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R&D Engineer II - Python



Software Engineering
Chalandri, Greece · Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

Requisition #: 14387

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

Our team believes that the amazing potential of simulation in design and engineering is ready to be leveraged in ways that we can’t even imagine. A world full of innovators can perceive these opportunities and imagine new solutions - to problems they are aware of today and problems they have yet to observe. To help them create their solutions, built upon our simulation software portfolio, we are enriching our platform capabilities and programming interfaces. Join us in our exciting journey, where we’ll enable a world of innovators to shape our future together.
The R&D Engineer II will support the development of software products and related systems. In this role, the R&D Engineer II 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 Responsibilities

  • Ensure the best possible performance and quality of the software to be delivered.
  • Design, implement and maintain software components which meet the requirements.
  • Maintain code quality and automatization.
  • Employs best practices and helps to maintain them through technical reviews.
  • Implement appropriate testing strategies.
  • Performs complex bug verification, release testing and beta support for assigned products. Researches problems discovered by QA or product support and develops solutions.
  • Work in an agile environment.
  • Interact with project teams across applications and business units to address project requirements.

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field with 2 years’ experience, MS with 1 years’ experience or PhD.
  • Understanding of software design and development methodologies.
  • Strong Python experience, preferably in a commercial setting.
  • Experience with development tools such as Visual Studio Code, Git and MS Azure DevOps or GitHub.
  • Demonstrated skills in writing and presenting in fluent English.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Good understanding of software architecture patterns and principles.
  • Knowledge of Web architecture and Web API such as RESTful or gRPC.
  • Experience with Software Development LifeCycle processes, including testing and DevOps practices.
  • Experience with ANSYS or any other related CAE tool.
  • Experience with frontend technologies such as Python Dash, Angular or React.
  • Knowledge of Agile methods.
  • Must have passion and drive for personal technical excellence and high performance.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a geographically distributed team.

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.