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R&D Verification Engineer II

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Date: Aug 30, 2022

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317

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.



ANSYS, Inc. seeks R&D Verification Engineer II (multiple openings) to work in Canonsburg, PA.



  • Conduct software testing of ANSYS applications.
  • Assess how well the product meets customer needs both in terms of functionality and usability and ensure that product requirements and quality standards are satisfied.
  • Research new engineering features to create analytical and user scenario test cases to evaluate the functionality and performance of capabilities being added to Ansys engineering simulation software.
  • Program and maintain automated testing scripts and software tools.
  • Participate in requirements planning, design reviews and investigating defects.
  • Specify and write test cases, creates, modify and update existing tests, write and maintain test scripts.
  • Perform functional, application, regression and performance testing in manual and/or automated test environments and investigate possible causes of problems.
  • Create test plans, participate in defect management and testing metrics.
  • Apply standard techniques and procedures and comply with the company's overall development and testing processes.
  • Work in a variety of computing environments: Windows, Linux, Virtual, Compute Clusters, and Cloud.
  • Analyze requirements and develop tests suitable for new features within the MAPDL product.
  • Research literature for reference solutions.
  • Participate in design and code review, and in the planning and implementation of verification initiatives.
  • Improve and deploy testing strategies and methodologies for automation of test.
  • Work closely with other members of the product creation team and communicate with technical support specialists on product issues.
  • Coordinate with other teams to address cross team dependencies.



  • Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Mechanical, Civil, Structural or Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field of study.
  • Alternate Acceptable Education and Work Experience Requirement: Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Mechanical, Civil, Structural or Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field of study, and two (2) years of experience in a related position.
  • Work experience or academic coursework must have included:
    • experience with Continuum/Structural Mechanics and Numerical Methods;
    • one or more programming or scripting languages: Python, C++, C#, Jscript, or Perl;
    • Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) tools with knowledge of finite element methods;
    • experience performing linear and nonlinear finite element analysis; and
    • experience performing troubleshooting by simplifying complex systems, debugging, and finding root causes.


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.



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