Senior Software Developer (C++) - Exton, PA (Hybrid)

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Date: Apr 10, 2024

Location: Exton, PA, US, 19341

Company: Ansys

 Requisition #: 13927 


Our Mission: Powering Innovation That Drives Human Advancement  


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. 


Innovate With Ansys, Power Your Career.  


Role Summary

Come join a fast-paced software development team, delivering the next generation of high-tech, modeling and simulation software. AGI, an Ansys company, is seeking an experienced, top-performing developer to help design and develop the core platform capabilities of our flagship STK product. AGI develops commercial-off-the-shelf mission modeling software for the aerospace & defense industries. Our products can be used from concept design through operations, and have been used on over 100 space missions, including NASA’s DART asteroid impact mission.


In this role, a successful developer will use advanced technical and problem-solving skills to help the team tackle complex issues, satisfy customer requirements, and accomplish development objectives.


This is a hybrid role based in Exton, PA. The hired individual must be willing and able to commute to our Exton, PA office a minimum of 3 times per week. 


This position is not eligible for immigration sponsorship.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create and implement innovative software solutions for the STK Platform team to improve existing products and build our next generation of products
  • Design, build, and maintain clean and reliable code 
  • Participate in planning, architecture, and research at a product level
  • Employ best practices and helps to maintain them through technical reviews and mentoring
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs. Perform complex bug verification and release testing. Develop solutions and collaborate with the QA team to address the issues
  • Take concepts from initial requirements through design, implementation, test, deployment, and maintenance in a production environment
  • Work independently with minimal supervision and may take on some planning and mentoring responsibilities


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
  • Demonstrated expertise in object-oriented design, functional programming, algorithms, data structures, and debugging
  • Significant experience in C++, C#, or Python development for commercial applications
  • Experience with software configuration management tools (e.g., Git, Perforce)
  • Proven track record of crafting robust, readable, and efficient code


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Excellent technical knowledge of C++, C#, Python, API development, and software architecture
  • Experience developing software in both Windows and Linux environments
  • Experience delivering high-quality products in a large-scale commercial software development environment
  • Experience with modeling and simulation software
  • Solid understanding of unit testing, and familiarity with frameworks (e.g. NUnit)
  • Excellent 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. We are ONE Ansys. We operate on three key components: the commitments to our stakeholders, the behaviors of how we work together, and the actions of how we deliver results. 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: Newsweek’s Most Loved Workplace globally and in the U.S., Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (Belgium, China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, and 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: Philadelphia

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