Dassault Systèmes (English /d?'so?/; French pronunciation: ?[da'so]; abbreviated 3DS), "The 3DEXPERIENCE Company", is a European multinational software company that develops 3D design, 3D digital mock-up, and product lifecycle management (PLM) software. Dassault Systèmes (NYSE Euronext:DSY) is a subsidiary of the Dassault Group created in 1981 by Avions Marcel Dassault to develop a new generation of computer-aided design (CAD) software called CATIA. The French government, a shareholder since 2001, sold a 15.74% stake in the company for 601 million in 2003. The Dassault Group in 2011 held 42.2% shares. Dassault Systèmes moved its corporate headquarters from Suresnes to Velizy-Villacoublay in November 2008. This new European headquarters, located in the south-western suburbs of Paris, is commonly called 3DS Paris Campus. Another campus was established in 2011 in Waltham, Massachusetts, west of Boston (United States) and is called 3DS Boston Campus. Dassault Systèmes develops and markets PLM software and services that support industrial processes by providing a 3D vision of the entire lifecycle of products from conception to maintenance. Dassault Systèmes customers are companies in the following industries: Aerospace & Defense, Architecture, Engineering and Construction, Consumer goods - distribution, FMCG - Distribution, Energy, and processes, Finance and Corporate Services, High Technology, Industrial Equipment, Life Sciences, Marine & Offshore, Natural Resources, and Transport & mobility.
Highest paying job titles at Dassault Systemes include Legal Counsel, Senior Software Engineer, and Technical Customer Support Engineer