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Senior R&D Engineer – Software Development

Senior R&D Engineer – Software Development
by Admin on 07-08-2022 at 3:22 pm

Website ANSYS

The Senior R&D Engineer is responsible for the development of software products and supporting systems. In this role, the Senior R&D Engineer will use advanced technical and problem-solving skills to help the team tackle complex issues, satisfy customer requirements, and accomplish development objectives.


  • Participates in planning, architecture, and research
  • Performs complex development activities that may require extensive analysis in areas including user experience, software design and solver research
  • Employs best practices and helps to maintain them through technical reviews and mentoring
  • Performs complex bug verification, release testing and beta support for assigned products. Researches problems discovered by QA or product support and develops solutions
  • Researches and understands the marketing requirements for a product, including target environment, performance criteria and competitive issues. May work with strategic customers or proxies to assess needs and develop solutions
  • Works independently with minimal supervision and may take on some planning and mentoring responsibilities
  • May be responsible for managing interns or co-ops but typically does not have direct reports


  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 5 years’ experience, MS with 3 years’ experience, or PhD with 1 year experience
  • Commercial experience with software design and development methodologies
  • 4-5 years experience in C++ with broad and deep understanding of the language


  • Experience with VLSI Static Timing methodology and algorithms
  • Understanding of Static Timing Analysis (STA) and knowledge of SDC
  • Knowledge of Graph Theory and algorithms
  • Excellent technical knowledge and commercial experience with C++, numerical analysis, object-oriented design, software configuration management, scripting languages, data structures and algorithms
  • Experience with the Python programming language
  • Knowledge of threaded and distributed systems and architectures
  • Circuit simulation experience
  • Working knowledge of the Linux operating system
  • Strong background in data structures, algorithms, and debugging
  • Ability to learn quickly, understand complex systems and to work closely with others
  • Ability to complete high-quality work on time
  • Passion for crafting robust and efficient code
  • Understanding of customer requirements and tools used in this domain
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a geographically distributed team
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