Lead Application Engineer (Structural Mechanics) - Remote

Location: Horsham
Company: ANSYS
Industry: IT
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 5 days ago
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

Join the Ansys Customer Excellence team and partner with our customers to engineer what's ahead, solve their real-world engineering problems, deploy Ansys software in their design workflows, and grow Ansys' business. As a hands-on expert in Ansys products, you will use advanced-level engineering knowledge to provide technical pre and post-sales support, perform professional services, and help translate customer requirements into exciting new product features. You will be working within multi-disciplinary teams to advance your knowledge, experience, and business impact.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Demonstrate technical mastery and knowledge of Sructural FEA simulation techniques to provide the highest level of technical support to customers and channel partners, ensuring high customer satisfaction and productivity.
  • Take ownership of customer problems, proactively engage with selected accounts to provide comprehensive Structural FEA solutions.
  • Lead complex customer engagements throughout the sales opportunity lifecycle. Work with key customers to understand their product design needs, business initiatives and engineering design workflows and articulate Ansys' value proposition to Director level audiences.
  • Instruct advanced and/or application focused training classes.
  • Lead project teams for professional services which include collaborative work with other field engineers in the same or different disciplines.
  • Gather customer requirements to support improvement of Ansys software and collaborate with the Ansys product development teams to translate customer requirements into new product capabilities and to guide Ansys product roadmap.
  • Lead project teams testing new solutions and product capabilities in the latest software releases.
  • Participate in internal corporate initiatives to share knowledge and to create best practices, both within and outside the discipline.
  • Mentor junior engineers

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience
  • Required education and degree type: BS or MS or PhD in Mechanical or a related field.
  • Required minimum years of professional experience in an engineering environment: BS+8, MS+6 or PhD+3.
  • Demonstrated use of relevant Ansys software or knowledge of other commercial CAE, CAD, EDA, PLM software packages.
  • Experience of Acoustics and practical knowledge of Linear Dynamics and NVH.
  • Experience of working across physics (eg Low Frequency Electro Magnetics coupled to Structural Mechanics)
  • Demonstrated understanding of engineering practices and product development, experience with building solutions using simulation technology and deploying those solutions within customers' engineering workflows.
  • Track record of delivering exceptional customer outcomes and revenue impact.
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills.
  • Logical problem-solving, strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to facilitate and conduct webinars and presentations to customers and to a wide range of audiences. Fluent in writing and speaking English
  • Ability to organize and drive multiple projects which are complex in nature across geographically diverse locations. Possesses a sense of urgency.
  • Projects a professional image and demonstrates business acumen, driven to succeed
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of time.
  • Proficiency in one or more scientific scripting languages, eg Python, Matlab .

Preferred Qualifications and Skills
  • Preferred education and years of professional experience in an engineering environment: BS+12, MS+10 or PhD+7
  • 4 years of experience in application engineering, customer support, or consulting services type customer facing roles using engineering software.
  • Ability to interact effectively with senior business managers and C-level executives.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand business requirements and translate these into an execution plan that delivers value and meets business goals.

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.

Web Reference : AJF/402159726-32
Posted Date : Sat, 01 Oct 2022

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