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Senior Consulting Engineer

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Date: Jul 1, 2021

Location: Tokyo, JP, 160-0023

Company: Ansys


The Senior Consulting Engineer is responsible for leveraging expert-level engineering knowledge and relationships to deliver consulting services with significant impact on software revenue, as well as for helping customers to solve complex engineering problems using ANSYS software products



  • Credibly and professionally execute consulting projects that are sold, as defined in Statement of Work, resulting in high customer satisfaction and delivering value to our customers
  • Actively engage with the sales teams and customers to identify opportunities to provide consulting services to enhance the utilization of simulation in product development
  • Work as an integral member of the Sales and ACE teams to progress and secure the consulting business; this will involve working with Sales to develop sales strategies, engaging with customers to understand their existing product development process, developing a vision for enhancing their existing process with ANSYS products and services, articulating that vision to the customer, and working with the ACE team to develop a plan for execution of that vision
  • Work closely with the ACE team to ensure timely development of effective Statements of Work and Services Proposals; monitor the execution and delivery of consulting projects to ensure customer satisfaction and develop opportunities for follow-up projects that advance the vision for improving the customer product development process
  • Look for opportunities to generate marketing collateral from projects such as success stories, testimonials and presentation material
  • Collaborate with Product Development to improve ANSYS software products and the customers’ experience using these products
  • Other duties as assigned



  • A minimum of 5 years of work experience in a role as a Product Development Designer and/or Engineer at Automotive company or relevant company, or Electronics/High Tech company
  • Thorough understanding of the Product Development process
  •  A minimum of 5 years of experience in use of MATLAB and Simulink, and/or in use of relevant ANSYS software, or other commercial software for system modeling/system engineering
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in a role as a Technical Services Engineer at ANSYS or in a similar organization’s customer support, consulting services or related customer-facing activities
  • Demonstrated and experienced highly problem solving skills, mentality and mindset
  • Ability to work independently, as well as with others in a diverse team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and to communicate effectively with customers
  • Demonstrated skills in writing and presenting in fluent English
  • Experienced in Systems engineering, Model Based System Engineering (MBSE), System or plant model design and simulation, Job process design, Customer interview for requirement definition
  • Master’s Degree in System engineering



  • Master’s Degree in Electrical/Electronic engineering is a plus
  • Experience in the use of CAD software is a plus
  • Must have passion and drive for personal technical excellence and high performance
  • Must have customer service aptitude and maintain customer focus
  • Available for travel (up to 50%)
  • Product development experience, Basic 3D simulation knowledge and Knowledge of automotive engineering is preferred