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Linear Solver R&D Engineer II f/m

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Date: Sep 8, 2022

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

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.



ANSYS recently released Discovery Live ( a unique real-time easy-to-use simulation tool that we believe can make engineering simulation as pervasive as Excel. Some analysts have called it “one of the biggest breakthroughs in design and engineering technology in the last ten years”. This is certainly one of the most exciting technologies in the industry and a chance to work on the team that will transform how the products of tomorrow are engineered.


The R&D Engineer II contributes to the development of Discovery Live software product. In this role, the R&D Engineer II will collaborate with a team of expert professionals and help the product development team to accomplish development objectives.



  • Write a new generation of linear solvers for structural mechanics on GPU in C++ and CUDA.
  • Participate in the entire development process including specification, development, testing, documentation, maintenance and support.
  • Analyze and tune performances of the software on single and multi-GPU.
  • Pursue research investigation to introduce new technologies.
  • Understand, employ and maintain best software practices through unit testing, design and code review.



  • PhD degree in Applied Mathematics or equivalent.
  • Strong knowledge in linear algebra and multi-grid based linear solvers.
  • Passion for software development in C++.
  • Energy, creativity, and a desire to succeed in solving complex problems.



  • Good understanding of scientific computing and numerical methods for Computational Mechanics.
  • Familiarity with various aspects of parallel and high-performance computing (MPI, CUDA).
  • Knowledge of Python and C#.
  • Good written and oral communication/presentation skills in both French and English.




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.
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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.