Software Verification Engineer (Digital Mission Engineering)

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Date: Nov 17, 2023

Location: Exton, PA, US, 19341

Company: Ansys

Requisition #: 13546


Internal Job Title:     R&D Verification Engineer   

Job Level:             P1

Hiring Mgr:     Frank Urzynicok  

External Job Title:    Software Verification Engineer (Digital Mission Engineering) 

Business Unit:    Digital Mission Engineering 

Recruiter:       Taylor Jaye Rowe


As an Ansys employee, you have helped shape a legacy that spans more than 50 years, enabling innovators across industries to push boundaries by using the predictive power of simulation. Now is the time to seize the opportunity to grow and develop your own career here at Ansys.  We are committed to fostering a culture where employees and leaders think “Ansys First” when adding talent to their teams. Let’s continue pushing boundaries together. Go on and explore what opportunities are out there!


Summary / Role Purpose

Ansys Government Initiatives (AGI) is looking for a Software Verification Engineer to join the Digital Mission Engineering business unit to conduct software testing of ANSYS applications such as Systems Tool Kit (STK), Orbit Determination Tool Kit (ODTK), and Test and Evaluation Tool Kit (TETK). This role assesses how well the product meets customer needs both in terms of functionality and usability and ensures that product requirements and quality standards are satisfied. The role works closely with other members of the product creation team and communicates with technical specialists on product issues. This is an opportunity to collaborate with some of the brightest minds in aerospace and software architecture.


AGI is searching for candidates with a desire to make meaningful contributions to the Aerospace and Defense community and who have the technical and interpersonal skills required to do so in our fast-paced work environment. This position is based in Exton, Pennsylvania.


This position is not eligible for immigration sponsorship.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform functional, application, regression, performance, and API testing in manual and/or automated test environments and investigate possible causes of problems
  • Automate testing activities at both the application and source code levels
  • Contribute to expanding test coverage, monitoring daily test results, and diagnosing root causes of test failures
  • Participate in defect management and testing metrics
  • Apply standard techniques and procedures and comply with the company's overall development and testing processes​
  • Work in a variety of computing environments, specifically Windows, Linux, VM’s
  • Participate in the maintenance of our suite of automated tests
  • Be an active and flexible team member, ensuring the success of our projects


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • BS in Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
  • Programming experience in C#, Java and/or Python
  • Scripting experience in Perl or other scripting languages
  • Exceptional problem-solving abilities
  • Willing and able to learn new problem areas, codebases, programming languages, platforms, and tools
  • Knowledge of Windows & Linux, operation and administration – both will be required
  • Sound interpersonal skills, communication skills, judgment and analytical abilities
  • Attention to detail, organized, a passion for experimenting and detective work


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Technical knowledge and experience with standard software engineering practices such as CI/CD
  • Experience with automated test frameworks such as NUnit and/or Junit
  • Basic understanding of cross-platform development and containers
  • Experience in a large-scale commercial software testing and verification environment
  • Knowledge of Ansys software products, especially our Digital Mission Engineering (DME) products


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

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