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R&D Documentation Specialist

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Date: Jul 27, 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 

The R&D Documentation Specialist works under the supervision of a more senior team member to create and maintain technical help documentation and multimedia (a/v) tutorials for Ansys meshing products. This role requires effective research, writing, and editing skills related to technical product documentation. The R&D Documentation Specialist works with development teams, keeping informed of product development activities to determine the need for new documentation for meshing features and APIs as well as revisions, corrections, and changes in previously released materials. 


Key Duties and Responsibilities 

•Creates product documentation and API documentation (both written and audio/video) by complying with established company’s quality procedures, standards, style guides, and schedules 

•Creates, formats, edits, reviews, and proofreads technical information including user guide, tutorial guide and meshing API related documentation 

•Creates and reviews product limitation and troubleshooting guides that need to be included with the product documentation 

•Participates in discussions with product team and subject matter experts to design effective product documentation of new meshing features, APIs, and workflows 

•Reviews all documentation for its contents, technical accuracy, and style 

•Conducts research on new tools and techniques related to technical product documentation 

•Performs other duties as assigned to improve the overall quality of ANSYS product documentation 


Minimum Education / Certification Requirements and Experience 

•Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Civil, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, or other engineering discipline 

•Fluency in English, along with excellent written and spoken communication skills 

•Ability to take initiatives, gather and analyze technical and product information from various sources, paying close attention to details 

•Capacity to develop user-centric documentation ensuring a high level of quality, consistency, usability, and accuracy 

•Ability to simultaneously work on different documentation modules and software products in a fast-paced deadline-driven, geographically diverse environment 


Preferred Qualifications and Skills 

•Master’s degree in Mechanical, Civil, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, or other engineering discipline 

•Familiarity with Ansys products  

•Familiarity with the concepts of documentation authoring, common project management software, version control tools 

•Prior knowledge of structured documentation with DITA, build tools, Oxygen XML Editor, HTML, Doxygen, Sphinx, Git, Python, API documentation, Camtasia is preferred 

•Knowledge of user-centered design processes, and agile development methodologies are desirable 


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.