Technical consultant

Are you the type of person that gets excited when facing a really difficult problem? Are you good at mapping customer requirements and translating these into a functional design? Would you like to be the contact person for our customers and partners? Then you might just be the Technical Consultant that we are looking for!

Advanced Encryption Technology (AET) Europe is using cutting edge technology to create solutions for secure authentication, authorization and information exchange. Our products are used to secure information for government, healthcare and private companies all over the world. Currently AET is conquering new markets and therefore needs to expand rapidly.

Your opportunity as technical consultant

The Technical Consultant is responsible for the realisation of the technical implementation of AET products and solutions during (PKI) projects. The Technical Consultant defines, develops and tests customer-specific software solutions based on our software. He installs software, configures workflows and takes the lead in our system integration activities, including setting up the integration with software and hardware from other vendors.

The Technical Consultant supports the Business Consultant in mapping the customers’ requirements and indicating the technical possibilities of the AET solutions. He also translates functional customer requirements into a technical design for setting up the solutions.

The Technical Consultant is the first point of contact for technical matters for project members, customers and suppliers, in particular related to our eID Management and authentication solutions. He is responsible for creating and maintaining technical project documentation. Contributes pro-actively to the improvement of the AET products and is a source of information for his colleagues.

The Technical Consultant also ensures that his knowledge is up-to-date. He is aware of the functional possibilities of the AET solutions and related products of vendors.

*The technical consultant can be a ‘he’ or a ‘she’, even though the text above only refers to a ‘he’.

Your profile

AET is looking for a Technical Consultant:

  • with an academic background (Bachelor’s or Master’s degree);
  • likes to make sure we are using the right methods and equipment to develop a high quality product;
  • understands technical communications;
  • is able to work both independently as well as being part of a team;
  • pays attention to operational excellence and is quality driven;
  • provides feedback to the organisation and thinks along proactively to improve the AET organisation and its solutions.
  • is able to communicate fluently in English (both writing and speaking).

The ideal candidate brings the following technical baggage:

  • 5+ years of experience in customer specific software development and deployment;
  • can translate functional requirements to software solutions;
  • has experience in system integration, for example with databases, directories or web services, and at least has a basic knowledge of the protocols used (SQL, LDAP, SOAP-XML, SAML, …);
  • is familiar with different Windows systems (especially servers) and preferably has a working knowledge of one or more other operating systems;
  • is actively involved in new technologies.

AET is keen on candidates that have knowledge or experience in security-related software solutions, for example in the area of Identity Management, Access Management, Encryption or PKI. An understanding of scripting languages, such as PHP, Python or VB script is also preferred.

Since we are an international company we are looking for a candidate who can communicate fluently in English (both in speaking and writing).


  • Well developed communication skills
  • Team player
  • Customer oriented
  • Analytic
  • Independent
  • Quality driven

Working at AET Europe

Our company consists of about 50 employees worldwide who work together as a team to make a success of our state-of-the-art security solutions. The international character of our company is reflected in its staff, with specialists from several countries over Europe. The culture is informal and people are constantly challenged to get the best out of themselves. We highly appreciate people who bring their own ideas and make them happen.

In the context of the integrity and reliability of our staff, we may conduct a security screening during the application process. Therefore, we are looking for candidates with a nationality from a country belonging to the EUROPEAN UNION. 

We look forward to meeting you!

If you are interested in this opportunity and feel that you have the relevant skills, qualifications and experience, please send your letter written in English and your resume to

Need more info?

We can understand you want to know more about the job. Don’t hesitate to reach out to Colin van den Heuvel on +31 6 33 58 51 02 or

Part of the AET Philosophy

No matter who you are or what you do; there is always a specific world you want, or need to access. AET makes this possible by creating the perfect technological solution in user identification, authentication and authorization: unlimited access, 24/7.

We do not only believe your world should be accessible anytime. We are also determined to make this access easy and secure. At a time when almost everything is digital, security has become our main focus.

By creating unlimited, secure and convenient access to your world, we ensure that you have the power to control your own world. You, and nobody else. In devising the best technological solutions, we need to be fast, smart and inventive. So that’s exactly what we are. Of course we are passionate: about technology; about our business; about the possibility of providing convenient access to different worlds.

In our vision, everyone can benefit from the technology we offer. Because everyone deserves reliable, safe and unlimited access to the world he or she wants to enter.

Do you want to be part of this philosophy?

About AET

AET Europe (Advanced Encryption Technology) is a technology company in applied crypto, which has over more than almost 20 years of extensive knowledge in the high-end security.  We are the biggest independent cryptographic middleware specialist worldwide and therefore have a strong footprint in state-of-the-art (mobile) authentication and digital signature technology.
AET is headquartered in Arnhem, the Netherlands, has subsidiaries in Portugal and Switzerland and has currently 50 employees.

Technical Consultant

By joining our Services team which is located in Arnhem (NL), you will be part of the beating heart of our organization. 

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