Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Ile-de-France, Aix-en-Provence, Bordeaux, Grenoble, Lille, Lyon, Mulhouse, Nantes, Rennes, Sophia Antipolis, Strasbourg et Toulouse
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62.02 - Computer consultancy activities

3,800 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
22 January 2018
Employment effect (start)
22 January 2018
Foreseen end date
31 December 2018


Alten, world leader in engineering and consulting in technologies has announced to recruit 3,800 employees in 2018, including 2,700 engineers, on permanent employment contracts. 45% of the recruitment will concern young graduates. Out of the total new jobs, 1,700 positions will be created in the region Ile-de-France, 750 in South-West France, 400 in South-East, 350 in the West, 200 in the North, 200 in the region Rhône-Alpes and 200 in the East. Alten employs 28,000 people worldwide. A previous recruitment of 3,000 employees was recorded in 2017. 2,500 recruitments were recorded in 2015 and 2,600 in 2012.


  • 22 January 2018: Sud Ouest
  • 19 January 2018: Nice-Matin


Eurofound (2018), Alten, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 93154, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/93154.