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Talent Acquisition Specialist II

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Date: May 4, 2022

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 Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for managing the execution of multiple processes and a variety of supporting facets of recruiting processes. This may include supporting successful recruitment delivery and process ownership across a variety of support areas. This may included, ownership of the background screening and verification process, applicant tracking management and documentation and full-life-cycle ownership over designated functions. With incredibly strong attention to detail and organizational skills, this specialist may also serve as a system administrator for the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and any/all external systems related to the pre-employment verification process. They will be responsible for ensuring data integrity and flow, as well as maintaining confidentiality.  



  • Support designated functions, geographies or programs that ultimately drive successful recruitment delivery  

  • Based on business need, directly support the sourcing and/or screening for administrative and/or entry-level positions 

  • Act as a generalist in support of high demand recruitment drives, such as coordinating recruitment efforts, interview panels, sourcing efforts, etc.  

  • Support TA Department projects, interfacing and collecting input from across the HR function and, at times, collecting information from and interfacing with, leaders and members of the Ansys business  

  • Manage the accurate and timely completion of the pre-employment background screening process. Including interaction with candidates and the screening vendor to obtain necessary documentation.  

  • With completed and appropriate documentation and application of judgement, in alignment with Ansys policy, processes candidates through pre-employment screening   

  • Responsible for distributing necessary new hire paperwork to candidates and maintaining the appropriate flow of information across the recruiting team, hiring teams and HR Operations.  

  • System administration for the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and other reporting or sourcing tools, including responsibility for data integration and advanced reporting 

  • Maintenance and collection of data as it relates to compliance with applicable policies, procedures, as well as all federal, state and local laws related to employment, including, but not limited to OFCCP compliance  

  • In partnership with TA Leadership, Talent Management, HR Operations, and external OFCCP retained counsel, actively participate, prepare and manage affirmative action plans (AAPs) 

  • Create, manipulate and distribute system-generated reports to a wide variety of audiences, including members of the extended leadership team and/or for compliance purposes, always maintaining accuracy and data integrity  

  • Engineering or re-engineering TA Operations processes to scale, providing recommendations for efficiencies and improvements to TA Leadership  

  • Assist with interview scheduling as needed for a variety of roles in active recruitment 



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Employee Relations, Business or a related field or combination of experience will be considered 

  • 3 years’ direct experience in the field of Talent Acquisition, Human Resources, or highly relevant adjacency  

  • Experience navigating HR Systems, specifically Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and/or HRIS  

  • Demonstrated, strong, attention to detail and exemplary organizational skills  

  • Ability and propensity to operate independently and make sound decisions, where appropriate, around highly compliance-driven processes, without direct supervision  

  • Exposure to EEOC and OFCCP compliance and the correlating regulatory measures   

  • High level of proficiency in all Microsoft Office Tools, including Outlook, Power Point and Excel, specific experience with Excel to include basic Pivot Tables and VLookUp 

  • Exposure to preparing Power Point or Visio presentations to visually map or represent the steps in process or standard operating procedure (SOP) 

  • Experience extracting and utilizing Talent Acquisition or HR data for a variety of reporting purposes, including for compliance and audit 

  • Prior experience implementing process improvements and efficiencies for Talent Acquisition or HR Operations processes  

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, including interfacing with executive audiences 



  • Specific support within the HR or TA department of a multi-site corporation 

  • Prior experience as a part of a new system implementation, specifically and ATS or HRIS  

  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel, including VLookUps and utilizing Pivot Tables (visualizing between Tabular, Compact) to segment and visualize data for the appropriate audience  

  • Experience creating, from scratch, complex, graphically sound Power Point or Visio Materials for use as training materials to describe processes or standard operating procedures (SOPs)  

  • Prior experience implementing and managing Affirmative Action plans (For U.S. candidates only) 

  • Previous experience participating in an OFCCP audit (For U.S. candidates only) 



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.

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