ICT Engineer Posted Dec 01
Octagon Professionals , Noordwijk, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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Are you an experienced IT professional with strong skills in Oracle databases and software development? Are you looking for the next step and you wish to pursue your career goals in a big international organization?

Octagon Professionals is currently looking for an ICT Engineer to join a dynamic environment of European Space Agency in Noordwijk. If that sounds like a job for you, get in touch with us today!


Maintaining, supporting and evolving (where required) the assigned applications and databases;

Definition design, implementation, testing, deployment and operations of new applications (mainly web) and databases - mainly administrative oriented to support all directorate requirements;

Identification of requirement for interfacing with ESA Corporate applications and design and implementation of related interfaces with directorate-specific local applications, in coordination with related design authorities in ESA;

Support to user community in their day-to-day usage of the applications/databases, in particular regarding data collection, productions of ad-hoc reports, etc.;

Perform business process analysis for potential local applications and systems;

Produce requirements and project documentation in close liaison with the customers and in line with the project management procedures;

Provision of consultancy in information systems related aspects such as applications, technology, development methodologies, etc.;

Provide assistance in the technical and functional use of the applications under the one's responsibility;

Address requests related to applications and products out of one's scope to the relevant support groups keeping the user informed;

Expert advice regarding current system functionality and respond to:

Requests for manipulation of the database (e.g. generation of specific script for data upload, application configuration, etc.);

Requests for data extraction, ad-hoc reports, etc.

Troubleshooting applications errors not requiring intervention of the development team.


Master's Degree in IT or related field and at least 4 years of relevant working experience;

Strong skills on Oracle databases (SQL, PL/SQL, etc.) and related database applications (design and development) are essential. Experience in Oracle Application Express (APEX) is preferred;

A good experience in developing Web applications using standard application frameworks and related Web technologies;

Capable of Java (web) development;

Capable in Software development (Pascal, C, C++, Java, Spring, Hibernate, PL/SQL, Perl, PHP, VB);

Proficient in Software Debugging;

A very good working knowledge of spoken and written English language is essential. Excellent communication skills (written, interpersonal, negotiation, etc.) are crucial;

Must be able to train and explain issues to users over the telephone and email, and to maintain clear communication with the ESA's technical responsible on all tasks and projects;

Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously;

High sense of rigour, proactive attitude to solve problems;

Service orientation.

Ready for this new challenge? Apply now and let's get in touch!

Octagon Professionals International is a full-service recruitment and HR services firm with 30 years of experience in the European and international market. Our large network of professionals across multiple functional areas, and multi-national team provide flexible solutions customized to individual client needs.

Employment Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time