Scientific Software Engineer | Technical Software

The function

Is your passion for technology and do you enjoy taking on complex technical challenges? Then the position of Scientific Software Engineer may be a good fit for you.

In this position you can work and gain broad experience within different work areas and environments. Your work in this area lies at the intersection of software engineering and one or more scientific disciplines and requires a multidisciplinary approach.

Our projects are often characterized by a high mathematical content and we carry out in all market sectors, such as the development of dynamic models to calculate water flows or for monitoring CO2 from space, the simulation of layers of the earth or the development of algorithms to calculate other physical process data. The ideal opportunity for you to use your knowledge and develop yourself further.

Your profile


  • A completed university-level education or a PhD in Computer Science, Physics or Mathematics or a related field

You have experience with / knowledge of:

  • Languages such as C, C++, Python, Fortran or modeling packages such as Matlab;
  • Implementing numerical algorithms;
  • Windows and/or Unix/Linux development environments;

It is not a requirement, but you have an advantage if you have knowledge of:

  • Libraries like QT
  • High performance computing, for example with CUDA or OpenMP

ALTEN offers

Did you enjoy the conversations as much as we did? Then you immediately receive a permanent contract. If you choose to do so, the next step is to choose a car. We also provide a laptop. We think time for relaxation is just as important, so you get 27 vacation days as standard with us. Do you want more days? You can buy 10 more. You don't have to worry about your pension, we arrange that for you with an excellent non-contributory pension scheme.

With the right guidance from your Business Manager and Technical Manager, you will embark on your new ALTEN adventure.


ALTEN is an international technology and IT consultancy company, with the most dedicated consultants. Our offices are located throughout the Netherlands.

Interested? Get in touch with our recruitment team by emailing us at

Publication date 25/09/2023
Location Eindhoven
Category Technical Software
Recruiter Joy Auguste
Reference Number AD000046