Enterprise Architect - Remote (US)

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Date: Nov 24, 2023

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317 Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104-9998 New York, NY, US, 10001 Tampa, FL, US, 33612-9998 Atlanta, GA, US, 30304-9998 Boston, MA, US, 02205-9761

Company: Ansys

Requisition #: 13451 


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.



We are seeking an experienced and visionary Enterprise Architect within our organization. The Enterprise Architect will be an individual contributor role that will play a crucial role in aligning technology, business processes, and strategic objectives to drive innovation, optimize offerings, and enhance platform strategies. This role requires a deep understanding of both technical and business aspects, as well as the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and senior stakeholders to achieve transformative results. 


  • Strategic Alignment - Collaborate with senior leadership to understand business goals, product strategies, and platform objectives. Translate these into architectural strategies that enable efficient and effective execution. 
  • Enterprise Architecture Development - Design and develop comprehensive enterprise architecture plans that encompass product management and pricing domains. Ensure alignment with overall business and IT strategies, fostering scalability, flexibility, and interoperability. 
  • Management Oversight - Lead the design and implementation of enterprise lifecycle management processes, from ideation and development to launch and ongoing enhancement. Work closely with product owners and cross-functional teams to ensure that product roadmaps align with business objectives and customer needs. 
  • Technology Integration - Identify and recommend technology solutions that support digital transformation initiatives, ensuring alignment with overall enterprise architecture. Collaborate with IT teams to integrate and customize software systems, ensuring seamless data flow and process automation. Stay current with technology trends and innovations that can enhance product management and pricing capabilities. 
  • Stakeholder Engagement - Engage with senior stakeholders, business leaders, and department heads to communicate architectural strategies, gather requirements, and foster alignment. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure successful execution of architectural initiatives and projects. 
  • Risk Management - Ensure compliance with relevant regulations, data privacy, and security standards. 



  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field. 

  • Proven experience (10+ years) in enterprise architecture and enterprise software development within complex organizations. Experience working in high paced Software industries a plus. 

  • Strong background in Salesforce.com, Microsoft Azure, and Oracle ERP. Relevant industry certifications are required for acceptance into this role. 

  • Strong understanding of business processes, product lifecycle management, and application methodologies. 

  • Ability to travel between 25-30%.



  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a strategic mindset. 

  • Effective communication and leadership abilities with experience engaging senior stakeholders. 

  • Ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams and manage multiple projects simultaneously. 


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.).

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

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