java developer at ACA

Java Developer Ghent

Do you have a passion for innovation, difficult technical challenges & a desire to develop (yourself) within a deeply Agile environment?

Then you might be the perfect match for our development teams!

java developer at ACA

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Your role at ACA

As a Java Developer, you will be building customised solutions for our clients based on the latest technologies. You will build complex systems of absolute top-notch quality with flawless integration into our clients’ environments.

Of course, you are not alone: a close team of professionals welcome you in their ranks, sharing their knowledge through pair programming, brown bag sessions and special interest guilds, among other things. Together with your team, you will make sure that you, your team and the client are rightfully proud of the result.

You will find our culture exceptionally open and unique, built on professional fortitude, knowledge sharing, appreciation for each other and a refined Agile methodology. You will gain experience in different business units (pods), exposing you to a wide spectrum of expertise with the complete freedom to determine your own path and direction of growth.

Environmental awareness is one of our top priorities. In addition, we place great value in teamwork and a good atmosphere at work. That is why we take the whole lot out for a company weekend every year. And that is not all: we conduct internal meetings, team events and more, to get our colleagues together in a fun context. 

Have we sparked your interest? You will be working from our offoce in Ghent or from your home office, but you are also flexible to commute to our clients in Brussels and Flanders. This opportunity is also open to freelancers.

Do you have what it takes?

Hard skills

  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science.
  • A deep understanding of Java.
  • Communication skills are a must: you can express yourself well both in Dutch and English.
  • Some knowledge of or experience with Angular or Spring is considered a plus.

Got more to offer? These skills are considered a plus: 

  • JavaScript
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • Transparent Persistency (JPA, Hibernate, …)
  • Algemeen concept van Security
  • OSGi, Felix
  • Domain Driven Design (DDD)
  • Continuous Integration (Maven, Git, Jenkins)
  • Agile
  • Extreme Programming
  • Test Driven Development (TDD)

Soft skills

  • You are a team player: together with a team of developers, architects, business analysts and project managers, you deliberate and communicate, think, collaborate and deliver high-quality software solutions to our clients.
  • You possess an analytical mind, a critical eye and a knack for quality.
  • Innovation and change do not frighten you. Using the latest tools and technologies, you are able to develop highly scalable and reliable applications.
  • You have a knack for seeing things from the client’s perspective and no concerns about visiting them if necessary. Your flexibility in terms of travel is rewarded with flexible hours and the ability to work from home on occasion.

Our application process

From candidate to colleague: this framework will give you a general idea of the different steps in our interview process.

Fill in the application form
We will take a look at your CV, and the responsible recruiter will contact you ASAP. To get to know each other and your skills better, we’ll give you a call.
Interview time
If the phone call went well for both of us, we’ll invite you to an interview with a technical colleague to dive deeper into your resume.
We’ll make you an offer
If the interview went well, we’ll make you an offer!
Welcome to the team
Yay! You’re officially part of the ACA team now. We’re looking forward to working together!

What's working at ACA like?

    Innovative work environment
    You will work with the newest tech & tools, in an innovative environment with flexible hours and working-from-home arrangement.
    Customized salary package
    An attractive salary, a company car*, meal vouchers, expense allowance, MacBook Pro and more.
    * ACA wants to contribute as much as possible to a sustainable environment. The expansion of an exclusively electric vehicle fleet is an important factor. We want 98% of our vehicle fleet to be electric by 2025!
    Learn & grow
    On-the-job coaching and mentoring gives you the opportunity to grow professionally and personally at ACA. You have a personal evolution plan with a budget for technical and professional training and many opportunities to learn. Knowledge sharing is central in everything we do, that is why we founded the Internal ACAdemy: our internal & external center for knowledge sharing.
  • We’ve got your back
    We provide an elaborated health and insurance plan to cover your needs. It’s our priority to keep our employees as happy as possible. We do this by providing a good work-life balance, providing the right tools, and so on.
  • Our unique company culture
    You’ll be part of a passionate and hardworking team that is proud of their realizations. ACA is a place with teamwork, openness, knowledge sharing and peer recognition as key values.
  • Employee centricity
    We are a team-driven company that knows how to contribute and make fun in a professional environment. Because a great and motivated team is only possible if you can also relax together. That’s why we provide plenty of opportunities both inside and outside the office and organize an awesome ACA-weekend every year!

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Jana Garcia Gonzalez
Jana Garcia Gonzalez
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