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Senior Application Engineer - Functional Safety Aerospace (m/f/d)

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Date: Nov 25, 2020

Location: Berlin, DE, D-10963 DEU Home City, DE

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.


Summary / Role Purpose
A Senior Application Engineer - Functional Safety Aerospace aspires to apply their skills to the exciting and critical growth area of functional safety & cybersecurity risk analysis to the aerospace & defense vertical domain.  The successful candidate aims to become an expert in functional safety processes and safety by design to help drive innovation and development of safety critical systems. Become a member of a world class functional safety organization that is helping create safe system designs in the ever more complex, connected, and autonomous domains.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Acquire and grow the skills through internal training required of functional safety experts aerospace & defense safety critical systems utilizing the leading functional safety support tool Ansys medini analyze.
  • Deploy these skills to consult, develop and support customer evaluations and advise our clients on the system implementation while following applicable technical standards (e.g. SAE ARP 4761, ARP 4754A, MIL 882, etc.).  This includes development of safety cases, creation of safety management plans, provide guidance on processes, design safety work products jointly with our customers and utilizing medini analyze.
  • Define, develop, and advise on new architectures and detailed designs for current and emerging systems.
  • Deliver safe, viable and robust medini product solutions to customers.
  • Build strong relationships with partners effectively leveraging their products to deliver complete safety analysis solutions.
  • Be an integral player in building a strong and cohesive Ansys team capable of successfully deploying our full set of product solutions.


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Advanced degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Embedded System Development or Aerospace Systems Engineering.
  • Good communication skills and being comfortable working face-to-face with clients on new and challenging tasks.
  • Ability to orchestrate and organize complex system models and safety requirements
  • Experience in model-based systems engineering techniques such as UML/SysML languages.
  • Awareness of industry standards and regulatory frameworks concerning the design and development of aerospace & defense systems including SAE ARP4761, MIL 882, IEC 61508, etc..
  • Experience in applying tools and technologies for the development, design and analysis of functional and technical safety concepts.
  • Utmost integrity and professionalism in handling all business matters.
  • Strong commitment to teamwork and the success as a team.


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Results-oriented with a strong sense of initiative in tackling tasks.
  • High credibility; polished professional presence.
  • Excellent relationship building skills and instincts regarding people.
  • High level of energy and enthusiasm.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent judgment and problem-solving skills


Culture and values are incredibly important to Ansys. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:

  • Customer focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork

At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary of leaders, collectively aiming to change the world with innovative technology and remarkable solutions.  With the prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high, met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on.  Because at Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration.  It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished”.  It’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and will impact real people in real ways, forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel.
Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology so our customers can turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a component of the NASDAQ-100.
For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com
Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys.  Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.