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Spring and Summer 2023 Intern - Software Development (Remote) - BACHELORS/MASTERS

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Date: Jun 14, 2022

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6E2M6

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. We empower the world’s most innovative companies to deliver transformational products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software solutions, we help our customers solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination. Whether you are a software developer, product engineer, sales team member, or part of our corporate team, at Ansys we know that by embracing what makes us each unique, we become collectively better.



Ansys’ photonic simulation software enables virtual prototyping and design optimization by simulating how light behaves within complex nano-scale structures, circuits, and systems. Our customers are developing the technology of tomorrow – things like LiDAR systems for autonomous cars, virtual reality headsets, lens and screen coatings, better camera sensors, communications equipment for data centers and new platforms for quantum computing.
As a software developer Intern at Ansys you will contribute to industry-leading software applications that meet high standards for accuracy and performance. You will join and check-in daily with a cross-functional squad, supervised by a Lead or Senior R&D Engineer, to create, code, and test following agile practices.  The successful candidate has a passion for code, takes chances, shows initiative, and loves to learn.

  • Join a squad to understand requirements and specifications.
  • Learn and employ best practices within our agile process.
  • Create efficient, maintainable and tested production-quality scientific code.
  • Keep your colleagues up to date on problems, obstacles or issues. 
  • Present your work to other teams in the business unit and across Ansys.
  • Actively participate in planning your work, pull requests, and give feedback to peers.


  • Pursing a BS or MS degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or other related technical degree. If pursing BS, must be at least 3rd year of undergraduate program.
  • Values and demonstrates personal growth.
  • Excellent problem solving ability.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; and
  • Familiarity with development tools such as Visual Studio, CMake, Git.


  • Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or Engineering major.
  • Experience developing with C++14 in a commercial setting
  • Experience with CAD software, CUDA, or MPI.
  • Personal interest in engineering or physics. 


At Ansys, our diverse, collaborative teams give us the strength and insight to solve the world’s most challenging engineering problems. Our ONE Ansys culture has at its core:

  • 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 leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a 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. 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.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and do impact real people in real ways. All this is 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, empowering our customers to 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 member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following awards: Bay Area Best Places to Work, a Pillar World Awards Gold Winner, Fast Company Best Places to Work for Innovators, a Gold Stevie Award for Great Employers, the FORTUNE Future 50, a DCA Silver Winner, an R&D100 Finalist, a 20% by 2020 Women on Boards winner, a 2020 Pittsburgh Tech 50 – finalist, and America’s Most Responsible Companies.
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We are committed to creating a culture of inclusion and belonging where everyone thrives as ONE Ansys team.

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.