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Altair Engineering Reviews

Updated April 12, 2018
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  1. "Lots of long-term employees"

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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 10 years)

    Pros

    Long-term thinking in every way.

    Cons

    Considerable effort required to align efforts of multiple global teams.


  2. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Altair Engineering full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work, especially in Irvine.

    Cons

    The job I had was a desk job coding all day, so while it wasn't for me, I am sure others would love it.

  3. "System Validation Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Systems Validation Engineer in Troy, MI
    Current Employee - Systems Validation Engineer in Troy, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best Attorney
    No Micro Management
    Full support in the Process of H1B and have n number of products to learn

    Cons

    Too costly Health Insurance compare to other employers

    Advice to Management

    Reduce Health insurance cost monthly


  4. "Development 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

    Flexible time, friendly environment, good salary

    Cons

    it seems no long-term plan for employee


  5. "Internship Review"

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

    Pros

    Managament tries hard to be helpful and teach interns.

    Cons

    Work given to intern is usually not helpful for the company or the interns.


  6. "Amazing company with terrific leadership"

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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

    -Management understands how to lead their employees
    -Welcoming atmosphere

    Cons

    -Not very many I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Keep growing


  7. "very good company"

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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    very good work-life balance, innovative coworkers

    Cons

    low visibility of low level engineers

    Advice to Management

    more clear career path and better pay

  8. "Great company!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Altair Engineering full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility, work culture, great benefits

    Cons

    None at this this time.


  9. "Good Company to work for"

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

    I have been working at Altair Engineering full-time

    Pros

    The atmosphere is good around the office and there are lots of benefits to take advantage of.

    Cons

    It can feel like you are always on the chopping block.

    Advice to Management

    Be clear with employees about the status of their employment.


  10. "Great Atmosphere at Altair"

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

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

    Pros

    Working from home, great people, creative environment.

    Cons

    Not many, you might not get paid as much but the environment more than makes up for that. Increasing vacation time past 2 weeks takes longer than most companies.


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