Senior Site Reliability Engineer

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Date: Feb 16, 2024

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30324

Company: Ansys

Requisition #: 13594 


When visionary companies need to know how their world-changing ideas will perform, they close the gap between design and reality with Ansys simulation. For more than 50 years, Ansys software has enabled innovators across industries to push boundaries by using the predictive power of simulation. From sustainable transportation to advanced semiconductors, from satellite systems to life-saving medical devices, the next great leaps in human advancement will be powered by Ansys.


Take a leap of certainty … with Ansys.


The Senior Site Reliability Engineer at Ansys is responsible for the reliability and availability of systems and services and the infrastructure activities of multiple software products and supporting systems. While automation is a part of SRE, this role is more directed towards ensuring the reliability of systems. SRE's at Ansys use automation to minimize manual intervention and enhance system stability. In this role, the Senior SRE will use advanced technical and problem-solving skills to help the team tackle complex issues, satisfy customer requirements, and accomplish development objectives.  


Key Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Collaborates with others to brainstorm best techniques to resolve complex technological infrastructure, build or packaging problems 

  • As a member of the SRE team, you will work with development teams to help create automated pipelines and solutions required for continuous delivery

  • Have a consultant's mindset - you LISTEN, and lead your customers into the goodness of SRE practices

  • Recognize your obligation to the team to elevate the practice of SRE to the highest standard possible

  • Improve predictability and reliability of software releases, workflows, and operating software

  • Reduce complexity and streamline delivery by participating in the creation of and promoting the use of reusable code, tooling, systems, and solution patterns

  • Be an expert in incident responses... I.e., can quickly identify and resolve incidents to maintain high system reliability
  • Measure and monitor metrics and alarms extensively to ensure the performance and reliability of systems. Decisions should be driven by a data-driven approach.


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience 

  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field of study with 5+ years’ experience, MS with 3 years experience, or PhD with 1 year experience  

  • At least 3 years of experience with source code version control software (git) and AWS Cloud 

  • At least 3 years of working with Terraform with a deep understanding of module creation and best practices

  • Proficient in at least one language used for scripting (e.g. bash, python, perl, ruby, etc)


Preferred Qualifications and Skills 

  • Thorough knowledge of software development tools, compilers, and packaging software 

  • Extensive knowledge of Linux operating systems  

  • Passion for crafting robust and efficient automated build systems  

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills  


At Ansys, we know that changing the world takes vision, skill, and each other. We fuel new ideas, build relationships, and help each other realize our greatest potential in the knowledge that every day is an opportunity to observe, teach, inspire, and be inspired. Together as One Ansys, we are powering innovation that drives human advancement.


Our Commitments:

  • Amaze with innovative products and solutions
  • Make our customers incredibly successful
  • Act with integrity
  • Ensure employees thrive and shareholders prosper

Our Values:

  • Adaptability: Be open, welcome what’s next
  • Courage: Be courageous, move forward passionately
  • Generosity: Be generous, share, listen, serve
  • Authenticity: Be you, make us stronger


Our Actions:

  • We commit to audacious goals
  • We work seamlessly as a team
  • We demonstrate mastery
  • We deliver outstanding results


We believe diverse thinking leads to better outcomes. We are committed to creating and nurturing a workplace that fuels this by welcoming people, no matter their background, identity, or experience, to a workplace where they are valued and where diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging thrive.


At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a prestigious reputation in working with 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. Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology, empowering our customers to turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at a lower cost.


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.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can, and do impact real people in real ways. All this is forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy, and ethics.

Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following more recent awards, although our list goes on: America’s Most Loved Workplaces, Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, U.K.).

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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

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