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Date: Jun 8, 2021

Location: Tokyo, JP, 160-0023

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 Technical Support Engineer II is responsible for software deployment support to ANSYS customers and employees.  The Technical Support Engineer will troubleshoot and resolve deployment and usage problems of ANSYS software products on various platforms on customer premises, in the ANSYS Enterprise Cloud and in 3rd -party managed cloud environments.  Support channels include phone, web portal, web collaboration tools as well as occasional site visits.  The Technical Support Engineer will also help improve product quality and improve the product deployment process.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide timely and expert support to ANSYS customers and staff in troubleshooting hardware and software problems related to networks, graphics, file systems and HPC systems that impact the installation, launching and performance of ANSYS software products.
  • Provide consulting services to customer engineering and IT departments to design and deploy enterprise-wide simulation on customer site, ANSYS Enterprise Cloud and 3rd-party cloud facilities.
  • Collaborate with ANSYS product creation teams to improve product quality and streamline the deployment process.
  • Continuously expand and enhance customer-facing resources such as Solutions, tutorials and best practice guides.


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Strong customer service attitude
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in cross-functional teams
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in a computer-related field plus 3 years of relevant job experience
  • Experience with supporting Windows-based computer systems
  • Familiarity with concepts that impact software deployment, such as TCP/IP, DNS, Ethernet, Virtualization, Security and Network Administration
  • Familiarity with license-controlled software concepts and tools such as FLEXlm
  • Experience with programming languages such as Python, Java, Javascript, .NET, C#, HTML 5, JSON, Powershell


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • High Performance Computing topics such as high-speed interconnects, Cloud Portals, Cluster Job Management software, MPI & Remote visualization
  • Experience with Linux-based computer systems
  • CRM tools and processes
  • Active Directory/LDAP
  • Deploying & Administering an HPC system using Cluster Job Management Systems such as Grid Engine, LSF or PBS
  • Cloud Based environments such as AWS, Google Cloud Platform or Windows Azure using tools relevant to those environments (such as CloudFormation, Chef or Puppet for AWS)
  • Deployment and administration of the ANSYS family of Products


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.
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.