Application Engineer Senior - Java Expert

The Contraste Europe Group builds strong relations with its clients. It offers a range of IT services such as: Advisory, Solutions, Applications and Infrastructure. The Group’s sector focus is with finance, utilities, public institutions and non-commercial organisations. We are operating on three countries located in Belgium, Luxemburg and France.

For one of our major clients in the financial sector, we are looking for a Application Engineer Senior - Java Expert.


Application Services


Analyst Progammer
Application Architect
Consultant (Specialist)
Developer / Programmer






Brussels - Belgium

We offer

  • A challenging position in a fast growing company with an international presence.
  • A stimulating working environment with a really good team spirit maintained by lots of internal events (teambuilding, ...).
  • A dynamic culture focused on personal development.
  • A wide range of training and career development opportunities.


Your profile

  • You have a degree in IT or have gained its equivalent through your experience.
  • You have good knowledge of Dutch, French and English.
  • You will be required to work as part of a team as well as on your own.
  • You have the necessary social skills to be able to work with others and to make clear arrangements with a variety of internal and external parties.
  • You will be involved in transversal projects that require a good deal of consultation.
  • As part of carrying out your duties, you will draw up the Work Breakdown Structure yourself.
  • You are inquisitive and eager to learn, have good communication skills and are able to withstand stress.
  • You have an eye for detail.
  • Good insight into processes would certainly be a bonus.
  • You are familiar with the world of insurance are keen to find out more about it.

Your role

  • As an Application Engineer you will develop and maintain IT applications. You will be involved in projects from A to Z, i.e. with functional design, technical design and programming, through to testing and implementation. You will work on the scoping of projects and writing IT proposals. You are good at making impact analyses and providing workload estimates.
  • When making your functional analyses, you will highlight the needs of the business, which you will then convert into clear functional analyses. You are also a technical experience specialist and an expert in one or more technologies. You have good application knowledge in one or more areas and are able to translate functional analyses into technical analyses. You are able to produce the most complex analyses within your field of expertise.
  • When making your functional and technical analyses, you will take account not only of the proposed deadlines and budgets, but also of the standards and processes specified in our in-house methodology. This also applies to your programming work. You will build high-quality systems that meet the definition of the task in hand. You will also provide direction to technical analysts and programmers. You will organise your own unit and integration tests, as well as those of your team members. You will take on the role of coordinator during the whole test process. You are also able to write good-quality test designs. You are capable of making good bug analyses and you enjoy problem-solving. You are able to work quickly, independently and constructively.
  • You will also coordinate and oversee the activities of the other people involved in a project so that every assignment can be carried out to the highest standard and within the time schedule and budgets set. In this position you will be able to delegate the more straightforward tasks, because your day-to-day workload will focus on more complex challenges.