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Senior Systems Engineer - Linux/DevOps

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Date: May 28, 2023

Location: Exton, PA, US, 19341

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.



In this role, the Senior Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, supporting, and maintaining our Linux and container environments in both the development and production stages. In addition, you will collaborate with the Development Infrastructure Team to implement new projects and upgrades related to containers, ensuring the development environment is enhanced in the process. You will also use Google's Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) methodology to streamline new deployments and processes with a DevOps focus.This is an on-site/hybrid position in our Exton, PA office.


This position is not eligible for immigration sponsorship.



• Support and maintain the Development and Production linux and container environments

• Automate tasks through scripting technologies

• Support and work with the AGI software development teams

• Perform server maintenance

• Test and apply OS, software, & hardware patches and security upgrades

• Ensure proper uniformity, documentation, and configuration control of servers



• Experience with Containers and Kubernetes (Rancher, containerd, etc.)

• Able to write custom and complex scripts, as well as maintain existing scripts (Python, YAML, and bash preferred)

• Competent in managing, developing, and using deployment automation tools (Ansible/AWX preferred)

• Competent in managing Linux Servers (CentOS/RHEL/Rocky preferred)

• Familiar with SSSD/Active Directory Linux integration

• Familiar with SELinux

• Ability and desire to quickly learn new technologies

• Competent in managing 3rd party repositories (Artifactory preferred)

• Experience working in a software development organization (Agile preferred)

• Technology stack understanding for troubleshooting (network, storage, etc.)

• Able to document work performed for cross pollination and repeatability

• Motivated and energetic team player

• Able to work independently and own tasks to completion



• Familiar with ZFS/btrfs

• Networking experience (routing, switching, firewalls)



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