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R&D Engineer II

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Date: Dec 6, 2022

Location: Montreal, Quebec, CA, H3A3G4 Waterloo, ON, CA, N2J4G8

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. We empower the world’s most innovative companies to deliver transformational products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software solutions, we help our customers solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination. Whether you are a software developer, product engineer, sales team member, or part of our corporate team, at Ansys we know that by embracing what makes us each unique, we become collectively better.



As a software developer, you will contribute to the development and release of the next generation of user experience for Ansys CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) capabilities. You are expected to engage in all stages of planning, creation, and evolution, and to work closely with other Ansys teams to deliver a world class CFD simulation UI. You will take part in the development of front-end UI application development as well as integrating other Ansys simulation products for the CFD user base as needed. 



  • Collaborate with other development, documentation and testing professionals to build a Python-based automation environment for Ansys CFD products 

  • Help to develop essential new back-end architecture within a mixed-language codebase (Scheme, C and C++ on Windows and Linux) 

  • Contribute to the software development lifecycle by planning and completing tasks within the team’s test-driven and agile practices 

  • Collaboratively diagnose and resolve defects, and participate in release testing 



  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with one year of experience 

  • Skills in languages such as Python, C++, C# and gRPC 

  • A genuine interest in algorithms and data structures, software design concepts, and programming paradigms 

  • Ability to learn quickly, solve problems, and work collaboratively in a globally distributed team    



  • You are willing to learn about graphics development and 3d visualization 

  • Familiarity with version control systems, IDEs and other development tools 

  • Some knowledge of the Python ecosystem: Matplotlib, pandas and NumPy 

  • Experience of CI/CD, especially within GitHub 


At Ansys, our diverse, collaborative teams give us the strength and insight to solve the world’s most challenging engineering problems. Our ONE Ansys culture has at its core:

  • 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 leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a 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. 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.
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, empowering our customers to 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 member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following awards: Bay Area Best Places to Work, a Pillar World Awards Gold Winner, Fast Company Best Places to Work for Innovators, a Gold Stevie Award for Great Employers, the FORTUNE Future 50, a DCA Silver Winner, an R&D100 Finalist, a 20% by 2020 Women on Boards winner, a 2020 Pittsburgh Tech 50 – finalist, and America’s Most Responsible Companies.
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We are committed to creating a culture of inclusion and belonging where everyone thrives as ONE Ansys team.

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.