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Lead Full Stack R&D Engineer f/m

Job Type
11 Jul 2024

Requisition #: 14517

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.


ANSYS, Inc. is seeking a passionate Full Stack Developer to join our reporting team as Lead R&D Engineer. The team's primary emphasis lies in crafting software tools tailored for the collection and aggregation of the large amount of engineering data and find innovative and dynamic ways to analyze and visualize it to provide our customers with better insights. As part of this team, you will work on both front-end and back-end technologies, contributing to the design, development and deployment of our application. You will collaborate closely with our product managers, designers, and other developers to deliver high-quality software solutions that empower engineers in extracting maximum insights from their simulations, ultimately facilitating optimal R&D discoveries.


  • 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.
  • 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
  • Proficiency in back-end technologies such as Python, Django, Node.js.
  • Proficiency in front-end technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and modern JavaScript frameworks (e.g. React, Angular)
  • Familiarity with the W3C Web Components specifications and best practices for building interoperable and reusable components.
  • Proven track record of crafting robust and efficient code.
  • Experience with version control systems and Agile development methodologies.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge of containerization and orchestration technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Experience with cloud technologies (e.g. AWS, Azure)
  • Experience with web 3D technologies (e.g. WebGL, Three.js)
  • 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.

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.

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  • Job Reference: 1384665772-2
  • Date Posted: 11 July 2024
  • Recruiter: ANSYS
  • Location: Madrid
  • Salary: On Application
  • Role: Data, DevOps, Frontend, Gaming, Go, Java, Mobile, Other, PHP, Project Management, Python, R, Ruby, SAP, Scala, Security, Testing
  • Job Type: Permanent