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Date: Nov 15, 2022

Location: Valbonne Sophia-Antipolis, FR, 06560

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 development unit (MDU) is seeking a R&D software development engineer for mesh generation and discrete geometry algorithm development. The successful candidate will be part of a team which is responsible for research, design, and implementation of pre-processing technologies. This role requires an analytical mind with strong interest in mesh generation, computational geometry and numerical methods. Areas of interest include development and implementation of meshing algorithms for thin volumes, boundary layers, polyhedral meshing, quad mesh optimization, discrete geometry processing, etc. Of special interest is learning based methods for discrete geometry processing, e.g. shape matching and classification. The background and experience in combination with the interest of the successful applicant will be considered for work assignment. This developer can expect to be engaged in all stages of code and capability planning, research, creation and evolution, and to work closely with other members of the meshing software development team.

 

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • BS in engineering, Computational Geometry or Mathematics, with 2 years’ experience, or MS

  • Expertise in mesh generation or computational geometry 

  • Knowledge in data structures and software infrastructure 

  • Working knowledge of software development 

  • Knowledge with C / C++ 

Preferred Qualifications and Skills 

  • Keen interest in programming and algorithm development. 

  • ML applied to geometry processing, e.g. shape classification and comparison

  • Experience in scripting languages like python 

  • Strong analytical skills.  

  • Ability to overcome obstacles 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Ability to work collaboratively across teams and geographies 

 

CULTURE AND VALUES
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

 
WORKING AT ANSYS
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.