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Software Developer II

Software Developer II
by Admin on 06-23-2020 at 10:14 am

  • Full Time
  • Lyon, FR

Website ANSYS

Date: Jun 22, 2020

Location: Lyon, FR, 69003

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.


One of ANSYS’ newest product, Discovery Live (, is a unique real-time easy-to-use simulation tool that we will 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. You have the opportunity to work on the team that will transform how the products of tomorrow are engineered.

The Software Developer II will be making a contribution to the business in a specific area of development. They will operate within given policies and procedures and will operate under general supervision but will have a reasonable amount of discretion to take independent action. The overall goal of the Software Developer II’s responsibilities is to define, develop and maintain the next-generation simulation tools for ANSYS and its customers, with the clear intent of leap-frogging the completion.


  • Write C++ and CUDA code, expose new features and improvement existing ones in the ANSYS Discovery Live instant solver.
  • Learn and participate in the entire development process including specification, development, unit testing, integration testing, documentation, maintenance and support.
  • Help analyze and tune the performance of the software.
  • Pursue research investigation to introduce and adopt new technologies.
  • Understand, employ and maintain best software practices through unit testing, design and code review.


  • Master’s degree in computational Mechanics.
  • Strong knowledge of Finite Element Method or equivalent numerical method.
  • Passion for software development in C++.
  • Energy, creativity, and a desire to succeed in solving complex problems.


  • PhD Degree in Structural Mechanics.
  • 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# a plus.
  • Good written and oral communication/presentation skills in both French and English.
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