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Application Engineer II

Application Engineer II
by Admin on 12-05-2022 at 2:16 pm

  • Full Time
  • USA

Website ANSYS


Based out of the Ansys Government Initiatives (AGI) office in Colorado Springs, CO or a home office in the Western United States, the Application Engineer (AE) is responsible for helping the AGI sales regions achieve their team goals. An Application Engineer becomes an expert in applying Digital Mission Engineering software (Systems Tool Kit and Orbit Determination Tool Kit) for addressing some of the most challenging Aerospace and Defense problems. The AE operates as part a dynamic team of engineers, software developers and business professionals who assist customers in performing analyses, solving problems, and integrating and deploying custom software solutions. Currently, AGI is searching for experienced candidates with a desire to make a meaningful contribution to the Aerospace and Defense community and who have the technical and interpersonal skills required to do so in our fast-paced work environment.

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
  • Provide technical leadership on company product offerings and guidance on increasing sales opportunities
  • As a product expert with one or more Ansys systems and platform products, work with customers to understand their system-level engineering requirements; analyze how to address customers’ requirements using Ansys systems and platform products; articulate Ansys’ value proposition.
  • Develop and implement holistic system-level solutions by leveraging technologies and disciplines such as tool integration, model-based systems engineering, simulation process and data management, design exploration and optimization, and digital mission engineering
  • Collaborate closely with other Ansys Customer Excellence teams and customers to integrate their high-fidelity analytical models in system-level solutions
  • Operate as part of a dynamic team of engineers, software developers and business professionals to assist customers in performing analyses, solving problems, and integrating and deploying custom solutions
  • 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
  • Contribute to consulting services and conduct training classes
  • Work in partnership with the sales teams to strategize and execute sales approaches to maximize sales objectives
  • Work onsite with customers to implement software best practices and address real-world problems
  • Design/develop programming user interfaces, automation scripts and integration code in support of customer applications

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Required education and degree type: BS in Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, or related field
  • Required minimum years of professional experience in an engineering software environment: BS+2, MS+0
  • Demonstrated use of relevant Ansys software or knowledge of other commercial process integration, optimization, systems engineering, mission simulation, PLM, PDM, SPDM, and CAD 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
  • Self-motivated attitude with the ability to multitask and thrive in a timeline-driven environment
  • Communication and collaboration skills necessary to work with other departments, especially sales, marketing, business development, and product development
  • Unable to sponsor for this position

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Preferred education and years of professional experience in an engineering software environment: BS+5, MS+3, or PhD+0
  • Experience in industry, namely in engineering, simulation and/or design processes
  • Programming experience in C, C++, C#, Java, MATLAB, Python, or other scripting languages
  • Demonstrated ability preparing and delivering various engineering-related presentations, both internally and externally
  • DoD Clearances are highly desirable (or the ability and willingness to obtain them)
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