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Spring 2025 Intern - HFSS Product Development (MS/PHD)



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

Requisition #: 14413

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.

Summary / Role Purpose

Join the Ansys Student Internship Program to apply your education to solve real world engineering problems, advance career skills and experience work at Ansys. The student intern will be part of the EBU HFSS product team focused on HFSS design and simulation workflow. The intern will get an opportunity to experience how software development is done to solve engineering problems in an intuitive and integrated HFSS environment and will contribute to advance engineering features. The intern will also get to experience of how software design principles apply in an engineering discipline to simulate physics for next generation products. This is a full-time internship beginning January 2024 - April 2024. This is a fully remote position.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop new features using object oriented programming language
  • Engages a network of expert professionals to collaborate and accomplish development objectives

  • Investigate defects in production code.
  • Develop test suites for the developed features.
  • Analyze results and improve the usability of the software.

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Pursing a Masters or Doctorate degree in Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical engineering or Software Engineering
  • Currently enrolled as an engineering graduate student (M.S. or Ph.D.) in Canada
  • Design and implementation of object-oriented application features using programming languages such as C++

  • Exposure to scripting languages such as Python or equivalent

  • Motivated to learn. Strong problem solving, communication and time management skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience in using Microsoft Visual Studio and Software Configuration management tools (SVN, GIT)

  • Coursework in the area of RF/microwave/electromagnetics

  • Experince in using EDA/CAE tools

  • Knowledge of agile development methodologies

  • Knowledge of software design patterns and test-driven development

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.