Senior Software Engineer

Full-Time | Zwijnaarde, Belgium | Software Engineering

About the job

Your main responsibilities will be

As a Software Engineer with several years of experience, you know how to write code. Did you have the chance to do this for an international company in which you can take responsibility and initiative, share your ideas, and take part in the discussion? Here is that chance.

You’ll work on our core product ‘Miles’, an ERP software package covering all business aspects of a modern leasing company, automotive finance, or mobility provider, which is built in Java (Java 8-11/ Smart GWT).

Most of the time, You will be working on a standard or customized solution for one of the customers but you will also work on improving the application and developing new modules from time to time.

Of course, you don’t do this alone, you are part of a multidisciplinary team which works in an agile way with 2-weekly sprints. Following up on this sprint planning will be one of your responsibilities as a senior. This while being in close communication with the business consultants about requirements and business needs on the one hand. And on the other hand, with testers who report back bugs, defects, etc.

You’ll be an active member of the java community within the company. You’ll share ideas about best practices, guidelines and continuous improvement, most importantly though is your advocacy of these within your team and unit.

As a senior, you’ll not just write code but are also expected to create technical designs and analyses for other team-members and guide junior developers to reach the next level.

Innovation is important, that’s why we’re making the shift to a next generation microservices architecture with a fully integrated CI/CD pipeline, using technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, and Kafka.

Your interests and skills

You have a bachelor's or master's degree in Computer Science, Informatics, or an equivalent degree. And you have at least 5 years' experience within a development role.

You are passionate about building state-of-the-art solutions in Java Enterprise and are able to create technical designs and make analyses.

It is important that you keep the big picture in mind, how different elements are linked to each other in the architectural design and also, from a business requirement perspective.

You love solving problems together with your team. You do this in a methodical way and continuously strive for results and quality.

Since Sofico is an international company, being fluent in English is important. A good level of Dutch is a plus because most of your colleagues are Belgian.

You might be interested in our extended technology stack: Java JEE (8-11), Java Eclipse Microprofile, Quarkus, Junit, SQL, Oracle, MS SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Bamboo, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, Kafka, Helm Charts, Git, Ant, Maven, JBoss, WebLogic, WebSphere …

We offer

The opportunity to work at the Head Office of a company that has been in business for over 30 years and is doubling in size every 5 years. Who even with this growth, has an informal environment in which you call the CEO by his first name.

An extensive onboarding program for you to become familiar with the product and the organization.

A community-driven organization supporting you in all aspects of your daily job, heavily focusing on knowledge sharing, best practices, and training.

The possibility to keep learning, get the desired skills, and be the driver of your own career.

You’ll work in a modern office which is easily accessible by public transport. If you come by electric car or bike, we offer safe charging stations, and you can even use our free shared bikes to fetch lunch!

Of course, an attractive salary package based on your knowledge and experience with a company car and other extra-legal benefits.

And in a normal situation, coffee, tea, water, and soft drinks available at the office, occasional after works drinks, a BBQ in the summer, and lots of other fun team events.

Ready to apply?

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