Job title: Java Software Engineer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Telecoms
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Location: Brussels, BE
Job published: 2021-11-22
Job ID: 60310

Job Description

Energize Tech are currently working with a very well-established organisation within the Media sector in Belgium, who are currently searching for a Java Software Engineer to join them on a permanent basis. Key info below:

  • Start date: ASAP
  • Salary: 3500-4000€/month (gross)
  • Benefits: (laptop, phone, internet connection from home, set to work from home (screen, docking station), bonus, insurances, …) + car (lease cost is deducted from the gross salary)
  • Languages: Fluent in English, working knowledge of Dutch or French would be an asset
  • Location: Brussels with a 50/50 home working/on-site regime


Starting from product requirements or product specification input from the Product Management department, the Product Development team builds the technical design of the product and elaborates the architecture of the solution. It ensures the robustness, reliability, scalability, testability of all building blocks. The Software Engineer develops software modules and interfaces (API). Taking advantage of his/her experience, he/she participates in the different steps of the development process: analysis, technical specification, design, development, unit testing, technical documentation, and maintenance. The Software Engineer is able to work closely with peers in a fast-paced dynamic environment.


Job description

  • Analyze and review product requirements, and discuss the technical feasibility
  • Build technical design proposals
  • Develop new software components or modify existing ones
  • Participate to peer code reviews
  • Plan, define and perform unit testing
  • Create or maintain technical documentation
  • Integrate individual software components developed by yourself and other members of the development team
  • Solve defects reported in the defect tracking system
  • Maintain existing applications
  • Identify risks and discuss them with the Quality Control department for building adequate test plans
  • Make work estimates for the tasks assigned to you
  • Follow the company’s software development process (Source Control Management, Defect Tracking, Coding Rules, Continuous Integration)
  • Identify and propose process improvements



  • Engineer, Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree in Engineering or Computer Science (high school or university)
  • Experience in Object-Oriented Design and Programming
  • Experience in Java/Spring Boot
  • Experience with Web Services and related protocols (HTTP, REST, JSON)
  • Experience with distributed environments, microservices, and Service-Oriented Architecture
  • Experience with both Linux and/or Windows OS


The following technical experiences are not mandatory, and will be considered as an asset:

  • Experience in the containerized environment (Docker based)
  • Experience in the broadcast industry
  • Advanced understanding of network protocol stacks (TCP, UDP, RTP, unicast/multicast, ...)
  • Experience in Agile / Scrum development practices
  • Test driven development and familiarity with developer driven automated testing


Soft skills

  • Achieves high-quality results through thoughtful analysis and planning; target driven and result oriented
  • Excellent analytical skills, strong object-oriented design skills
  • Focus on quality, detail-minded, willing to take care of customer point of view
  • Open for changes and continuous learning
  • Capable of executing tasks autonomously, of planning and communicating planning and progress, of getting help where needed
  • Shows initiative, is curious, and communicates well about initiatives
  • Good written and verbal communication skills; shares information actively; responds properly, reports on time; accepts criticism and other opinions, addresses criticism constructively
  • Excellent team player
  • High-stress resistance; does not give up in crisis situations; does not lose control under pressure



You will benefit from working in a friendly, lively environment having ambitious commercial objectives. Our dynamic and young team brings the best out of motivated potentials. In addition, you will receive a competitive salary and a range of other employee benefits.


Does this sound like a match?


If so, please apply with your most up to date CV and we can arrange a call if your profile fits.


Look forward to hearing from you at the soonest!

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