JChat Software Developer (NATO-NCIA)

Off-Site, Belgium, Sapienza Consulting [AAS-2022-0012 ]

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 (Off-Site).


Under direction/guidance of 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 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 upon during the sprint planning meeting


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


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