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DevOps Engineer II- Discovery

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Date: Jan 5, 2022

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317

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.


This DevOps Engineer is responsible for enhancing the overall productivity of the Ansys Discovery development team. In this role, the candidate will work hands-on with developers and testers to provide build and deployment services for the Ansys Discovery products, enhance and refactor code, and investigate methods to improve product stability and developer productivity.


• Manage build, testing, and distribution systems
• Explore methods and technologies to improve efficiency of the Discovery development team
• Migrate workloads to utilize cloud resources
• Enhance and refactor application code
• Manage continuous integration and VDI systems
• Liaison with corporate build, testing and dev services teams
• Automate deployment of the system for testing and production use
• Perform performance testing and optimization of the deployment
• Actively participate in project planning, design brainstorm sessions and team meetings



• BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 2 years’ experience or MS

• Experience with system administration, IT, or software development

• Hands-on experience in creation and deployment of containers
• High proficiency in C# and object-oriented programming principles
• Solid understanding of Windows and virtualization
• Highly motivated with a willingness to learn new technologies and make architectural decisions
• Strong team player who thrives in an open and collaborative environment and is committed to meeting team goals 


• Build and source code management tools such as Azure DevOps, TeamCity, Jenkins, Git

• Containerization technologies such as Docker

• Configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet
• Package management tools such as NuGet, Conan
• Cloud APIs such as AWS or Azure


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: Pittsburgh