Software Developer I

One of ANSYS’ newest product, Discovery Live (, is a unique real-time easy-to-use simulation tool that we will make engineering simulation as pervasive as MS Excel. Some analysts have called it “one of the biggest breakthroughs in design and engineering technology in the last ten years.” This is certainly one of the most exciting technologies in the industry. You have the opportunity to work on the team that will transform how the products of tomorrow are engineered.

The Software Developer I will be making a contribution to the business in a specific area of development. They will operate within given policies and procedures and will operate under general supervision but will have a reasonable amount of discretion to take independent action. The overall goal of the Software Developer I’s responsibilities is to help define and develop the next-generation architecture and tools for ANSYS and its customers, with the clear intent of leap-frogging the completion.

•Design, develop, and contribute across the full software stack.
•Architecture and API design for Discovery Live engine.
•Create innovative customer facing features.
•Refactor code as necessary to create scalable development ecosystem.
•Improve software development process with tools and best practices.

•BS in computer science or engineering
•Experience in software development
•Familiarity with object-oriented language concepts (preferably C++ and/or C#)
•Knowledge of standard software engineering practices for the full software development cycle (modern source control such as Git, build & packaging, unit/system/integration testing)
•Knowledge of agile development processes
•Understanding of data structures and algorithms
•Possess analytical and problem-solving skills
•Driven and willing to learn
•Strong communication skills

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

ANSYS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

ANSYS does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of ANSYS. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.