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3D Rendering R&D Engineer II f/m



Montigny-le-Bretonneux, France · Tappahannock, VA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Requisition #: 14364

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

Ansys is seeking an exceptional software developer to join its physic-based real-time rendering R&D team within the AVxcelerate product. Our AVxcelerate product performs a wide range of roles, such as visualizing simulations, displaying massive datasets, renders physics-correct frame/images, simulate physics-correct sensors (Camera, Lidar, Radar), etc. We are currently transitioning from OpenGL to Vulkan to take advantage of its power and allow us to integrate new complex features. As a member of the real-time rendering team, you will be working in an outstanding environment and outstanding individuals. Moreover, you will be working on challenging and advanced technology subjects. You will also actively contribute to the transition to Vulkan in the new engine.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement quality code on our new rendering engine in Vulkan.

  • Implement, maintain, and support our existing real-time rendering engine.

  • Implement on GPUs for real-time physics simulation of sensors.

  • Conducts regular state-of-the-art studies on (advanced) rendering algorigthm, data structure, architecture (scene graph, ECS, SOLID principal), topics related to optical and electromagnetic model integrated to sensor simulation (camera).

  • Implement prototypes and PoCs of theoretical models before their industrializations.
  • Transmits knowledge and models to the teams.
  • Participates as an expert in internal research projects such as "Sensors".

  • Writes white-papers and participates in dedicated ADAS conferences as speaker or listener.

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Graduated from an engineering school, master 2 or equivalent degree.

  • At least 3 years of working experience with C++

  • Candidate should have a strong knowledge of GPU Programming (SLang, GLSL, Cuda)

  • Candidate should have a strong knowledge of Rendering algorithm using OpenGL, Vulkan.

  • Ability to work independently

  • Fluent in English

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge of optical and electromagnetic physics is a plus.

  • Technical skills: C/C++/C#, OpenGL, Vulkan API, GPU programming, GPU rendering, real-time rendering.

  • Platform: Windows with Visual Studio and Linux

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.