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R&D Engineer II

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Date: Sep 9, 2022

Location: Milan, IT, 20124 Villeurbanne, FR, 69100 Montigny le Bretonneux, FR, 78180 Chalandri, GR, 15231 Madrid, M, ES, 28020

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 meshing team is seeking for a talented R&D engineer for mesh generation and geometry algorithm development. You will be part of a team responsible for research, design, development, and evolution of meshing technologies for ANSYS applications. The initial goal will include surface meshing and speed up various workflow from CAD to simulation providing efficient algorithmic solutions. This work covers all stages of code and capability planning, research, creation and evolution, and requires working closely with other members of geometry, meshing, and solver teams. 


  • Design, create, review, maintain and extend geometry algorithms for meshing for Multiphysics simulations. 

  • Work efficiently in a complex mixed-language code base, mostly written in C/C++, on Windows and Linux. 

  • Improve both robustness as well as speed and memory performance of software for processing large scale and complex real-world CAD geometries. 

  • Perform testing and benchmarking of implemented features and investigate problems discovered by QA or product support and develop solutions. 

  • Participate in and collaborate with other development, documentation, and testing professionals in all phases of the software development life cycle. 

  • Research and understand the requirements for a commercial product, including target environment, performance criteria, and competitive issues. 



  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related technical field or BS degree with a minimum three years of relevant experience. 

  • Solid and demonstrable background in C/C++ coding, data structures and algorithms. 

  • Good analysis, math, and problem-solving skills. 

  • Good communication skills and teamwork. 



  • Experience with computational geometry is an asset.  

  • Experience in parallel computations (distributed, shared memory and GPU) is an asset. 

  • Experience in scripting language like Python is an asset. 

  • Experience in graphics, GUI development is a plus. 

  • Experience on commercial software development is 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.
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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.