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POST DATE 8/23/2016
END DATE 5/18/2017

ANSYS Canonsburg, PA

Canonsburg, PA
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Masters Degree


Lead Research & Development Engineer
Canonsburg, PA

Position Summary:

The Simplorer development team has an exciting opportunity for a Lead R&D Engineer to help build and extend our state of art system simulation products. The successful candidate will drive research and development of our simulators and links, develop of new features and innovative algorithms, participate in defining requirements and specifications, and be responsible for design, development, and maintenance of features and algorithms.

Join us in building and extending the first of its kind offering that combines the Electro-Mechanical, Fluid-Mechanical and Control worlds to enable true system simulation.

Essential Job Functions/Accountabilities:

Develop and maintain multi-physics links (ROMs and Co-simulation) to Finite Element Tools such as Maxwell, Mechanical, Fluent, etc.
Develop new algorithms that help improve simulation performance in terms of accuracy, convergence and speed
Refactor, improve and maintain existing numerical solver code to meet development objectives

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

Master degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field
A minimum of 5 years of experience in numerical methods and algorithms particularly those used in circuit and system simulators
A minimum of 5 years of software development experience in C or C++
A minimum of 3 years of technical experience in software product development methodologies, design and implementation
Experience in scientific programming in C/C++ and excellent software development skills
Strong mathematical skills
Ability to complete high quality work on time
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field is preferred
Familiarity with other numerical solvers used in ROMs or Co-simulation, system and circuit simulation preferred
Familiarity with standardized modeling languages like VHDL-AMS, Verilog-AMS, Modelica, etc. is a plus
Understanding of entire development process, including specification, documentation and quality assurance
Experience with Visual Studio, Git, Team Foundation Server
Experience with Agile project management
Good communication skills with all levels of employees, good team player.

If you ve ever seen a rocket launch, flown on an airplane, driven a car, used a computer, touched a mobile device, crossed a bridge, or put on wearable technology, chances are you ve used a product where ANSYS software played a critical role in its creation. ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. We help the world s most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, we help them solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination. Join our nearly 3000 professionals in more than 75 strategic locations around the world in making a difference in the world of engineering simulation and product development. Visit for more information.

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
Strive for Excellence
Passion & Intensity
Respect & Trust

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