R&D Engineer - CDD f/m

Date: Nov 8, 2023

Location: Toulouse, FR, 31100

Company: Ansys

Requisition #: 13445 


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


This 6-month fixed-term position is to be filled within the R&D engineering team responsible for developing the compilers, code generators and formal program analysis tools of the Ansys solution for producing mission-critical embedded software.


As part of a team of around ten people, you will be involved in developing the core of the new development environment that Ansys is making available to its customers. This new solution is a continuation of SCADE, which has been used for over 20 years in the aeronautics, aerospace, rail, nuclear and automotive industries, and wherever software quality is crucial to human safety.


During your mission, you will join the Agile team in charge of this new development environment (more than 30 engineers) and participate in the team's various activities. More specifically, you will be involved in the development of the "core" tools: the compiler, the code generator, the platforms for integrating code on targets, and the formal analysis tools. Developments are performed mainly in OCaml for the core and in Python for certain peripheral elements.


In addition, you will be in contact with other teams working on the product: validation and testing teams, product management teams, etc.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Specification, design, and development of core tools (code generator, …)
  • Documentation of the developed software


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • PhD or Master in computer science
  • Experience with functional languages (preferably OCaml) and imperative languages
  • Experience with compiler techniques
  • English (reading/writing)


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience with LaTeX or Sphinx
  • Experience with synchronous languages (Scade, Lustre, Esterel, …)
  • Experience with embedded systems design
  • Experience with modeling and simulation of physical systems


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.