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Senior R&D Engineer

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Date: Nov 25, 2021

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 Senior R&D Engineer will be part of a team which is responsible for research, design, and implementation of pre-processing functionality. Key responsibilities are to maintain and expand core meshing infrastructure and data structures. The initial focus will be Ansys Mechanical but the goal is to generalize and expand the functionality into a core foundation of our meshing infrastructure for usage in a wider context within Ansys. This role also will also include exposure and development of pre-processing utilities. The successful candidate can expect to be engaged in all stages of code and capability planning, and to work closely with other members of the software development team. 


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs complex development and research activities that requires technical expertise of meshing algorithms and data structures 

  • Develops core meshing infrastructure and datastructures 

  • Participates in planning, architecture, and research at a project level to facilitate exposure and development of core meshing data structures and infrastructure 

  • Develops and employs best practices and maintains them through technical reviews and mentoring. 

  • Research problems discovered by QA or product support and develops solutions, collaborating with the QA/support team. 

  • Works independently without direct supervision and helps with developing technical roadmaps for the core meshing data structures and infrastructure 


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Bachelors in Engineering, Computational Geometry or Mathematics, with 5 years’ experience, Masters with 3 years’ experience, or PhD with 1 years’ experience 

  • Expertise in mesh generation or computational geometry 

  • Expertise in data structures and software infrastructure 

  • Commercial software development experience 

  • Solid, demonstrable experience with C / C++ 

  • Experience in scripting languages like python would be a plus 


Preferred Qualifications and Skills 

  • Keen interest in programming and algorithm development. 

  • Strong analytical skills. 

  • Experience of OpenMP, MPI or GPU computing 

  • Ability to overcome obstacles and drive projects to completion 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Ability to work collaboratively across teams and geographies, and to mentor junior developers 




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.
For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com
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.