Our Technology department is looking for a Technical Product Owner (JAVA applications), are you our new colleague?


The Technical Product owner role is key in making the link between the Business and the Development Team. You will be the subject-matter expert who uses his technical background to bridge the gap between the product and technical side of product development while remaining attentive to business’ expectations and/or requirements. You will report to our Head of Service Management and Application Development. You will closely work with our Functional Analysts, Developers, Testers but also with the Operations department.


  • You will actively participate as a core member of the Architecture Review Board in steering IPC’s technology vision as it pertains to your core applications
  • You will collaborate with local and offsite teams and developers
  • You will serve as the core Technical Owner for several IPC Applications, building an in-depth knowledge and ever-improving context for success
  • You will analyse and approve change requests for incidents, releases, service requests
  • You will conduct technical assessments and recommend quality design solutions
  • You will drive the team’s success in translating clear business requirements into clear technical solutions
  • You will proactively drive maintenance to ensure availability, reliability, and quality across your applications
  • You will create and hold to quality training documentation and encourage a culture of knowledge sharing


Knowledge and experience

  • You have a Bachelor degree in Computing or similar experience
  •  You have a minimum 5 years of experience as Java developer
  • In addition, you have minimum 2 years in design roles
  • You have knowledge of Project Management tools, Jira, MS Project, Microsoft Office
  • You have knowledge of Oracle database (Exadata, SQL, PL/SQL)
  • You have knowledge of cloud technologies
  • You have experience with containerisation (Kubernetes, Docker)
  • You are Proficient in web UI “React"
  • You have knowledge in Web applications development, including REST & SOAP web services
  • Desirable: knowledge in Enterprise Architecture, IPC applications and databases
Skills and attitude 
  • You actively participate in defining and driving technology strategy, providing proactive leadership through improvement recommendations using new or improved best practices
  • You have the motivation and positive attitude needed to inspire and lead developers of both on and off-site teams
  • You are used to serving as Technical Owner or Application Architect for core technologies
  • You are a champion of high-quality development standards
  • You are naturally analytical, able to understand technology opportunities and risks to guide the team in the best direction
  • You are an autonomous and circumspect decision maker
  • You have proven experience in applying, designing and deploying Technology Solutions
  • You are familiar with an application lifecycle management and continuous integration (Jenkins, Github, Docker)
  • You have a good understanding of postal, logistics and e-commerce processes (desirable).
  • You have strong presentation and communication skills, present technical solution to non-technical audiences.
  • You have customer awareness and focus.
  • You are results oriented and determined; you adopt a firm but fair attitude.
  • You have an excellent time management: punctual delivery, promises keeping, able to use initiative.
  • As English is the working language of IPC, a high standard of both spoken and written English is required.


Working at International Post Corporation is both a professionally and culturally rewarding experience. You will be joining a company with colleagues from so many different countries who bring to the organisation a varied range of skills and experience.

At IPC, we care for our colleagues and we aim to create a positive work environment where well-being and diversity are essential. We also encourage learning opportunities and internal mobility. 
We have a hybrid way of working (up to 3 teleworking days/week) and our modern offices are located in Evere. Public transportation stops are nearby and we have onsite parking spots.

We offer a full time (38 hours/week) permanent contract. 

To apply, send your CV indicating the position you are interested in along with a covering letter telling us why you think you’re right for us to ipcrecruitment@ipc.be.

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