Data Scientist

Location: Toronto, ON

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Transforming the Future with the Convergence of Simulation and Data

Data Scientist:

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:

The goal of the data scientist is to provide impactful analytics for clients using available data. The data scientist works alongside project managers, ETL professionals, relationship managers and sales managers to serve a diverse group of clients. The role is client-facing and calls for a mixture of technical, business and people skills.

Data scientists apply data analysis and statistical techniques to various data sets to develop predictive models and apply other machine learning techniques. As a consultant, they are also critical in the phases prior to modelling: defining the project, hands-on data extraction, and data quality. After modelling, data science consultants are responsible for the presentation and deployment phases, and performing the tasks that lead to successful implementation of predictive analytics for our clients. – Location Greater Toronto Area, CA

What You Will Do:

• Requirements capture,
  • Data preparation and analysis,
  • Knowledge discovery,
  • Predictive analysis,
  • Business analysis and interpretation,
  • Reporting and scoring,
  • ROI analysis,
  • Strategic deployment of analytics,
  • Provide maximum business value to Altair clients through analytics deployment,
  • Working in close collaboration with Altair sales professionals and serving as knowledgeable trusted advisors to clients and industry partners,
  • Provide a spectrum of custom, rapidly deployable, solutions which include B2B and B2C data-driven decision support capabilities
  • Conduct presentations to senior level clients when required

What You Will Need:


  • Strong quantitative background (applied mathematics/statistics, engineering, physics, applied sciences) with MSc or PhD.
  • 2+ years working as a Data Scientist.
  • Deep knowledge understanding of data mining techniques (e.g. decision trees, regression analysis, time series analysis, clustering, association rules, etc.).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Good working knowledge of programming languages and platforms such as SAS and/or SQL (e.g. SQL Server, Oracle, DB2), Matlab, R or Python.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Be able to work independently as well as in a team environment.

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:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • Outstanding Work/Life Balance
  • Flex Time
  • Group RSP
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Paid Vacation & Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off for Community Service
  • Collaborative environment
  • Charitable Matching Program

Why Work with Us:

Altair is a global technology company that provides 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

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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