Application Architect – Brussels


We are looking for an Application Architect for one of our client based in Brussels


Belgium – International Organisations


  • Architecture and design of information systems.
  • Review of the architecture of existing systems
  • Design and development of architecture components and building blocks
  • Analysis of the integration of different information systems
  • Data analysis and data modelling
  • Coordination of the implementation of the technical architecture
  • Technical interface between the project leaders and the developers
  • Production of software architecture documents
  • Participation in technical working groups, progress meetings and meetings withthe users
  • Assistance during relevant parts of testing, analysis, technical documentation,deployment, evaluation and reporting


  • Very good knowledge of web application design
  • Very good knowledge of Object Oriented architecture
  • Very good knowledge of Relational DBMS
  • Very good knowledge of interoperability technology (e.g. web services, messageoriented middleware, service oriented bus)
  • Very good knowledge of security best practices in web development
  • Good knowledge of modelling tools
  • Good knowledge of Enterprise Architecture
  • Good knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture
  • Good knowledge of business process analysis
  • Good redaction skills.
  • Ability to give technical presentations.
  • Ability to apply high quality standards
  • Ability to cope with fast changing technologies used in application architectureand design
  • Ability to participate in multi-lingual meetings, good communication skills.
  • Proven ability to integrate in an international/multicultural environment


Master’s level or 5 years of higher education or an equivalent number of years of ITprofessional experience as stated in the DIGIT-TM – Service Requirements.


  • Minimum 9 years of IT professional experience
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in development of information systems with Java
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with UML or CASE tools
  • Very good experience with relational databases
  • Very good experience with web application development

Specific expertise

  • Minimum 9 years’ experience in architecture and design of information systems
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in Java (both with J2SE and J2EE) with extensiveknowledge and expertise in the use of design patterns;
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in developing secure web applications, with expertisein secure development practices
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in Apache Maven or equivalent;
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in Object Oriented design patterns e.g. AspectOriented Programming (AOP) with expertise in design patterns
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in Testing Frameworks (JUnit, Spock, Selenium,Python, …);
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in relational databases (Oracle, MySQL..)
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in the development of graphical user interfaces
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in Spring framework
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in Angular2 framework
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in development of web services (REST and SOAP)with expertise in the design and development of web services
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with version control systems
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with JIRA and GIT

Personal skills

  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to analyse complex documents
  • Ability to follow and interpret Internal procedures and standards
  • Ability to work with imposed deadlines
  • Ability to work independently on specific tasks while at the same timefunctioning as a member of a project team.
  • Fluent in English and/or French


  • Monthly timesheets
  • Progress reports of the different tasks to be annexed to the quarterly timesheets
  • Final report to be submitted with the last invoice, including a description of thework carried out and the results obtained during the execution of the specificcontract


Aleksandar Vasev

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