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Manager R&D

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Date: Jun 21, 2022

Location: Waterloo, ON, CA, N2J4G8 Montreal, Quebec, CA, H3A3G4 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.

 

SUMMARY   

The manager R&D joins the SPBU to lead the software development of a cloud offer expanding the platform capabilities of Ansys applications. This role is responsible for planning, resource assignments, and progress tracking of all activities performed by the team members of his/her team. You will be responsible for line management and personal development of your team members, as well as the facilitation of the team's work.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Leads planning, architecture, or research at a project level 

  • Coordinates product design and development activities requiring extensive analysis in areas such as user experience, software design and solver research. Acts as a technical reference within a group or product 

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

  • Performs complex bug verification, release testing and beta support across multiple products.  Research problems discovered by QA or product support and develops solutions, collaborating with the QA/support team 

  • Researches and understands the marketing requirements for products, including target environment, performance criteria and competitive issues. May work with strategic customers or proxies to assess needs and develop solutions 

  • responsible for the on-time completion of the project assigned to the team

  • recruits, develops, and retains high performing talent

  • create a positive culture that aligns with the Ansys culture

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 8 years’ experience, MS with 6 years’ experience, 

  • Significant commercial experience with software design and development methodologies for cloud application (Webapp)

  • Extensive knowledge on REST API usage, Angular Framework and associated libraries and working methodologies

  • Proven track record of crafting robust and efficient code 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Excellent technical knowledge and commercial experience with Typescript, Node.Js, cloud technologies, web development, object-oriented design

  • Experience leading projects and delivering high-quality products in a large-scale commercial software development environment  

  • Ability to translate business needs into development plans 

  • 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 

 

ALIGNING YOUR VALUES TO OUR SOLUTIONS
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

 
ENGINEERING YOUR CAREER AT ANSYS

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

 

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.