Senior Systems Engineer - Exton, PA

Date: Sep 15, 2023

Location: Exton, PA, US, 19341

Company: Ansys

Requisition #: 13096 


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.



In this role, the Senior Infrastructure Systems Engineer will join the AGI (Ansys Government Initiatives) IT Infrastructure team and will be responsible for maintaining and improving AGI’s Active Directory Services Infrastructure, VMWare virtualization, Pure Storage management and infrastructure resilience while working with the Infrastructure Team to implement new projects and architecture upgrades to help enhance the IT environment (including automation via scripts). All of these should be supported with a high level of of automation to increase efficiency and consistency. This individual is expected to operate at a senior level and own the areas listed above, which includes being able to clearly present and communicate challenges, opportunities, and projects for their area of responsibility. This position is not eligible for immigration sponsorship.



  • Manage and improve Microsoft Active Directory Services, Privilege management / RBAC, Group Policy, Windows Servers / desktop OS, and security.
  • Automate tasks through scripting technologies
  • Support execution of Information Technology infrastructure projects to support Business growth and security compliance.
  • Support IT infrastructure level 3 support / triage and maintenance where necessary.
  • Support and manage the VMWare virtualization and storage (Pure) infrastructure to meet and exceed development operations growth expectations. Define templates and reporting to implement standards for capacity utilization.
  • Support and manage enterprise backup operations including warm copy and cold / offsite backups.
  • Support and manage data center operations encompassing power management / UPS, cabling, PDUs, storage, file services (SMB / NFS), servers, networking, equipment racking and cooling operations.
  • Support disaster recovery planning, impact analysis and business continuity planning. Support disaster recovery annual test and gap analysis documentation.
  • Ensure proper uniformity, documentation, and configuration control of technology platform, processes, and projects.



  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems (or related field) with 5 years of experience, or equivalent experience in lieu of a degree
  • Competent with a proven history working with Windows Desktops (10 / 11) and Servers (2016 and newer), and Linux Servers
  • Competent with a proven history working with Active Directory, DNS, DFS, File Services and Print Services.
  • Experience with IT security, certificates/ PKI, vulnerability, and patch management.
  • Experience with Azure or AWS based environments and solutions.
  • Able to write custom and complex scripts, as well as maintain existing scripts with source control (PowerShell preferred)
  • Competent with managing and maintaining virtual infrastructure and storage. Experience with PURE storage solutions.
  • Experience with backup solutions and Disaster Recovery.
  • Full technology stack understanding for troubleshooting (network, storage, infrastructure (servers), cloud, applications, etc.).
  • Able to document work performed for cross pollination and repeatability.
  • Able to present and plan projects, problems, and challenges for the area of responsibility. Ability to execute projects based upon charter and requirements.
  • Motivated and energetic team player.
  • Able to work independently and own tasks to completion.
  • Ability to work on-site in Exton, PA.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a United States (US) Department of Defense (DoD), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) or Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Security Clearance.



  • Active TS/SCI Security clearance.
  • Experience working with Linux (CentOS/RHEL preferred)
  • Experience supporting data center operations.
  • Experience working with network hardware (switches and routers).
  • Experience working with firewalls and VPNs.


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: Philadelphia