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Senior R&D Engineer - Cloud Apps

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Date: Sep 30, 2021

Location: Horsham, GB, RH12 2RG Abingdon, GB, OX14 4RW Sheffield, GB, S1 2JE UK Home City, GB Cambridge, GB, CB1 7EG

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation, helping the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.


Ansys Discovery is a first-of-its-kind solution for engineering simulation driven product design combining interactive geometry modeling, real-time simulation technologies and Ansys’ highly accurate solver solutions. This combination, along with Discovery’s unique and forward looking user experience, enables engineers to answer critical decisions earlier in the design process. This means our customers can deliver more innovative products to the market faster with reduced financial cost and environmental impact. 

Discovery is applied across many industries. Some examples; optimizing surgical solutions for quicker patient recovery, shape and weight optimization for 3D printing, fluid/thermal performance management of electrical and mechanical automotive systems… 

In this position you will be part of a highly motivated international and diverse team of engineers, mathematicians and computer scientists who work to innovate and extend the Discovery capabilities both on the desktop and in the cloud. 


Key Duties and Responsibilities 


  • Define architecture of new software modules and transformed products.  

  • Implement proofs-of-concept to demonstrate architecture and value, followed by implementation of actual products/Software 

  • Document best practices and guidelines, and mentor other teams on applying the architecture principles. Help other teams with technical and implementation details. 

  • Participates in planning, architecture, and research 

  • Performs complex development activities that may require extensive analysis in areas including user experience and software design 

  • 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 Computer Science, or related field with 5 years’ experience, MS with 3 years’ experience, or PhD with 1 year experience  

  • Good knowledge of C#, .Net Core, and .Net Framework  

  • Experience with web frameworks such as Angular, ASP.Net, Blazor 

  • Commercial experience with REST, Python, NodeJS, microservice architecture, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Platform-as-a-Service, SW engineering principles and design patterns. 


Preferred Qualifications and Skills 

  • Excellent technical knowledge and commercial experience with REST, Python, Flask/Django, NodeJS, continuous integration/continuous deployment, Git, NuGet, database technology (SQL, NoSQL) 

  • Experience with Azure and MS Web APIs, including Graph 

  • Experience delivering high-quality products in a large-scale commercial software development environment 

  • Ability to work with the full-stack 

  • Passion for crafting robust and efficient code 

  • Experience delivering high-quality products in a large-scale commercial software development environment 

  • Understanding of customer requirements and tools used in this domain 

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a geographically distributed team 


Culture and values are incredibly important to Ansys. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:

  • Customer focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork

At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary of leaders, collectively aiming to change the world with innovative technology and remarkable solutions.  With the prestigious reputation in servicing 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.  Because 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”.  It’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and will impact real people in real ways, forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel.
Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology so our customers can turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a component of the NASDAQ-100.
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.