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Full time position with ANSYS Inc (Houston, TX)

ANSYS, Inc. has an immediate job opening in Houston, TX for Application Engineer.  This is a full time position.

The job entails providing advanced technical guidance on various aspects of computational Structural Mechanics to clients in industry.

The position requires excellent theoretical fundamentals and experience with numerical simulations & scripting, in the area(s) of non-linear problems, buckling and collapse,
plasticity, fracture mechanics, large deformations, contacts, ... along with capacity to "boil down" complex problems into practical engineering solutions and implement numerical models.

The 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 simulation 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

·         Experience with ANSYS Mechanical, ANSYS APDL, LS-Dyna, or other commercial FEA software

·         Strong knowledge of finite element analysis (FEA), non-linear structural mechanics, dynamics

·         Experience with using and programming user-developed subroutines



·         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 in aerospace, defense, electronics industry preferred

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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