R&D Engineer II (Isogeometric Analysis (IGA) and HPC)

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Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location: Livermore, CA, US, 94551

Company: Ansys

 Requisition #: 14591 

 

Our Mission: Powering Innovation That Drives Human Advancement  

 

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. 

 

Innovate With Ansys, Power Your Career.  

 

SUMMARY

The R&D Engineer II contributes to the development of LS-DYNA and related software products. In this role, the R&D Engineer II will collaborate with a team of expert professionals to understand customer requirements and accomplish development objectives. To be considered for this position, successful candidates must have an in-depth understanding of finite element method and related computational mechanics principles, strong programming skills, adequate academic or industrial experience in the related fields, and ability to work efficiently in a collaborative team environment.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs moderately complex development activities, including the design, implementation, maintenance, testing and documentation of software modules and sub-systems
  • Understands and employs best practices
  • Performs moderately complex bug verification, release testing and beta support for assigned products. Researches problems discovered by QA or product support and develops solutions
  • Understands the marketing requirements for a product, including target environment, performance criteria and competitive issues
  • Works under the general supervision of a development manager

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 2 years of professional experience, or Master’s Degree in Aerospace, Biomechanical, Mechanical Engineering, or other natural science discipline
  • Working experience with technical software development proven by academic, research, or industry projects. Good understanding and skills in programming

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree or PhD Preferred
  • Technical knowledge and experience with finite element simulation (e.g. LS-DYNA, Ansys), and CAD modeling.
  • Background in computational solid mechanics, numerical methods, and preferably on high-performance computing on C/GPUs.
  • Knowledge of fluid mechanics, electromagnetics, computational geometry, or computer graphics is an advantage but not a must.
  • Experience with Fortran or C.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and to collaborate with others in a geographically distributed team.

 

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. We are ONE Ansys. We operate on three key components: the commitments to our stakeholders, the behaviors of how we work together, and the actions of how we deliver results. 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

 

INCLUSION IS AT OUR CORE 
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. 

 
WELCOME WHAT’S NEXT IN YOUR CAREER AT ANSYS 

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. 
  

CREATING A PLACE WE’RE PROUD TO BE  
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: Newsweek’s Most Loved Workplace globally and in the U.S., Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (Belgium, China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, and U.K.). 

  
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. 


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Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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