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High demand for Software Engineers in Brussels

There is a very high demand for profiles such as junior software engineer and senior software engineer in Brussels. Whether you are looking for embedded software engineer, java / python software engineer, security software development engineer, you will find a lot of job opportunities on Only Engineer Jobs the leading job board for IT and non-IT engineering professionals in Brussels. Companies such as Sopra Steria, Proximus, BNP Paribas, Contraste Group and Deloitte are hiring many engineering professionals with a passion for IT. You will find most of IT jobs for engineers in the Brussels area including the Flemish Brabant (Vlaams Brabant) and the Walloon Brabant (Brabant Wallon). In Brussels, the average salary for a junior software engineer is €37.000.

Degree in computer science with a specialization in Software Engineering at the VUB / ULB

If you hold a bachelor in computer science or even better a master in computer science with a specialization in software engineering, you will find job opportunities in most industries. In Brussels, recruiters are actively looking for young graduates from VUB (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) or ULB (Université Libre de Bruxelles). At VUB, the master in computer science is a two-year degree during which you will build your expertise in computer science and a specific specialization. There are four main specializations : artificial intelligence, multimedia, softwares languages and software engineering, web & information systems. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn especially if you want to be involved into research activities of research groups that participate in various international networks and projects.

If you are looking for more information about the artificial intelligence lab, the software languages lab or the web and information systems engineering lab at VUB, please visit the official website. At ULB, there is also a master in computer science during which you will improve your competences related to programming, programming languages, algorithms, software engineering, operating systems, and fundamental theoritical results in computer science. By following a master in computer science at VUB or ULB, you will find IT jobs for profiles such as project leader, IT specialist, IT consultant, IT administrator, security specialist, teachers or even researchers. If you would like to pursue your studies, both universities organize a PhD in computer science.

A career as Freelance Software Engineer in Brussels

If you are an experienced software engineer and you prefer a freelance status, there are many software engineer jobs in Brussels for freelance software engineers and freelance IT engineers. With a good professional network, you will rapidly be aware of where are the good job opportunities for freelancers. In the case you professional network is limited, you can always collaborate with recruitment agencies specialized for IT profiles. There are many recruitment agencies in the Brussels area. Of course you can also find jobs for freelance professionals on Only Engineer Jobs in the section Freelance Jobs.

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