Work for us

The role offers a first introduction to international cooperation in the field of research and development. You will contribute to the development of a platform to support research and innovation funding across 45 countries.

Qualifications and skills

  • You are positive and motivated team-player, but with the ability to work independently and manage your own deadlines.
  • You should be willing to challenge the status quo, think outside the box and not be shy to argue your ideas.
  • You are familiar with database and data manipulation software (in particular Microsoft Excel).
  • You are conversant with Office 365.
  • You are well organised and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • You are fluent in English, written and spoken.
  • As a member of a multinational team, you demonstrate diplomacy and sensitivity to cultural differences.
  • You are enrolled in a University or have recently completed a University degree.
  • You are curious about research and innovation, Eureka's core business.

Indemnity and conditions

  •  This is a six-month traineeship contract.
  • The traineeship is paid and subject to Belgian Law as a ‘convention d’immersion professionnelle.’ The indemnity varies depending on the age of the successful candidate, but an average monthly amount would be approximately 812 euros gross (for a trainee of 21 years old (index 01/03/2020) plus meal vouchers. 
  • Applicants must be legally entitled to work in in the European Union.

Application and closing date

Please send an e-mail application with a CV (maximum 2 sides A4) and covering letter (maximum 1 side A4), including your full name and the words ‘Programme Management Officer – Expert Database (internship)’ in the subject line to

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: Friday 29 January 2021 at 17:00 Brussels time.

Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted. Interviews are planned to commence immediately after the submission deadline and will be held online.

The internship will begin as soon as possible.

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

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.


He/she is 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.

He/she 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.

He/she 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.

The profile 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 
  • 3 years of relevant professional experience
  • Professional certification is a plus (Scrum, DevOps, Java, …).
  • Have 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 Dockers.
  • 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 organizational 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, …).
    • 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.


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


Good English - other European languages are an asset.

What we offer you

A package of around 37 500 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.

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:
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: Tuesday, 9 February, 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