Transforming the Future with the Convergence of Simulation and Data




Do you like a challenge, are you a complex thinker who likes to solve problems? If so, then you might be the new Altairian we are searching for. At Altair, your curiosity matters. We pride ourselves on a business culture that enables open, creative thinking, and we deeply value our employees and their contributions towards our clients’ success, as well as our own.


Job Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Director – Product Management Data Science to join Altair’s technology team. The successful candidate will lead Data Scientists, Technologists, Developers and Analysts to build world class data products and contribute to Altair’s vision of convergence. 

What You Will Do:

Leading research on industry best practices for features to be implemented in the Data Analytics platform, with a focus on Data Science features including Data Preparation, Machine Learning, AutoML and Explainable AI Features 
Accountable for new features that fit within the architecture of the Data Analytics Platform 
Developing and Reviewing Python or R prototypes of the above Data Science features 
Working closely with multiple developer teams to productize the Python and R templates in the Data Analytics platform, ensuring incremental value delivered with each software version release 
Potentially developing expertise in experimental design and causal inference
Leading the development of complex codebases worked on by multiple DS and/or engineers
Deep knowledge and implementation experience in agile processes and workflows to facilitate product roadmaps and releases
Leading efforts to coordinate with cross functional teams and stakeholders for successful development and release of products
Keeping current with technical and industry developments
Assessing and vetting the work products of the department/product suite for quality and correctness
Speaks, writes, or evangelizes the use of DS or DS management within the industry

What You Will Need:



Masters or Ph.D. in Data Science, Data Analytics, Computer Science, Math, Physics, or Statistics
5 plus years of experience in Data Science or Data Science related product development
Technical expertise and hands on experience as a Data Scientist/Data engineer, with knowledge for applying these skills to cloud, cyber security, and customer mission challenges
Hands on experience as a data scientist/data engineer with languages such as Python, SQL, R (optional) , Java/JEE, C++, PL SQL, including experience with data processing and ML pipelines 
Excellent knowledge of the landscape of data analytics tools, including open source tools (e.g. Python sklearn/Pandas, Keras, Jupyter, R, Docker) as well as enterprise platforms. 
Technical experience and fluency at the architectural level, enabling easy discussions with engineers
Experience tuning and optimizing team processes using qualitative & quantitative feedback
Experience working with big data 
3+ years experience building models that have achieved business value or reached production 
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment 
Empathy to translate end-user needs into valuable features . The ability to articulate technical concepts to non-technical audiences and, vice versa, translate functional needs to technical solutions
Excellent communication skills – able to communicate complex technical features to non-technical teams and stakeholders.


Prior experience in managing teams , coaching and developing team members
Visionary – understanding and articulating the industry trends and conveying value to customer
Passion for technology, the curiosity and willingness to constantly learn new skills, work with new tools and discover new and innovative approaches to solving complex technical challenges

How You Will Be Successful:

Envision the Future
Communicate Honestly and Broadly 
Seek Technology and Business “Firsts” 
Embrace Diversity and Take Risks 

What We Offer: 

Competitive Salary
Comprehensive Benefit Package
Outstanding Work/Life Balance
Flex Time
Employee Stock Purchase Program
Collaborative environment

Why Work with Us:

Altair is a global technology company providing software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high-performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI). Altair enables organizations in nearly every industry to compete more effectively in a connected world, while creating a more sustainable future. With more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, and creative thinkers in 25 countries, we help solve our customer’s toughest challenges and deliver unparalleled service, helping the innovators innovate, drive better decisions, and turn today’s problems into tomorrow’s opportunities. 


Our vision is to transform customer decision making with data analytics, simulation, and high-performance computing and artificial intelligence (AI). 


For more than 30 years, we have been helping our customers integrate electronics and controls with mechanical design to expand product value, develop AI, simulation and data-driven digital twins to drive better decisions, and deliver advanced HPC and cloud solutions to support unlimited idea exploration. To learn more, please visit .  


Ready to go?  #ONLYFORWARD 

At our core we are explorers; adventurers; pioneers. We are the brains behind some of the world’s most revolutionary innovations and are not only comfortable in new and uncharted waters, we dive in headfirst. We are the original trailblazers that make the impossible possible, discovering new solutions to our customer’s toughest challenges.  


Altair is an equal opportunity employer. Our backgrounds are diverse, and every member of our global team is critical to our success. Altair’s history demonstrates a belief that empowering each individual authentic voice reinforces a culture that thrives because of the uniqueness among our team.  

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