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Senior Application Engineer - Data Management (Remote)

ANSYS

ANSYS

Data Science
Canonsburg, PA, USA · United States
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

Requisition #: 14557

Our Mission: Powering Innovation That Drives Human Advancement

When visionary companies need to know how their world-changing ideas will perform, they close the gap between design and reality with Ansys simulation. For more than 50 years, Ansys software has enabled innovators across industries to push boundaries by using the predictive power of simulation. From sustainable transportation to advanced semiconductors, from satellite systems to life-saving medical devices, the next great leaps in human advancement will be powered by Ansys.

Innovate With Ansys, Power Your Career.

Summary / Role Purpose
Join the Ansys Customer Excellence team to 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-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.

This position is not eligible for immigration sponsorship.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead/Assist in coordinating and executing all technical activities throughout the sales opportunity lifecycle such as technical discovery, product presentations, demonstrations and evaluations
  • As a product expert with one or more Ansys products, interact with customers to understand their product design needs and engineering design workflows; analyze how to address customers’ requirements using Ansys products and platform; articulate Ansys’ value proposition
  • Contribute to consulting and integration services, conduct introductory and/or intermediate training classes
  • 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
  • Support Ansys field and digital marketing

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Required education and degree type: MS in Mechanical/Chemical/Aerospace/Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Required minimum years of professional experience in an engineering software environment: BS+7, MS+3
  • Demonstrated use of relevant Ansys software or knowledge of other commercial CAE, CAD, EDA, PLM software packages
  • Logical problem-solving, strong interpersonal and communication skills, fluent in writing and speaking English
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, possesses a sense of urgency
  • Projects a professional image and demonstrates business acumen, driven to succeed
  • Ability to travel domestically up to 10% of time
  • Communicate effectively with Ansys and Customer stakeholders at multiple levels (individual user to C-suite executive)
  • Willingness and ability to train Ansys and customer employees
  • Expertise with Python, XSLT, and VBA

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Previous experience with Ansys Granta MI or similar material management systems
  • Preferred education and years of professional experience in an engineering software environment: MS+6, or PhD+3
  • Ability to travel domestically up to 25% of time
  • Additional degree or course study in Engineering Mechanics, Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering or other technical discipline is a plus
  • A minimum of 5 years of deep, broad, and demonstratable experience within enterprise software service activities, such as the following:
    • Design and implement custom solutions based on requirements collection across different stakeholders
    • Execute standard and customer-specific training curricula
    • Support customers to adopt the delivered solution
    • Creation and adherence of Quality Assurance practices and standards
    • Expert documentation of best practices and service deliverable items
  • Appreciated technical skills are, list order does not describe priorities:
    • Advanced knowledge of Python, XSLT, and VBA
    • Knowledge with database management such as MS SQL
    • Previous experience with Ansys Granta MI or similar material management systems
    • Good understanding of web architecture, distributed systems and web APIs, such as REST APIs, SOAP and custom scripts
    • Experience with Web Server technologies, such as IIS, nginx.
    • Experience with DevOps/continuous integration and deployment
    • Practical knowledge of agile project management
    • Hands-on software troubleshooting experience
  • The candidate must be flexible and adaptable regarding learning and understanding new technologies along with strong written and oral communication skills.
  • The candidate should also have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to research software-related issues and products.

At Ansys, we know that changing the world takes vision, skill, and each other. We fuel new ideas, build relationships, and help each other realize our greatest potential. We are ONE Ansys. We operate on three key components: the commitments to our stakeholders, the behaviors of how we work together, and the actions of how we deliver results. Together as ONE Ansys, we are powering innovation that drives human advancement.

Our Commitments:

  • Amaze with innovative products and solutions
  • Make our customers incredibly successful
  • Act with integrity
  • Ensure employees thrive and shareholders prosper

Our Values:

  • Adaptability: Be open, welcome what's next
  • Courage: Be courageous, move forward passionately
  • Generosity: Be generous, share, listen, serve
  • Authenticity: Be you, make us stronger

Our Actions:

  • We commit to audacious goals
  • We work seamlessly as a team
  • We demonstrate mastery
  • We deliver outstanding results

INCLUSION IS AT OUR CORE
We believe diverse thinking leads to better outcomes. We are committed to creating and nurturing a workplace that fuels this by welcoming people, no matter their background, identity, or experience, to a workplace where they are valued and where diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging thrive.


WELCOME WHAT’S NEXT IN YOUR CAREER AT ANSYS

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 working with 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. 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 a lower cost.

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.

CREATING A PLACE WE’RE PROUD TO BE
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following more recent awards, although our list goes on: Newsweek’s Most Loved Workplace globally and in the U.S., Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (Belgium, China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, and U.K.).


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.

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