Python R&D Engineer II f/m

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Date: May 21, 2023

Location: Villeurbanne, FR, 69100 Villeneuve Loubet, FR, 06270 La Farlede, FR, 83210 Montigny le Bretonneux, FR, 78180 Madrid, M, ES, 28020 Aix en Provence, FR, 13545 Milan, IT, 20124 Valbonne Sophia-Antipolis, FR, 06560 Toulouse, FR, 31100

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.



The R&D Engineer II contributes to the development of software products and supporting systems. In this role, the R&D Engineer II will collaborate with a team of expert professionals to understand customer requirements and accomplish development objectives. Specifically, the focus of this role will be on the integration of products into the Python ecosystem of scientific and engineering software, e.g. Jupyter Notebooks, NumPy, etc.  


Key Duties and Responsibilities  

  • Performs moderately complex development activities, including the design, implementation, maintenance, testing and documentation of software modules and sub-systems.

  • Understands software engineering (e.g. could read and understand “The Phoenix Project” and make a compelling argument why multi-functional teams are superior to uni-functional teams). 

  • Performs moderately complex bug verification, release testing and beta support for assigned projects. Researches problems discovered by QA or product support and develops solutions.

  • Understands the marketing requirements for a product, including target environment, performance criteria and competitive issues.

  • Works under the general supervision of a development manager, but prefers working independently on projects and reports progress over GitHub. 


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience  

  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 2 years’ experience, or MS.

  • Working experience with Python. Preferably familiar with any compiled language such as C++ or C#. Knowledge of GoLang/Rust will be valued.

  • Familiar with GitLab/GitHub and CI/CD on public cloud. 


Preferred Qualifications and Skills  

  • Experience with Python ecosystem (i.e., NumPy, Scipy, Pandas, matplotlib, VTK, etc.).

  • Experience with the microservices concept.

  • Experience with CAE products, machine learning, or applied software development in the field of engineering.

  • Maintains one or more open-source projects on GitHub.

  • Experience in a large-scale commercial software development environment.


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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.