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.
Summary / Role Purpose
The Senior Principal R&D Engineer identifies new opportunities and leads the design and development of innovative solutions. In this role, the Senior Principal R&D Engineer will act as a top technical reference, working closely with customers, partners, application engineers, and multiple development teams to define and deploy major new products and capabilities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Leads the planning, architecture or research across multiple projects or disciplines. Sets the direction for major technical or research initiatives and projects
Coordinates product design and development activities requiring extensive analysis in areas such as user experience, software design and solver research. Acts as a technical reference across groups or products and analyzes new and emerging technologies and methods for creating leading-edge products and solutions
Leads the organization in depth and breadth of technical knowledge and ability. Defines, develops, and employs best practices and maintains them through technical reviews and mentoring
Researches and understands the marketing requirements for products, including target environment, performance criteria and competitive issues. Works with strategic customers or proxies to assess needs and develop solutions. Disseminates information about opportunities to development leaders and senior management
Operates without direct supervision and functions as a high-level team leader, project manager, or software architect
May be responsible for line management of one or more technical teams
Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience
BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 12 years’ experience, MS with 10 years’ experience, or PhD with 8 years’ experience
Extensive commercial experience with a deep understanding of cloud backend systems engineering
Recognized leadership with a track record of defining requirements and delivering state-of-the-art results on highly complex problems
Preferred Qualifications and Skills
Expert-level knowledge and leadership in cloud software, architecture, and technologies
Mastery in delivering innovative technical solutions for large-scale commercial products
Proven ability to define and understand business requirements and translate them into software roadmaps and plans
Experience driving a technology roadmap across multiple development teams
Ability to disseminate complex information in a clear way to stakeholders and development teams
Ability to drive success across teams and geographies, and to mentor others
ALIGNING YOUR VALUES TO OUR SOLUTIONS
At 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:
ENGINEERING YOUR CAREER AT ANSYS
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 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 www.ansys.com
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.
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