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Fall 2023 Intern - Systems & Platform - Simulation Software Development (Bachelors/Masters)

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Date: Jan 20, 2023

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30324

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation, helping the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.


Summary / Role Purpose  

Join the Ansys Student Internship Program to apply your education to solve real world engineering problems, advance career skills and experience work at Ansys. You will be part of the Ansys OnScale Cloud Solvers team where you will help create a programming interface for our simulation platform to define and deploy simulations on the cloud. You will have the opportunity apply your Python programming skills while working with multiple solvers including Ansys flagship simulation programs and interacting with Ansys global leaders. The internship will run for 3 months during the Fall college semester.  


Key Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Create new solver interface features using Python 

  • Help integrate new internal or 3rd party solvers onto the platform 

  • Fix bugs or implement enhancements in existing features 

  • Create unit and integration tests and participate in testing of new features 

  • Update technical documentation 

  • Coordinate with Front-End, Cloud Dev-Ops, Customer Success and Solver Development teams 


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience 

  • Required Education and Degree Type: In final year of BS program or progressing toward a Masters degree in Engineering, Physics or Computer Science.  

  • Experience with Python programming in Scientific or Engineering applications 

  • Basic knowledge of programming data structures and algorithms 

  • Ability to learn quickly, understand complex systems and to work closely with others 


Preferred Qualifications and Skills 

  • Experience with one or more of the following would be a plus  

    • Engineering simulation tools

    • Rust programming  

    • Cloud computing tools, processes, or applications 

    • Software development experience including build, test and deployment 

  • Familiarity with our product OnScale Solve, which can be achieved by creating a free account on and running a couple of simulations 


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

At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary of leaders, collectively aiming to change the world with innovative technology and remarkable solutions.  With the prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high, met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on.  Because at Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration.  It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished”.  It’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and will impact real people in real ways, forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel.
Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology so our customers can turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a component of the NASDAQ-100.
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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.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta