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Lead R&D Engineer – CEM Developer

Lead R&D Engineer – CEM Developer
by Admin on 07-08-2022 at 3:33 pm

Website ANSYS

Seeking an outstanding candidate to join the team responsible for the industry leading computational electromagnetic (CEM) engines in the gold standard ANSYS HFSS simulation software product.  We welcome applicants with strong background in various CEM techniques with special focus on general finite element methods (FEM).  The successful candidate will have a solid background in scientific software development, the ability to develop novel solution approaches, and experience in the application of scientific principles to analyzing problems.

The Lead R&D Engineer leads the design and development of software products and supporting systems. In this role, the Lead R&D Engineer will use expertise to develop strategic plans, refine requirements and provide technical leadership in achieving development objectives.


  • Leads planning, architecture, or research at a project level
  • 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 within a group or product
  • Develops and employs best practices and maintains them through technical reviews and mentoring
  • Performs complex bug verification, release testing and beta support across multiple products.  Research problems discovered by QA or product support and develops solutions, collaborating with the QA/support team
  • Researches and understands the marketing requirements for products, including target environment, performance criteria and competitive issues. May work with strategic customers or proxies to assess needs and develop solutions
  • Operates without direct supervision and may function as a team leader, project manager, or software architect
  • May be responsible for line management of a small technical team but primary duties are of an individual technical nature


  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 8 years’ experience, MS with 6 years’ experience, or PhD with 4 years’ experience
  • Significant commercial experience with software development process that require design and implementations of new solver algorithms in C++
  • Proven track record of crafting robust and efficient code


  • PhD in Engineering, or related field with 4 years’ experience, or MS in Engineering, or related field with 6 years’ experience
  • Deep knowledge of electromagnetic theory and CEM
  • Technical knowledge and experience with finite element method, shared and distributed memory parallelization
  • Experience leading projects and delivering high-quality products in a large-scale commercial software development environment
  • Ability to translate business needs into development plans
  • Ability to overcome obstacles and drive projects to completion
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively across teams and geographies, and to mentor junior developers
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