Senior R&D Engineer

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Date: Jun 28, 2024

Location: Pune, MH, IN, 411057

Company: Ansys

Summary / Role Purpose

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 planning, architecture, and research

  • Performs complex development activities that may require extensive analysis in areas including user experience, software design and solver research

  • 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. Research 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 Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 5 years’ experience, MS with 3 years’ experience, or PhD with 1 year experience 

  • Commercial experience with software design and development methodologies


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Excellent technical knowledge and commercial experience with C++, numerical analysis, web development, object-oriented design, software configuration management, scripting languages, data structures and algorithms 

  • 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 

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a geographically distributed team 

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