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Date: Jun 5, 2022

Location: Pune, MH, IN, 411057

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

ANSYS is the WW leading simulation software company. Engineering simulation has become a key area of product development. It is recognized as instrumental in the digital transformation of industries: simulation and analysis tools are key technology to accelerate design development and reduce the use of physical prototypes. With a connected product (IoT), simulation provides value through the product life cycle from requirements, design, testing, manufacturing, commissioning, operations, and maintenance.  


Join the Ansys Customer Excellence team to partner with our customers to engineer enterprise-level software solutions and grow Ansys’ business. As a technical lead in software engineering, you will lead the design and development of Ansys Platform solutions and supporting systems. In this role, you will use expertise to develop strategic plans, refine requirements and provide technical leadership in achieving solution development objectives.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work in an agile environment to develop the next-generation customer centric solutions
  • Lead planning, architecture, or research at a project level 
  • Coordinate solution design and development activities requiring extensive analysis in areas such as user experience, software design and solver research
  • Act as a technical reference within a group or solution 
  • Develop and employ the best practices and maintain them through technical reviews and mentoring 
  • Perform complex bug verification, release testing and beta support across multiple solutions. Research and resolve problems discovered by QA, field, or customer, collaborating with the QA/field team.
  • Research and understand the marketing requirements for solutions, including target environment, performance criteria and competitive issues. May work with strategic customers or proxies to assess needs and develop solutions.
  • Operate without direct supervision and may function as a team leader, project manager, or software architect 
  • May be responsible for supervising interns or co-ops


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Required education and degree type: BS, MS or PhD in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
  • Required minimum years of professional experience in an engineering software environment: BS+8, MS+6, or PhD+3
  • Significant commercial experience with software front-end design and development methodologies
  • Proficiency in Front-end programming languages such as HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Angular or React
  • Good understanding of CSS frameworks such as Bootstrap or Clarity
  • Good understanding of UI with responsive web design
  • Experience with design system and maintenance of UI component library
  • Good understanding of web architecture, distributed systems, and web APIs, such as REST
  • Proficiency in object-oriented programming languages such as Python, C#
  • Passion for delivering good user experience
  • Logical problem-solving, strong interpersonal and communication skills, fluent in writing and speaking English
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, possess a sense of urgency
  • Ability to build trusting relationships and effectively interact with customers
  • Projects a professional image and demonstrates business acumen, driven to succeed


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Preferred education and years of professional experience in an engineering software environment: BS+12, MS+10, or PhD+7
  • Experience leading projects and delivering high-quality solutions in a large-scale commercial software development environment  
  • Ability to translate business needs into development plans 
  • Ability to overcome obstacles and drive projects to completion 
  • Ability to work collaboratively across teams and geographies, and to mentor junior software engineers  
  • Significant experience and technical knowledge with Angular and other front-end frameworks
  • Experience with microservices architecture
  • Experience with cloud technology frameworks on Azure or AWS


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.