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Altair Engineering Reviews

Updated September 12, 2017
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  1. "Great company, excellent benefits"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Design Manager in Troy, MI
    Current Employee - Design Manager in Troy, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Altair Engineering full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent company culture with amazing benefits. No complaints.

    Cons

    Too many decisions left in the hands of product teams, not always enough top-down mandates making their way to product teams.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Test Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Test Engineer in Dearborn, MI
    Current Employee - Test Engineer in Dearborn, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Altair Engineering full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good company to work for

    Cons

    Pay is bellow average market

    Advice to Management

    Increase pay.

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    "System engineer"

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    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Troy, MI
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Troy, MI

    I worked at Altair Engineering full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Profession environment
    Direct hiring for on site projects

    Cons

    HR keep least attention to on site employee
    No salary raise for +2 years
    expensive heath benefits

    Advice to Management

    HR needs to support and follow up on site employee.


  4. "One of the top companies to work in Michigan"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Troy, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Troy, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Altair Engineering full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility, Diverse products, benefits, market leading technology

    Cons

    none that I know of


  5. "Good culture"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Altair Engineering full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good and open culture, good people, employees are treated well

    Cons

    Slow pace of getting things done, not the most rewarding industry (scientific computing)

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work. Ramp up the pace of getting things done


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    "Chief Financial Officer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Erie, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Erie, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Altair Engineering full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Ownership, Opportunity to impact course of Company

    Cons

    Too small to utilize my talents

    Advice to Management

    Get a strong controller and day to day manager


  7. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Altair Engineering full-time

    Pros

    Nice coworkers, interesting applications, challenging problems to solve

    Cons

    No track for growth or advancement

  8. "Senior Project Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Altair Engineering full-time

    Pros

    Great Work environment, Flexibility,

    Cons

    Lack of motivation, Career growth


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Good company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Altair Engineering full-time

    Pros

    Brilliant Health Services and payroll

    Cons

    Raises are slow to come


  10. "Business Development"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Altair Engineering full-time

    Pros

    flex time, culture, people, health clinic, gym

    Cons

    great culture, not enough opportunities for employees, no internal structure of systems

    Advice to Management

    Promote based on job performance


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