Senior Software Engineer

 3 months ago

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.


One of Ansys' newest products, Discovery , is a unique real-time easy-to-use simulation tool that will make engineering simulation as pervasive as Excel. Some analysts have called it "one of the biggest breakthroughs in design and engineering technology in the last ten years." Come and join the team that will transform how the products of tomorrow are engineered.

The Live Technologies team seeks a cloud software engineer who will contribute to the development of our products and supporting systems in the cloud on AWS. You will operate under general supervision but will have a reasonable amount of discretion to take independent action.The overall goal of your responsibilities is to define and develop the next-generation cloud software, architecture, and tools for Ansys and its customers, with the clear intent of leap-frogging the competition.

Ansys is the world leader in engineering simulation. Up to 80% of the cost of a product's development is determined by the decisions you make early in the design process, and Ansys helps its customers reduce this cost with physical simulation tools to make better decisions quicker. Customers use Ansys simulation products to digitally explore design concepts and test critical design choices early in the product life cycle.


  • Design, code, test, document, implement, and maintain cloud software and supporting systems
  • Ensure that cloud solutions follow security and compliance controls, as well as best practices
  • Comfortable contributing to (and learning where necessary) anywhere within the full software stack (API design, database implementation, business logic, etc.)
  • Improve software development processes with tools and best practices
  • Perform basic bug verification, deployment testing and support. Investigate problems discovered by QA or support and develop solutions

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in computer science or equivalent software programming related program with 5+ years of software development experience or MS in computer science or equivalent software programming related program with 3+ years of software development experience
  • Experience with the AWS Console, CLI and SDK
  • Knowledge of coding, security, and performance best practices for cloud architectures
  • Knowledge of or experience with full life-cycle software engineering practices including packaging, coding standards, unit/system/integration testing, source control management, and operations for cloud
  • Strong understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage one's time
  • Driven and willing to learn
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and to collaborate with others in a geographically distributed team

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of or experience with CAE
  • Knowledge of or experience with AWS products such as Lambda, SQS, SNS, ECS, DynamoDB, etc.
  • Knowledge of or experience with AWS services such as CloudFront, S3, Cognito, KMS, Transit Gateway, RDS, ElastiCache, ElasticSearch, EC2, Auto Scaling Groups, Load Balancers, etc.
  • AWS Certification


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.

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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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