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Lead Application Engineer

Lead Application Engineer
by Admin on 02-25-2020 at 12:29 pm

Website ANSYS

Date: Feb 21, 2020

Location: San Jose, CA, US, 95134

Company: Ansys

ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation, helping the world’s most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, ANSYS helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.


The Lead Application Engineer is responsible for providing world-class assistance to customers and channel partners in the usage of our products, as well as for leveraging knowledge and relationships to assist in growing our software business in line with the corporate vision and performance expectations.  Apply knowledge and experience in the areas of RTL design, custom circuit analysis, high-speed VLSI design, standard cell physical layout, power-grid extraction, timing analysis, noise analysis, and voltage drop effects with various CAD tools to solve problems in complex System-on-Chip (SoC).


• Product Support:

  • Support customers promptly and effectively in order to improve customer productivity and satisfaction with Apache BU simulation products particularly in the areas of Power, Power Integrity and Reliability
  • Apply knowledge in the areas of Custom circuit analysis, RTL design,  High-performance VLSI design, Standard cell physical layout, Power-grid extraction, Timing analysis, Noise analysis, and Voltage drop effects with various CAD tools to solve problems in complex System-on-Chip (SoC)
  • Take ownership of one or more strategic accounts and/or business/technology initiatives for strategic and tactical business needs

• Customer Training:

  • Train customers on the usage of Apache products to increase their proficiency, independence, and success; use technical excellence to show leadership to customers in the usage of our products

• Key Customer Business Development:

  • Consistently improve our understanding of customer workflow and technical needs and communicate new opportunities and risks to Sales; proactively work to grow the software usage by demonstrating new solutions based on the ANSYS vision and software

• Sales/Pre-sales Assistance:

  • Demonstrate the value of the ANSYS vision and software to sales prospects through collaboration with direct and indirect Sales in order to grow sales volume in existing markets
  • Assist in running product evaluations and benchmarks for prospective customers

• Leadership

  • Hold progress update meetings with global and local customers
  •  Mentor local or remote AE team by using tool knowledge and domain expertise


• Minimum BSEE with a minimum of 6 years of experience or MSEE with a minimum of 4 years of experience in VLSI design or PhD in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 2 years of experience in VLSI design.

• Custom circuit analysis & design, standard cell physical layout, timing and noise analysis, or voltage drop effects with CAD tools

• Strong technical knowledge related to EDA tools on layout, STA, Extraction-SPEF/DSPF and Spice

• Demonstrated domain expertise in the area of on-chip and system level Power Noise and Reliability

• Demonstrated expertise with ultra-low power design methodologies

• UNIX operating systems and proficiency in scripting using Perl and TCL

• IC/ASIC design flow experience from RTL to GDS

• Consistent record of outstanding customer interaction, written and verbal communication, and presentation skills


• MSEE is preferred

• Demonstrated consistent record of independent time and project management, productivity, meeting objectives and deadlines with no supervision; demonstrated consistent ability to collaborate and work effectively with diverse staff in multiple regions and multiple departments within ANSYS

• Competency in general office software applications such as mail tools, document editors, spreadsheets and databases

• Local language and English skills, as required

• Some traveling will be required

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To view the job application please visit careers.ansys.com.

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