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Application Engineer f/m



kigali, rwanda
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

Requisition #: 14649

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

The Application Engineer is responsible for leveraging engineering knowledge and relationships to help customers solve complex engineering problems using Ansys software, and to support global accounts with significant impact on software revenue. The role encompasses all the technical support of our customers, the provision of technical credibility in supporting sales campaigns and the delivery of professional services in customer engagements. The specialization is within Embedded Software application group, with potentially cross-discipline solution aspects.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the immediate supervisor to enhance engineering knowledge, learn relevant Ansys products and gain experience in customer communication. Become an expert in one or more Ansys products
  • Apply engineering expertise and knowledge of Embedded Software to provide highest level technical support to customers and Channel Partners, ensuring high-quality, timely customer service that results in improved customer satisfaction and productivity
  • Proactively engage with selected accounts, and work with Ansys subject matter experts to provide comprehensive Embedded Software solutions to customers’ problems. Contribute to technical activities throughout the sales opportunity lifecycle, interact with customers to understand their product design needs and engineering design workflows
  • Instruct introductory training classes and contribute to the delivery of professional services for projects which might include collaborative work with other field engineers in the same or different disciplines
  • Gather customer requirements to support the improvement of Ansys software and collaborate with the Ansys product development teams to translate customer requirements into new product capabilities. Test new releases on industrial problems
  • Participate in internal corporate initiatives to share knowledge and to create best practices, inside the discipline and cross-disciplines

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Required education and degree type: Masters in Computer Science, Systems engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Required minimum years of professional experience in an engineering software environment: BS
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects which are complex in nature
  • Demonstrated skills in writing and presenting in fluent English
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of time
  • Fluency in scripting in javascript, python
  • Some level of comfort with C programming
  • First experience in Model-Based Software development tools (e.g. Simulink, UML tools)

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge or at least interest of Software safety, safety standards like ISO 26262, DO-178
  • Knowledge of Azure Dev Ops, git
  • Preferred education and years of professional experience in an engineering software environment: MS

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.