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Application Engineer II - Solid Mechanics

Summary / Role Purpose

Join the Ansys Customer Excellence team to partner with our customers to engineer what's ahead, solve their real-world engineering problems, deploy Ansys software in their design workflows, and grow Ansys’ business. As a hands-on expert in Ansys products, you will use advanced-level engineering knowledge to provide technical pre-sales support, perform professional services, and help translate customer requirements into exciting new product features. You will be working within multi-disciplinary teams to advance your knowledge, experience and business impact.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead/Assist in coordinating and executing all technical activities throughout the sales opportunity lifecycle such as technical discovery, product presentations, demonstrations and evaluations.
  • As a product expert with one or more Ansys products, interact with customers to understand their product design needs and engineering design workflows; analyze how to address customers’ requirements using Ansys products and platform; articulate Ansys’ value proposition.
  • Collaborate with the Ansys product development teams to translate customer requirements into exciting new product features; test new releases of Ansys products on industrial problems
  • Support Ansys field and digital marketing
  • Contribute to consulting services, conduct introductory and/or intermediate training classes.
  • Proficiency in Python and Programming/Scripting Skills mainly used in CAE tools is required.


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Required education and degree type: MS in Mechanical/Aerospace/Civil Engineering or related field
  • Required minimum years of professional experience in an engineering software environment: MS+0
  • Demonstrated use of relevant Ansys software or knowledge of other commercial CAE, CAD, EDA, PLM software packages
  • Logical problem-solving, strong interpersonal and communication skills, fluent in writing and speaking English.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills possesses a sense of urgency.
  • Projects a professional image and demonstrates business acumen, driven to succeed.
  • Ability to travel domestically up to 25% of time
  • Strong background in FEA and solid mechanics
  • Strong background in engineering mechanics
  • Strong background in simulation workflow and debugging of nonlinear mechanics
  • Strong understanding of material modeling in soft materials


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Preferred education and years of professional experience in an engineering software environment: MS+3, or PhD+0
  • Ability to travel domestically up to 50% of time
  • Experience and interest in healthcare industry
  • Experience in soft materials
  • Experience in explicit and implicit FEA codes such as Ansys APDL, Mechanical, LS-Dyna, Abaqus, NASTRAN, etc or any open source FEA code
  • Experience in preprocessing tools for simulation such as Ansys products, ANSA, Hypermesh, etc.