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Senior Application Engineer - HF

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Date: Oct 6, 2021

Location: Tokyo, JP, 160-0023

Company: Ansys

Summary / Role Purpose

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.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

• Lead in coordinating and executing all technical activities throughout the sales opportunity lifecycle such as technical discovery, negotiate technical success criteria, product presentations, demonstrations and evaluations. Work independently within multi-disciplinary teams

• Interact with customers to understand their product design needs and engineering design workflows; analyze how to address customers’ requirements using Ansys products and platform, articulate Ansys’ value proposition

• Assist in creating differentiating simulation solutions using the Ansys platform and products; deploy the solutions within customers’ design workflows

• Develop competence as a subject matter expert and industry expert

• Collaborate with the Ansys product development teams to translate customer requirements into exciting new product features; test new releases of Ansys products on industrial problems, develop application best practices

• Support Ansys field and digital marketing, author conference presentations

• Contribute to consulting services, conduct introductory and/or intermediate training classes


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

• Required education and degree type: BS or MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering related field

• Required minimum 3 years of professional experience in an engineering software environment

• Demonstrated use of relevant Ansys software or knowledge of other commercial CAE, CAD, EDA, PLM software packages

• Subject matter expert in one or more relevant disciplines within Ansys’ business and is/will be sought out for advice by other Ansys engineers

• Logical problem-solving, strong interpersonal and communication skills, fluent in writing and speaking English

• Strong organizational and time management skills, possesses a sense of urgency

• Projects a professional image and demonstrates business acumen, driven to succeed

• Ability to travel domestically up to 25% of time

• Strong knowledge of Electromagnetic Theory

• Good understanding of the principals of RF devices, EMI/EMC, High Speed Interconnect Theory, Power Integrity etc.

• Demonstrated use of 3D EM solver tools like ANSYS HFSS, CST Microwave Studio

• Working Knowledge in Circuit Simulation with SPICE

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to facilitate and conduct webinars and presentations to customers


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

• Preferred education and years of professional experience in an engineering software environment: Bachelors with 8 years, Masters with 6 years, or PhD with 3 years

• 2 years of experience in application engineering, customer support, or consulting services type customer facing roles using engineering software

• Ability to interact effectively with senior business managers and C-level executives

• Ability to travel domestically up to 50% of time

• Knowledge of scripting languages like VBscript, Python is a plus.