Jive System Administrator at European Commission


Brussels, BE

up to 12k/month

There is an urgent need for a Jive System Administrator at EEAS. Are you the one?
European External Action Service (EEAS) is the diplomatic service that combines the foreign and defence ministry of the European Union (EU).

The IT challenge

EEAS Informatics Division needs a Jive System Administrator to assist them in the following tasks:
- Administrating all JIVE instances in use and to be deployed in the future, from the installation in multi-node configuration to the follow-up of performances, including all configuration matters, plugins, add-ons and API’s installation (including interfacing it with other applications like Confluence, etc., managing JIVE and all dependent upgrade processes, administrating its Console and even optimising spaces.

- Conducting technical impact analysis on various technical and/or business requirements which need to be implemented in projects using JIVE instances as a “development” platform,

- Collaborating in a proactive manner with other IT Divisions’ Offices and Project Teams to setup and document guidelines and good practices, Implementation of the various customisations required (developments to integrate the platform with other EEAS /EC systems),

- Participating in meetings with EEAS internal and external stakeholders.

- Reporting about achievements and actions under her/his responsibility

Skills required

The tasks to perform will be in accordance with the all technical and Security Standard of EEAS IT Division and require the following specific knowledge and skills:

- Proven professional experience and strong knowledge with JIVE platform administration and installation

- Proven professional experience and strong knowledge with Tomcat & Apache servers administration and configuration

- Good knowledge of Linux Operating System

- Practical experience and good knowledge in Java development, and in particular interfacing applications using technologies as RESTful APIs

- Good knowledge of HTML5, CSS, XML, and linked concepts

- Practical experience and knowledge in using Open Source products in general

- Ability to work (understand/speak/write) in English (level B or C) and to integrate a multicultural project team working environment, while requiring a certain level of autonomy Finally, the following proven experiences are assets:

- Previous experience in deploying collaboration and/or communication platforms in Strategic Communication and/or Marketing companies’ organizational entities

- Soft skills coaching IT colleagues in daily management of JIVE platforms

- European nationality is mandatory (EU 27 - a country member of the European Union)

Salary and Conditions

Location: Brussels, BE

Salary up to: 600€/day

Worksite type: On-site and Remote

Contract type: Freelancer or Employee

Contract duration: +12 Months

Requires EU nationality: Yes

Job type: Outsourcing

Client: EEAS

Other points of the offer

The salary/daily rates presented are the maximum as a freelancer when meeting all criteria.
The daily rate/salary depends on the time of experience based on the following formula.
L3 - up to €300/day (between 3 and 8 years of experience)
L4 - up to €400/day (between 8 and 12 years of experience)
L5 - up to €500/day (between 12 and 15 years of experience)
L6 - up to €600/day or 12.000€/month (for more than 15 years of experience)
Belgium permanent employment contract is also one option (around 3500-4000€ net).

Important note:
You will be hired by an IT consulting company that has a contract with the EEAS, you won't have any contract with the EEAS.



EU Nationality


Bachelor degree



English (Professional working)

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