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ANSYS Reviews

Updated February 16, 2019
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ANSYS President and Chief Executive Officer Ajei S. Gopal
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Pros
  • "Work life balance and benefits best in class" (in 24 reviews)

  • "Fun place to work with people from all over the globe, excellent work culture" (in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • "at least there is no cons for me" (in 5 reviews)

  • "Not many growth opportunities within the company" (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Lead Testing Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ANSYS full-time

    Pros

    Great work culture and work benefits

    Cons

    no cons to think of


  2. "Great place for work"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Lebanon, NH
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Lebanon, NH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ANSYS full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible, friendly and good work environment

    Cons

    may be very busy near new product release...

  3. "Great place to work, great environment"

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    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ANSYS full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Best people here, job security.

    Cons

    Career path might be plain


  4. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Lead Applications Engineer in Evanston, IL
    Current Employee - Lead Applications Engineer in Evanston, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ANSYS full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good life and work balance.
    Friendly working environment.
    Lot of new things to learn.
    Give opportunity to fresh graduates.

    Cons

    A lot of re-structure recently.
    Pay could be better.


  5. "Growing Company"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Manager in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ANSYS full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    With a growing company, many opportunities for advancement or knowledge growth is available.

    Cons

    Sometimes it appears that ANSYS is growing faster than it is maturing.


  6. "Great Company, Market Leader, a real grind in sales"

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    Former Employee - Sales Manager in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ANSYS full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Market leader, Pricing Power, Opportunity to make good money. Very strong products and interesting applications.

    Cons

    If you get a poor territory or patch, look out. Always want more more more without the necessary resources to deliver

    Advice to Management

    Solid.


  7. "Sales"

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    Former Employee - Account Executive
    Former Employee - Account Executive
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ANSYS full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    If you are assigned the good accounts, you can rake in some cash.

    Cons

    If you aren't assigned the good accounts, best of luck to you.

    Advice to Management

    If talking out of both sides of their mouths is working, they shouldn't change anything.

  8. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Canonsburg, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Canonsburg, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at ANSYS full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Highly competitive environment, very competent colleagues, great product.

    Cons

    None that i can now think of.


  9. "Awesome Place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ANSYS full-time

    Pros

    Great dynamic team
    Good professional growth

    Cons

    Hectic, at times
    Need better HR benefits


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Sales Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ANSYS full-time

    Pros

    Leading technology with customers in nearly every industry. Enormous variety for sales and application engineering leading to tremendous transferable skills.

    Cons

    ANSYS has been a leader for so long that it can become difficult for long term employees to recognize the need to evolve.