Stage/ 6 month internship in computer engineering : Vehicle Traffic Simulator/ WebGL React App

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Date: Nov 9, 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.


6 month Internship for end of study in computer engineering, candidates need to be registered in an engineering school or master program in France in order to be considered

Internship is based at our French riviera Ansys office in Sophia Antipolis (Nice area)

WebGL-Based Traffic Simulator & Scenario Creation


We are seeking a talented and innovative individual for an internship focused on developing a cutting-edge WebGL-based Traffic Simulator and Scenario Creation tool. This position offers a unique opportunity to work on a vital internal tool linked to multiple ANSYS applications, enabling the validation of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) functions by OEMs and tier-1 suppliers.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Market Research: Conduct in-depth research on existing driving simulators, with a particular focus on open-source standards such as ASAM OpenScenario and OpenDrive.
  • Path Creation Tool: Develop a user-friendly path creation tool within a ThreeJS scene, allowing vehicles to follow defined routes.
  • ASAM Standards Integration: Implement import/export functionality into ASAM standards, ensuring seamless interoperability with industry-standard formats.
  • Traffic Management System: Design and integrate a sophisticated traffic management system capable of trajectory following and obstacle avoidance, enhancing the realism of simulations.
  • Integration with AVX Simulator API: Synchronize the traffic management layer with the AVX simulator API, ensuring smooth communication and interaction between components.
  • User Interface Development: Create intuitive UI elements and their corresponding backend components, enabling users to load project packages containing all necessary simulation elements.
  • Innovation and Creativity: Embrace unconventional ideas and innovative approaches. Your creativity and out-of-the-box thinking are highly valued in our innovation-driven environment.


Required Skills:

  • Python/Flask: Proficiency in Python and Flask framework for backend development, ensuring the robustness and functionality of the simulation tool.
  • React/TS: Strong skills in React and TypeScript for front-end development, creating dynamic and responsive user interfaces.
  • Redux: Experience with Redux for state management, ensuring efficient handling of application state and data flow.
  • ThreeJS: In-depth knowledge of ThreeJS for WebGL-based 3D graphics, enabling the creation of immersive and visually appealing simulation environments.
  • Version Control: Proficient in Git version control system for collaborative and organized development.
  • gRPC Protobuf: Familiarity with gRPC protocol buffers for seamless communication and data exchange between components.


This internship offers a dynamic and collaborative environment where your technical expertise and creative ideas will shape the future of ADAS simulation and validation. If you are passionate about innovative technologies, 3D graphics, and simulation, we invite you to apply. Join us in revolutionizing the automotive industry through advanced simulation tools.


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.

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