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Cloud Senior R&D Engineer f/m

Villeurbanne, Rhône
Job Type
11 Jul 2024

Requisition #: 14222

Our Mission: Powering Innovation That Drives Human Advancement

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.

Innovate With Ansys, Power Your Career.

Summary / Role Purpose

The Senior R&D Engineer is responsible for the development and configuration of software products and supporting systems. In this role, the Senior R&D Engineer will use advanced technical and problem-solving skills to help the team tackle complex issues, satisfy customer requirements, and accomplish development objectives.

You will integrate a dynamic Cloud Service Provider (CSP) Marketplace team and will contribute to shaping the future of cloud computing accessibility. As a team, we are passionate about providing scalable, flexible, and cost-effective solutions that redefine modern design and engineering landscapes.

If you thrive in environments where innovation and collaboration are paramount and possess a solid proficiency in computer science devoted to High Performance Computing (HPC), then this role is for you.

Join us in revolutionizing cloud computing and powering innovation that drives human advancement!

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participates in planning, architecture, and research

  • Performs complex development activities that may require extensive analysis in areas including user experience, software design and system architecture

  • Employs best practices and helps to maintain them through technical reviews and mentoring

  • Performs complex bug verification, release testing and beta support for assigned products.

  • Researches problems discovered by QA or product support and develops solutions

  • Researches and understands the marketing requirements for a product, including target environment, performance criteria and competitive issues. May work with strategic customers or proxies to assess needs and develop solutions

  • Works independently with minimal supervision and may take on some planning and mentoring responsibilities

  • May be responsible for managing interns or co-ops but typically does not have direct reports

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 5 years' experience, MS with 3 years' experience

  • Commercial experience with software design and development methodologies

  • Commercial experience with JavaScript, TypeScript, REST API

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Solid understanding of computer science fundamentals

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Linux operating system internals

  • Strong experience configuring and managing Linux systems in a cloud environment

  • Experience with virtual machines, containers and orchestration platforms/tools

  • Practical experience with automation/configuration tools (Ansible, Terraform, Puppet )

  • Understanding of server hardware components especially in a HPC environment

  • Good familiarity with common networking protocols and remote visualization protocols

  • Technical knowledge with web development, object-oriented design, software configuration management, scripting languages, data structures and algorithms

  • Passion for crafting robust and efficient code

  • Experience delivering high-quality products in a large-scale commercial software development environment

  • Understanding of customer requirements and tools used in this domain

  • Ability to diagnose and identify problem spanning multiple layers of abstraction

  • Strong sense of ownership

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a geographically distributed team

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. We are ONE Ansys. We operate on three key components: the commitments to our stakeholders, the behaviors of how we work together, and the actions of how we deliver results. 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: Newsweek's Most Loved Workplace globally and in the U.S., Gold Stevie Award Winner, America's Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (Belgium, China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, and 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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  • Job Reference: 1384665357-2
  • Date Posted: 11 July 2024
  • Recruiter: ANSYS
  • Location: Villeurbanne, Rhône
  • Salary: On Application
  • Role: Data, DevOps, Marketing, Other, R, Security, Testing
  • Job Type: Permanent