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Work Experience Student / year in industry Software Developer placement

Work Experience Student / year in industry Software Developer placement
by Admin on 04-17-2023 at 2:56 pm

Website ANSYS

Salary for this year in industry work experience is £22,000 per annum, based at Horsham, West Sussex, England, with 25 days of holiday.

This role is only available for current university students eligible to work in the UK.

This Software Developer placement entails designing and implementing new features, user experience and infrastructure for the ANSYS Discovery Suite.

ANSYS is the world leader in engineering simulation. Up to 80% of the cost of a product’s development is determined by the decisions you make early in the design process, and ANSYS helps its customers reduce this cost with physical simulation tools to make better decisions quicker. Customers use ANSYS simulation products to digitally explore design concepts and test critical design choices early in the product life cycle.

What is ANSYS Discovery?

ANSYS Discovery is a new product suite that pushes past the traditional barriers of engineering simulation for the design engineer. Discovery Live provides instantaneous 3D simulation, tightly integrated with direct geometry modeling, to enable interactive design exploration and rapid product innovation. It is an interactive experience in which you can manipulate geometry, materials and physics, and instantly see changes in performance. Discovery AIM combines intuitive guided workflows, accurate simulation results, and optimization in a complete simulation tool.

Essential Job Functions/Accountabilities:

The successful candidate will join a development team that is responsible for bringing new ideas and features to life, producing an immersive and intuitive user experience, and seeing the product through all stages of the software development lifecycle. They can expect to work closely with product management, UX designers, and testers in a dynamic environment. There will be focus on delivering a high-quality product, in which optimization and system integration are key factors.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate in a Computer Science or related subject
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented principals
  • Interest in engineering simulation software
  • An inquisitive, pro-active and methodical approach to work.

Experience in any of the following is preferred:

  • C#/.Net
  • UI development, including working with MVVM and MVC patterns
  • Windows Presentation Foundation, PRISM, multi-threading, LINQ
  • Visual Studio, Git, Team Foundation Server, and/or C++

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

The successful candidate will be hardworking, capable of working under pressure and able to work on his or her own initiative when required, or as part of a team.

Good communication and problem solving skills are essential.


Culture and values are incredibly important to Ansys. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren’t posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren’t about rules and regulations. They can’t just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we’re facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:

  • Customer focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
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To view the job application please visit careers.ansys.com.

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