R&D Engineer II

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Date: Jul 3, 2024

Location: Wrexham, GB, LL13 7YT Sheffield, GB, S1 2JE Horsham, GB, RH12 2RG Glasgow, GB, G2 5RG Cambridge, GB, CB1 7EG

Company: Ansys

 Requisition #: 14530 


Our Mission: Powering Innovation That Drives Human Advancement  


When visionary companies need to know how their world-changing ideas will perform, they close the gap between design and reality with Ansys simulation. For more than 50 years, Ansys software has enabled innovators across industries to push boundaries by using the predictive power of simulation. From sustainable transportation to advanced semiconductors, from satellite systems to life-saving medical devices, the next great leaps in human advancement will be powered by Ansys. 


Innovate With Ansys, Power Your Career.  


Summary / Role Purpose  
The R&D Engineer II contributes to the development of software and supporting systems for ConceptEV, a cloud based electric vehicle simulation tool. In this role, the R&D Engineer II will collaborate with a team of expert professionals and use technical and problem-solving skills to understand customer requirements and accomplish development objectives. Asa graduate with a good scientific degree and some software development experience, you will join a growing and dynamic team to develop class-leading software. This is an excellent opportunity to bring your software skills to make a big impact in electric vehicle design and sustainable clean energy products.  

Key Duties and Responsibilities 
•    Perform development activities, including the design, implementation, maintenance, testing and documentation of software modules and sub-systems 
•    Perform bug verification, testing and beta support
•    Research problems discovered by QA or product support and develop solutions using a combination of software engineering skills and understanding of physical principles 
•    Participate and contribute to regular planning meetings
•    Work in a team under the general supervision of a lead developer
Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience 
•    BSc/MSc/PhD in Physics, Maths, Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
•    Experience of software development and/or computational numerical analysis in a commercial or academic setting with the use of Python
•    Passion for creating high-quality software solutions to multi-physics problems 
Preferred Qualifications and Skills 
•    Exposure to software development processes including automated testing and version control
•    Strong aptitude in Physics and Mathematics 
•    Experience with cloud technologies including REST APIs
•    Ability to learn quickly and to collaborate with others in a geographically distributed team 




At Ansys, we know that changing the world takes vision, skill, and each other. We fuel new ideas, build relationships, and help each other realize our greatest potential. We are ONE Ansys. We operate on three key components: the commitments to our stakeholders, the behaviors of how we work together, and the actions of how we deliver results. Together as ONE Ansys, we are powering innovation that drives human advancement. 


Our Commitments: 

  • Amaze with innovative products and solutions
  • Make our customers incredibly successful
  • Act with integrity
  • Ensure employees thrive and shareholders prosper


Our Values: 

  • Adaptability: Be open, welcome what's next
  • Courage: Be courageous, move forward passionately
  • Generosity: Be generous, share, listen, serve
  • Authenticity: Be you, make us stronger


Our Actions: 

  • We commit to audacious goals
  • We work seamlessly as a team
  • We demonstrate mastery
  • We deliver outstanding results


We believe diverse thinking leads to better outcomes. We are committed to creating and nurturing a workplace that fuels this by welcoming people, no matter their background, identity, or experience, to a workplace where they are valued and where diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging thrive. 


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 working with 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. 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 a lower cost. 


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. 

Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following more recent awards, although our list goes on: Newsweek’s Most Loved Workplace globally and in the U.S., Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (Belgium, China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, and U.K.). 

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. 

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