Technical Project Leader

The function

As a project leader at ALTEN, you are responsible for ensuring that your team does not encounter any surprises and that risks are detected and minimized at an early stage. In this role you manage your team and maintain contact with the various stakeholders of your project. Through optimal communication and your helicopter view, the project members know exactly what the status of the project is.

In addition to the responsibility for your team, you know what is going on within a project, you have the ability to assess which tasks have priorities. You bring out the best in your team members by coaching them and letting them make the best use of their qualities. In quiet phases of the project, you plan ahead and focus on division of labour and risk management. This way you will never be confronted with any surprises.

Your profile

Who are we looking for?

Responsibility and leadership are a natural fit for you. You have a technical background and have earned your recognition in the field of project management. Because of this background you know exactly how to tackle a technical project, which phases the project contains and how to manage matters such as budget, time, scope and quality.

In time, you are also be able to let go of the technique to use your proven management skills. Because of these capabilities you know how to manage a team, optimize collaborations and make communication within a team run smoothly. You read between the lines to detect in detail what is going on within your project and you know where each team member's strength lies. In this way you can achieve an optimal division of tasks.


Other than that, you have:

  • Obtained a technical degree on HBO or WO level (bachelor, master or PhD);
  • At least 3 years of experience as a technical project leader;
  • Pre: knowledge of different programming languages, e.g. C, C++, C# or Java;
  • Good command of the Dutch and English languages, both spoken and written.

ALTEN offers

What can you expect from us?

ALTEN offers a technically challenging environment where you can make a difference through the diversity of projects. In addition, we believe that as an engineer you never stop learning, which is why we offer you the opportunity to further develop yourself both personally and professionally. Within our ALTEN Academy we offer trainings that match your ambitions.

As a Project lead, you can take on a prominent role in the team. This can be done, for example, by actively participating in sharing knowledge, supervising and coaching students or Junior Engineers, or by increasing opportunities for ALTEN.

If, after the interviews, it turns out that you and ALTEN are a good match, we will immediately offer you a permanent contract. As we expect our consultants to be mobile, we offer you the choice between a lease car or a mobility allowance. In addition, we offer a good salary and a standard net expense allowance. We think it's important that you also have time to relax, that's why we give you 27 days off. Not enough? Then you can buy 10 more. You don't have to worry about your pension; we arrange that for you with a non-contributory pension scheme.

In order to shape your ambitions, you will be linked to both a Business Manager and a Technical Manager. Together you determine the course of your career.   


ALTEN works as a consultancy and engineering organization in various (niche) markets of the high-tech sector and IT. Knowledge in the field of technology plays an important role, which is the central pillar within ALTEN.

Your work is mainly focused on R&D, in which you are involved in setting up and working out the design and the implementation of the software at a high quality level. This can take place at the client's location, but can also be performed at the ALTEN Delivery Center in Eindhoven, Capelle a/d IJssel or Apeldoorn.

ALTEN offers plenty of challenges. As a Senior Engineer will get many opportunities to develop yourself. You will get an inspiring role on which both the team and ALTEN can rely. Apply now to strengthen our team!


For more information, please contact one of our Corporate Recruiters: region South (Eindhoven location) via +31(0)40-256 3080, region West (Capelle aan den IJssel location) via +31(0)10-463 7700, region East (Apeldoorn location) via +31(0)55-548 6200. You can also send an e-mail to:

Publication date 25/05/2023
Location Eindhoven - Capelle Aan Den Ijssel
Category Technical Software
Recruiter Joep van Well
Reference Number AD000148