Senior Application Engineer

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Date: Jul 20, 2024

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317

Company: Ansys

 Requisition #: 14667 


Our Mission: Powering Innovation That Drives Human Advancement  


When visionary companies need to know how their world-changing ideas will perform, they close the gap between design and reality with Ansys simulation. For more than 50 years, Ansys software has enabled innovators across industries to push boundaries by using the predictive power of simulation. From sustainable transportation to advanced semiconductors, from satellite systems to life-saving medical devices, the next great leaps in human advancement will be powered by Ansys. 


Innovate With Ansys, Power Your Career.  


ANSYS, Inc. seeks Senior Application Engineer to work in Canonsburg, PA and various unanticipated locations


•    The Senior Application Engineer will 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, conduct introductory and/or intermediate training classes.


•    Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Mechanical, Aerospace, Electrical or Electronics Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field of study, and three (3) years of experience in any occupation in which the required experience was gained.
•    Alternate Acceptable Education and Work Experience Requirement: Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Mechanical, Aerospace, Electrical or Electronics Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field of study, and five (5) years of experience in any occupation in which the required experience was gained. 
•    Work experience or academic coursework must have included: 

  • Knowledge of ANSYS software or other commercial software packages including CAE, CAD, EDA, or PLM; 

  • Experience with model calibration, updating, and dynamics experimental validation; 

  • Experience with reduction techniques, component mode synthesis, and super element techniques as used with multibody dynamics modeling; 

  • Knowledge of auto industry related dynamics, vibration and NVH; 

  • Knowledge of programming, coding for automation, algorithm implantation or GUI simulation and vibration modeling; 

•    Ability to travel domestically up to 25% of time
•    Additional work location information: Telecommuting permitted from anywhere within the US




At Ansys, we know that changing the world takes vision, skill, and each other. We fuel new ideas, build relationships, and help each other realize our greatest potential. We are ONE Ansys. We operate on three key components: the commitments to our stakeholders, the behaviors of how we work together, and the actions of how we deliver results. Together as ONE Ansys, we are powering innovation that drives human advancement. 


Our Commitments: 

  • Amaze with innovative products and solutions
  • Make our customers incredibly successful
  • Act with integrity
  • Ensure employees thrive and shareholders prosper


Our Values: 

  • Adaptability: Be open, welcome what's next
  • Courage: Be courageous, move forward passionately
  • Generosity: Be generous, share, listen, serve
  • Authenticity: Be you, make us stronger


Our Actions: 

  • We commit to audacious goals
  • We work seamlessly as a team
  • We demonstrate mastery
  • We deliver outstanding results


We believe diverse thinking leads to better outcomes. We are committed to creating and nurturing a workplace that fuels this by welcoming people, no matter their background, identity, or experience, to a workplace where they are valued and where diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging thrive. 


At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a prestigious reputation in working with 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. Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology, empowering our customers to turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at a lower cost. 


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.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can, and do impact real people in real ways. All this is forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy, and ethics. 

Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following more recent awards, although our list goes on: Newsweek’s Most Loved Workplace globally and in the U.S., Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (Belgium, China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, and U.K.). 

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Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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