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Start Your Career at Altair and Make a Difference

We don’t have a secret handshake. We don’t have extra sensory perception. But we do look at the world a little differently. Actually, a lot differently. And that’s OK by us. Because we take our work seriously, putting our heart and soul into developing unique, game-changing solutions that solve our customer’s toughest challenges. We are on a path to improve our world, our future, to make a difference.

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Become an Altairian

At Altair, we specialize in solving problems ahead of their time. Software, product development, and data combine to make our customer’s products lighter, faster, better, and stronger, so they can be successful. Maybe you’ll help pioneer the next innovation in e-mobility or take a call from someone at NASA to help develop their future spacewalk. Whatever the path, whatever the idea, we are looking for talented individuals who are also specialists; who also believe in solving for the greater good. In fact, we’ve named our uniqueness. We call ourselves Altairians. We are scientists, engineers, and creative thinkers – the brains behind some of the world’s most revolutionary breakthroughs. Are you ready to become one? Join our team.

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We Walk the Walk

Diversity and inclusion drive innovation. Diverse ideas form diverse views. We believe a critical component of our success has been our company culture, based on our core values of innovation, envisioning the future, communicating honestly and broadly, seeking technology and business firsts, and embracing diversity.

At Altair, we don’t just talk about diversity, we aggressively work to achieve it. Since we founded Altair more than 30 years ago, we’ve created an environment where smart people from all walks of life can respectfully exchange ideas and inspiration. A place where “a-ha” moments are born. With more than 3,000 Altairians, our retention rate is well beyond the industry standard; truly representative of our strong diverse and inclusive culture.

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Why We are Different from the Pack... the Altair Experience

Altair exists to unleash the limitless potential of the creative mind. Our vision is to transform customer decision-making with simulation, data analytics, and high-performance computing. In order to deliver the best to our customers, we need to be happy, healthy and fulfilled.

Altair offers competitive benefits, flexible work schedules, and career path development. Our entrepreneurial spirit eliminates hierarchy and encourages employees to take risks. We believe an innovation culture is grown organically, through innate freedoms that an organization gives to its employees.

We are explorers. We don’t just help our customers design... we help them discover what’s next. Ready to go?

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Who We Are

start-up in Michigan to operations in 25 countries

From where we began to where we are going – the journey has been amazing. Despite our size, we have grown from a fledgling start-up in Michigan to operations in 25 countries, serving more than 11,000 customers worldwide.

wide range of multi-disciplinary computer aided engineering

Altair is most well-known for our engineering and design platform, which offers a wide range of multi-disciplinary computer-aided engineering (CAE) solutions that we believe is one of the most innovative and comprehensive offerings available on the market.


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