Software Engineer (NATO-NCIA)

Mons, Belgium, Sapienza Consulting [AAS- SC2022-002102 ]

Field(s) of expertise
Information Technology
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting, a tpgroup company, is recruiting a Software Engineer to join NATO – NCIA in Mons, Wallonia, Belgium.


  • Test Requirement Analysis
  • Understand the Data Model of Intel-FS Spiral 1, identify data inconsistencies on individual servers and replicated data between servers/sites, propose/implement solutions and options
  • Act as liaison between the Spiral 2 project team, capturing requirements for data clean-up and map them to Spiral 1 data model, adapt them when possible/needed
  • Become a reliable Level 2 support team member and provide the engineering bridge between the Level 2 and Level 3 support teams
  • Propose/implement the clean-up tasks
  • Ensure the reference system setup matches the requirements for the Spiral 1 to Spiral 2 data migration
  • Provide daily Level 2 support for the operational users, as required
  • Make suggestions and proactive improvements based on gathered experience and best practices


  • Required Security Clearance: NATO Secret
  • Experienced software engineer with proven level 2 and level 3support tasks in a multinational and/or military organisation of minimum 5 years in various roles (.NET, C#, IIS, Linux, NodeJS, Windows Server Administrator, Active Directory Administration, Network Administrator, Storage solutions specialist, Virtualization)
  • Advanced SQL development, including stored procedures, triggers, optimization of indexes and database performance, data consistency monitoring, data clean-up and data migration experience
  • Very good knowledge of SQL Server Databases Administration and querying, ElasticSearch experience, (PostGreSQL knowledge on top is a plus)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft .NET applications, ability to read/debugC# code and understand/extract the Entities/Entity RelationshipDiagram based on C# code
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Monitoring solutions (like Splunk or Elastic/Kibana) in order to be able to assess the Spiral 1 status across the enterprise



  • previous experience in NATO including applicationsupport, knowledge of NATO change management processes,SATs, UATs
  • Ability to configure and maintain a reference system environment for data migration purposes
  • Configuring from scratch failover clusters using Microsoft Technologies
  • Hardware and software configuration of Server hosting platforms,custom disk configurations with specific storage controllers, RAID configuration, redundancy and safety approach in all levels of designing in implementation of the solutions
  • Network configuration, ideally using NetGear Switches, VLANsegmenting and routing, good grasp of the TCP/IP stack, trunkingand network teaming, redundancy and resiliency
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience with HP storage solutions using both SSDs and mechanical disks
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience with Fibre Channel configuration using CISCO switches and HP storage solutions
  • Very good virtualization skills, preferably on Hyper-V with SystemCenter integration
  • Knowledge of DNS, DHCP, WSUS, GPOs, Domain FederationServices/multi domain environment, MS exchange server configuration

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