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Spring 2025 Lumerical Intern (Bachelors)



Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

Requisition #: 14342

Our Mission: Powering Innovation That Drives Human Advancement

When visionary companies need to know how their world-changing ideas will perform, they close the gap between design and reality with Ansys simulation. For more than 50 years, Ansys software has enabled innovators across industries to push boundaries by using the predictive power of simulation. From sustainable transportation to advanced semiconductors, from satellite systems to life-saving medical devices, the next great leaps in human advancement will be powered by Ansys.

Innovate With Ansys, Power Your Career.

Job Description

Ansys’ photonic simulation software enables virtual prototyping and design optimization by simulating how light behaves within complex nano-scale structures, circuits, and systems. Our customers are developing the technology of tomorrow – things like LiDAR systems for autonomous cars, virtual reality headsets, lens and screen coatings, better camera sensors, communications equipment for data centers and new platforms for quantum computing.

As a software developer Intern at Ansys you will contribute to industry-leading software applications that meet high standards for accuracy and performance. You will join and check-in daily with a cross-functional squad, supervised by a Lead or Senior R&D Engineer, to create, code, and test following agile practices. The successful candidate has a passion for code, takes chances, shows initiative, and loves to learn. The intern will be working full-time hours from January 2024 - April 2024. It is a Flex opportunity in which the intern would work both remotely and in the Vancouver, BC office.


  • Join a squad to understand requirements and specifications.
  • Learn and employ best practices within our agile process.
  • Create efficient, maintainable and tested production-quality scientific code.
  • Keep your colleagues up to date on problems, obstacles or issues.
  • Present your work to other teams in the business unit and across Ansys.
  • Actively participate in planning your work, pull requests, and give feedback to peers.


  • Pursuing a bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer engineering, Software Engineering, or UX/UI Interface. Student must at least be 3rd year of undergraduate program.
  • Values and demonstrates personal growth.
  • Excellent problem solving ability.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; and
  • Familiarity with development tools such as Visual Studio, QtCreator, CMake, Git.


  • Experience developing with C++14 and Qt Framework.
  • Experience with CAD software, or MPI.
  • Personal interest in engineering or physics.

At Ansys, we know that changing the world takes vision, skill, and each other. We fuel new ideas, build relationships, and help each other realize our greatest potential. We are ONE Ansys. We operate on three key components: the commitments to our stakeholders, the behaviors of how we work together, and the actions of how we deliver results. Together as ONE Ansys, we are powering innovation that drives human advancement.

Our Commitments:

  • Amaze with innovative products and solutions
  • Make our customers incredibly successful
  • Act with integrity
  • Ensure employees thrive and shareholders prosper

Our Values:

  • Adaptability: Be open, welcome what's next
  • Courage: Be courageous, move forward passionately
  • Generosity: Be generous, share, listen, serve
  • Authenticity: Be you, make us stronger

Our Actions:

  • We commit to audacious goals
  • We work seamlessly as a team
  • We demonstrate mastery
  • We deliver outstanding results

We believe diverse thinking leads to better outcomes. We are committed to creating and nurturing a workplace that fuels this by welcoming people, no matter their background, identity, or experience, to a workplace where they are valued and where diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging thrive.


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 working with 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. 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 a lower cost.

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.

Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following more recent awards, although our list goes on: Newsweek’s Most Loved Workplace globally and in the U.S., Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (Belgium, China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, and U.K.).

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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.