Principal Software Developer


In the ANSYS Simulation Process and Data Management (SPDM) team, we help our customers to tame computer-aided engineering (CAE) complexity and to accelerate innovation by synchronizing and elevating their people, systems, content and processes. We seek an experienced software architect to lead the definition and delivery of the SPDM enterprise software stack.


• Establishes software designs and technology selections appropriate for large-scale CAE data and process management on premise and on the cloud.
• Researches, understands and satisfies market requirements, including target environment, performance criteria and competitive issues.
• Collaborates with other ANSYS architecture/technology leads and aligns output with ANSYS platform strategy.
• Performs design, implementation and maintenance of the most complex, multiple product modules/sub-systems.
• Researches and understands industry standards like OSLC, MoSSEC and STEP.
• Perform design, implementation and maintenance of multiple product modules.
• Research and develop solutions to problems discovered by QA or product support.
• Conduct integration testing for functionality and limits.
• Other duties as assigned, and as needed to deliver on project goals.


• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or closely related field from a reputed university, with 12 years of software development experience.
• Minimum of 5 years of software architecture experience with demonstrated success in building reliable and scalable enterprise software products.
• Experience in building web applications and integrating with other enterprise systems like PLM/CAE/PDM etc using adapters/bridges, API gateways, microservices.
• Expert knowledge of web protocols like gRPC, REST, XML-RPC, SOAP, etc.
• Experience in architecting and building web applications using
• Excellent understanding of entire development process, including specification, documentation and quality assurance
• Excellent understanding of web architecture, distributed systems and web APIs (such as REST, gRPC)
• Expert analytical and design skills at multi-product and multi-environment levels.
• In-depth experience in research and analysis, project planning and implementation.
• Excellent communications and interpersonal skills, with an ability to collaborate and work effectively with diverse staff in multiple regions and multiple departments within ANSYS.
• Passion for hands-on technical contribution to project success.
• Must be able to travel to the United States of America.


• Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or closely related field from a reputed university, with 10 years of software development experience.
• Experience with cloud computing technologies (AWS/Azure) and containerized application management (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
• Experience with one or more technologies like CSS, Javascript, Angular2+, Python DJango, Java, C#.NET
• Experience with one or more NO SQL DB, RDBMS, Graph databases.
• Experience with CI/CD
• Experience with CAE product automation and multi-user workflows.
• Experience building and deploying software on Azure and AWS cloud platforms.
• Experience with big data / data analytics platforms


Culture and values are incredibly important to ANSYS. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:

• Customer focus
• Results and Accountability
• Innovation
• Transparency and Integrity
• Mastery
• Inclusiveness
• Sense of urgency
• Collaboration and Teamwork

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