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Consulting Engineer II

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Date: Jun 8, 2022

Location: Nagoya, JP, 460-0003

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

The Simulation Process and Data Management Solution Architect is responsible for leveraging advanced-level engineering and product development knowledge to implement enterprise-level solutions to enable customers to more effectively utilize advanced simulation technologies throughout their product development and engineering process. The purpose of the role includes to integrate their simulation processes into overall product design process, including traceability of simulation data to product data, to manage the simulation data and processes and to increase productivity of simulation engineers by providing relevant input data, access to compute resources from a single environment.

This position will work closely with an ANSYS global specialist to understand and implement solutions for transforming customer’s current simulation practices and their usage from the overall product development process towards a managed and well integrated simulation environment based on ANSYS SPDM. Successful candidates will also work with the customer to test and introduce the implemented solution for production usage. The to-be state will enable customers to effectively and efficiently. 

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Under guidance of experienced Ansys Customer Excellence team members:

  • Assist the ANSYS solution architects to design a solution based on the understanding of customers as-is and to-be state.
  • Assist in coordinating and executing all technical activities during the solution implementation phase such as implementation of workflows or other business logics.
  • Utilize the ANSYS SPDM platform as the foundation to select the appropriate technologies for implementing the defined solution.
  • Ensures software engineering best practices and/or methodologies are used within the project team to ensure high quality deliverables
  • Reviews teamwork work products to ensure that they are accurate, consistent, and meet customer requirements.
  • Assist in testing the implemented solution in the customer’s environment including involving key users from the customer.
  • Instruct introductory and/or intermediate training classes on the usage of ANSYS SPDM.
  • Participate in internal corporate initiatives to further enhance the ANSYS SPDM product and/or best practices for using and configuring the product.
  • Be a team player who can collaborate effectively with all key ANSYS and customer stakeholders including sales, product development, project management, implementation engineers, and end users.

 

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering Mechanics, Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering or other technical discipline
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in an engineering software environment
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in PLM configuration, implementation and customization.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in C# and/or JavaScript program language
  • Experience with enterprise class product development systems like PLM, ALM, and ERP
  • Demonstrated use of relevant ANSYS software or knowledge of other commercial CAE, CAD, EDA software packages
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to facilitate and conduct webinars and presentations to customers
  • Demonstrated skills in writing and presenting in fluent Japanese
  • Logical problem-solving approach and the ability to clearly communicate the situation and proposed solution to the customer
  • Projects a professional image and strong business acumen during customer interactions
  • Self-starter who possesses a sense of urgency, strong organizational and follow up skills
  • Communicate equally effectively at the executive level to discuss business requirements and value, as well as the engineering level to discuss technical requirements, capabilities, and benefits

 

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • MS or PhD degree a plus
  • Experience with Aras Innovator PLM Platform is preferred
  • Experience with administrating enterprise class product development systems like PLM, ALM, and ERP is a plus
  • Must have passion and drive for personal technical excellence and high performance
  • Must have customer service aptitude and maintain customer focus
  • Ability to travel up to 50%

 

CULTURE AND VALUES
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

 
WORKING AT ANSYS
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.