R&D Engineer (Altoona)

ANSYS in Altoona, PA

  • Type: Full Time
position filled
SUMMARY
Seeking an outstanding candidate to join the team responsible for the industry leading computational electromagnetic (CEM) engines in the gold standard ANSYS HFSS simulation software product. We welcome applicants with strong background in various CEM techniques with special focus on finite element methods (FEM). The successful candidate will have a solid background in scientific software development, the ability to develop novel solution approaches, and experience in the application of scientific principles to analyzing problems. They will additionally possess experience writing CEM software and applying such software and electromagnetic theory to solving practical problems such as antenna design, signal integrity, or electromagnetic scattering. The hired applicant will join a team of R&D developers and is expected to work collaboratively with them in developing best-in-class commercial software for engineering simulation. The candidate is expected to contribute to the state-of-the-art in FEM applied to HF electromagnetic simulation.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs software development activities that may require design and implementations of new solver algorithms in C++
Researches new FEM related algorithms to enhance performance
Performs testing and benchmarking of implemented features. Investigate problems discovered by QA or product support and develop solutions
Employs best software practices and help to maintain them through technical reviews and mentoring, also participating in planning and architecture

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
PhD degree in Engineering, or related technical field, or a Master's degree in Engineering, or related technical field with a minimum of two years of relevant experience
Deep knowledge of electromagnetic theory and CEM
Software development experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
PhD degree is preferred
HPC experience is preferred; shared and distributed memory development
Ability to complete high quality work on schedule
Experience in the entire development process, including specification, documentation, quality assurance, and use of software engineering tools is a plus

CULTURE AND VALUES
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

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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