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Senior R&D Engineer - Thermohydraulic and Thermal Systems *Remote*

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Date: May 10, 2023

Location: Colorado Springs, CO, US, 80920 San Jose, CA, US, 95134 Blacksburg, VA, US, 24060 Lebanon, NH, US, 03766 Bloomington, MN, US, 55425 Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317 San Diego, CA, US, 92121 Boulder, CO, US, 80301 Livermore, CA, US, 94551 Evanston, IL, US, 60201 Irvine, CA, US, 92602 Waltham, MA, US, 02451 Exton, PA, US, 19341 Apex, NC, US, 27523 Chantilly, VA, US, 20120 Houston, TX, US, 77094 Seattle, WA, US, 98121 Atlanta, GA, US, 30324 Champaign, IL, US, 61820 Greenbelt, MD, US, 20770 Cottonwood Heights, UT, US, 84047 Troy, MI, US, 48084 CO Home City, CO, US, 94203 Austin, TX, US, 78746 Ann Arbor, MI, US, 48108 Beltsville, MD, US, 20805 Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

Company: Ansys

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.

 

Summary / Role Purpose

The Senior R&D Engineer is responsible for the development of software products and supporting systems. In this role, the Senior R&D Engineer will use advanced technical and problem-solving skills to help the team tackle complex issues, satisfy customer requirements, and accomplish development objectives. 

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participates in planning, architecture, and research
  • Performs complex development activities that may require extensive analysis in areas including user experience, software design and solver research in thermal/fluid simulation (flow network aka thermohydraulics, not 2D/3D CFD)
  • Employs best practices and helps to maintain them through technical reviews and mentoring
  • Performs complex bug verification, release testing and beta support for assigned products. Researches problems discovered by QA or product support and develops solutions
  • Researches and understands the marketing requirements for a product, including target environment, performance criteria and competitive issues. May work with strategic customers or proxies to assess needs and develop solutions
  • Works independently with minimal supervision and may take on some planning and mentoring responsibilities
  • May be responsible for managing interns or co-ops but typically does not have direct reports

 

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 5 years’ experience, MS with 3 years’ experience, or PhD with 1 year experience
  • Experience with software design and development methodologies using Fortran, C, and C++
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge of thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, and heat transfer

 

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Excellent technical knowledge and commercial experience with algorithms and computational efficiency, AutoCAD ARX development, OpenMP, C# and Python
  • Experience using Ansys products, especially Thermal Desktop with FloCAD
    • Experience using or authoring other thermohydraulic or flow network design and simulation products
    • Experience using CAD, FEA, and CFD design and simulation products
  • Passion for crafting robust and efficient code
  • Experience delivering high-quality products in a large-scale commercial software development environment
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a geographically distributed team

 

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

 

OUR ONE ANSYS CULTURE HAS INCLUSION AT ITS CORE
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.


TAKE A LEAP OF CERTAINTY IN YOUR CAREER AT ANSYS

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.
 

CREATING A PLACE WE’RE PROUD TO BE 
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: Colorado Springs