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Senior Application Engineer

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Date: Sep 8, 2022

Location: Pune, MH, IN, 411057

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 Senior Application Engineer is responsible for leveraging domain engineering knowledge and relationships to help customers solve complex engineering problems using Ansys computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software products to improve customers’ productivity, their satisfaction with Ansys simulation products and make a significant impact on Ansys software revenue.

The role encompasses identifying customers’ key challenges and providing simulation-based technical solutions to our customers, engaging in presale activities to support sales campaigns, scoping and delivering professional services to support software growth, and helping translate customer requirements into exciting new product features.


 Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Apply advanced engineering knowledge and expertise in CFD simulation techniques to provide the highest level of technical support to customers and channel partners, ensuring high-quality and timely customer service.
  • Own the customer problems, and proactively engage with selected accounts to provide comprehensive solutions. Work independently and contribute to all technical activities throughout the sales opportunity lifecycle, interact with customers to understand their business needs, product design needs, and engineering design workflows, and articulate Ansys’ value proposition.
  • Instruct introductory, 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 and trends 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 create best practices, solutions, & FAQs for the knowledge base, inside the discipline and cross-disciplines. Actively participate in the development and mentoring of team members
  • Continue to acquire engineering knowledge and domain expertise


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Required education and degree type: Bachelors, Masters, or Ph.D. in Mechanical, Chemical, or Aerospace engineering or related field.
  • Required minimum years of professional experience in relevant engineering domain: 5 years for Bachelors, 3 years for Masters, and one year for PhD
  • Expert-level knowledge of Fluid dynamics, Heat transfer, and Thermodynamics
  • Possesses subject matter expertise in one or more relevant disciplines within Ansys’ business that can be leveraged by other Ansys engineers
  • Demonstrated use of relevant ANSYS software or knowledge of other commercial CAE software packages in solving industry-level problems
  • 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 English
  • 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
  • Possesses a sense of urgency, strong organizational and follow-up skills
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • MS or Ph.D. degree preferred
  • Preferred professional experience in relevant engineering domain of 8 years for Bachelors, 6 years for Masters or 3 years for PhD
  • Experiences in handling turbo applications; Fluid-structure interface simulations; Implementation of data plus physics models; Creating reduced-order models/digital twins; or Implementing process integration and Design optimization would be plus
  • Experience in using Ansys tools, like Ansys Workbench, Ansys Fluent, and Ansys CFX, is preferred
  • Flexibility to learn new physics areas quickly and deploy simulation-based solutions
  • Ability to interact effectively with senior business, engineering managers, and/or C-level executives
  • Knowledge of scripting languages like C, C++, and Python is a plus


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.
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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.