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R&D Verification Engineer II (Cloud and Automation) (m/f/d) REMOTE

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Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Ismaning, DE, D-85737 Unterschleissheim, DE, D-85716

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.

Summary / Role Purpose  

The R&D Verification Engineer II (m/f/d) joins the R&D team to conduct software testing of Ansys applications such as the cloud-based simulation software used in the autonomous driving safety assessment. 


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 successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing automated testing procedures to ensure the quality and reliability of our software products. 

The role works closely with other members of the product creation team and communicates with technical specialists on product issues.  


In this position, the engineer contributes to the quality of tools that are used throughout the industry to make sure that cars, airplanes, and other complex systems are safe and secure in an ever-changing world by applying industry standards such as ISO 26262, ASPICE, IEC 61508, ARP 4761, or ISO 21448. 


Key Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Specify and write test strategies and test cases for software applications, create, modify, and update existing tests, write, and maintain test scripts.   

  • Perform functional, application, regression, and performance testing in manual and/or automated test environments and investigate possible causes of problems 

  • Create test plans, participate in defect management and testing metrics 

  • Apply standard techniques and procedures and comply with the company's overall development and testing processes​. 

  • Participate in code reviews and contribute to the continuous improvement of software development processes. 

  • Work closely with product management and development in an agile environment. 

  • Support the team in following the Ansys software development life cycle 

  • Analyze defect reports from customers 


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience 

  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 2 years of experience, or MS with no experience and/or 3+ years of experience in software testing and automation 

  • Strong knowledge of Agile, test-driven development, and DevOps practices 

  • Experience with industry-standard software testing tools and techniques 

  • Knowledge of cloud-based software testing 

  • Familiarity with ASPICE and ISO26262 standards 


Preferred Qualifications and Skills 

  • Technical knowledge and experience with web application testing and test automation as well as rest and defect management tools like Quality Center, Jira, Microsoft ADO 

  • Experience in a large-scale commercial software testing and verification environment 

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Ability to learn quickly and to collaborate with others in a geographically distributed team 

  • Experience with the SCRUM methodology 

  • Understanding of customer requirements and tools used in autonomous driving. 

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a geographically distributed team. 

  • Fluent English, both written and spoken 

  • German and/or French language skill is a plus. 


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.