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Senior Python R&D Engineer

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Date: Jan 7, 2023

Location: Madrid, M, ES, 28020 Villeurbanne, FR, 69100 Abingdon, GB, OX14 4RW

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.


Summary / Role Purpose 

Our team believes that the amazing potential of simulation in design and engineering is ready to be leveraged in ways that we can’t even imagine. A world full of innovators can perceive these opportunities, and imagine new solutions - to problems they are aware of today and problems they have yet to observe. To help them create their solutions, built upon our simulation software portfolio, we are enriching our platform capabilities and programming interfaces. Join us in our exciting journey, where we’ll enable a world of innovators to shape our future together. 


The Senior R&D Engineer is responsible for the development of software products and supporting systems. In this role, the Senior R&D Engineer will use advanced technical and problem-solving skills to help the team tackle complex issues, satisfy customer requirements, and accomplish development objectives. 


Key Duties and Responsibilities
•    Participates in the entire software development process including specification, planning, scheduling, development, research, and testing.
•    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, Engineering, Mathematics or Quantitative Sciences with at least 5 years of experience in software development, including:

  • Cloud services implementation and deployment 
  • Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • CI/CD

•    At least 2 years of Python experience in a commercial setting.
•    Excellent problem-solving skills.
•    Value-oriented, self-motivated, fast learner.
•    Strong interpersonal skills.
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•    Fluent in English.


Preferred Qualifications and Skills
•    An advanced degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Quantitative Sciences is a plus.
•    Experience developing reusable microservices and related client libraries for use by a large number of end-user applications across a range of deployment environments.
•    Knowledge of or experience with Agile SDLC and DevOps processes and tools.
•    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.
•    Ability to work collaboratively in a geographically distributed team.


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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.
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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.