Careers

” SYNTAX’s success is driven by the performance of its people “

In order to bridge our customers’ ongoing needs with new technological solutions, areas of expertise and business opportunities, SYNTAX relies on talented and driven individuals that make our knowledge and operational expansion a reality.

SYNTAX seeks to lure quality people to take on the responsibilities of overseeing a dynamic & versatile market, providing for complex and diverse customer needs.

If you wish to submit your resume along with a cover letter explaining your career aspiration, in Greek or English, please contact us at: hr@syntaxitgroup.com

Career Prospectives

Building your future

SYNTAX core expertise balances between technological cognition & professional virtue. Whether you are a trainee or a Senior professional, we can help you develop skills, lead your motivations and desires towards to the career of your dreams…

Working Environment

Working with us

SYNTAX environment, culture and values are built on good-willing & positive collaboration, encouraged by people-centric working conditions. We do our best for our personnel to be as happy, healthy & self-growing as possible…

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

SYNTAX IT Group is seeking to recruit a talented and motivated Software Solution Designer / Architect to join our professional services team!

The Opportunity:

The Software Solution Designer / Architect will be part of our professional services team providing services for the insurance sector and will be involved in various activities of the software solution lifecycle, from capturing business needs to designing solutions which combine existing or new software components, custom-built or commercial of-the-shelf. The mission of this role is to contribute to the delivery of end-to-end solutions by making of preparing optimal design decisions.

The Candidate will work in an Agile mindset environment, which encourages team spirit, cooperation, and continuous learning, as an additional member of an experienced and skilled engineering team.

Major Accountabilities:

  • • Joins squads that design, develop and evolve software products.
  • • Identifies opportunities and problems related to processes, systems and future developments on products and solutions, evaluates their feasibility and proposes solutions.
  • • Interprets business requirements to functional and non-functional specifications.
  • • Ensures that proposed and implemented software solutions meet non-functional requirements.
  • • Collaborates with software architects and engineers to design integration of systems to deliver an end-to-end solution.
  • • Regularly explores and assesses business potential of new technologies or products, collaborating with software engineering and architecture leaders.
  • • Oversees implementations by external vendors.
  • • Acts as liaison between external vendors/partners and the Information Technology function to ensure optimal collaboration.

Qualifications:

  • • B.Sc. in Software Engineering, Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent academic qualifications
  • • M.Sc. in Computer Science or Information Systems is considered a plus
  • • Working experience on software system implementation, integration or design.
  • • Analytical thinking, domain modelling and domain driven design skills.
  • • Working experience on the techno-economic aspects of software solutions will be considered a plus.
  • • Familiarity with software engineering best practices, automated testing, DevOps and continuous integration.

Competencies and Skills desired:

  • • Ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment
  • • Excellent analytical and multitasking skills
  • • Excellent communication skills
  • • Flexibility
  • • Ability to learn

SYNTAX IT Group is a leading Information Technology Consulting Organization operating since 1984 in Greece, in the Arabian Gulf and in EU. For more than 37 years SYNTAX provides Consulting and Professional Services to a customer base that includes the largest corporations in Finance, Telecoms, Energy, Oil, Manufacturing, Transportation and in the Public Sector.

We offer a competitive remuneration package directly associated with your skills and expertise and the opportunity to evolve your career in the most dynamic business areas in today’s international marketplace.

The applications will be handled with high confidentiality.

*Please make sure to read our Recruitment Privacy Policy | https://rb.gy/clrwg5

SYNTAX I.T. Inc., established in 1994, is the offspring of Arabian American Information Systems Inc., the IT consulting and software provider pioneer operated in the GCC counties since 1984. With headquarters in Athens Greece, and the affiliates, SYNTAX IT Consulting WLL in Kuwait and SYNTAX Doha IT & Services WLL in Qatar, SYNTAX IT Group™ operates in EΜΕΑ.

With more than 38 years of vast experience in IT consulting, SYNTAX IT Group™ provides Software Technology and Consulting Services, enabling enterprises to assimilate a cutting-edge Information Technology and Best Business Practices that help them conceive innovative business ideas and incorporate them into their corporate strategies.

Most significant enterprises from the Banking, Insurance, Telecom, Energy, Oil, Transportation and Retail sectors, as well as Public Organizations in EU and in the Arabian Gulf feature prominently in SYNTAX’s client list. The group partners with renown world leading software vendors.

SYNTAX IT Group is seeking to recruit a talented and motivated Data Warehouse Engineer to join the Development Team of our major client in Athens, with strong willingness to develop and teamwork spirit, to join our professional services team.

Responsibilities

• Gather business requirements and transform them into specifications for the Data warehouse design and configuration
• Design new data structures add to and optimize existing data schemas.
• Understand key strategies and business processes of internal clients across the organization to provide the best solution to achieve their outcomes.
• Design and implement ETL (extraction – transformation – loading) processes from various data sources to the Enterprise Data Warehouse
• Research and recommend innovative and automated approaches.

Benefits

• Competitive remuneration package
• Hybrid working model (both office and remote working options)
• 3 month induction training (workshops, mentoring program etc)
• Career development opportunities
• Modern working environment
• Latest technology working equipment
• Flexible schedule

Basic Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems or related field
• 1 year of experience in SQL
• Experience in Microsoft product stack (MS SQL Server, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS, PowerBI).
• Excellent communication and presentation skills, both orally and written
• Good knowledge of English Language

Good to have

• Knowledge of .NET

SYNTAX IT Group is seeking to recruit a talented and motivated Systems Software Administrator, with experience on Microsoft Platform to join our professional services team!

Position:

The systems administrator will be part of our professional services team and will be involved in projects related to managing, maintaining, and upgrading IT Systems, Security, and Infrastructure Operations, for major insurances and banks.

The responsibilities of the ideal candidate will include:

• Install and configure software and hardware

• Manage network servers and technology tools

• Set up accounts and workstations

• Monitor performance and maintain systems according to requirements

• Troubleshoot issues and outages

• Ensure security through access controls, backups and firewalls

• Upgrade systems with new releases and models

• Develop expertise to train staff on new technologies

• Build an internal wiki with technical documentation, manuals and IT policies

Minimum Qualifications:

• B.Sc./M.Sc. in Information Systems or Computer Science.

• Advanced Knowledge on Microsoft server and systems (Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, WINS, RAS, DFS, Group Policies, Exchange, Teams, System Center, Service Manager)

• Basic Knowledge on Microsoft SQL Server

• Knowledge on System Management and IT Security. (Endpoint protection/encryption, DLP, Mobile Device Management, Web Gateway, email Gateway, Two Factor Authentication)

• Knowledge on Desktop and mobile operating systems administration and support.

• Troubleshooting

• User account management & permission control

• O365 administrative knowledge – (Microsoft cloud services)

• Knowledge on PowerShell scripting

Competencies and Skills desired:

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Excellent command of Greek and English language, along with effective communication and presentation skills.

• Ability to work independently or as part of a team.

SYNTAX IT Group is a leading Information Technology Consulting Organization operating since 1984 in Greece, in the Arabian Gulf and in EU. For more than 37 years SYNTAX provides Consulting and Professional Services to a customer base that includes the largest corporations in Finance, Telecoms, Energy, Oil, Manufacturing, Transportation and in the Public Sector.

We offer a very competitive remuneration package, associated with your skills and expertise and the opportunity to evolve your career in the most dynamic business areas in today’s international marketplace.

The applications will be handled with high confidentiality.

*Please make sure to read our Recruitment Privacy Policy | https://rb.gy/clrwg5

SYNTAX IT Group is seeking to recruit a talented and motivated Java Software Developer, with strong willingness to develop and teamwork spirit, to join our professional services team.

The Opportunity:

The Candidate will work as part of SYNTAX’s software development team in several international, enterprise-grade software projects with a customer portfolio including and not limited to banking, insurance and more. Additionally, they will get the chance to participate in state-of-the-art, innovative in-house software development projects.

The Candidate will work in an Agile mindset environment, which encourages team spirit, cooperation, and continuous learning, as an additional member of an experienced and skilled software team.

The responsibilities include: Design, implement, test and maintain various, mostly web-based, critical software applications in Java.

Key Requirements & Prerequisites:

• B.Sc. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems or other related discipline.

• M.Sc. degree will be considered a plus.

• Hands-on Java knowledge.

• In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment)

• Understanding of RESTful web applications architecture.

• Knowledge of the Spring – Spring Boot framework is considered a plus.

• Working knowledge of CMS framework.

• Knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript, including major frameworks such as jQuery, Angular, Bootstrap will be also considered a plus.

Additional Skills:

• Excellent communication and presentation skills, both orally and written in Greek and English.

• Excellent time management skills.

• Enthusiast about coding, programming challenges and problem solving.

• Willing to learn and evolve.

• Ability to work either independently or as part of a team.

• Open-minded and out-of-the-box thinker.

SYNTAX IT Group is a leading Information Technology Consulting Organization operating since 1984 in Greece, in the Arabian Gulf and in EU. For more than 37 years SYNTAX provides Consulting and Professional Services to a customer base that includes the largest corporations in Finance, Telecoms, Energy, Oil, Manufacturing, Transportation and in the Public Sector.

We offer a competitive salary directly associated with your skills and expertise and the opportunity to evolve your career in the most dynamic business areas in today’s international marketplace.

The applications will be handled with high confidentiality.

SYNTAX IT Group is seeking to recruit a talented and motivated Front-End Developer to join our professional services team!

Position:
The Front-End Developer will be part of our professional services team and will be involved in projects related to software engineering and web development.

The responsibilities of the ideal candidate will include:

• Use markup languages like HTML to create user-friendly web pages
• Maintain and improve website
• Optimize applications for maximum speed
• Design mobile-based features
• Collaborate with back-end developers and web designers to improve usability
• Get feedback from, and build solutions for, users and customers
• Write functional requirement documents and guides
• Create quality mockups and prototypes
• Help back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting
• Ensure high quality graphic standards and brand consistency
• Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or relevant fields
• 2+ years of experience as a software engineer
• 2+ years of hands-on experience in web development using Angular (v6+) or React (v16.7+)
• Solid understanding of modern JavaScript (ES6+/TypeScript), HTML5, CSS/SCSS
• Experience building user interfaces for web and mobile applications
• Experience with responsive design and development
• An ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent analytical and multitasking skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Fluency in English

Would be considered an asset:

• Any kind of experience with React Native, Flutter or Ionic will be greatly appreciated
• Experience building and consuming web-based REST APIs
• Understanding UI/UX principles for web and mobile applications

SYNTAX IT Group is a leading Information Technology Consulting Organization operating since 1984 in Greece, in the Arabian Gulf and in EU. For more than 37 years SYNTAX provides Consulting and Professional Services to a customer base that includes the largest corporations in Finance, Telecoms, Energy, Oil, Manufacturing, Transportation and in the Public Sector.

We offer a competitive salary directly associated with your skills and expertise and the opportunity to evolve your career in the most dynamic business areas in today’s international marketplace.

The applications will be handled with high confidentiality.

SYNTAX IT Group is seeking to recruit a talented and motivated C#/.NET Developer, with with strong technical skills and teamwork spirit, to join our Software Development team.!

Our team develops web applications based on cloud-hosted (Microsoft Azure) services and infrastructure relying on a variety of latest technologies including and not limited to .NET, Redis, OAuth, JavaScript, Microsoft SQL Server, not to mention native iOS & Android application development along with video streaming services.

Position and Responsibilities:

• Execute full lifecycle software development; write and document well-designed, clean, testable and efficient code.
• Participate actively in the design of the project plan and actively monitor its progress; daily report the progress of allocated tasks to the manager and the Project Management team.
• Perform unit tests and preliminary debugging; ensure the applications work as expected and report to the Quality Assurance team via Wrike collaboration tool.
• Conduct research for innovative technologies, tools and solutions and transfer knowledge and know-how to other developers.
• Work effectively in a team environment and liaise with other team members to get the job done accurately and efficiently to aim for the best possible results.

Qualifications

• University Degree in Informatics Technology or relevant field, Postgraduate Degree will be considered a plus.
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a software developer.
• Excellent understanding of OOP; knowledge of frameworks and design patters will be highly appreciated.
• Strong skills for C#/ASP.NET and JavaScript.
• Ability to work in a team under guidelines, using Agile software development methodologies (Scrum).
• Excellent command of the English language (C2 level certification desired, LanguageCert C2 LTE or C2 IESOL certificate would be a plus).
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
• Well organized, self-driven, flexible and able to work in a high-volume, fast-paced, and deadline-driven environment.

SYNTAX IT Group is a leading Information Technology Consulting Organization operating since 1984 in Greece, in the Arabian Gulf and in EU. For more than 37 years SYNTAX provides Consulting and Professional Services to a customer base that includes the largest corporations in Finance, Telecoms, Energy, Oil, Manufacturing, Transportation and in the Public Sector.

We offer a competitive salary directly associated with your skills and expertise and the opportunity to evolve your career in the most dynamic business areas in today’s international marketplace.

The applications will be handled with high confidentiality.

SYNTAX IT Group is seeking to recruit two talented and motivated colleagues: One UX Designer and one UI Designer, who will turn our software solutions into easy-to-use products for our clients.

Position:

The candidates will create both functional and appealing features that address our clients’ needs, by collaborating across departments, to ensure seamless web/mobile design and the successful implementation of UI/UX best practices and principles across all our digital platforms.

1.The UX Designer

The responsibilities of the ideal candidate will include:

• Facilitate Design thinking workshops with stakeholders.

• Design and Develop paper or interactive wireframes & prototypes of physical and digital user experiences.

• Design self-intuitive interactive products and services, interfaces, websites mobile apps etc.

• Develop static or interactive templates and prototypes (using design software and / or HTML CSS & JavaScript coding) in close collaboration with software engineers.

• Apply UX evaluation methodologies to validate the pain points of a product or service and propose redesign solutions and improvements based on user feedback.

• Set up, run, and analyze the results of user research activities such as usability studies, Information Architecture design and user surveys & interviews.

• Developing and sharing knowledge in their own field with relevant internal stakeholders, for example by providing training.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Associate degree in Design or Human Computer Interaction or in any other relevant field. Nice to have: Master’s Degree in Design or Human • • Computer Interaction or in any other relevant field or a Web Design & Development Accreditation or UX Certification.

• 3+ years of UX design experience designing solutions for complete digital environments & ecosystems. Excellent knowledge and understanding of how digital and web technologies work and their limitations but also excellent knowledge of best practices and trends on how to apply design into technology.

• Advanced knowledge of UX Design and Research activities such as usability studies, Information Architecture Design and moderated / unmoderated physical / remote user surveys. Advanced understanding of user-centered design (UCD). Strong HTML5 CSS JavaScript coding skills.

• Advanced knowledge of English language.

2.The UI Designer

The responsibilities of the ideal candidate will include:

• Develops wireframes either in the form of paper prototypes either in the form of online and offline user experience.

• Designs complete user experience and identifies relevant pinpoints and positive touchpoints to maximize the customer satisfaction.

• Designs interactive products and services going beyond visual elements to realize the way users will interact with these products based on existing UX designs.

• Codes, styles, and combines visual and interactive elements into working interfaces, usually in close collaboration with software engineers.

• Performs several tests to validate the ideation of the user experience using statistical tool.

• Identifies, evaluates, and proposes new user experience design methodologies, approaches, trends, and tools. Communicates them effectively within the team and presents them in a simple and understandable way. Shares knowledge both inside the team as well as with other teams in the organization.

• Develops and shares knowledge in their own field with relevant internal stakeholders, for example by providing training.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Associate degree in Graphic Design or in relevant field.

• 3+ years of proven UI experience and strong knowledge of visual design practices.

• Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction.

• Up to date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies.

• Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for rapid prototyping.

• Solid experience in visual design and wire-framing tools and demonstrable UI design skills with a strong portfolio and experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows and process flows.

• Advanced knowledge of English language.

Competencies and Skills desired: (Regarding UX & UI Designer)

• Customer focus

• Collaboration

• Self – development

• Ensures accountability

• Business insight

• Communicates effectively

• Cultivates innovation

• Builds networks

SYNTAX IT Group is a leading Information Technology Consulting Organization operating since 1984 in Greece, in the Arabian Gulf and in EU. For more than 37 years SYNTAX provides Consulting and Professional Services to a customer base that includes the largest corporations in Finance, Telecoms, Energy, Oil, Manufacturing, Transportation and in the Public Sector.

We offer a very competitive remuneration package directly associated with your skills and expertise and the opportunity to evolve your career in the most dynamic business areas in today’s international marketplace.

The applications will be handled with high confidentiality.

*Please make sure to read our Recruitment Privacy Policy | https://rb.gy/clrwg5

SYNTAX IT Group is seeking to recruit a talented and motivated Test Automation Developer, to join our professional services team in a leading Telecommunications and ICT Company in Qatar!

Position:

This candidate will be responsible for the expansion of the company’s IT functional and performance testing framework. The focus will be automated script development, performance testing, reporting and version control. The role will report to the SIT Senior Engineer who owns the current Framework.

Who you are:

  • You have an in-depth understanding of the software delivery lifecycle within a communications service provider (CSP) and digital service provider (DSP) environment.
  • You are well versed in the telecoms applications stack which make up the IT and core network systems.
  • You can work independently, or as member of the team, in multi-cultural, agile, and fast-paced environment and deliver business results.
  • You have a proven track record of building different test automation frameworks covering different technologies and following SQA test methodologies for a large-scale IT operation.
  • You have a proven track record of working within an operational/development test environment setup.
  • You are an experienced professional with strong technical skills and a keen eye for quality improvements.

The Responsibilities Include:

  • Expand and develop further test automation scripts to the expected quality governed by the senior engineer.
  • Contribute to quality enhancements of the current Automation framework.
  • Work with IT teams to capture e2e, regression and other functional validations to be automated.
  • Ensure to compile and assemble changes through source code and store tools in source control.
  • Work closely with service virtualization expertise aligning unit automation with virtualized interfaces.
  • Perform with others for analysis, evaluations along with design options and execute process improvements.
  • Correct build errors working with development engineers.
  • Daily execution of the tools and execute frequent performance test runs.

Key Requirements & Prerequisites:

  • Minimum 5-7 years of related work experience of which minimum 2-3 years in test automation development.
  • Hands on knowledge with the following: Java, J2EE, Selenium, Sikuli, cucumber, Jenkins, REST, SOAP, JSON, PLSQL, JMeter, Junit, Appium, Test methodologies and practices.
  • Strong Experience in Build management, deployment, change management and, version control.
  • Experience working in the telecommunications Industry, demonstrating solid understanding of Telecom Business Models, Operating Environments and Processes across Technology, Sales, Marketing, Customer Care, Finance, Regulatory and Legal and Telecom BSS/OSS Information
  • Knowledge of Technology and Software Systems.
  • Excellent oral and written communications in English.
  • Ability to work under pressure in dynamic and challenging environment and support to manage multiple parallel complex initiatives.
  • Ability to be structured, organized, and have strong time-management skills with proven track record on delivering results.

Competencies and Skills desired:

  • Knowledge of Arabic is considered a plus.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Ability to think out of the box, to Innovative and be creative thinker.

SYNTAX IT Group is a leading Information Technology Consulting Organization operating since 1984 in Greece, in the Arabian Gulf and in EU. For more than 37 years SYNTAX provides Consulting and Professional Services to a customer base that includes the largest corporations in Finance, Telecoms, Energy, Oil, Manufacturing, Transportation and in the Public Sector.

We offer a very competitive remuneration package, associated with your skills and expertise and the opportunity to evolve your career in the most dynamic business areas in today’s international marketplace.

The applications will be handled with high confidentiality.

SYNTAX IT Group is seeking to recruit a talented and motivated Systems Software Engineer to join our professional services team!

The Opportunity:

As Systems Software Engineer you will be part of a competent team of experienced software consultants and will be involved in pre-sales, implementation and after sales support engagements, delivering complex software solutions in major companies in the Banking, Insurance and Telco sectors.

The Candidate will work in an Agile mindset environment, which encourages team spirit, cooperation, and continuous learning, as an additional member of an experienced and skilled engineering team.

The responsibilities of the ideal candidate will include:

• Analyze Customer’s IT systems infrastructure, applications and services setup and operations.

• Prepare technical proposals for software solutions.

• Implement, train and support SYNTAX’s offered solutions

• Cooperation with internal sales teams to promote SYNTAX solutions by conducting pre-sales activities (customer analysis, presentations, Proof of Concepts etc.)

Key Requirements & Prerequisites:

  • • B.Sc. in Software Engineering, Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent academic qualifications.
  • • M.Sc. in Computer Science or Information Systems is considered a plus.
  • • 2+ years of hands-on experience in similar roles.
  • • Extensive experience with popular operating systems (Windows, Linux, Unix).
  • • Experience in scripting languages (VBScript, JavaScript, PowerShell, Unix/Linux shell)
  • • Experience in software development is considered a plus.
  • • Knowledge of Servers Administration is considered a plus.

Competencies and Skills desired:

  • • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • • Excellent command of Greek and English language, along with effective communication and presentation skills.
  • • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.

SYNTAX IT Group is a leading Information Technology Consulting Organization operating since 1984 in Greece, in the Arabian Gulf and in EU. For more than 37 years SYNTAX provides Consulting and Professional Services to a customer base that includes the largest corporations in Finance, Telecoms, Energy, Oil, Manufacturing, Transportation and in the Public Sector.

We offer a competitive salary directly associated with your skills and expertise and the opportunity to evolve your career in the most dynamic business areas in today’s international marketplace.

The applications will be handled with high confidentiality.

*Please make sure to read our Recruitment Privacy Policy | https://rb.gy/clrwg5

We are seeking to recruit a Chief IT Security & Governance Professional. The selected candidate will manage our presales and after sales activities. His key responsibilities will include:

1.Work with internal Technical and Sales teams and partners to manage and extend SYNTAX ITGRC Technology skills and portfolio.

2.Cooperate with customers to:

• Understand their current Infrastructure, & Applications Systems, their Services & Operational status and needs, and define enhancement opportunities and business values.
• Lead SYNTAX technical team in the writing of proposals, including assessments, compliance, planning, implementation, and monitoring phases.
• Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, and propositions for further security enhancement

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Prerequisites & Important Qualifications:
• University Degree in IT
• MSc in Information Security, or in related field or MBA
• Minimum of 8 years hands on experience in Information Security Technology and Consulting in enterprise environments
• Experience of working with ISO 27001 and other IT and project management ISO Standards
• Experience in Data Privacy Frameworks and (EU) 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
• CISSP/CISA/CISM certifications
• Excellent command of MS Office, including Visio and Project,
• Thorough understanding of the latest security trends, regulations, and best practices
• Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills, both in Greek and English language
• Experience in Proposal Writing

Soft Skills

• Communications Skills
• Strong analytical & problem-solving skills
• Ability to work under pressure
• Effective time management
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Competent in learning innovative technologies and best practices.

Technology Experience Advantage
• Advanced Threat & End-Point Protection
• Security Intelligence & Log Analytics
• Identity & Privileged Access Management
• Data Leakage Protection
• Content & Database Security
• Cloud Security
• Data Classification,& Encryption
• Penetration Testing & Vulnerability Management
• Backup, Archiving & Data Security
• Patch & Compliance for Servers & End User Devices
• Fraud Prevention
• Enterprise Mobility Management
• Industrial Systems Protection

We offer a competitive remuneration package, directly associated with the skills, expertise and competence in delivering in time and quality your assignments, as well as the opportunity to evolve your career in the most dynamic business areas in today’s international marketplace of large enterprises.

Please send your CV to hr@syntaxitgroup.com. indicating the position IT GRC CHIEF CONS/10_2021.

The applications will be handled with high confidentiality.