Ansys is the leading developer of engineering simulation software that enables engineers to innovate and create the products of tomorrow. Our software is used to design the aerodynamics of formula 1 cars, reusable 3D printed rockets, next generation chips and autonomous driving systems – allowing engineers to virtually explore the structural, thermal, fluids, optical and electromagnetic performance of their innovations.
We are building a Developer Relations team to support and grow Ansys’ developer programs and support the Ansys community. The Lead Developer Advocate will be a hands-on leader, engaging with community members through development of content and ongoing community conversations.
As a Developer Advocate, you will support and nurture the Ansys Developer Ecosystem by connecting with other developers, contributing to open source, and sharing your knowledge and experience with Ansys and our technologies. You will be delivering content in multiple locations and formats such as conferences and meetups, in contributed articles, and other types of content. Your work will nurture and support the larger Ansys community, and will support our strategy for engaging developers, partners, and customers.
Your role is built on creating awareness about, and engagement with, Ansys by contributing to the development of our developer ecosystem and supporting the larger Ansys community internally and externally. As a hands-on leader, you might write sample code, author libraries, provide interviews to analysts and media, work with product teams on products and features, and work with strategic Ansys partners, users, and customers to engage and expand our developer community.
*This position can sit remotely.
•Lead the conversation around the latest technology advancements and best practices in the developer community
•Create engaging content, including technical talks, blog posts, demos, and videos, that educates developers on important technologies and trends
•Support Ansys’ product development and engineering efforts by sharing what you learn while engaging with the wider community and the tech community, at large
•Conduct interviews with media via phone, podcasts, video, and in-person
•Contribute to relevant open-source projects in order to give Ansys visibility and share our experience in our areas of interest
•Be a technical voice of leadership within Ansys and in the wider community
•Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a similar technical degree preferred and a minimum of 8 years of experience that support the goals and requirements of this role
•Experience building software and contributing to open source in the cloud computing ecosystem
•Meaningful social presence with engaged followers
•Ability to manage the fast-moving conference schedule with its CFP deadlines and show dates
•Self-directed and work with minimal supervision
•Outstanding written and verbal communications skills with the ability to translate complex technology concepts into simple and intuitive communications
•Ability to travel up to 50% of the time including some international travel
•Solid programming abilities in one or more of the following languages: Python, Java, .NET, or C++
CULTURE AND VALUES
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
- Transparency and Integrity
- Sense of urgency
- Collaboration and Teamwork
WORKING AT ANSYS
At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary of leaders, collectively aiming to change the world with innovative technology and remarkable solutions. With the 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. Because 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”. It’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and will impact real people in real ways, forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.