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Software Engineer - Big Compute and Cloud Management System Developer
Search Country Canada, France, Germany, India, UK, US, Remote - Worldwide
City Remote
Job ID # 41312
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Transforming the Future with the Convergence of Simulation and Data


Big Compute and Cloud Management System Developer (f/m/d)

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:

As an engineering member of our big compute and cloud management team, you will contribute to the design and development of next generation technology for high performance computing (HPC) and cloud software.  We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and intelligent software engineer who can translate business needs into highly scalable, maintainable software solutions. This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference in a visible, close-knit team working on a worldwide product.

Make a big impact as part of a global team of experts to optimize the world’s largest computers solving problems that really matter. Altair’s PBS Works™ suite operates between the most demanding applications (e.g., weather prediction, computational fluid dynamics, structural optimization, life sciences, Electronic Design Automation, and Fintech) and the most powerful computers – scheduling the right job at the right time on the right resources – making the computing infrastructure reliable, efficient, scalable, and agile. The suite’s workload and cloud management products allow enterprises to easily share distributed computing resources across geographic boundaries. Altair's cloud products empower client innovation and decision-making through technology that optimizes the analysis, management and visualization of business and engineering information.


What You Will Do:

  • Build sophisticated technology for the HPC software and cloud product stack based on customer-driven requirements (i.e. “design solutions”)
  • Handle features from requirements and use cases up to the shipping product (design, dev, test).
  • Modify existing software technology to correct errors and/or improve performance (i.e. “fix bugs”)
  • Provide expertise to the support and sales organizations as well as other software engineers 



What You Will Need:


  • Bachelor degree or higher in Computer Science or related
  • Superior programming skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Proficiency in one of the programming languages C/C++, Python or GO
  • Experience of working with Continuous Integration/Delivery platforms based on Gitlab, Jenkins or others
  • Expertise in developing automated tests
  • Experience of working and building solutions based on container runtimes (Docker, K8s, ...)
  • Experience with leveraging one of the key cloud providers (AWS, GCP, Azure, Oracle)
  • Experience in building/developing in a distributed environment (micro services, data driven, async, ...)
  • Some amount of Linux system admin expertise is desired
  • Excellent communication (fluency in English) and people skills; excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong computer science background with deep understanding of architecture fundamentals. (e.g., architectural/design patterns, data structures)
  • Experience in collaborating with distributed teams via modern tools (MR, code reviews, on-line collaboration tools ...)
  • Knowledge of the Agile software development methodology (scrum, kanban,..) is desired



  • Knowledge of multiple programmingl languages is desired
  • Knowledge of cloud provider APIs is a plus
  • Expertise in one of the major configuration managers (Ansible, Puppet, Saltstack,...)
  • Experience with time series databases (ElasticSearch, InfluxDB etc)


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: 

  • A culture that promotes people and talent
  • Direct communication channels, transnational and open corporate philosophy with team spirit
  • State-of-the-art IT equipment
  • Competitive Salary
  • Outstanding Work/Life Balance
  • Hybrid working model and flexible working hours
  • Own gym in the office, company events and joint sports activities
  • Company pension plan
  • Free drinks, fresh fruit and our office dog


Why Work with Us:

Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC). 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.


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 altair.com .


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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