The multinational Altran continues to reinforce its commitment to Portugal and, in order to respond to the strong growth of technological activity in the country, will hire 15 new doctorates for its offices in Porto, Lisbon and Fundão.
These professionals will integrate R & D teams and highly complex project teams, for international clients, in the areas of cyber-physical systems, autonomous driving, infotainment, artificial intelligence, among others.
Rodrigo Maia, CTO and responsible for Technology and Innovation of Altran Portugal, in a press release sent to PortugaliNews, adds: “With our growth in Portugal, our need for highly specialized talent has been growing and we must continue to focus on the transfer of knowledge produced by universities and polytechnics for the business fabric. The contribution of PhDs will be crucial in responding to Altran’s many complex projects in our national and international growth plan. In addition, we intend to continue to strengthen the contact and partnership with universities, for the development of skills of the newly graduated and future professionals in the technological areas. ”
The company seeks candidates with a PhD completed less than 2 years ago in Computer Engineering, Electrotechnical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering. The process will take place through the placement of vacancies on the company’s official website and online recruitment platforms.
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 more than 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 revenues of € 2.9 billion in 2017. In the Portuguese market since 1998, Altran Portugal has more than 1,800 employees and three offices in Porto, Lisbon and Fundão.