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R&D Engineer

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Date: Feb 19, 2021

Location: La Farlede, FR, 83210

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation, helping the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.



Good optical system design has significant implications for safety, but can also be a key differentiator for a product in the marketplace.

Autonomous vehicles will make use of optical systems together with LiDAR and radar to safely transport their occupants.


Our team at Ansys creates the state of the art simulation software that enables our customers to design their optical systems and sensors 
and simulate their performance in the virtual world without the need for costly prototypes.


The successful candidate will join this team as an R&D Engineer and contribute to the continuous evolution of Ansys Speos, our
best in class optical system design simulation product.



  • Research, design and contribute towards implementing features in a state-of-the-art Computer Aided Design (CAD) software application
  • With guidance from more Senior Engineers, develop, maintain and improve various components of complex software systems.
  • Enhance and extend the User Interface for set-up and execution of engineering simulations
  • Participate in scrum meetings. Interact constructively with colleagues, providing constructive feedback and insight to support the team goals. 
  • Investigate defects in production code



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering with 1 to 2 years of commercial software development experience
  • Experience of design and implementation of object-oriented application features in C# on .NET
  • Experienced in Windows UI technologies (WPF, …)
  • Experience in using Microsoft Visual Studio and Software Configuration management tools (GIT, SVN) 
  • Solid written and oral communication skills in both French and English
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively in a geographically distributed organization 



  • Knowledge of agile development methodologies
  • Exposure to scripting languages such as Python or equivalent
  • Master's degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering with 1 year of commercial software development experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in both French and English


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
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork

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.
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 so our customers can 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 component of the NASDAQ-100.
For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com
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.