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Senior R&D Engineer

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Date: May 28, 2021

Location: Austin, TX, US, 78746

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.


ANSYS, Inc. seeks Senior R&D Engineer to work in Austin, TX.


•    Perform research and development of state of the art surface and volume mesh generation algorithms and utilities for use within simulation software technologies developed by ANSYS. 
•    Design and develop software architecture, and data structures for the ANSYS meshing kernel library. 
•    Utilize parallel software development technologies to improve performance of both meshing algorithm and utilities. 
•    Assist with the integration of the meshing kernel library in current and future Ansys products. 
•    Maintain and troubleshoot meshing algorithms as well as software architecture and data structures. 
•    Write readable, self-verifying, and testable code.


•    Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Mathematics, Computer Science, or Mechanical Engineering, and three (3) years of experience in a related position. 
•    Alternate Acceptable Education and Work Experience Requirement: Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Mathematics, Computer Science, or Mechanical Engineering, and five (5) years of experience in a related position
•    Work experience or academic coursework must have included:
o    Experience developing commercial mesh generation software; 
o    Advanced C/C++ programming;
o    Software design and data structures for meshing infrastructure; 
o    3D mesh generation, computational geometry, and computer graphics algorithm development; 
o    Experience with advanced geometry concepts including Boundary Representation and Splines; and 
o    Experience with Computer-Aided Design (CAD) systems.



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.
For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com
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: Austin