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Digital Employee Experience Lead - Microsoft Platform (US Remote)

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Date: Nov 11, 2022

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317 Baltimore, MD, US, 21229-9998 Orlando, FL, US, 32826 Cleveland, OH, US, 44114 Houston, TX, US, 77094 Dallas, TX, US, 75260 Atlanta, GA, US, 30324 Jersey City, NJ, US, 07302 Atlanta, GA, US, 30304-9998 Washington, DC, DC, US, 20018 Boston, MA, US, 02205-9761 Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104-9998

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. We empower the world’s most innovative companies to deliver transformational products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software solutions, we help our customers solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination. Whether you are a software developer, product engineer, sales team member, or part of our corporate team, at Ansys we know that by embracing what makes us each unique, we become collectively better.



Summary / Role Purpose

As a member of the Business Applications organization, the Digital Employee Experience Lead - Microsoft Platform will be responsible for partnering with stakeholders to create the strategy for the Ansys Digital Employee Experience (DEX).  This unified experience will enable Ansys employees to interact seamlessly across the organization to improve collaboration and productivity.  


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Partner with business stakeholders and experts to set the Digital Employee Experience (DEX) mission, vision, and goals.
  • Establish and continually advance the Ansys DEX strategy. 
  • Work in partnership with business and IT stakeholders to identify and eliminate pain points impacting a positive employee experience.
  • Define the outcomes, business impacts, and roadmaps for the products within the Employee Digital Experience with an emphasis on the Microsoft O365 suite of products.
  • Proactively identify new employee needs and define the features that will solve them.
  • Build business cases to support the product backlog for optimal value, making trade-offs as needed based on product vision, team capacity, desired business outcomes, stakeholder needs and added information to develop sprint plans.
  • Act as a liaison with the organization, managing expectations with all stakeholders.
  • Be accountable for the success of the “change” and “run” for your domain.
  • Identify opportunities and lead cross functional initiatives to improve the DEX operating model including, intake, roles and responsibilities, and where and how work gets completed.
  • Results & Metrics - Define, track and monitor Objectives and Key Results (OKRs).
  • Ensure correct data and tools are used in the experience and related sub-processes; use data to improve experiences.
  • Foster strong, collaborative relationships with colleagues, partners, vendors, and suppliers to implement employee-focused solutions.
  • Focus areas are Employee Collaboration, Communication and Productivity.


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 7+ years of technical experience with cloud & hybrid infrastructures, architecture design and deep knowledge in the following: Modern Workplace, Office Collaboration products & services knowledge, Strong hands-on technical experience with Office 365 and across Office collaboration products and services, including Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Teams, OneDrive for Business, O365 Groups 
  • Office365/Microsoft365 design implementation and administration experience 
  • Advanced experience with Windows OS (Windows 10, Server 2012+), Group Policy configurations 
  • Microsoft Azure Services, direction and evolution as related to enterprise desktop, mobile and infrastructure services 
  • Key areas include Azure Active Directory and modern authentication architectures, conditional access and deployment of services 
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to provide hands-on technical support 
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a larger team 
  • Exceptional conceptualization skills, able to take abstract ideas and materialize them into strategies and execution plans 
  • Excellent problem solving, planning and decision-making skills.  
  • Excellent communicator; capable of effectively presenting ideas and selling concepts and tactics; ability to conceptualize and communicate "out-of-the-box" thinking. 
  • Well-developed relationship building skills, willing to take drive initiatives, track record of working across organizations and structuring approaches to new opportunities. 


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience with securing Office 365 tenants 
  • Scripting experience (PowerShell, Batch, VB)
  • Exposure to Power Automate, Flow, and/or Visio 


At Ansys, our diverse, collaborative teams give us the strength and insight to solve the world’s most challenging engineering problems. Our ONE Ansys culture has at its core:

  • 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 leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a 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. 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.
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, empowering our customers to 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 member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following awards: Bay Area Best Places to Work, a Pillar World Awards Gold Winner, Fast Company Best Places to Work for Innovators, a Gold Stevie Award for Great Employers, the FORTUNE Future 50, a DCA Silver Winner, an R&D100 Finalist, a 20% by 2020 Women on Boards winner, a 2020 Pittsburgh Tech 50 – finalist, and America’s Most Responsible Companies.
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We are committed to creating a culture of inclusion and belonging where everyone thrives as ONE Ansys team.

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