Medior Software Test Engineer

The function

Are you passionate about technology and do you like to validate technical systems? Then the position of Software Test Engineer suits you well. In this position you can gain extensive experience in various environments and techniques within Software Test Engineering. For you, this is the ideal opportunity to apply and expand your (technical) knowledge.

As a Software Test Engineer you are responsible for a variety of tests such as software, system and integration tests for a wide range of technical applications and tools. These tests will be performed based on ‘use cases’ and test scenarios that you have designed and set up. The tests can take place 'live' on the systems, but simulation environments are also used. In addition, we believe that automated testing plays an important role, which is why you have knowledge of automating test cases as well. Furthermore, you are able to proactively improve various aspects within the field of (automated) testing. You also enjoy working in a team.

Your profile

Who are we looking for?

You have good communicative and social skills and you enjoy taking on technical challenges. Within a variety of projects, your craftsmanship makes all the difference. In addition, you are proactive and you enjoy working in a team. With your pragmatic attitude, you ask questions in a targeted way and use them to determine requirements. Even with insufficiently elaborated requirements, you can get on well by proactively being part of discussions with different stakeholders. Furthermore, you are analytical and you are able to oversee the complete picture. You not only think along with us, you also give advices when necessary.


Other than that, you have:

  • Obtained a technical degree at HBO or WO level;
  • At least 3 years of professional experience as a technical Software Test Engineer;
  • Experience with scripting languages (e.g. Python) and preferably knowledge of programming languages such as C, C++, C# or Java;
  • An ISTQB, TMAP or similar certificate;
  • Knowledge of various test tools such as Jenkins, Bamboo, Cucumber of Selenium;
  • Knowledge of Agile work methodologies;
  • Good command of the English language, both oral as written. Dutch is an asset.

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 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. 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, region East (Apeldoorn location) via +31(0)55-548 6200. You can also send an e-mail to:

Publication date 12/08/2022
Location Eindhoven - Capelle Aan Den Ijssel - Apeldoorn
Category Technical Software
Recruiter Tijmen Buckers
Reference Number AD000091