October 03, 2016

Senior Application Engineer (16N66018953B)

ANSYS - San Jose, CA

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  • Company
  • Location
    San Jose, CA
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
  • Education
    Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

Senior Application Engineer
HCR #16N66018953B
The Senior Application Engineer is responsible for leveraging expert-level engineering knowledge and relationships to support regional accounts with significant impact on software revenue, as well as for helping customers to solve complex engineering problems using ANSYS software products. This role provides technical pre-sales support throughout the entire sales process.
- Lead in coordinating and executing all technical activities throughout the sales opportunity such as customer meetings and product presentations, demonstrations and evaluations
- Work independently to analyze technical needs, requirements, and state of a customers current infrastructure, operations, and engineering workflows
- Create and demonstrate simulation solutions to streamline customer workflows, in support of the software sales process; sales cycle/process will be broad and complex in nature
- Participate in internal corporate initiatives to further enhance the solution suites, presales/sales enablement and professional growth; actively participate in the development and mentoring of team members
- Responsible for articulating ANSYS value proposition which may encompass its entire suite of products; the presentations must affirm the sales message, differentiate ANSYS, and leave a strong and positive impression to audiences which can include senior company executives
- Instruct intermediate and/or advanced training classes on the usage of ANSYS products
- Create elegant and useful solutions to solve complex problems by working across various teams and understanding the needs of our customers
- Bachelor s degree in Mechanical Engineering or other technical discipline
- A minimum of 5 years of experience in an engineering software environment
- Demonstrated use of relevant ANSYS software or knowledge of other commercial CAE, CAD, EDA software packages
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to facilitate and conduct webinars and presentations to customers
- Ability to interact effectively with senior business managers and C-level executives
- Demonstrated skills in writing and presenting in fluent English
- Logical problem-solving approach and the ability to clearly communicate the situation and proposed solution to the customer
- Projects a professional image and strong business acumen during customer interactions
- Possesses a sense of urgency, strong organizational and follow up skills
- Expertise in structural mechanics and finite element analysis
- U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident preferred
- MS or PhD degree preferred
- A minimum of 6 years of experience in an engineering software environment preferred
- Must have passion and drive for personal technical excellence and high performance
- Must have customer service aptitude and maintain customer focus
- Ability to travel up to 60%
- Experience with ANSYS Mechanical software or other commercial FEA software is preferred

If you ve ever seen a rocket launch, flown on an airplane, driven a car, used a computer, touched a mobile device, crossed a bridge, or put on wearable technology, chances are you ve used a product where ANSYS software played a critical role in its creation. ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. We help the world s most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, we help them solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination. Join our nearly 3000 professionals in more than 75 strategic locations around the world in making a difference in the world of engineering simulation and product development. Visit www.ansys.com for more information.

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
- Innovation
- Strive for Excellence
- Passion & Intensity
- Integrity
- Respect & Trust

PLEASE: No phone calls/No Recruiters