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Lead Application Engineer (m/f/d)

Lead Application Engineer (m/f/d)
by Admin on 08-30-2023 at 3:33 pm

  • Full Time
  • Global
  • Applications have closed

Website ANSYS

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 subject matter, industry and Ansys solutions expert, you will use advanced-level engineering knowledge to provide technical pre-sales support, perform professional services, and help guide Ansys product roadmap based on customer requirements. You will consult with customers on simulation-based solutions in support of their key business initiatives, lead project teams to create pervasive simulation solutions and mentor junior engineers.

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
  • Help guide complex sales engagements to successful outcomes using subject matter expertise and industry knowledge
  • Interact with customers to understand their key business initiatives, product design needs and engineering design workflows; analyze how to address customers’ requirements using Ansys products and platform, articulate Ansys’ value proposition to Executive level audiences
  • Lead project teams to create differentiating simulation solutions using the Ansys platform and products; deploy the solutions within customers’ design workflows
  • Mentor junior engineers
  • Collaborate with the Ansys product development teams to guide Ansys product roadmap; lead project teams testing new releases of Ansys products on industrial problems, develop application best practices
  • Participate in corporate initiatives to further enhance Ansys technology, processes and people skills
  • Support Ansys field and digital marketing, author conference presentations
  • Contribute to consulting services, conduct intermediate and/or advanced training classes

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Required education and degree type: BS or MS or PhD in Mechanical/Aerospace/Electrical/Industrial/Systems Engineering or related field
  • Required minimum years of professional experience in an engineering software environment: BS+8, MS+6, or PhD+3
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills
  • Track record of delivering exceptional customer outcomes and revenue impact
  • Logical problem-solving, strong interpersonal and communication skills, fluent in writing and speaking English
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple projects which are complex in nature, 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
  • Demonstrated skills in scripting/programming languages: Python, C/C++, Java, C#, etc.
  • Demonstrated skills in workflow customization and automation
  • Strong knowledge and experience with design of experiments and optimization
  • Hands-on experience with Process Integration and Design Optimization platforms and software packages such as Ansys ModelCenter, Ansys optiSLang, or equivalent
  • Demonstrated use of relevant Ansys software or knowledge of other commercial CAE, CAD, EDA, PLM software packages
  • Subject matter expert in one or more relevant disciplines within Ansys’ business and is/will be sought out for advice by other Ansys engineers
  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering practices and product development to architect Systems Engineering workflows
  • Working knowledge of digital transformation requirements and digital engineering solutions across the product lifecycle (MBSE, automation, digital thread, and digital twins)
  • Demonstrated ability to understand business requirements and translate these into engineering solution requirements and execution plan that delivers value and meets business goals.
  • Experience with architecting and developing complex and multidisciplinary engineering solutions and deploying those solutions within customers’ engineering workflows
  • Ability to interact effectively with senior business leaders and C-level executives

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Preferred education and years of professional experience in an engineering software environment: BS+12, MS+10, or PhD+7
  • 4 years of experience in application engineering, customer support, or consulting services type customer facing roles using engineering software
  • Experience in industry, namely in Systems engineering, simulation and/or design processes
  • Experience with the ModelCenter software strongly preferred
  • Experience in practices of Systems Engineering, requirements engineering, systems architecture design, using systems modeling solutions, SysML modeling language or functional, logical modeling techniques
  • Familiarity with API concepts
  • Experience with system modeling and simulation tools (e.g. Ansys Twin Builder).
  • Ability to introduce new concepts and novel solutions and their values to customer as made available in the Ansys technology portfolio
  • Second spoken/written language
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