SEW Software Developer (NATO-NCIA)

The Hague, The Netherlands, Sapienza Consulting [2022-0071]

Field(s) of expertise
Software Engineering
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting is recruiting a SEW Software Developer to join NATO – NCIA in The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands.

The NATO Information and Communication Agency (NCI Agency) located in The Hague, The Netherlands, is currently involved in the development of new capabilities for NATO as well as in the support of existing capabilities. In the light of these activities, the C2 Centre is looking for an experienced software developer. More specifically, the work will support the full software development cycle of the NATO Shared Early Warning (SEW).


Under the direction/guidance of a solution architect and test director, the software developer will develop and update SEW software modules. This includes the following activities:

  • Develop/update Java software modules
  • Develop Web front-end for the application
  • Develop/conduct unit and automated testing of software components
  • Attend virtual and in-person meetings

The development/testing work will be carried out accessing remotely the engineering/test facilities in the laboratories at NCI Agency The Hague. These facilities consists of all necessary development platforms, servers, web servers, etc. to support the testing. The contractor shall update the status of the SEW development tasks in JIRA, test procedures and test results.

The contractor will be part of a team (project manager, technical lead, software developers, etc.) and will work using an Agile and iterative approach using multiple sprints. Each sprint is planned for a duration of 2 weeks. The content and scope of each sprint will be agreed with the project manager and the technical lead during the sprint-planning meeting.


  • NATO Secret Security Clearance

The consultancy support for this work requires a software developer with the following qualifications:

  • The candidate has relevant and recent experience in system and software design and development of Graphical User Interface using Java
  • The candidate has relevant and recent experience in web design and development of frontend Graphical User Interface (e.g. Angular platform)
  • The candidate has relevant and recent experience in using development tools (e.g. Jira, GitLab, Azure, Maven) and methodologies (e.g. Agile)
  • The candidate has relevant and recent experience in documenting source code, design online help, and preparing user manuals and documentation via dynamic tools (e.g. PanDoc, Doxygen etc.)
  • The candidate has relevant and recent experience in continuous software integration and automated testing
  • The candidate is able to speak and write fluent English since the work is conducted in English
  • The candidate will need a NATO SECRET security clearance valid at the time he starts working at NCIA. Clearance is not required at the time of submission of the bid. Once selected, clearance will be requested to the national security organization and the candidate will start working once clearance is obtained
  • The candidate must have the nationality of one of the NATO nations
  • Practical experience in the following areas is also desired:
    • The candidate has relevant and recent experience in verifying functional and non-functional requirements. (e.g. development and execution of test cases, test data, etc.)

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