R&D Engineer - CDD f/m

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Date: Nov 8, 2023

Location: Montigny le Bretonneux, FR, 78180 Aix en Provence, FR, 13545 Valbonne Sophia-Antipolis, FR, 06560 La Farlede, FR, 83210 Villeneuve Loubet, FR, 06270 Villeurbanne, FR, 69100 Toulouse, FR, 31100

Company: Ansys

Requisition #: 13446 


When visionary companies need to know how their world-changing ideas will perform, they close the gap between design and reality with Ansys simulation. For more than 50 years, Ansys software has enabled innovators across industries to push boundaries by using the predictive power of simulation. From sustainable transportation to advanced semiconductors, from satellite systems to life-saving medical devices, the next great leaps in human advancement will be powered by Ansys.


Take a leap of certainty … with Ansys.


Summary / Role Purpose

We are seeking an R&D Engineer with a proven track record of at least 2 years in Python development. The ideal candidate will have expertise in web frameworks such as Flask and FastAPI and possess prior experience in developing cloud-based applications. As an R&D Engineer, you will play a key role in our research and development efforts, contributing to the creation of interoperable solutions and the expansion of Ansys and Python eco-systems.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work on the elaboration of the Python API for the Scade One Integrated Development Environment.
  • Design and implement software components which meet the solution requirements.
  • Ensure the best possible performance and quality of the code to be delivered.
  • Implement appropriate testing strategies.
  • Interact with project teams across application to address project requirements, validation, and documentation.
  • Integrate various ANSYS tools as well as third party software into the solution to deliver innovative automated simulation workflows.


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • Practical experience of using Object-oriented languages such as Python or C# with a minimum of 2 years of hands-on experience in Python development.
  • Experience with Windows and Linux development environment
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Solid understanding of software development principles, including software design, testing, and version control.
  • Demonstrated skills in writing and presenting in fluent English.


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • Knowledge in web frameworks like Flask and FastAPI, use of gRPC
  • Knowledge of DevOps practices 
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a geographically distributed team.


At Ansys, we know that changing the world takes vision, skill, and each other. We fuel new ideas, build relationships, and help each other realize our greatest potential in the knowledge that every day is an opportunity to observe, teach, inspire, and be inspired. Together as One Ansys, we are powering innovation that drives human advancement.


Our Commitments:

  • Amaze with innovative products and solutions
  • Make our customers incredibly successful
  • Act with integrity
  • Ensure employees thrive and shareholders prosper

Our Values:

  • Adaptability: Be open, welcome what’s next
  • Courage: Be courageous, move forward passionately
  • Generosity: Be generous, share, listen, serve
  • Authenticity: Be you, make us stronger


Our Actions:

  • We commit to audacious goals
  • We work seamlessly as a team
  • We demonstrate mastery
  • We deliver outstanding results


We believe diverse thinking leads to better outcomes. We are committed to creating and nurturing a workplace that fuels this by welcoming people, no matter their background, identity, or experience, to a workplace where they are valued and where diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging thrive.


At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a prestigious reputation in working with 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. Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology, empowering our customers to turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at a lower cost.


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.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can, and do impact real people in real ways. All this is forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy, and ethics.

Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following more recent awards, although our list goes on: America’s Most Loved Workplaces, Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, U.K.).

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.

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