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Systems Administrator II

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Date: Feb 7, 2021

Location: San Jose, CA, US, 95134

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.


The Systems Administrator II configures and supports business infrastructure systems in support of ANSYS business. The role is responsible for the validation of basic business requirements, basic and advanced system configuration on IT systems and environments and providing expertise to IT and the business units in a limited subject matter field. This role is able to work independently with moderate supervision and participate as a technology resource in day to day administration


•Provide tier-1 and tier-2 support to the end user either physically or through remote support
•Manage, create, respond to, and resolve Incidents and Service Requests
•Support and administer various third-party applications
•Perform upgrade/maintenance of system and software applications
•Configure and provide end user support for desktops, laptops, and printers
•Strong understanding of MS Windows 10 Operating systems
•Expertise in Microsoft Office tools including O365 and MS Teams
•Follow build checklist to ensure all applications and settings are correct
•Configuration and troubleshooting of basic issues related to (but not limited to) virtual machines, networks / network protocols, and Windows File Shares
•Adhere to documented Asset Management procedures and maintain accurate records
•ITSM software platform – Experience working with ServiceNow highly preferred
•Other Tasks as required


•Associate degree
•Minimum of 3 years of Help Desk experience
•Applicant should be comfortable working with executive level end users
•Excellent Communication Skills
•Demonstrated ability working and leading collaborative teams

•Core competencies for this position also include effective time management, problem solving and time management, customer focus, a drive for results, the ability to communicate effectively, teamwork and organization skills
•Experience in Windows Client operating systems
•Heavy lifting is necessary as infrastructure components can weigh up to 50lbs 
•Strong technical troubleshooting skills 


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.

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto