Altair Engineering is an international information technology firm that provides simulation technology and services. The firm offers industrial design, product engineering, technical application, and analytics solutions. Altair Engineering's software products optimize design performance across multiple disciplines encompassing fluid, motion structures, thermal management, system modeling, and embedded systems. The company serves the construction, automotive, aerospace, architectural, electronics, consumer goods, energy, shipbuilding, marine, and life sciences industries. James R Scapa, Mark Kistner, George Christ founded Altair Engineering in 1985, and its headquarter is based in Troy, Michigan, United States. The firm provides competitive healthcare benefits, paid vacations, and other perks to its employees.