JChat Software Developer (NATO-NCIA)

Remote, Belgium, Sapienza Consulting [AAS-2022/0011]

Field(s) of expertise
Information Technology
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting, a tpgroup company, is recruiting a JChat Software Developer to join NATO – NCIA in Belgium (Remote).


Under the direction / guidance of the NCIA Point of Contact or delegated staff, the software developer will develop and update JChat software modules. This includes the following activities:

  • Develop / update Java software modules
  • Develop / conduct unit and automated testing of software components
  • Attend virtual and in-person meetings
  • The contractor will be part of a team and will work using an Agile and iterative approach during multiple sprints
  • Each sprint is planned for a duration of 1 week
  • The content and scope of each sprint will be agreed during the sprint-planning meeting


  • The candidate has relevant and recent experience in software development using Java, including Java Swing
  • The candidate is well able to produce efficient, clear, readable, maintainable and high quality code
  • The candidate has relevant and recent development experience with chat related technologies, including but not limited to XMPP, XEPs,, M-LINK Server, Openfire Server and the Openfire plugin framework
  • The candidate has relevant and recent experience in continuous software integration and automated testing, including knowledge of test automation frameworks
  • The candidate has relevant and recent experience in using development tools (e.g. Maven, Jira, GitLab, Zephyr) and the Scrum methodology
  • The candidate is able to speak and write fluent English since the work is conducted in English
  • The candidate must have the nationality of one of the NATO nations


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