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Java Developer

Do you want to give a boost to your career by joining one the fastest growing players in the cyber-security eco-system?  Do you want to strengthen your experience by performing stimulating consulting missions and highly-secure development projects?  We are always hiring new colleagues and in 2019 we have grown by opening up a new office in Antwerp.  You could become one of them!  Interested? Please send your CV and motivation to .

Your Role

In the context of our fast‑growing company, we are looking for a Java Developer to integrate our Secure Delivery practice. You will take part in stimulating consulting assignments and secure development projects and your main tasks will consist of:

  • You are a key player in the development of complex IT projects.
  • You develop high quality secure software, assuring the highest possible stability, performance, readability and maintainability.
  • You will be in charge of technical analysis, development, test, documentation and maintenance of new applications.

Your Responsibilities

Your role will consist of several activities, among which:

  • Develops his/her competencies and level of expertise by a continued and ongoing progression and actively participates in training sessions in according with his/her approved Training Plan.
  • Respects the confidentiality of both client and company information.
  • Acquires the fundamentals of the consulting role in regard to analytical capacity, ability to see the overall picture, both written and oral expression, information verification.
  • Is recognised by the client as being professional in own area of expertise.
  • Demonstrates his/her capability to work in a team and portrays a positive attitude.
  • Is recognised as being trustworthy by his/her project leader or client: precision of information, respect of the commitments, quality of the work, respects the deadlines, adequate reporting, ...
  • Capitalises on the experience acquired within the Practice.
  • Utilises or learns the tools or methodologies of the Practice and actively contributes to the development of these tools and methodologies.

Required Qualifications & Experience

You have:

  • At least 2 years of work experience in Java/JEE software development is a must
  • A first experience with IT Security concepts such as Federated Identity (SAML, OAuth, digital signature, OpenID) and application security is highly desirable
  • Familiarity with SOA and/or micro services architecture
  • Good knowledge of SOAP and REST APIs
  • Strong self‑motivator and entrepreneurial pro‑active attitude
  • Adaptive, strong analytical and problem‑solving skills
  • Good inter‑personal contacts, team player
  • FR‑EN or NL‑EN (trilingual is a plus)

Considered as a plus:

  • Knowledge of frameworks such as Spring, Struts, WSO2, etc.
  • Front‑end skills (HTML, CSS, Javascript, AngularJS, etc.)
  • Knowledge of cryptography (PKI)


  • Organized and self‑driven
  • Fully autonomous: able to prioritize activities, plan and execute
  • Pro‑active / curious
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Eager to learn
  • Uncompromising integrity

Our Offer

To well‑qualified and motivated candidates, we offer:

  • An opportunity to develop functional and technical skills and expertise in an area of specialization such as secure development, software security, etc.
  • A unique chance to be a real active part in the development of a successful company (entrepreneurial mind‑set)
  • A positive challenge in a professional but still human and dynamic business environment
  • An attractive and performance‑rewarding compensation package, including maximum benefit possibilities
  • The advantages of a relatively small structure in terms of direct communication, flexibility, dynamism and fast decision‑making, combined with the financial strength and stability of larger structures, active worldwide, thanks to our solid shareholders' base
  • Our headquarters is located in a traffic jam free zone: AXIS PARC next to Louvain‑la‑Neuve, in an innovative and green Business Centre with all facilities: restaurants, fitness, nursery, etc.
  • Our office in Antwerp is located in the city centre, next to the Museum aan de stroom, with a fine view over the River Scheldt.

Our people & practices

Our team is composed of 60+ certified professionals. We continuously invest in our talents and develop the skills of our people. Our people use the best technologies to be even more effective.

At Approach, we organize and share our expertise and knowledge per communities. Depending on your profile, you will contribute to one or several “Practices”: Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC), Cyber‑Security and Secure Delivery.

Learn more about our expertise and people.

Our approach to cyber-security

Our customers benefit from the expertise and talent of our people, combined with pragmatic and proven methods and the efficiency brought by our assets:


Expertise and talent

Since 2001 we have applied our experience in cyber-security gained in various industries, from small to large businesses. Our people are seasoned, certified professionals who continuously improve and extend their knowledge.


Pragmatic and proven methods

We rely on most recognised, easily auditable and adopted standards and good practices and apply them pragmatically. We always tailor our approach to your particular context, needs and organisation culture.


Asset-based approach

We make use of the most advanced and reliable tools and solutions to support our services. This enables us to be more efficient during delivery, enforce the use of standard auditable methods and provide transparency about our achievements and your results.

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