ANSYS, Inc. Software Developer I in Lyon, France

Software Developer I HCR 17E20065220 France, Lyon


The Software Developer I role involves developing, implementing, maintaining and testing functionality related to the ANSYS MAPDL application and Mechanical product line Background in Mechanical Engineering with programing skills is required.


  • Work on modifications to adapt MAPDL for modern software requirements

  • Extend established features to meet evolving customer requirements

  • Develop vertical applications to meet specific industry requirements

  • Actively participate in project planning, design sessions and team functions

  • Create test plans as well as development/unit tests of new features

  • Participate and assist in resolutions of reported defects

  • Interact with project teams across business units to address corporate project requirements

  • Preparation of development documentation and work with technical writers to prepare release documentation


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences or Computer Engineering with programing experience

  • Solid skills in object oriented software design and programming

  • Demonstrated ability of working well within a team

  • Strong oral and written communication skill


  • Experience with finite element simulation is preferred

  • Linux and Windows experience is highly desirable

  • Familiarity with client/server architecture, threading, and cross-product communication is a plus

  • Master’s degree or proficiency with a high-level language such as C++, Java, C#, or Fortran is preferred


If you’ve ever seen a rocket launch, flown on an airplane, driven a car, used a computer, touched a mobile device, crossed a bridge, or put on wearable technology, chances are you’ve used a product where ANSYS software played a critical role in its creation. ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. We help the world’s most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, we help them solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination. Join our nearly 3000 professionals in more than 75 strategic locations around the world in making a difference in the world of engineering simulation and product development.


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ANSYS Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posting Location(s): France-Lyon

Company Order Number: 17E20065220

# of openings: 1