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Senior Application Engineer- SI/PI REMOTE

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Date: Sep 13, 2022

Location: San Jose, CA, US, 95134 Irvine, CA, US, 92602 Boulder, CO, US, 80301

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.

 

Join the Ansys Customer Excellence team to partner with our customers to engineer what's ahead, solve their real-world engineering problems, deploy Ansys software in their design workflows, and grow Ansys’ business. As a hands-on subject matter expert, you will use expert-level engineering knowledge to provide technical pre-sales support, perform professional services, and help translate customer requirements into exciting new product features. You will be working within multi-disciplinary teams to create pervasive simulation solutions, advance your industry knowledge, and grow the business impact.

 

The Senior Application Engineer is responsible for leveraging expert-level engineering knowledge and relationships to support regional accounts with significant impact on software revenue, as well as for helping customers to solve complex engineering problems using ANSYS software products. This role provides technical pre-sales support throughout the entire sales process.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities 

Lead in coordinating and executing all technical activities throughout the sales opportunity such as customer meetings and product presentations, demonstrations and evaluations 
Work independently to analyze technical needs, requirements, and state of a customers’ current infrastructure, operations, and engineering workflows
Create and demonstrate simulation solutions to streamline customer workflows, in support of the software sales process; sales cycle/process will be broad and complex in nature
Participate in internal corporate initiatives to further enhance the solution suites, presales/sales enablement and professional growth; actively participate in the development and mentoring of team members
Responsible for articulating ANSYS’ value proposition which may encompass its entire suite of products; the presentations must affirm the sales message, differentiate ANSYS, and leave a strong and positive impression to audiences which can include senior company executives 
Instruct intermediate and/or advanced training classes on the usage of ANSYS products
Create elegant and useful solutions to solve complex problems by working across various teams and understanding the needs of our customers

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in  electrical engineering with the emphasis on high-frequency electromagnetics. Required minimum years of professional experience in an engineering software environment: BS+5, MS+3, or PhD+0
or other technical discipline
A minimum of 5 years of experience in an engineering software environment
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
Ability to interact effectively with senior business managers and C-level executives
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
Demonstrated working knowledge and previous usage of ANSYS HFSS, ANSYS SIwave, ANSYS Q3D Extractor or other simulation software involving real world, industry level applications
Experienced with signal and power integrity simulation analysis including cross-talk analysis, transmission line impedance simulations, bathtub curves, eye diagram analysis,  peak distortion analyst, TDR/TDT, power delivery networks and power plane decoupling analysis
Good knowledge of circuit level and timing analysis of most common signal integrity applications and compliance standards
Knowledgeable with package, printed circuit boards and connector design processes and EDA Tools
Fundamental knowledge of high frequency, microwave and antenna concepts including S-parameters, wave propagation, antenna radiation patterns and scattering analysis

Ability to travel domestically up to 25% of time 

 

Preferred Qualifications and Skills 

MS or PhD degree preferred
A minimum of  6 years of experience in an engineering software environment preferred
Must have passion and drive for personal technical excellence and high performance
Must have customer service aptitude and maintain customer focus

 

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.

 

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Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto