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Traineeship offer - Java-web developer trainee for 2016

Selection procedure closed.
Next selection procedure for a java-web developper trainee: September 2016.


Each year, the European Ombudsman offers the opportunity to a java-web developer trainee to assist in the development of the Ombudsman's Internet and Extranet sites (


The profile sought is as follows:

  • Good knowledge of Java, J2ee, and HTML/CSS
  • Knowledge of JavaServer Faces (JSF), Hibernate, Spring, and Oracle SQL would be an advantage
  • Development environment: Eclipse
  • Working languages: English and/or French

During the traineeship, you will be using the following tools:

  • Analysis: Magic Draw (UML)
  • Design: Eclipse, SQL Developer
  • Testing: JUnit, Silk Performer, Selenium
  • Project Management: Jira
  • Quality: Sonar
  • Continuous Integration: Jenkins, Maven
  • Manager Version: Subversion (SVN)

Location, timing, and length of the traineeship

The traineeship will take place in Strasbourg. The start date will be defined with the selected trainee. The traineeship should start on January or February 2016.

The traineeship has a minimum duration of four months. It can be extended for a period left to the Ombudsman's discretion, normally up to a maximum of 12 months.

The traineeship will be paid according to the conditions defined by the decision of the European Ombudsman concerning traineeships (see additional information). The allowance paid by the Ombudsman in Strasbourg is about €1400 per month.


The deadline for applications is 6 November 2015 at midnight.

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter to:

Marc Kamran Amir-Tahmasseb
Head of Communication Sector


For further information regarding the java-web developer traineeships, please contact:

Tel.: +33 3 88 17 44 10

Additional Information

For further information concerning the terms and conditions of the traineeship, please refer to the Decision of the European Ombudsman concerning traineeships which was drawn up for trainees with a law profile and which applies by analogy for the web developer traineeship.