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Senior Application Engineer - Data Simulation

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 subject matter expert, you will use expert-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 create pervasive simulation solutions, advance your industry knowledge, and grow the business impact.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead in coordinating and executing all technical activities throughout the sales opportunity lifecycle such as technical discovery, negotiate technical success criteria, product presentations, demonstrations, and evaluations. Work independently within multi-disciplinary teams
  • 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
  • Assist in creating differentiating simulation solutions using the Ansys platform and products; deploy the solutions within customers’ design workflows
  • Develop competence as a subject matter expert and industry expert
  • 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, develop application best practices
  • Support Ansys field and digital marketing, author conference presentations
  •  Contribute to consulting services,

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

Required education and degree type: BS or MS or PhD in Mechanical/Chemical/Aerospace/Electrical Engineering or related field

Required minimum years of professional experience in an engineering software environment: BS+5, MS+3, or PhD+0

Proven track record of analyzing customer’s business and technical needs, requirements, and their state of current infrastructure, operations, and simulation & other engineering workflows

Proven track record of designing & proposing enterprise-level solutions based on data management solutions and implementing such solutions

  • 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


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Preferred education and years of professional experience in an engineering software environment: BS+8, MS+6, or PhD+3
  • 5 years of experience in application engineering, or consulting services type customer facing roles using engineering software
  • Good understanding of enterprise class product development systems like SLM, SPDM, ERP, ALM, TDM, MIM/IMM, PDM, PLM (e.g. Aras Innovator, Siemens Teamcenter, Dassault ENOVIA or 3DEXPERIENCE, MSc SimManager, MSc MaterialCenter)
  • Demonstrated use of relevant Ansys software or knowledge of other commercial CAE, CAD, EDA, PLM software packages
  • Practical knowledge of agility and agile project management
  • Ability to interact effectively with senior business managers and C-level executives
  • Ability to travel domestically up to 50% of time

This role is not available for sponsorship.