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Application Engineer II, optiSLang

Company: ANSYS
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

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.


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 useadvanced-levelengineering knowledge to provide technical pre-sales support,perform professional services, and help translate customer requirements intoexciting new product features. You will be working within multi-disciplinary teams to advance your knowledge, experience andbusiness impact.


  • Lead/Assist incoordinatingand executing all technical activities throughout the sales opportunity lifecycle such as technical discovery, productpresentations, demonstrations and evaluations
  • As a product expert with one or more Ansys products,interact with customers to understand their product design needs and engineeringdesign workflows; analyze how to address customers' requirements using Ansys products and platform; articulate Ansys' value proposition
  • Collaborate with the Ansys product development teams totranslate customer requirements into exciting new product features; test newreleases of Ansys products on industrial problems
  • Support Ansys field and digital marketing
  • Contribute to consulting services, conduct introductoryand/or intermediatetraining classes

  • Required education and degree type: MS inMechanical/Chemical/Aerospace/Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Required minimum years of professional experiencein an engineering software environment: MS+0
  • 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 25% of time
  • Demonstrated skills in scripting/programming languages: Python, C/C++
  • Knowledge and experience with simulation workflow development, automation, and optimization


  • Preferred minimum years of professional experiencein an engineering software environment: MS+3, or PhD+0
  • Ability to travel domestically up to 50% of time
  • Experience with Process Integration and Design Optimization platforms and software packages (optiSLang, iSight, modeFrontier, etc).
  • Experience with Reduced Order Models, Validation and Calibration methods
  • Experience with at least one of the Ansys flagship 3D physics simulation products (e.g. Fluent, Mechanical)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to facilitate and conduct webinars and presentations to customers

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

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.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Keywords: ANSYS, Ann Arbor , Application Engineer II, optiSLang, Other , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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