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Date: Mar 24, 2021

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6E2M6

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.


The Application Engineer contributes to the support of software products and supporting systems. In this role, the Application Engineer will collaborate with a team of expert professionals to accomplish customer support objectives. 



  • Build technical expertise in Ansys tools and workflows, including but not limited to API’s, configuration options, features, workflow, and GUI usage
  • Provide hands-on tool support and debug to assigned customers to help them with their design analysis and tapeout needs
  • Listen, understand, and respond professionally to customers while engaging in technical discussions spanning design methodology and analysis requirements
  • Be prompt and responsive in addressing customer requests.  Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills along with IC design and tool knowledge to create solutions that will improve our customers’ productivity and satisfaction
  • Continually strive to improve understanding of customers’ workflows and technical needs; proactively work with team members to align on tool deployment and growth strategy
  • Demonstrate strong organization skills by clearly tracking open issues; multi-task without losing sight of high priority issues.
  • Take direction from a mentor to assist with evaluations, benchmarks, or demos



  • MS Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
  • Experience with semiconductors or systems design and methodologies
  • Knowledge in the areas of Custom circuit analysis, RTL design, High-performance VLSI design, Standard cell physical layout, Power-grid extraction, Timing analysis, Noise analysis, and Voltage drop effects with various CAD tools to solve problems in complex System-on-Chip (SoC)



  • PhD Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
  • Basic understanding of software support and specification process
  • Strong communication and social skills for working with internal and external stakeholders to define solutions that address customer pain points and manage customer expectations
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and critical thinking skills along with domain expertise in relevant technical areas semiconductor and systems design specializing in digital, analog, Mixed-Signal and RF
  • Ability to learn quickly and to collaborate with others in a geographically distributed team.


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.