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R&D Engineer II

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Date: Sep 4, 2021

Location: Cambridge, GB, CB1 7EG Abingdon, GB, OX14 4RW Horsham, GB, RH12 2RG UK Home City, GB Sheffield, GB, S1 2JE

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

The R&D Engineer II contributes to the development of materials data products and supporting systems. In this role, the R&D Engineer II will collaborate with a team of expert professionals to understand customer requirements and accomplish development objectives.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understands materials and materials simulation and performs moderately complex development activities to develop data products for materials selection, simulation and to support teaching.
  • Project work will vary, but typically involves independent research and data manipulation and analysis.
  • Understands and employs best practices.
  • Performs moderately complex bug verification, database builds and support for assigned products.
  • Works under the general supervision of a manager.

 

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • BS, MSc or PhD in material science, an engineering discipline, or a related physical science subject.
  • Working experience with solving complex technical engineering/materials problems using recognised methods covering data collection, analysis and technical reporting.
  • Working experience with solving engineering problems, via simulation, preferably using Finite Elements in areas such as solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, electromagnetics and biomechanics.

 

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Technical knowledge and experience with scientific data, backed up with some form of experience with data analysis, visualisation, and preferably a knowledge of relational databases.
  • Experience of writing code to automate data analysis/manipulation processes (e.g. Python, C#, Excel VBA macros…).
  • Good communication skills in written and spoken English and good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to learn quickly and to collaborate with others in a geographically distributed team.

 

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

 
WORKING AT ANSYS
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.