Senior Java developer - Flanders Digital

Software & Analysis
Professional, Freelancer

Cegeka is growing! We are setting up a new division for an exciting long-term project for the Flemish Government within our Applications software department. We are looking for a Senior Java Developer to join us in creating a Digital Flanders. Cegeka is a leading ICT company that offers high-quality solutions to its customers. We always strive for tailor-made solutions and the best fit to help our clients achieve their objectives. We are looking for the right fit for our organization! In addition to experience and ambitions, competences and character are essential for us as well. Cegeka continuously invests in Talent Management so that employees can reach their highest potential.

  • Build applications that have an impact on 6.6 million people living in Flanders - people like you and me. 
  • Develop complex and challenging business applications and work with the latest tools and technologies 
  • Hands-on design and software development based on functional analysis to ensure proper integration with external applications. 
  • Work in a motivated agile team consisting of functional analysts, developers and an agile project leader/scrum master. 
  • You are a true "software craftsman" who sees software development as a craft. 
  • You like to actively share knowledge and participate in continuous improvement of the team's operations. 
  • You write high-quality, readable code and do refactoring where necessary. You guarantee quality through test-driven development and continuous learning. 
  • You actively share your knowledge and contribute to the continuous improvement of the team's operation. 

What you need to succeed:

  • You work as an employee or a freelancer.  
  • Several years of professional experience in analysis, design, implementation and delivery of applications in Java technology. You really are a passionate Java expert!
  • Excellent knowledge of OO design and including design patterns is a must. 
  • Experience with application integration and excellent relational database skills are essential. Extensive No-SQL knowledge is also requested. 
  • You have in-depth knowledge of recent Java frameworks (e.g. Spring, Hibernate, etc.) 
  • Front-end JavaScript frameworks, such as Angular2, Bootstrap, etc. are familiar to you. 
  • Understanding application lifecycle management, continuous integration and the necessary tools (Jira, GitHub, Docker, Gradle, etc.) is crucial in this role. 
  • You are convinced of the advantages of Agile working or you are open to hear about its advantages. 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 to develop together a personal development plan that will boost your career. 
  • You are fluent in English and Dutch. 

What are we offering:

  • Intensive teamwork in an open and dynamic atmosphere where fresh new ideas and initiatives can be started.
  • Axis and knowledge sharing are central, we offer many initiatives for this: innovation centers, reading groups, knowledge sharing meetings, hackatons, participation in conferences and external training.
  • Depending on your own interests and initiatives, Cegeka offers various horizontal and vertical career paths. You’re CEO of your own career! 
  • In addition to the gross salary, a premium company car with fuel card (Electric vehicle or Mobility budget also possible), lunch vouchers, interesting group and hospitalization insurance, mobile phone subscription, flat-rate expenses allowance and a powerful laptop, we offer flexible working hours and a nice work / life balance.
  • Create your own compensation package thanks to our Flex Reward Plan.
  • You will work 1 day a week from the client’s office in Brussels (near the central station). The other days you can plan in flexible from home or our Cegeka offices in Hasselt, Louvain, Antwerp or Ghent. 

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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