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Java Developer - Engineering Department

Junior Java Developer - Engineering Department

Job Description

For the Engineering Department at IBM Services in Brussels, we are looking for j Java developer. We love to welcome you to our growing team exposing you to lots of opportunities. I hope you are as excited as we are!
What you will do
You are part of a team that builds new functionalities on a core banking platform. We highly appreciate it if you take initiative and come up with ideas to improve existing programs at our customer. You work on clients side in Belgium and work together with your team and phenomenal colleagues on innovative solutions for complex challenges.

Our working environment: dynamic, varied and fast-paced, and one in which continuous learning is a minimum requirement. Guided by your career coach, your role and career will evolve based on your own interests, your experience, and the market needs. That?s because we believe that a job in IT is not static: IBM?ers are innovators and curious specialists; people who continue to grow in order to stay among the very best in their field.

What is in it for you
First of all, we guarantee a challenging job with a lot of variety and a personalized career path. Second of all, we are very keen on adding you to the E.D.-family of hardworking and driven vogues.

You have access to a high-tech environment with lots of learning opportunities and to the very latest technologies such as Chatbots, Cognitive, Automation, DevOps, AppOps, Blockchain, and more. And that makes us proud! We welcome you into our talent network of technical leaders and innovators from all over the world!

This all includes a permanent contract and a competitive salary package with additional benefits such as a company car, laptop, smartphone, insurance package, lunch vouchers, ... and 33 days of vacation.

As an IBM'er
As an IBM'er, you can change the world. We are more than happy to let you join the premier league with diverse thinkers and doers who want to make a difference based on their own expertise. At IBM, every day we deal with top specialists in the field of business and technology.

Diversity, authenticity, and creativity are embraced and highly valued. The IBM culture is open, flexible and there is healthy competitiveness. IBM has been around for more than 100 years and building on this solid foundation, it remains at the top of the most innovative technology companies.

IBM invests a lot in Research and Development and for the 26th year in a row, IBM has more than 9,900 patents in the US. Patent list. Who does this after us?

How to apply?
Are you interested in joining our team? Send your CV (and optionally, a motivation letter) no later than eight weeks after the posting date. We review all responses within two weeks, and we start screening once we receive your application. The screening process consists of multiple steps in which we analyze the match with our new-found Engineering Department in Belgium.

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Required Education

Bachelor's Degree

Role ( Job Role )

Application Developer

State / Province


Primary job category

Technical Specialist


(0016) International Business Machines of Belgium sprl/bvba

Contract type


Employment Type




Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?


Travel Required

Up to 75% or 4 days a week (home on weekends - based on project requirements)

IBM Business Group


Preferred Education

Bachelor's Degree

City / Township / Village


EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Your passion for Java technology shows in your ~2 years of experience with Java/JEE. The multitude of technologies within this environment requires this experience:
* Rest, Soap interfaces and back-end EJB services;
* You have knowledge of frameworks such as JUnit, Struts, JPA;
* You can work with tools such as IntelliJ, Maven, Git;
* You are familiar with Windows and Linux and JBoss application servers;
* You have experience with Web Development Technology: jQuery, Angular JS, Angular 2, css3

You are driven, pragmatic, goal-oriented and stress-resistant (early) professional. Analyzing and problem-solving belong to your basic skills. You work in a customer-centric way and you have strong communication skills so you can easily collaborate with your teammates, architects, analysts and other partners. Think of presenting the product you created during a meeting at the client's office, for example. You are an authentic standout colleague who makes a real difference within his or her team.


Belgium, Netherlands

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

* Experience with continuous integration and test-driven development is a plus;
* Experience with banking and knowledge of banking products is a nice extra.

Secondary Job Category

Services Specialist

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for this great role and become part of our amazing team, we ask that you have a professional bachelor in IT. In addition, you are fluent in English, and Dutch or French is your mother tongue. If you speak all three languages, it?s a plus. Lastly, you are entitled to work in Belgium.

Position Type

Early Professional

Early Professional Track


New Collar Role

Java Developer - Engineering Department

IBM, Brussels
Contract Type: 
Permanent contract
Engineer, Developer
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