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Software Architect

  • Location: Zaventem, Flemish Brabant Province, Belgium
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #25311

This company is seeking a highly skilled Software Architect to take a leading role in the design and development of large-scale applications for EU organizations in the domain of border management and control. As a member of the architects team, the successful candidate will be responsible for defining, assessing, and communicating architecture, delivering high-level and detailed architecture and design documents, and leading the review process with the client. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 7 years of professional experience in ICT, with at least 4 years as a software architect or similar role.

Day rate: up to €782 per day

Key Functions:

  • Defining, assessing, and communicating architecture
  • Delivering high-level and detailed architecture and design documents
  • Leading and coordinating the implementation and/or troubleshooting
  • Contributing to the Functional, Technical, Security and Testing specifications
  • Performing studies and proposing design solutions in relation to changes and new requirements

Must Have Skills:

  • Minimum 7 years of professional experience in ICT, with at least 4 years as a software architect or similar role
  • Proven experience in large-scale distributed systems, with emphasis on high availability, high performance, high level of security and zero data loss
  • Strong development background in Java, with recent development experience
  • Proven experience with stream processing software platforms (e.g. Kafka, Flink)
  • Experience in SOA, Microservices, gRPC, Containerization (Kubernetes, Helm charts)
  • Good understanding of platform and infrastructure (hardware, virtualization, cloud, OCP etc.)
  • Mastering UML, TOGAF Certified
  • University degree in a relevant subject
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • EU citizenship

Nice to Have Skills:

  • Experience in Spring Boot, Drools, Elastic Search, Apache ZooKeeper, Apache Helix, or similar tools and frameworks
  • Experience with Sparx Enterprise Architect
  • ArchiMate Certified
  • Working experience with EU client or other public institutions
  • Experience with biometric systems
  • Experience in Agile/Lean methods such as Scrum and/or Kanban Qualifications. TOGAF, Sparx, Kubernetes, Apache Kafka, Apache Flink, Helm, Unified Modeling Language (UML)

If you meet the requirements and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply now.

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