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

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Date: May 2, 2024

Location: Darmstadt, DE, D-64295 DEU Home City, DE

Company: Ansys

 Requisition #: 14158 

 

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.  

 

Summary / Role Purpose

The Senior Application Engineer is responsible for leveraging advanced-level functional safety knowledge and relationships to help customers solving complex safety process problems using Ansys software and to support regional accounts with significant impact on software revenue. The role encompasses all the technical support of our customers, the provision of technical credibility in supporting sales campaigns and the delivery of professional services in customer engagements. The specialization is within the Functional Safety application group, with potentially cross-discipline solution aspects.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Apply advanced safety process expertise and knowledge of functional safety and cyber security standards to provide highest level technical support to customers and Channel Partners, ensuring high-quality, timely customer service that results in improved customer satisfaction and productivity.
  • Own the customer problems, proactively engage with selected accounts to provide comprehensive functional safety and security solutions. Work independently and contribute to all technical activities throughout the sales opportunity lifecycle, interact with customers to understand their process and functional safety needs and articulate Ansys’ value proposition.
  • Instruct intermediate and/or advanced training classes. Scope and deliver professional services for projects which might include collaborative work with other field engineers in the same or different disciplines.
  • Gather customer requirements to support the improvement of Ansys software and collaborate with the Ansys product development teams to translate customer requirements into new product capabilities. Test new releases on industrial problems.
  • Participates in internal corporate initiatives to share knowledge and to create best practices, inside the discipline and cross-disciplines.

 

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Required education and degree type: MS in Functional Safety Engineering, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science or related field.
  • 3 years of experience as functional safety engineer or functional safety manager in a relevant industry domain.
  • Knowledge of relevant safety and/or security standards such as but not limited to DO-178C, ARP4761, ISO26262, IEC 61508, EN 50128/EN50657, MIL-STD-882, ISO 21434
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to facilitate and conduct webinars and presentations to customers and to large conference audience.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects which are complex in nature and across diverse teams and locations.
  • Demonstrated skills in writing and presenting in fluent English.
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of time.
  • Strong ability to self-organize and entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Ability to work independently in front of customers but also in a team centric environment.
  • Goal and result driven mindset.

 

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge of Ansys functional safety and security solutions (Ansys medini analyze)
  • Additional preferred requirements for the specific position being advertised: Experience using a specific Ansys software? Experience on a specific application / industrial field inside the engineering discipline? Additional language?
  • Demonstrated ability to understand business requirements and translate these into an execution plan that delivers value and meets business goals.
  • Preferred education and years of professional experience in an engineering software environment: BS+3, MS or PhD
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of time

 

#LI-REMOTE

 

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

 

INCLUSION IS AT OUR CORE 
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. 

 
WELCOME WHAT’S NEXT IN YOUR CAREER AT ANSYS 

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. 
  

CREATING A PLACE WE’RE PROUD TO BE  
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.). 

  
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. 

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