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Application Engineer II

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Date: Sep 8, 2021

Location: Tokyo, JP, 160-0023

Company: Ansys

Application Engineer - job description



ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. We help the world’s most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, we help them solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.

Founded in 1970, ANSYS employs nearly 3,000 professionals, many of whom are expert M.S. and Ph.D.-level engineers in finite element analysis, computational fluid dynamics, electronics, semiconductors, embedded software and design optimization. Our exceptional staff 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.


Today, ANSYS recruits one:


Application Engineer — Optics


Role and responsibilities


Application Engineers are to deliver pre and post sales services and consulting for ANSYS. These products include ANSYS SPEOS and VRXPERIENCE, solutions enabling our customers to experience the product exactly as the consumer will, in a fully immersive 3D virtual environment.


The major responsibilities of this role will involve:


  • Supporting our sales team through the delivery of technical presentations
  • Training our customers to our products and solutions
  • Delivering 1st level support
  • Managing and delivering professional consultancy services using our Solutions
  • Undertaking pilot studies on or off site to prove the benefits of ANSYS Solutions to customers
  • Contribute actively to ANSYS product and solution improvement at the local and global levels.



The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and customer oriented, with a proven track record in Optical or technical consultancy, training, and support of software, ideally within the automotive sector.

The candidate must be able to adapt quickly to new environments and must have sufficient working knowledge to be able to solve problems and communicate solutions with customers at a technical level.


The position will be based in Tokyo and will involve a significant amount of travel to support customers across Japan. Candidates willing to work from Nagoia can also be considered.


Skills and Experience


Suitable candidates will have the following skills and experiences:


  • An Engineering degree in either Mechanical, Physics, Automotive or Aerospace disciplines;
  • A thorough working knowledge of Optical theory, and ideally knowledge of SPEOS
  • Working knowledge of common CAD/PDM environments (Space Claim, CATIA, NX, etc.)
  • A positive customer-facing attitude, able to solve problems and instruct others on the solution;
  • A confident speaker able to give clear technical presentations including software demonstrations;
  • Experience in the preparation, organisation and delivery of short training courses;

Applicant must have working proficiency in English (both written and spoken) and could be required to travel from time to time to some of our other sites (mainly in Europe and Asia).


Other Information


Desired personal attributes include:

  • Ethical
  • Integrity and professionalism in handling all business matters
  • Results-oriented with a strong sense of initiative in tackling tasks
  • High credibility; polished professional presence
  • Strong commitment to teamwork and the success of others
  • Excellent relationship building skills and instincts regarding people
  • Ability to handle pressure
  • High level of energy and enthusiasm
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent judgment and problem solving skills


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


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.