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Principal Application Engineer SCBU

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Date: Mar 17, 2023

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6E2M6

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.


The Principal Application Engineer leads the evaluation, deployment, and support of innovative solutions. In this role, the Principal Application Engineer will act as a technical reference, working closely with customers, partners, R&D Engineers, and Sales teams to evaluate and deploy major new flows, methods and capabilities to meet business objectives.



  • Regional subject matter expert in multiple tools
  • Lead technical campaigns and direct peers to successful completion
  • Own complete solution (i.e. tool/command, documentation, etc.) and drive to closure
  • Develop and deliver training/education to peers, customers
  • Be a mentor for junior levels
  • Negotiate success criteria with customers for critical technical campaigns
  • Discover and contribute to closing new business opportunities
  • Become a trusted advisor to at least two customers
  • Within their field of expertise, they are not relying on fellow peers for gaps in skill set. I.e. issues encountered are beyond peer knowledge



  • BS in Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 12 years’ experience, MS with 10 years’ experience, or PhD with 8 years’ experience
  • Extensive commercial experience with physical design, CAD tools used to analyze power noise and reliability, timing, and signoff checks.
  • Demonstrated leadership with a track record of delivering state-of-the-art results on complex problems
  • Excellent TCL, Python programming skills translating into an ability to take a customer specification and code a solution        



  • Expert-level knowledge and leadership in power noise and reliability analysis of digital and custom mixed signal designs, tools/flows/methodology for signing off advanced process node designs, and multiphysics analysis of chip-package-systems.
  • Experience leading technical efforts to deliver innovative solutions that advance large-scale commercial products
  • Proven ability to understand business requirements and translate them into software roadmaps and plans
  • Ability to disseminate complex information in a clear way to customers, sales teams, and stakeholders
  • Ability to drive success across teams and geographies, and to mentor others 


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.