Scientific Software Engineer

The function

Are you passionate about technology and do you enjoy tackling complex technical challenges? Then the position of Scientific Software Engineer suits you well. Based on Technology Consulting and Engineering, you will be able to gain broad experience in different work areas and environments. Your work lies at the intersection of software engineering and one or more scientific disciplines, and requires a multidisciplinary approach. These projects are often characterized by a high level of mathematics and occur in all market sectors. For example, the development of medical devices, simulation of oil fields, risk analysis in the financial sector and dynamic models to calculate water flows. For you, this is the ideal opportunity to use and expand your (technical) knowledge.

Your profile

  • A university degree or PhD in Computer Science & Engineering, Physics or Mathematics.
  • Professional software development experience in C, C++, Python and/or Fortran or modelling packages such as Matlab
  • Experience in implementing numerical algorithms
  • You have worked with Windows and/or Unix/Linux development environments
  • Pre: experience with libraries such as QT
  • Pre: knowledge of high performance computing
  • Good social and communication skills
  • Good command of the English language, both oral as written


You have good communication and social skills and you are interested in taking on technical challenges. Within a variety of projects, your expertise makes all the difference. In addition, you are proactive and enjoy working in a team.

ALTEN offers

What can you expect from us?

ALTEN offers a technically challenging environment where your growth is central 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. Our consultants also regularly organise knowledge evenings about new technologies, in which you can take part. Or maybe you would like to organise a knowledge evening yourself with your colleagues?

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 is important that you also have time to relax, that is 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.

To give shape to your ambitions, you will be linked to both a Business Manager and a Technical Manager. Together you decide which trainings you need and which projects will help you achieve your ambitions. 


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. For example, you can grow from the role of a Software Engineer to a Project Leader or the ultimate specialist. 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. You can also send an e-mail to:

Publication date 12/08/2022
Location Eindhoven - Capelle Aan Den Ijssel
Category Technical Software
Recruiter Tijmen Buckers
Reference Number AD000046