Work for us

We have three job openings:

  • Economic analyst
  • Infrastructure engineer
  • Solutions engineer

The solutions engineer role works closely with stakeholders and team members to understand requirements that drive the analysis and design of quality technical solutions. These solutions must be aligned with Eureka and IT strategies and in compliance with IT’s architectural standards.

Responsibilities

They are responsible for the maintenance, development, implementation of applications’ build, release, deployment and configuration activities.

Other responsibilities include working with internal business partners to gather and analyse business requirements, prototyping, architecting, implementing/updating solutions, building and executing test plans, performing quality reviews, managing operations and triaging and fixing operational issues.

The Solutions Engineer must be able to adjust to constant business change; common types of changes include new requirements, evolving goals and strategies, and emerging technologies.

They must be able to interact, develop, engineer and communicate collaboratively at the highest technical levels with end users, vendors, partners and all levels of staff.

They must be able to provide fast and useful technical assistance on computer systems, answer queries on basic technical issues and offer advice to solve them.

What we are looking for

  • A level of higher education that corresponds to completed post-secondary education of at least three years attested by a diploma (e.g. bachelor) in a relevant field 
  • Three years of relevant professional experience
  • Professional certification is a plus (Scrum, DevOps, Java, …)
  • Proven experience as a full stack developer
  • Familiar with the software development life cycle (SDLC) from preliminary system analysis to tests and deployment
  • Excellent knowledge of software and application design and J2EE architecture (Spring, Hibernate)
  • Strong analysis, design & development skills in the context of multi-tier applications
  • Proven experience with
    • developing Web Services and evolving in a SOA/Microservice environment
    • messaging-queue architecture (RabbitMQ)
    • Grails, Groovy
  • Good knowledge of relational databases SQL and ORM technologies (JPA2, Hibernate)
  • Proficiency in software engineering tools and ability to document requirements and specifications
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning & releasing tools such as Git and Docker
  • Basic understanding of hosting infrastructure VM, Linux, Cloud Infrastructure (AWS), etc.
  • Ability to output clean, commented, and team-friendly code
  • Give technical support to end users and perform troubleshooting through diagnostic techniques and pertinent questions
  • Ability to analyse business requirements and recommending technical solutions

Soft skills

  • A readiness to embrace and use new approaches and to keep up to date with industry advances
  • Solid organisational skills, attentive to details, good multitasking and time-management
  • An ability to prepare and interpret flowcharts, schedules and step-by-step action plans
  • Experience in an Agile framework (DevOps, Scrum, Kaban…)
  • Strong problem-solving skills and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job
  • Ability to think outside the box, devising new approaches to make improvements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Mindset

  • A passion for development and an eagerness to learn
  • Genuinely excited to help Eureka embrace true digitisation
  • Enthusiastic and self-driven, with a high degree of commitment
  • Ability to perform well in a fast-paced, agile and multicultural environment

Languages

Good English - other European languages are an asset.

What we offer you

  • A package of around 38,280.00 euros annual gross as entry level with preferential tax treatment (copyrights) and attractive benefits
  • Eureka strongly lives by the values of trust, transparency, passion, creativity, autonomy, collaboration, work- life balance and diversity across all our teams and our whole ecosystem of customers and partners
  • An internal open-ended contract position in our IT department
  • A nice and modern working environment, close to the centre of Brussels and the European quarter and easily reachable by public transport (Merode)

Application and closing date

Please send your CV with covering letter, including your full name and the word ‘Solutions Engineer’ in the subject line of your mail to: jobs@eurekanetwork.org

By sending an application, candidates give their consent to their diplomas and references being verified.

The Eureka Association is an equal opportunities employer.
Closing date: Monday, 10 September, 12.00pm Brussels time

Applications received beyond the closing date will not be accepted.

Please note that only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Economic Analyst (Market Intelligence and Impact)
  • Research information from internal and external databases, websites, journals and newspapers
  • Design new methodologies to analyse Eureka's performance using both quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Contribute to the analysis of the effectiveness of different Eureka Secretariat activities (developing, implementing and monitoring related KPIs)
  • Contribute expertise on the potential impact of different proposed new activities and ideas
  • Coordinate the data collection process in close collaboration with the different programme teams (Eurostars, Network Projects, Globalstars, Clusters)
  • In collaboration with Communications and IT colleagues, develop online data visualisation tools to communicate Eureka's activities and results to users in a clear and easy-to-understand form; ensure this information is kept up to date
  • Take part in briefings for the development of bespoke presentations or data requests from colleagues (internal and network)
  • Advise and provide support to Eureka staff, Eureka countries and other external stakeholders in the effective use of quantitative information, methodology design and analysis strategy for various projects, produce reports and advise how this information can inform future decision (looking at economic trends, market behaviour etc.)

Ethics Evaluation and Monitoring Coordinator

Ethics evaluation activities: pre-call preparations; training/informing experts; project assignment; organisation ethics week; minute-taking.

Ethics monitoring: ca. 35 projects per bi-annual call; reporting (to EU Commission and network); follow-up monitoring during the duration of projects.

Qualifications and skills

Hard (technical) skills (i.e. specialist knowledge)

  • Strong in maths and statistics
  • Good knowledge of economics
  • Excellent command of MS Office package, especially Excel
    Business objects and statistical packages/visualisation tools such as Stata, R, Python and Tableau
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent spoken and written English is essential (including professional and technical/economic terminology)
  • Knowledge of any other European language is desirable


Soft skills (abilities)

  • Analytical thinking skills
  • Enjoys being intellectually challenged and to solve problems creatively
  • Thorough and pays attention to detail
  • Has ambition and a desire to succeed
  • Can think and argue their case clearly using logic and reasoning

Education and experience

A degree in economics or a related subject, such as: statistics; mathematics; business studies; finance and accounting.

What we offer you

A starting salary of 34.800,00 euros gross p.a. and attractive extra-legal benefits.

Eureka strongly lives by the values of trust, transparency, passion, creativity, autonomy, collaboration, work-life balance and diversity across all our teams and our whole ecosystem of customers and partners.

An internal open-ended contract position in our department (CDI).

A nice and modern working environment, close to the centre of Brussels and the European quarter and easily reachable by public transport (Merode).

Application and closing date

Please apply by email, with your CV with covering letter, including your full name and ‘Economic Analyst (Market Intelligence and Impact)’ in the subject line of your mail to: jobs@eurekanetwork.org 

By sending an application, candidates give their consent to their diplomas and references being verified.

The Eureka Association is an equal opportunities employer.

Applications received after the closing date will be refused.
Please note that only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

Duties and responsibilities

1. ICT infrastructure

  • Responsible for the installation, proper functioning and maintenance of the network infrastructure within the organisation: availability, integrity and security
  • Executes modifications, upgrades and expansions to hard- and software to dispose of techniques and possibilities that match the users’ needs, to realise new projects or to improve existing systems
  • Documents guidelines and strategies for specific architectures in order to have a good basis to simplify modifications to the network
  • Informs, teaches and coaches users of the infrastructure, in order to ensure the systems are used in an optimal and efficient way
  • Ensures the proper functioning of the operating system, including the technical, construction, planning and maintenance of the network infrastructure
  • Responsible for all safety and confidentiality aspects of the ICT infrastructure, developing and following up the security architecture of the network, applications and procedures and performing audits to guarantee security
  • Responsible for the inventory upkeep, proper functioning, technical maintenance and support of all hardware and IT tools within the organisation

2. Telecommunications

  • Responsible for managing and optimising the telephony system
  • Responsible for handling mobile subscriptions and smartphones for staff

3. Staff support

  • Handles support request form internal staff as well as Eureka network support
  • Maintains end-user equipment
  • Assists with DevOps practices

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of specific programming techniques with basic education on software developments and demands analysis
  • Specific knowledge of IT infrastructure including clustering, VMware, Linux, Windows, Internet network environments
  • Specific knowledge on telecom infrastructure and communication systems and tools
  • Specific knowledge on user security and protection against hackers, spyware and viruses
  • Good English
  • Easy communication with people

Education and experience

  • A level of higher education that corresponds to completed post-secondary education of at least three years attested by a diploma and three years of relevant professional experience
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure is a plus

What we offer you

  • A package of around 34.800,00 euros annual gross as entry level and attractive benefits
  • Eureka strongly lives by the values of trust, transparency, passion, creativity, autonomy, collaboration, work- life balance and diversity across all our teams and our whole ecosystem of customers and partners
  • An internal open-ended contract position
  • A nice and modern working environment, close to the center of Brussels and the European quarter and easily reachable by public transport (Merode).

Application and closing date

Please send your CV with covering letter, including your full name and the word ‘Infrastructure Engineer’ in the subject line of your mail to: jobs@eurekanetwork.org

By sending an application, candidates give their consent to their diplomas and references being verified.

The Eureka Association is an equal opportunities employer.

Please note that only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.