Summer 2024 Intern - Software Development - Digital Twin (Masters/PhD)

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Date: Nov 23, 2023

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317

Company: Ansys

Requisition #: 13163 


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.


Ansys empowers the world's most innovative companies to design and deliver transformational products by offering the best and broadest engineering simulation software to solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination. Thus, through our enriching internship program, we help develop the next-generation of engineers and technologists.
As a Digital Twin Intern, you will work on a variety of impactful projects supporting our Twin Builder Team. The Twin Builder is a schematic based circuit design software used for physics based simulations. As part of the job requirements, you will assist with the creation, simulation, testing and validation of Digital Twin models and supporting tools for simulation, validation and on-scale deployment.
This internship is a 40-hour per week paid position starting May 2024 and concludes August 2024.

•    Creation and validation of Twin models
•    Assist in the research and development of solutions for efficient Digital Twin creations, simulation, validation and deployment
•    Test and validate the Digital Twin simulation engine
•    Creation of documentation and tutorials


-    Pursuing a MS or PhD in Computer Science or related technical field with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
-    Must be currently enrolled in a full-time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship 
-    Experience in HTML5, JavaScript (ES5/ES6), CSS3 
-    Experience programming in Python, and exposure to either Java or C++ 
-    Experience in automation testing scripts using Python 
-    Sharp and tenacious problem solving skills
-    Team player, responsible, and motivated



•    Familiar with modular frontend development, experience with Vue.js/React
•    2+ years of software development experience
•    Knowledge of software testing basics (i.e.: unit testing, blackbox testing, etc)
•    Docker management (creation, maintenance and deployment)
•    Experience in developing IoT or SmartHome applications
•    Understanding the entire development process, including specification, documentation and quality assurance 


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.).

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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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