Senior R&D Engineer - Java Desktop Developer (Remote)
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.** This position may be available for remote work for a preferred candidate. **SUMMARYThe Senior R&D Engineer is responsible for the development of software products and supporting systems. In this role, the Senior R&D Engineer will use advanced technical and problem-solving skills to help the team tackle complex issues, satisfy customer requirements, and accomplish development objectives.KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITESParticipates in planning, architecture, and researchPerforms complex development activities that may require extensive analysis in areas including user experience, software design and solver researchEmploys best practices and helps to maintain them through technical reviews and mentoringPerforms complex bug verification, release testing and beta support for assigned products. Researches problems discovered by QA or product support and develops solutionsResearches and understands the marketing requirements for a product, including target environment, performance criteria and competitive issues. May work with strategic customers or proxies to assess needs and develop solutionsWorks independently with minimal supervision and may take on some planning and mentoring responsibilitiesMay be responsible for managing interns or co-ops but typically does not have direct reportsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSBS in Computer Science, or related field with 5 years' experience, MS with 3 years' experience, or PhD with 1 year experienceCommercial experience with Java, Swing, and C++.Strong experience in developing and documenting unit tests, APIs, and internal productivity tools.PREFERREDQUALIFICATIONSMasters in Computer Science, or related field and 2 years commerical development experienceExcellent technical knowledge and commercial experience with gRPC and database technology like SQL with MySQL, PostgreSQL, or SqliteExperience in Computer-Aided-Engineering software (FEM, FDM, etc.)Strong experience in Java development with JNI, Eclipse IDEPassion for crafting robust and efficient codeExperience delivering high-quality products in a large-scale commercial software development environmentUnderstanding of customer requirements and tools used in this domainGood communication and interpersonal skillsAbility to work collaboratively in a geographically distributed teamDue to the federally mandated COVID-19 vaccination requirement impacting federal contractors like Ansys, this position requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to your start date. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medicalor religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws including state and local mandatory vaccination orders.ALIGNING YOUR VALUES TO OUR SOLUTIONSAt 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 FocusResults and AccountabilityInnovationTransparency and IntegrityMasteryInclusivenessSense of UrgencyCollaboration and TeamworkENGINEERING YOUR CAREER AT ANSYSAt 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 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.