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Date: Jan 6, 2022

Location: Valbonne Sophia-Antipolis, FR, 06560 FRA Home City, FR

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.



Autonomous vehicles will drive millions of kilometers in the virtual world before the first driverless cars hit the road. ANSYS is building the software toolchain to demonstrate safety 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 with interactions with customer’s development teams as well as ANSYS teams from remote locations. The Large-Scale Scrum working model insures effective collaboration. You have direct hierarchical responsibility of the 10 developers from the User eXperience 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: Desktop GUI / Web full stack development / Persistence, product technical knowledge; company organization knowledge; management capacity;

·        Proficient with C#/WPF, React, Javascript, Electron, UI frameworks and UI Test Automation

·        Good communicator and excellent reporting skills

·        Fluent in English



·        Degree in Computer Sciences (or equivalent market experience)

·        Experience in developing graphical user interfaces targeting desktop and web applications

.        Knowledge of domain model conception and persistence management

.        Knowledge of gRPC framework

·        Knowledge of user experience and user workflows

·        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


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 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.