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ANSYS Reviews

Updated March 16, 2017
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  • relatively low salary and bonus (in 7 reviews)

  • Upper management is filled with idiots (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Software Developer Co-op"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Software Developer Co-Op
    Former Intern - Software Developer Co-Op
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ANSYS as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great framework to work with in C++. Intelligent people.

    Cons

    Company doesn't provide a laptop.


  2. "Software Testing Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ANSYS as an intern

    Pros

    Great work atmosphere, highly skilled employees who are more than happy to show you the ropes.

    Cons

    Sometimes there would be lack of work, but you can always ask your manager for input on that.


  3. "Principal engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ANSYS full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work at most of the time, and the personal and group contributions are recognized.

    Cons

    There seems many layers of management, which may introduce confusion and not very transparent.


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  5. "intern"

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

    Pros

    amazing company to work as intern

    Cons

    transportation is a problem, no public transport

    Advice to Management

    please provide transport facility,no public transport


  6. "Lead Software Developer"

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    Current Employee - Lead Software Developer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Lead Software Developer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ANSYS full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    - #1 Engineering software company
    - Good work-life balance

    Cons

    - Compensation is not as great as compared to other companies in the Bay Area


  7. "Software Developer Co-op"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Software Developer Co-Op in San Jose, CA
    Current Intern - Software Developer Co-Op in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at ANSYS as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Team members are highly knowledgeable. Good work environment.

    Cons

    The San Jose campus isn't entertaining. Limited resources in break room

    Advice to Management

    Improve team members interaction.


  8. "Great place"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - R&D Manager
    Current Employee - R&D Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Very laid back, very friendly, very easy going.

    Cons

    none really, if you like the simulation software industry, this is the place to be.


  9. "Business D."

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ANSYS as a contractor

    Pros

    very Professional, friendly small teams.

    Cons

    Intense working hours. For example, there is no such a thing as relaxed weekend. There is always some work to take home.


  10. Helpful (4)

    "The best of the best - R&D"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Smartest people you'll ever meet and work with
    - Excellent work-life balance giving you time to think and develop ideas of your own
    - You'll learn about how our universe and its various physical aspects can be modeled and simulated within a computer (maybe an overstatement but that is the future trend - a realistic engineering VR environment)
    - Fun place to work with people from all over the globe, excellent work culture
    - Lots of Math, Physics, Engineering, and Computer Science!
    - Satisfactory compensation (for the work-life balance)
    - Real work is accomplished by most folks with less inclination towards politics and processes
    - Customer is priority, revenues are high

    Cons

    -Top-down management approach can cause rigidity issues
    -Growth is conservative, job openings are rare and only for the best in R&D
    - Benefits may be below par compared to other technology companies
    - Career advancement opportunities are limited

    Advice to Management

    -Introduce flexibility and adaptability more in the culture to embrace cost-saving new technologies. Be the role models and the leaders for your employees.


  11. "Excellent Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at ANSYS full-time

    Pros

    Excellent work environment
    Flexibility to work from home

    Cons

    Need to balance demands from many different organizations and customers

    Advice to Management

    Be more transparent during corporate re-organizations.



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