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Lead Application Engineer



Other Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Requisition #: 14677

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

We are seeking an experienced Electronics / Computer Science (or related) engineer who has an extensive background in Embedded Software and/or Model Based Development (MBD) in the Aero / Auto domain. An exceptionally good understanding of software development and verification lifecycle with hands-on experience including the knowledge of safety standards is essential.

This is a customer facing technical role where you will interact with customers developing complex safety critical applications. You will work closely with sales colleagues to understand challenges in customer’s embedded software development process and articulate the value of Ansys MBD solutions, offer technical proof points, workshop, training etc. to enable successful realization of Ansys value to the customer.

This position is based in India, Bengaluru. However, you may have an opportunity to work with global customers remotely or on-site as needed. This position requires around 20% travel.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead, coordinate and execute all activities throughout the sales opportunity such as technical discovery, customer meetings, product presentations, demonstrations, and pilot evaluations for Ansys MBD solutions primarily Ansys SCADE software
  • Understand the software development, verification and certification challenges faced by customers including various tools and processes being used and guide complex sales engagements into successful outcome
  • Position and articulate the value of Ansys MBD solutions addressing the weakness and challenges in customer’s current process to deliver the expected outcome
  • Develop example projects, proof of concepts based on the customer use cases and deliver workshop / training
  • Develop pre-sales materials such as presentation, training, workshop, and video contents
  • Coordinate with global teams to ensure effective and efficient communication as well as synchronized delivery of work products
  • Gather market intelligence and collaborate with R&D to define product roadmap
  • Support field and digital marketing by delivering technical contents in events and seminars
  • Be a recognized Ansys expert and trusted advisor to customer

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electronics / Computer Science or related discipline
  • 6+ years of experience in auto / aero or related fields
  • Experience in MBD (any tool), code generation, and V&V activities
  • Hands-on experience in software development in C/C++ and control systems
  • Hands-on experience with embedded systems
  • Proficient in customer facing communication

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Master’s degree / Ph.D. in any scientific discipline
  • Exposure to Systems Engineering and MBSE including standards such as ARP 4754 / ARP 4761
  • Experience with tools such as Ansys Scade, Mathworks Simulink, IBM Rhapsody, Enterprise Architect etc.
  • Experience with MIL 1553, CAN, AFDX, A429, A818, A653, A661 etc.
  • Knowledge and exposure to Python scripting, TCP/IP, UDP, gRPC etc.
  • Prior work experience in Aircraft OEMs, Tier suppliers, Engineering Services Providers plus organizations developing UAV, Air Taxy, eVTOL etc. on projects such as flight controls, flight management systems, auto pilot, guidance navigation and control systems, Battery Management, Display and Graphics including Aircraft CDS etc.
  • Experience working in pre-sales /post sales roles

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

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.


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.

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.).

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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.