Engineer, R&D STAMP

The ESI Group is a pioneer and world-leading provider in virtual prototyping software solutions. We employ about 1200 highly qualified specialists in 40 countries across the globe. The key to our success is the use of realistic material physics, providing "as good as real" virtual results.

Aix-en-Provence, Lyon, Rungis
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With continuously growing activities, ESI group, the leading company in the domain of Virtual Prototyping of Products, is searching for a development engineer specializing in the field of ‘numerical simulation of sheet metal forming by Finite Element Method (FEM)’.

To be integrated into a group of developers/experts in numerical analysis and in close collaboration with product development teams (product management, support, consulting), with strategic industrial and academic partners, you are expected to participate in various projects involving solver developments in numerical modelization of sheet metal forming.


We are looking for a person with a Master's or PhD background in Mechanical Engineering with a first experience (1-5 years) in finite element software development.

Required Competences:

  • Knowledge in Structural Mechanics, FEM, Numerical methods, thermo-mechanic modelization.
  • Programming practices in Fortran90, C or C++
  • MPI programming practice
  • Autonomy, Dynamism, Team Spirit

Appreciated Skills:

  • Experience in high performance computing.
  • 1st experience in the field of sheet metal forming
  • Writing and Presentation in English


  • An ambitious and innovative technical environment. 
  • Exciting projects with international teams and customers.
  • Interesting work in an international company with great colleagues and office environment. 
  • Modern and well-equipped offices. 

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