Share this Job

6 month Internship in France or Spain, python APIs development for Ansys Mechanical products

Apply now »

Date: Jan 23, 2023

Location: Madrid, M, ES, 28020 Montigny le Bretonneux, FR, 78180 Toulouse, FR, 31100 Villeurbanne, FR, 69100 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.


In order to apply for the role, you should be studying and living in France or Spain, and studying at master level course


Summary / Role Purpose 

This engineer will join as an Intern in the Mechanical Business Unit.  


In this position, you will work closely with team developing python APIs for the Ansys products. The specific task will vary according to the candidate, but it is expected he/she will engage in the developing of the mentioned python APIs for any of the Ansys Mechanical products (MAPDL, LS-Dyna, etc). There is a strong interest in documentation, so the intern might be required also to help to build/enhance/expand the current documentation as well as its user cases and examples. These examples or user cases might require or use the candidate expertise in any of the physics fields: structures, dynamics, materials modelling, etc (candidates need to have at least an interest in these areas, but we are mainly looking for computer science profiles, able to demonstrate their ability in writing good code in a GitHub ideally, please indicate links on your CV).


This internship is a full time paid position for 6 months and should be done ideally in the final year of study.
This role can be remote or at an ANSYS office, but it might require some in-person training in Madrid. A GitHub profile is required to apply for this position. 


Key Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Learn the team’s software development processes and the problem domain. Develop software to improve specific areas. 

  • Diagnose and fix code problems. 

  • Deliver code and scripts that meet requirements on schedule. Ensure that code is efficient, scalable, maintainable, extensible, robust, and easy to understand. 

  • Create unit, regression and/or system-level tests to thoroughly validate new features or changes. 

  • Communicate clearly and work closely with manager, technical leads and other engineers to refine solutions and to describe changes that may affect others. 

  • Learn and follow best practices in software engineering. 


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience 

  • Pursing a master level degree in Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering or a related field including coding skills

  • Proficiency in C++ or Python 

  • Software development principals (git, unit testing, CICD) 

  • Knowledge of the Linux operating system 

  • Strong background in data structures, algorithms, and debugging 

  • Ability to learn quickly and work closely with others 

  • Interest in learning outside of his/her comfort zone. 


Preferred Qualifications and Skills 

Knowledge of the following areas are a plus: 

  • Commercial software development, including build and test automation 

  • Understanding of solid mechanics or fluids mechanics 

  • Development, debugging and optimization of systems 

  • Understanding of cloud (docker, Kubernetes, etc) 


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
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.