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2019.04.01. | Budapest

Application Architect

Job Description
Application Architect at maximum level 3 for the development of the CAP Information Systems
1. CONTEXT/INTRODUCTION
DG AGRI manages an extensive portfolio of Information Systems that support the core business activities of DG AGRI. These Information Systems are mainly specific to DG AGRI since they support the management of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) performed by the Directorate-General.
The CAP Information Systems cover a wide range of business areas such as Agricultural Markets & Direct Support, Rural Development, Finances, Audit, Policy Analysis, Agricultural Legislation and International & Quality.
The CAP Information Systems are conceived, developed and implemented by the DG AGRI’s IT Unit (“Digital solutions”).
In order to enhance the quality and further develop the CAP Information Systems, DG AGRI's IT Unit needs to use the services of one Contractor’s service provider having the afore-requested profile at the maximum aforementioned level.
2. NATURE AND EXECUTION OF THE TASKS
The tasks are related to the conception, development and maintenance of the CAP Information Systems. It is expected that the Contractor’s service provider will ensure technical directions and choices, will design, realize and validate long-term, reliable and adaptive technical systems.
The Contractor's service provider will execute the contract under the official Project Management Methodology of the European Commission (“PM²”) and the Agile@EC software development methodology that DG AGRI uses in order to monitor the deliverables. The Contractor will make provision in order that the service provider does not consider the implementation of that monitoring as direct orders given by the European Commission.
The execution of the tasks shall begin at the earliest on the date when a Specific Contract is signed by the contracting party and shall end at the latest on 30/09/year of signature +1.
3. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
The Contractor's candidates must have the minimal knowledge and skills that a person with this profile is expected to possess, as defined in the Annex I of the Call for Tender's Service Requirements.
The Location of services delivery will be Brussels. Therefore, in accordance with the service requirements of the framework contract, the Contractor’s candidates must possess a language knowledge in English and/or French.
4. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
The aforementioned level is the highest level for which a Contractor’s candidate can be accepted. For being accepted at a level lower or equal to the maximum aforementioned level, the candidate must have the minimal educational qualifications and professional experience
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that a person with normal expertise (i.e. independently of the technological, language-related or other requirements), is required to possess for that level, as defined in the framework contract.
5. SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
In reference to the specific security rules for services provided on the premises of the contracting authority in Belgium, which are listed in the framework contract, the Contractor’s service provider must receive a positive security advice. Moreover, in regard to the sensitive data the Contractor’s service provider will deal with, the Contractor’s service provider must receive a positive security advice that does not include recommendations to DG AGRI to implement specific security measures.
The Contractor’s candidates must have:
 An experience of at least 1 year with Qlik Sense;
 An experience of at least 7 years with RDBMS (SQL);
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that a person with normal expertise (i.e. independently of the technological, language-related or other requirements), is required to possess for that level, as defined in the framework contract.
5. SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
In reference to the specific security rules for services provided on the premises of the contracting authority in Belgium, which are listed in the framework contract, the Contractor’s service provider must receive a positive security advice. Moreover, in regard to the sensitive data the Contractor’s service provider will deal with, the Contractor’s service provider must receive a positive security advice that does not include recommendations to DG AGRI to implement specific security measures.
The Contractor’s candidates must have:
 An experience of at least 1 year with Qlik Sense;
 An experience of at least 7 years with RDBMS (SQL);
Contact

Laszlo Urban

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