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Sensor simulator & GPU R&D Engineer (H/F)

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Date: Nov 17, 2020

Location: Valbonne Sophia-Antipolis, FR, 06560

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.



The R&D Engineer is placed under the responsibility of the Product Development Manager and works in close collaboration with the sensor technical leader. He is considered as an experienced developer within our teams.



As part of your missions, you develop and maintain technical modules and participate in their integration and industrialization in our products allowing the deployment of physically correct simulation on different virtual reality platforms.

  • You participate in the pre-development study and estimation phases,
  • You develop as a team in C#/C++ with development software tools,
  • You develop unit tests and non-regressions tests and participate in the writing of the technical documentation and internal demonstrators,
  • You collaborate with other teams dedicated to software quality, user documentation and customer support,
  • You participate in architectural maintenance, benchmarks, and the evolution of internal development tools (networks, mathematics, multithreading, datamodel persistence with their version management ...)



  • Graduated with a Msc degree (engineering school, university) with at least 3 years experience in software development in C# / C++ on huge simulation frameworks (SDK) and agile team.
  • You master object-oriented programming (OOP) and design patterns in C++ (UML) with some experience in C # (Visual Studio development environment or equivalent).
  • You have knowledge of parallel computation on GPU
  • You have already used version management software (Git or equivalent)
  • You have already worked as an agile team around ticketing and continuous integration tools (TFS)
  • You already worked on huge realtime framework with SDK API (dependencies integration handling and interoperability with tiers API or tiers devices) with performances optimizations.
  • You have knowledge of 3D mathematics, notions of 3D rendering pipeline and associated algorithms (SceneGraph, collisions detections, Level of Details, culling optimizations…)




  • Mastery of the C# language, with dependency management (nuget packages) and interoperability API (C++ swig) and OS (windows/linux deployment)
  • Multi-threading and performance and debug monitoring tools (latency and frequency discrepancy awareness)
  • Network programming concepts (sockets, TCP / UDP, GRPC)
  • Datamodel management concepts: serialization / deserialization and versioning (XSD, XML, JSON, ProtoBuffer ...)
  • Knowledges in optics (BRDF) and Matlab/Simulink usage are a plus


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.