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Senior Application Engineer

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Date: Aug 7, 2022

Location: Troy, MI, US, 48084

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. We empower the world’s most innovative companies to deliver transformational products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software solutions, we help our customers solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination. Whether you are a software developer, product engineer, sales team member, or part of our corporate team, at Ansys we know that by embracing what makes us each unique, we become collectively better.



ANSYS, Inc. seeks Senior Application Engineer to work in Troy, MI.



  • Partner with customers to solve their real-world engineering problems, deploy Ansys software in their design workflows, and grow Ansys’ business.
  • Use expert-level engineering knowledge to provide technical pre-sales support, perform professional services, and help translate customer requirements into exciting new product features.
  • Work within multi-disciplinary teams to create pervasive simulation solutions, advance industry knowledge, and grow the business impact.
  • 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, and 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, and develop application best practices.
  • Support Ansys field and digital marketing teams, and author conference presentations.
  • Contribute to consulting services, and conduct introductory and/or intermediate training classes.



  • Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Mechanical, Chemical, Aerospace, or Electrical Engineering or a related field of study, and three (3) years of experience in a related position in an engineering software environment.
  • Alternate Acceptable Education and Work Experience: Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Mechanical, Chemical, Aerospace, or Electrical Engineering or a related field of study, and five (5) years of experience in a related position in an engineering software environment.
  • Work experience or academic coursework must have included:
    • two (2) years of experience in Ansys LS-DYNA Explicit and Implicit;
    • two (2) years of experience in occupant modeling using Ansys LS-DYNA, including seat comfort analysis;
    • knowledge of FMVSS safety standards in the Automotive industry;
    • two (2) years of hands-on experience in crashworthiness analysis of seating systems for Automotive and Aviation industries;
    • experience providing customer technical support, consulting services or similar customer facing activities; and
    • two (2) years of experience in the use of commercial pre and post-processing codes used in the industry for Ansys LS-DYNA.
  • Domestic travel required up to 25% of time.


At Ansys, our diverse, collaborative teams give us the strength and insight to solve the world’s most challenging engineering problems. Our ONE Ansys culture has at its core:

  • 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 leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a 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. 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.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and do impact real people in real ways. All this is 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, empowering our customers to 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 member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following awards: Bay Area Best Places to Work, a Pillar World Awards Gold Winner, Fast Company Best Places to Work for Innovators, a Gold Stevie Award for Great Employers, the FORTUNE Future 50, a DCA Silver Winner, an R&D100 Finalist, a 20% by 2020 Women on Boards winner, a 2020 Pittsburgh Tech 50 – finalist, and America’s Most Responsible Companies.
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We are committed to creating a culture of inclusion and belonging where everyone thrives as ONE Ansys team.

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.



Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit