Medior Java Architect - Flanders Digital

Architecture, Software & Analysis
Professional, Freelancer

Cegeka continues to grow! We have set up a new division in our Applications software department for an exciting long-term project with the Flemish Government. Do you want to help build a digital Flanders? Then you might be our new Senior Java Architect! Do you have a passion for designing the architecture of complex applications? Do you like the intensity of iterative software development? Are you also familiar with the principles of Agile working? Then Cegeka has a tailor-made challenge for you! Cegeka is a leading ICT company that offers high-quality solutions to its customers. We always strive for a tailor-made solution, i.e. the ideal match for the client in order to achieve its objectives. We also look for this match when expanding our team. Competences and character are essential to us, in addition to experience and ambitions. Cegeka continuously invests in talent management so that every employee can achieve their potential. Cegeka is looking for Software Architects for various Java projects.

  • You will help to build applications that have an impact on 6.6 million Flemish people, like you and me.
  • Steering the architecture, design and development of innovative development projects for customers. Both for mid-scale and large-scale applications.
  • Developing complex business applications. You do this together with a team of driven professionals. You bear the technical responsibility.
  • Hands-on development and coaching of developers via pair programming, and other methods.
  • Communicating with customers and helping to make proposals.
  • Starting up innovation centers around the latest trends within your field.

What you need to succeed:

  • Broad experience with professional enterprise Java is a must. This makes you're ready for your first steps as an Architecture.
  • You also have experience with analysis, design, implementation and delivery of applications.
  • You will learn the architecture of complex applications, taking into account all non-functional requirements such as security, performance, scalability, ... and you can also communicate this to the team.
  • With your expertise you have a clear view on the (technical) risks regarding impact and probability and you foresee strategies to reduce them.
  • You have a broad knowledge of and experience with Web and Database technologies, communication protocols, integration techniques, distributed systems, Devops, security, ....
  • O.O., design patterns, domain-driven design, refactoring and unit testing are very familiar concepts to you.
  • Scrum and eXtreme Programming are two agile development methodologies that you apply with pleasure and knowledge.
  • You immediately feel at home in the result-oriented, no-nonsense approach of a growing company like Cegeka.
  • A strong communicator, both within your team and to the customer.
  • Onboarding Training Package: Curiosity and a good attitude are some of your most important qualities. We would like to take a look at your current level of experience and skills together with you and develop a personal development plan to boost your career.

What are we offering:

  • Intensive teamwork in an open and dynamic atmosphere where new fresh ideas and initiatives can be started up.
  • Guidance from the People Manager: You will be guided throughout your professional career by our people managers. This way you have a contact point, a personal coach and a sparring partner regarding your career and development.
  • Learning and sharing knowledge are central, so we offer numerous initiatives: innovation centers, reading groups, knowledge sharing meetings, hackathons, participation in conferences and external training.
  • Depending on your own interests and initiatives, Cegeka offers various horizontal and vertical career paths.
  • In addition to the gross salary, a premium company car with fuel card (electric vehicle or mobility budget also possible), meal vouchers, interesting group and hospitalisation insurance, cell phone subscription, fixed expense allowance and powerful laptop, we offer flexible working hours and a good work/life balance.
  • Compose your own remuneration package thanks to our Flex Reward Plan.
  • Depending on where you live, you can work in our offices in Hasselt, Leuven or Ghent. Partial home working is possible. In addition, it is possible that you will be employed at locations of our customers, depending on the project.
  • As a freelancer, we offer you a competitive daily rate.  

Aspire to more: our promise to you!

At Cegeka you get all the opportunities you need to develop further as a professional. Together we discover what you really want to do for our clients and colleagues. We would like to invite you to grow with us. In an unprecedented variety of challenging and meaningful IT projects. Make your mark on projects with interesting customers where we can make the difference. Aspire to more!


We are always working together here. Intensively, with lots of fun and commitment. It is a culture driven by family values: full of trust, people-oriented, open, loyal and respectful. We offer a lot of freedom and responsibility. We want you to be part of the next phase of a proud, successful, fast-growing, innovative, European IT company full of ambitions.

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