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Job Record #17707
TitleSenior R&D Engineer
CategoryJob in Industry
LocationUnited States, New Hampshire, Lebanon
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure Date* None *
Location: Montreal, Quebec, CA, H3A3G4 Lebanon, NH, US, 03766 Waterloo, ON, CA, 

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. We empower the world’s 
most innovative companies to deliver transformational products to their 
customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation 
software solutions, we help our customers solve the most complex design 
challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination. Whether you are a 
software developer, product engineer, sales team member, or part of our 
corporate team, at Ansys we know that by embracing what makes us each unique, we 
become collectively better.



The Senior R&D Engineer contributes to 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. 


The position involves developing, implementing, and maintaining functionality 
related to the Ansys CFD fluid simulations software’s core numerics and boundary 
conditions. The fluid simulation software that the successful candidate will 
initially work on is Ansys Fluent. Ansys Fluent is a 3D high fidelity finite 
volume parallel solver that can simulate a wide range of flow physics using both 
structured and unstructured meshes for steady state and transient analysis. The 
solver architecture is capable handling both stationary as well as general 
motion of bodies in realistic geometric configurations. There is support for a 
range of physical and mesh models to simulate a broad class of flow phenomenon 
of interest in engineering applications. (For more details, see


Areas of work for this position may include high-order finite volume algorithms, 
time-marching schemes, spatial discretization schemes, solution acceleration 
techniques, adaption analytics, error estimation, and numerics related to multi-
scale flow phenomenon that supports stationary as well as moving deforming 



Performs development activities, including the design, implementation, 
maintenance, and testing of software in the area of the solver architecture and 
discretization schemes
Participates in creating and conducting code & design reviews
Provides high quality internal support to product engineers assisting clients 
for effective use of ANSYS flow software
Investigates problems discovered by QA or product support and develops solutions 
(bug fixing)
Participates in technical collaboration with developers within and across teams
May participate and provide input in technical discussions related to planning 
and execution
Works independently with minimal supervision and may take on some planning and 
mentoring responsibilities


BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 5 years’ experience, 
MS with 3 years’ experience, or PhD with 1 year experience
Hands on experience with all aspects of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) 
solver code development, verification, and validation


PhD in Engineering or related field is a strong plus
Expertise in solution techniques for Navier-Stokes equations on unstructured 
Proficiency in C/C++ programming and scripting languages
Experience using source code versioning 
Proficient in the use of one or more debugging tools 
Experience with parallel and high-performance computing
Passion for crafting robust, innovative, and efficient code
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to learn quickly and to collaborate with others in a geographically 
distributed team

At Ansys, our diverse, collaborative teams give us the strength and insight to 
solve the world’s most challenging engineering problems. Our ONE Ansys culture 
has at its core:

Customer Focus
Results and Accountability
Transparency and Integrity
Sense of Urgency
Collaboration and Teamwork
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 servicing 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. 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.
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards 
the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel. 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 lower cost.  As a measure of our success in 
attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most 
innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek 
and FORTUNE magazines.
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have 
been recognized for the following awards: Bay Area Best Places to Work, a Pillar 
World Awards Gold Winner, Fast Company Best Places to Work for Innovators, a 
Gold Stevie Award for Great Employers, the FORTUNE Future 50, a DCA Silver 
Winner, an R&D100 Finalist, a 20% by 2020 Women on Boards winner, a 2020 
Pittsburgh Tech 50 – finalist, and America’s Most Responsible Companies.
For more information, please visit us at

We are committed to creating a culture of inclusion and belonging where everyone 
thrives as ONE Ansys team.

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.

Contact Information:
Please mention the CFD Jobs Database, record #17707 when responding to this ad.
NameErum Jafri
Email ApplicationYes
Address2600 ANSYS Drive
Record Data:
Last Modified16:57:55, Monday, March 28, 2022

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