Testing Engineer I

SUMMARY

A Testing Engineer for ANSYS, Inc conducts engineering studies to support the development of our engineering software products. The testing engineer will research new engineering features in order to create analytical and user scenario test cases to evaluate the functionality and performance of capabilities being added to our engineering simulation software. As part of the software testing of the ANSYS Mechanical APDL application, a test engineer programs and maintains automated testing scripts and software tools. This person participates in requirements planning, design reviews and investigating defects. This person is responsible to ensure product requirements and quality standards are satisfied and to help assess how well the product will meet customer needs both in terms of functionality and usability.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Plans and executes software product testing and verification activities according to the company's overall development and testing processes
• Analyzes requirements and develops tests suitable for new features within the appropriate environment
• Participates in design and code reviews
• Tests products at all levels: Workflow, Unit, Application, Performance
• Investigates possible causes of problems
• Specifies and writes test cases; both automated and manual tests
• Writes and maintains test scripts
• May write code for software testing tools
• Creates metrics and monitoring systems that are used for early detection of defects
• Works in various computing environments: Windows, Linux, Virtual, Compute Clusters
• Works closely with other members of the product creation team and communicates with technical support specialists on product issues
• Coordinates with other teams to address cross-team dependencies

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• Master’s Degree in mechanical or civil or structural engineering
• Strong knowledge of structural and computational mechanics
• Experience and/or academic exposure with FEA and CAE tools with knowledge of FE methods
• Proficient in one or more programming or scripting languages: Python, C++, C#, Jscript
• A thorough and careful approach to work; close attention to details and quality; strong organizational skills
• Ability to establish good working relationships with Development, Testing, and Support staff
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in the English language
• Able to troubleshoot by simplifying complex systems, debugging, and finding root causes

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Master’s degree or PhD degree will be considered
• Additional knowledge of numerical methods is desired
• Strong programming skill is highly desirable
• Experience with ANSYS structural mechanics products would be a clear advantage
• Experience with both LINUX and Windows platforms preferred
• Competent in the use of general office software applications such as mail tools, document editors, spreadsheets and databases

CULTURE AND VALUES

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 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.