DevOps Application Server Engineer (190926/0902)

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 DevOps Application Server Engineer.


Application Services


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

  • Necessary technical skills:
    • Implementation and administration of Internet infrastructures including DMZ.
    • Integration of the IBM WebSphere Application Server version 8.5.5 & 9.0.0 products on Linux platform (WAS server, IHS web server and Apache based Reverse proxy server).
    • Knowledge in Linux Pace Maker Clustering, Security (OpenSSL and certificate management), Network DMZ and automated deployment methods.
    • Good expertise in source control management tools like Microsoft Azure DevOps and GitLab.
  • Required experiences in:
    • Websphere Application Server traditional, Jboss EAP, Tomcat.
    • Bash scripting, Ansible framework and Ansible Tower.
    • Scrum Framework
  • Assets:
    • Magic Software XPA and RIA Technology including MS ClickOnce deployment.
    • RSA Web Authentication agent for Apache
    • Apache HTTPD compilation and packaging.
  • Personal Qualities:
    • Team player, friendly, communicative, open, honest, thoughtful and committed. Must work cooperatively with other teams located in different sites, sharing ideas and collaborating and ultimately putting team goals first.
    • Working experience in international organizations.
    • Able to support off-hours work as required, including weekends, holidays, and 24/7 on call responsibilities on a rotational basis. (1 week out of 4).
    • Willing to learn and support third party applications and to share the experience.

Your role

Work within the "Java Application Integration Services" team, with the objective to maintain and guarantee at group level the technical evolution regarding AS and Internet platforms infrastructure. This includes the following:

  • Technical analyses and application design.
  • Performance analysis and capacity planning
  • Realize and document changes, evolutions
  • Software installation, maintenance and infrastructure tuning
  • Software Release management
  • Technical environments administration
  • Deployment & supervision tools scripting
  • 2nd & 3thrd level of support for production incidents
  • Watch duty (on call) role for production support
  • Ensure compliance with security guidelines (Technical Security Standards)
  • Security Vulnerability Management