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The company

Elia is the operator of the Belgian high-voltage transmission grid (380 kV to 30 kV) and is responsible for developing and maintaining the grid, providing users with access to it and controlling energy flows. The Elia group is a team of 2,000 professionals who have the task of ensuring the continuity of electricity supplies in Belgium.

As owner and operator of electricity transmission networks in Belgium and Germany Elia has an important role and mission in supporting and implementing Europe's energy and climate policy.

Software Application Lead

Reference ID:  465

Your career at Coreso

Coreso SA, located in Brussels, is looking for a Software Application Lead to join our IT team. You will report to the IT Manager.
The Software Application Lead is accountable for managing and coordinating resources and processes to deliver and rollout software releases of described Coreso IT applications. This is while participating in defining the strategy for external or internal development teams by driving initiatives that deliver on Coreso’s strategic vision. The Software Application Lead is not only responsible for the change management of the applications but should also have or obtain the knowledge to support the users solving technical issues and guarantee the availability and quality of the services provided by the tools on a daily basis in operational mode.  


Being a Software Application Lead your main tasks will be:

  • Software application management e.g.:
    • Write the functional specifications based on the business and non-functional requirements.
    • Demonstrate leadership abilities to our users with the deployment of software upgrades enhancements and fixes that are coordinated based on release schedules.
  • Aligning with other departments e.g.:
    • Work closely with the Business Application Leads, to understand their needs and translate them into the system’s functional and non­‐functional requirements.
    • Support Operations by proposing and implementing improvements to the current operational IT landscape. 
    • Collaborate with the IT Manager in defining Coreso’s IT Vision.
  • Execute development projects e.g.:
    • Project management.
    • Ensure that the development teams have appropriate business and technical specifications, and directions to deliver projects effectively.
    • Establish realistic estimates for timelines while ensuring that projects remain on target to meet deadlines and stay within budget.

The above tasks are only a preview of the challenges and activities. We will be happy to further discuss in person.

Your Profile

  • You hold a master’s degree (or equivalent) in IT, engineering, or a related field.
  • You have 3 years of management experience in a software development organization
  • You can describe yourself as someone who:
    • Communicates concisely and efficient;
    • Likes analyzing and solving problems;
    • Likes working in a changing environment;
    • Is a real team player.
  • You can speak and write fluent English.
  • Technical competences:
    • Application Development Methods
    • Notions of DevOps
    • Python or any other development language
    • UML or another framework
    • Business Process Management
    • Functional and technical analysis


Avenue de Cortenbergh 71, 1000 Brussels

What's in it for you?

More than offering you a mere job, we give you an exciting, ultra-professional environment, unique training and every opportunity to develop your career potential to the full, plus an attractive salary and fringe benefits. So choosing Elia means opting for a future full of promise!