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Date: Sep 10, 2021

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.


The Software Developer is part of a team responsible for research, design and development of Geometry Modeling architecture, algorithms, and data structures.  The role entails using c# and C++ to enhance the infrastructure of Ansys Geometry Modeling applications for integration with both our current and next generation simulation products and platforms. Areas of focus will be in the enhancement of data transfer mechanisms between various Ansys product offerings.


•Design, planning, and development of Design Business Unit (DBU) software features requiring individual creativity and self-motivation
•Component ownership, architecture decision making
•Ability to work in a team setting to accomplish goals
•Maintenance and troubleshooting/support of commercial products
•Participation in software best-practices and Ansys development processes


•Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics, computer science or engineering
•Object oriented development (OOD) in C++ and/or c#
•Exceptional analytic and problem-solving skills
•Ability to complete high-quality work on schedule
•Strong written and interpersonal communication skills


•Experience with development tools such as Microsoft Visual Studio, Git, TFS and SVN
•Experience with unit testing methodologies such as NUnit and GTest
•Experience with the GCC compiler and GDB debugger on Linux
•Experience with Windows COM (Component Object Model)



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