Altran Portugal ignition Day challenges Engineers and Telecommunications Professionals

The Altran, a world leader in engineering and R & D services, and with 2,000 employees in Portugal, organizes next November 29th, at 5 pm, Ignition Day, an initiative that will join the multinational’s facilities in Lisbon, recent graduates and professionals in Computer Engineering and Telecommunications.

The session intends to open the doors of the Telco laboratory of the Network Competence Center and present reference projects in Engineering, Digital and Innovation that Altran Portugal develops for more than 20 countries around the world. This experience was associated with TESLA, which will be present with the legendary Model S, the Portuguese Communications Foundation, which will expose the history and evolution of telecommunications in Portugal and Zé Pedro Cobra, a well-known face of TEDx followers, according to a statement to send to PortugaliNews.

For Alexandre Ruas, Director of Telecom & Media of Altran Portugal, “this will be an excellent opportunity to show what is best done in telecommunications and computer engineering in Portugal. For the first time, we will unlock our laboratory doors and competence centres, showcase our solutions, projects and what the daily challenges of those who work for the world in cutting-edge technology.

We believe that the formula for continuing to have the best engineers is to show them the essence of our organization. The DNA. Finally, because we want to make different, more attractive and better, we feel that partnerships are a necessary asset in the technological ecosystem, so I thank Tesla, Portuguese Communications Foundation, Zé Pedro Cobra and Have a Nice Day for their contribution and constructive spirit during the process of creating the event. ”

Remember that in 2017 Altran recruited more than 400 professionals in Portugal, to its offices in Porto, Lisbon and Fundão. Ignition Day is a free initiative and those interested can consult the program below and sign up through the link.


  • 17h00 – Welcome Drink and Accreditation
  • 17h15 – Welcome with Bruno Casadinho, Chief Operating Officer of Altran Portugal
  • 17h30 – «So and now?» With Zé Pedro Cobra, lawyer, speaker and comedian
  • 18h00 – Coffee Break / Networking / Tesla Experience
  • 18h30 – Did you know …
    «Can you be part of a Telecom Laboratory that works for 15 countries?» With Hélder Pinheiro, Head of Telco Delivery Center of Altran Portugal
    «Can you collaborate in the telecommunications network of more than 20 operators from Portugal?» With Rui Dinis, Head of Network Services of Altran Portugal
    «Can you be part of a team specializing in Analytics and Automation solutions?» With Rosario Cunha, Telecom & Media Senior Architect from Altran Portugal
  • 7:20 pm – Wrap-up and Close of the session with Alexandre Ruas, Telecom & Media Director of Altran Portugal

About Altran:
With the acquisition of Aricent, Altran positions itself as a global leader in engineering and R & D consulting (ER & D) and an innovative company in developing products and services tailored to customer needs. In this sense, Altran accompanies customers at every stage of the project, from strategic planning to the production phase.

For over 30 years in the global market, Altran has capitalized on expertise and know-how in key sectors such as Aerospace, Automotive, Defense, Energy, Finance, Life Sciences, Railway and Telecom. The acquisition of Aricent extends this leadership to semiconductors, digital experience and design innovation.

With more than 45 thousand employees and present in more than 30 countries, the Altran and Aricent group generated, in 2017, revenues of 2.9 billion euros. In the Portuguese market since 1998, Altran Portugal has more than 1,800 employees and three offices in Porto, Lisbon and Fundão. /

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