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Application Engineer II - Optics & Photonics

Company: ANSYS
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: October 2, 2021

Job Description:

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. We empower the world's most innovative companies to deliver transformational products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software solutions, we help our customers solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination. Whether you are a software developer, product engineer, sales team member, or part of our corporate team, at Ansys we know that by embracing what makes us each unique, we become collectively better.

SUMMARY

The Application Engineer II is responsible for leveraging advanced-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.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead/Assist in coordinating and executing all technical activities throughout the sales opportunity such as customer meetings and product presentations, demonstrations and evaluations
  • 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
  • Participate in internal corporate initiatives to further enhance the solution suites, presales/sales enablement and professional growth
  • Responsible for articulating ANSYS' value proposition, which may encompass its entire suite of products.
  • Instruct introductory and/or intermediate training classes on the usage of ANSYS products
  • Provide customer-facing post-sales technical support
  • Create elegant and useful solutions to solve complex business problems by working across various teams and understanding the needs of our customers


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Master's degree in Applied Math, Computer Sciences, Physics or Computer Engineering or relevant field
  • Experience in commercial software design and programming
  • Experience in optics or optical engineering
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to facilitate and conduct webinars and presentations to customers
  • Experience in programming (C/C++, Matlab/Simulink, CUDA, OpenGL)


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • PhD degree or a minimum of 3 years experience in an engineering software environment is a plus
  • Knowledge of some of the following fields is a plus:
    • Optics, Photometry
    • CAD programs (CATIA, NX, Creo, etc.)
    • Optical software (Speos, LightTools, LucidShape, Zemax, Code-V, etc.)
    • High tech industry and/or experience in illumination systems
  • 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
  • Ability to work effectively and independently in a distributed team environment
  • Excellent communication skills


ALIGNING YOUR VALUES TO OUR SOLUTIONS
At Ansys, our diverse, collaborative teams give us the strength and insight to solve the world's most challenging engineering problems. Our ONE Ansys culture has at its core:
  • Customer Focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork


ENGINEERING 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 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. 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.

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, empowering our customers to 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 member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following awards: Bay Area Best Places to Work, a Pillar World Awards Gold Winner, Fast Company Best Places to Work for Innovators, a Gold Stevie Award for Great Employers, the FORTUNE Future 50, a DCA Silver Winner, an R&D100 Finalist, a 20% by 2020 Women on Boards winner, a 2020 Pittsburgh Tech 50 - finalist, and America's Most Responsible Companies.

For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com

We are committed to creating a culture of inclusion and belonging where everyone thrives as ONE Ansys team.

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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Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

Keywords: ANSYS, Ann Arbor , Application Engineer II - Optics & Photonics, Other , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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