Traineeship Software Engineering – ORTEC – Zoetermeer


Job description

As a  Trainee Software Engineering  at ORTEC you will be in the unique position to experience and explore the many facets of being a Software Engineer at ORTEC.

During a period of two years you will operate in different teams in organization. Discover what it is like to build a product that is used by many customers across the globe and how it feels to implement a tailored made solution for one specific customer. You will get the chance to work in different disciplines of software engineering and learn different skill sets that are crucial to developing our applications such as back end, front end and cloud engineering. This enables you to become a versatile and effective software engineer. You have the opportunity to work with different development languages like C#, Python and SQL. If you don’t know them yet, internal courses will help you to get on track and you can trust on the expertise of your colleagues and learn from them.

During your time as trainee you will be guided by a performance manager. Together you will focus not only on your hard-skill developments as a software engineer, but also on the development of your soft-skills as young professional. After two years you will have a good understanding of what type of work gives you energy. As a result of the multiple projects you did, you know many people within the organization. This will enable both you and us to find the right place for you to further your career within ORTEC.

Who you are

You have a bachelor or master in Computer Science, Econometrics, Operations Research, Mathematics or a related subject and you are ready for your first or second step in your career. You have a passion for both software engineering and mathematics.

Furthermore you have/are

  • Able to handle high complexity and work in a team,
  • Conscientious in staying abreast of new developments,
  • Passionate about IT, it’s not just your job
  • An ambitious professional who is challenged by working in a new and unfamiliar environment
  • Programming skills such as C#, C++, Java or similar
  • Experience with modeling is an advantage
  • Curious, flexible and able to quickly come to the essence of a problem or a situation
  • You are currently living in the Netherlands and are able to fluently communicate in English (verbally and in writing)
  • What we offer

  • Entrance to the most passionate powerhouse in applied mathematics
  • Join our movement and improve the world
  • Enjoy an open, kind and fun culture
  • NS Business Card 100%, lease opportunity or commuting allowance: it’s your choice
  • Mobility allowance of 3% of your base salary
  • 25 annual leave days, additional days from the age of 35
  • Result related remuneration
  • Active employee association for fun activities with colleagues and content driven Young ORTEC for you to join
  • Our own bar the “ORtap”, Christmas party, annual barbecue at one of our founders’ home, football table and much more
  • Year-end bonus equal to a full month’s pay
  • We believe in commitment: your permanent contract will be waiting for you
  • The next steps:

    Are you our future trainee? You can apply using the ‘Apply’ button. Upload your  CV, motivation letter and grade lists  (BSc and MSc combined if applicable). If you have any questions you can contact Anouk de Winter (Recruiter) at

    What to expect

    We will help you to thrive in your field of expertise. We offer development programs, tailored to your individual needs and function requirements, including opportunities to attend courses and seminars. We offer challenging, practical hands-on experience with opportunities to work abroad. We operate in a flat organizational structure that keeps communication lines short. The atmosphere is open, informal, cooperative and positive.

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