsAwareness of server-side performance considerations / multi-threadingSolid understanding and extensive experience with GitExperience working with Docker, developing REST APIs, level 2 Hibernate caching, Distributed Caching in Spring Boot (Hazelcast) and UML modelling are considered an assetResponsibilities:Design and development of web-based applicationsElaboration of functional and non-functional requirements, drafting of analysis deliverables, UML modellingDesign, implementation, testing and maintenance of software components for web-based applicationsDesign and development of architecture components and building blocksParticipate to requirements analysis, prototyping, definition and integration of technological componentsProduction of software architecture documentsProvision of expert advice and assistance, technology watch, architectural considerations, applicable standards, solution patterns and best practices with Java Enterprise & front-end technologiesDo we spark your interest? Apply today! All CV’s to be submitted in English. Only EU candidates may be accepted due to security limitations.
Belgium
Full time
IT Services
Application Architect (Java)
Application Architect (Java)Are you an experienced Application Architect? Are you seeking a career in an exciting and dynamic company, where you will offer your services as part of a team of a major European Institution, operating in an international, multilingual, and multicultural environment where you can expect real chances to make a difference?Look no further, we have an offer for you!  Our client, a leading Software, Information, and Communication Technologies company, with offices around the globe, is looking for an Application Architect (Java) to join their innovative team in Brussels, Belgium. They are a renowned supplier of IT services to government institutions, multinational corporations, public administrations, and multinational companies, research, and academic institutes.Job Type: Contract/ConsultantMax Daily Rate: 477 EURRequirementsIdeal candidates should have:University degree in IT combined with 11 years of IT professional experienceVery good knowledge of J2EE including Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and web servicesFluent in EnglishVery good knowledge of Application Servers (Oracle WebLogic Server, Tomcat) and of Relational Database Management Systems - DBMS (preferably Oracle 11/12 g)Good knowledge of the following: Spring 5, Spring boot 2, Hibernate, Liquibaseand JunitExperience with DevOps container/orchestration tools (Docker, Ansible, Kubernetes) and with cloud based development (AWS web services)Good knowledge of continuous delivery and Application Lifecycle Management tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, JIRA, Git, Nexus)Knowledge of Agile methodologyVery good knowledge of web application design and developmentResponsibilities:Architecture and design of information systemsAnalysis and documentation of requirements following the standards and methodologiesParticipate in the analysis and design of database schemas/tablesData analysis, data modelling and PrototypingDevelopment/maintenance of applicationsDesign and development of architecture components and building blocksProduction of technical documentationFormulation of test cases/programsParticipate in the deployment and configuration of the systemDo we spark your interest? Apply today! All CV’s to be submitted in English. Only EU candidates may be accepted due to security limitations.
Belgium
Full time
Financial Services
Senior Product Manager (FinTech/JIRA – Unsecured Loans)
Senior Product Manager (FinTech/JIRA – Unsecured Loans) Are you an experienced Senior Product Manager in the FinTech space?  We have the perfect opportunity for you! Our client, an AI-Driven lending platform is looking to hire a talented Senior Product Manager to join their team. The team consists of innovators and builders with domain expertise in the lending space. They share a determination to continue leveraging data driven approaches to problem solving by building products that the market needs and API integrations that drive value across the board. Job Type: Remote | Full-TimeRequirements4 + years of experience as a Senior Product Manager/Product ManagerExtensive experience in JIRAEngineering background is a plusPrevious experience managing multiple teams is preferredPrevious experience working on a growing team is preferredEvidence of strong leadership skills and creativityStrong communication and interpersonal skillsGreat analytical and problem-solving skillsGood organization and multitasking abilitiesA keen eye for detail Responsibilities:Working with senior management to create ideate production solutionsCreating detailed product outlines and working with clients to fine-tune them.Taking charge of product development.Preparing budgets, allocating resources, and delegating tasks.Ensuring product development is on track and adjusting schedules as required.Working with various design teams to produce product prototypes.Conducting market research and obtaining consumer feedback on products.Identifying weaknesses in prototypes and making the necessary changes.Obtaining feedback from clients, designers, and engineers, and adjusting product specifications as needed.Communicate product features and functions to cross functional teams at all levels clearlyTracking engineering performance and velocity using JIRA or similar tools Do we spark your interest? Send us your CV today!We are looking forward to hearing from you!
Nigeria
Full time

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