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Date: May 26, 2023

Location: Valbonne Sophia-Antipolis, FR, 06560

Company: Ansys

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.




Autonomous vehicles will drive millions of kilometers in the virtual world before the first driverless cars hit the road. ANSYS is building the AVxcelerate product to design Headlamps and Sensors in the virtual world prior to commercial deployment. We invite you to manage one of our teams that will enable this disruptive technology. You will manage a ~10 people software development team and you will report to the Development Director. You have direct hierarchical responsibility of the ~10 developers from the Solver team with objective to deliver clean, readable and well documented code, per the specifications.


·        Responsibility of a development team

·        Supervision of all technical aspects (software technology bricks, life cycle, choice of technologies and their architecture ...)

·        Staff management as part of your team (recruitment, interviews ...)

·        On time and quality delivery of content, risks analysis and recovery plan definition

·        Development of the skills of your team as well as the follow-up of their adequacy with the needs of ANSYS Management of careers ...)

·        Animation of team meetings and participation in product governance and compliance with internal procedures and dissemination of best practices

·        Responsible for the use of your resources via the staffing plan.



·        Graduated from an engineering school or equivalent (Master of Sciences or PhD in Computer Science)

·        Minimum experience: 8-10 years with 2 years of team management

·        Technical skills: technical culture and legitimacy: Simulation software development, Cloud deployment; company organization knowledge; management capacity;

·        Good communicator and excellent reporting skills

·        Fluent in English



·        Degree in Computer Sciences (or equivalent market experience)

·        Experience in developing simulation software

·        Experience leading projects and delivering high-quality products in a large-scale commercial organization

.        Knowledge of Cloud deployment

·        Aptitude for problem-solving, you can demonstrate a strong solution finder mindset.

·        Ability to network using direct (face to face) or indirect (email, phone, social media) technology

.        Positive, collaborative, team-oriented professional with initiative and leadership qualities


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.).

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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.