Work Experience Student / year in industry Software Developer C#

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Date: Feb 8, 2024

Location: Horsham, GB, RH12 2RG

Company: Ansys

Requisition #: 13508 


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.


Salary £23,000 per annum, based at Horsham, West Sussex

This role is only available for current university students eligible to work in the UK and applying for a year in industry starting in summer 2024, and taking place between their 2nd and 3rd year of study if studying for a bachelor degree, or between their 3rd and 4th year of study if studying for an 4 year integrated master degree. Please add your university results (from previous years and/or this year if available) as well as your CV to this application, we are looking forward to reviewing your application.


This Software Developer placement entails designing and implementing new features, user experience and infrastructure for the ANSYS Discovery Suite. 


ANSYS is the world leader in engineering simulation. Up to 80% of the cost of a product’s development is determined by the decisions you make early in the design process, and ANSYS helps its customers reduce this cost with physical simulation tools to make better decisions quicker. Customers use ANSYS simulation products to digitally explore design concepts and test critical design choices early in the product life cycle. 


What is ANSYS Discovery? 


ANSYS Discovery is a new product suite that pushes past the traditional barriers of engineering simulation for the design engineer. Discovery provides instantaneous 3D simulation, tightly integrated with direct geometry modelling, to enable interactive design exploration and rapid product innovation. It is an interactive experience in which you can manipulate geometry, materials and physics, and instantly see changes in performance. The Discovery Refine stage provides links to the Ansys flagship solvers, for greater accuracy. 


Essential Job Functions/Accountabilities: 


The successful candidate will join a development team that is responsible for bringing new ideas and features to life, producing an immersive and intuitive user experience, and seeing the product through all stages of the software development lifecycle. They can expect to work closely with product management, UX designers, and testers in a dynamic environment. There will be focus on delivering a high-quality product, in which optimization and system integration are key factors. 


Minimum Requirements/Qualifications: 


  • Undergraduate in a Computer Science or related subject 

  • Strong understanding of object-oriented principals 

  • Interest in engineering simulation software   

  • An inquisitive, pro-active and methodical approach to work. 


Experience in any of the following is preferred: 


  • C#/.Net 

  • UI development, including working with MVVM and MVC patterns 

  • Windows Presentation Foundation, PRISM, multi-threading, LINQ 

  • Visual Studio, Git, Team Foundation Server, and/or C++ 


Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria: 

The successful candidate will be hardworking, capable of working under pressure and able to work on his or her own initiative when required, or as part of a team. 

Good communication and problem solving skills are essential.


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.

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