Lead Application Engineer (PyAnsys, Python, Docker, Kubernetes, Github, Linux, AWS, Azure, Cloud)

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Date: Sep 14, 2023

Location: Pune, MH, IN, 411057

Company: Ansys

Requisition #: 13070 


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.


Take a leap of certainty … with Ansys.


Summary / Role Purpose:

Join the Ansys Customer Excellence team to pioneer the future of engineering. As a Lead Application Engineer, partner with customers to tackle engineering challenges, seamlessly integrate Ansys software into their workflows and shape the Ansys product roadmap. Leverage advanced engineering expertise for technical pre-sales support, application design, and deployment across both on-premises and cloud platforms using modern containerization technologies. Your role also encompasses consulting on simulation-based solutions and mentoring upcoming engineers in the team.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and execute technical activities during sales opportunities, including product presentations, demonstrations, and evaluations.
  • Design, develop, and deploy automation workflows, particularly using PyAnsys, and utilize containerization technologies like Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Implement, manage, and optimize CI/CD pipelines, ensuring streamlined testing and deployment of applications.
  • Interact with customers to understand their business initiatives, product design needs, and engineering design workflows; recommend appropriate Ansys solutions based on these insights.
  • Lead project teams to develop and integrate differentiating simulation solutions within customer design workflows.
  • Collaborate with the Ansys product development teams to refine the product roadmap, test new product releases, and develop best practices.
  • Provide technical support and training to end-users and junior team members around the software applications and containerization methodologies.
  • Mentor junior engineers, fostering their growth and expertise.
  • Document and detail technical guidelines for end-users and maintenance teams
  • Participate in corporate initiatives, support Ansys marketing endeavors, and author conference presentations.


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • BS, MS, or PhD in Mechanical/Chemical/Aerospace/Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related fields with the following respective years of experience. BS+8, MS+6, or PhD+3
  • 4 years of experience in application engineering, customer support, or consulting services-type customer-facing roles using engineering software
  • Demonstrated use of Ansys software or familiarity with commercial CAE, CAD, EDA, PLM software packages, and containerization tools like Docker and Kubernetes.  
  • Solid understanding of DevOps methodologies and engineering practices.
  • Proven track record in delivering exceptional outcomes and integrating software solutions within customer workflows.
  • Logical problem-solving, strong mentoring capabilities, and excellent communication skills in English.


Preferred Qualifications and Skills 

  • Advanced education and experience as previously detailed, combined with a familiarity in application engineering and customer support roles.
  • Proven expertise with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform, alongside relevant certifications.
  • Subject matter expertise in one or more disciplines within Ansys’ scope.
  • Strong multitasking abilities in fast-paced environments, a sense of urgency, and professionalism.
  • Ability to travel as required.


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 in the knowledge that every day is an opportunity to observe, teach, inspire, and be inspired. 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: America’s Most Loved Workplaces, Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, 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.