Position Description

Software Development Intern
Search Country Greece, Italy
City Thessaloniki - Athens
Job ID # 45064
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Transforming the Future with the Convergence of Simulation and Data


Software Development Intern


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:

Altair’s Inspire software environment (https://www.altair.com/inspire/) is the industry's most powerful, versatile and easy-to-use Generative Design/Topology Optimization and rapid simulation solution. It enhances the concept development process by enabling simulation-driven design to increase product’s efficiency, strength and manufacturability. This can lead to reduction in material consumption, development time, and overall cost.

Inspire enables users to create new design concepts as well as modify and optimize existing ones with full parametric modeling in simple and intuitive workflows. Users can exercise familiar, conventional parametric CAD like tools along with doing elegant freeform modeling with poly-NURBS/subdivision technology.

What You Will Do:

We are looking for a talented, highly motivated candidate to join Altair as a Software Development Intern in the Inspire programming team. As an intern you’d contribute to develop the next generation of shape design capabilities for the process of metal stamping. You’d be collaborating to discuss the requirements, propose and implement solutions, develop algorithms and implement workflows including user interface, deriving and automating from existing geometry features. You'd be working in an international environment, and by interacting with our developers you'd be guided to follow the best programming practices to produce high quality, testable and reusable code.


What You Will Need:



  • C++ programming skills with a strong motivation to learn and improve them.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Strong passion for programming.
  • Good analytical skills.


  • Coding experience using 3D geometry tools like matrices, vectors, transforms, shape representations.
  • Experience with the Visual Studio IDE under Windows.
  • Usage of 3D libraries like Parasolid/ACIS/CGAL/OpenVDB/Granite/OpenCASCADE/Unity/Unreal Engine is a plus.
  • Experience in using CAD/3D software like SolidWorks/Rhino/SketchUp/Blender is a plus.
  • Basic Python knowledge.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks.


What we offer:

  • Monthly reimbursement 
  • Outstanding Work/Life Balance
  • Luncheon vouchers
  • Flex Time, Smart working
  • Collaborative environment
  • Learn wide range of industrial applications
  • Grow opportunity to collaborate with other Altair’s regions (Europe and US)


How You Will Be Successful:

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


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 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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