Senior Product Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Bahrain


About the Senior Product Specialist Job

Senior Product Specialist – CAE, CFD, EDEM, C++, Python

Europe EMEA

Job Summary

Location: Europe
Contract Type: Permanent
Reporting Line: Technical Manager / Team Leader
Work Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Who We Are

Altair is leading the global convergence evolution toward smart, connected everything by delivering ground-breaking solutions in data analytics, simulation, high-performance computing, and smart connected products (IoT).
You will find a different culture at Altair in the way we work, how we interact and the collaborative approach we bring to projects. 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. Your ideas are heard, your efforts are visible and your work impacts company growth. Communication is open and teamwork is encouraged.

What You Will Do

Work with Altair’s existing and prospective clients to solve problems, create value, improve growth, and maximise business efficiency and profitability through the implementation of Altair’s CAE product offering.
Performance Areas

Serve as a member of the worldwide EDEM Product team with the following responsibilities:

Generate Specifications for new features to be added to the software.
Oversee the feature development ensuring the output matches the specification.
Generate real world examples using EDEM and specifically new functionality to promote the software and verify that capabilities meet the needs of engineers.
Assist in the software Beta Program and management of QA/Testing activities.
Ensure that new functionality is well documented.
Work as the expert in one or more of EDEM’s coupled solutions.
Support Technical Support Team with new capabilities.
Perform performance benchmarks of the software.
Work with customers and various teams and disciplines to develop new ideas to solve complex business problems.

In addition to this the wider Product Management Team which has the following general responsibilities:
Product Roadmap Management – Ensuring that EDEM continues to develop to meet customer needs and aligns with the company strategy.
Development and Testing – Lead the development of enhancements to the product in collaboration with the EDEM Software Development team.
Documentation – Ensure that suitable documentation is generated to assist users in using the software.
Support EDEM co-simulations – Manage, maintain, and promote EDEM co-simulation solutions with other products such as CFD, FEA and MBD.
Marketing, Sales, and Technical Team Support – generate examples of how EDEM can solve engineering problems, perform performance benchmarks, and support other teams in using the software.

What You Will Need


· Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or other technical discipline

Experience using CAE/CFD tools
Logical problem-solving approach and the ability to clearly communicate the situation and proposed solution to the customer
3+ years of experience

Preferred Requirements

Experience with programming languages (C++/Python or similar)
Experience with EDEM or Discrete Element Modelling (DEM)
Soft Skills

Professional image and strong business acumen
Commercial awareness & attention to detail
Logical problem-solving skills, ability to demonstrate solutions coherently
Excellent interpersonal and teamworking skills
Good oral and written communication skills in fluent English
Self-motivation and strong organizational skills

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:

Collaborative environment
Flex time
Comprehensive benefit package
Outstanding work/life balance
Restricted stock program
Professional and personal growth

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.

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