Principal Application Engineer

SUMMARY
The Principal Application Engineer is responsible for providing world-class assistance to customers and channel partners in the usage of our products, as well as for leveraging knowledge and relationships to drive growth of our software business in line with the corporate vision and performance expectations. Apply knowledge and experience in the areas of RTL design, custom circuit analysis, high-speed VLSI design, standard cell physical layout, power-grid extraction, timing analysis, noise analysis, and voltage drop effects with various CAD tools to solve problems in complex System-on-Chip (SoC).

RESPONSIBILITIES
●Product Support:
oLiaison with Engineering and Customers to develop clear product requirement specifications for new features and flows that align with the product vision
oApply deep knowledge of the technology and product to engage with alpha and beta customers to validate the key value proposition of new features and flows
oSupport customers promptly and effectively in order to improve customer productivity and satisfaction with Semiconductor BU simulation products particularly in the areas of Power Integrity, Variation-Aware Timing and Reliability
oApply knowledge in the areas of Custom circuit analysis, RTL design, High-performance VLSI design, Standard cell physical layout, Power-grid extraction, Timing analysis, Noise analysis, and Voltage drop effects with various CAD tools to solve problems in complex System-on-Chip (SoC)
oTake ownership of one or more strategic accounts and/or business/technology initiatives for strategic and tactical business needs
●Customer Training:
oTrain customers on the usage of Semiconductor products to increase their proficiency, independence, and success; use technical excellence to show leadership to customers in the usage of our products
●Key Customer Business Development:
oConsistently improve our understanding of customer workflow and technical needs and communicate new opportunities and risks to Sales; proactively work to grow the software usage by demonstrating new solutions based on the ANSYS vision and software
●Sales/Pre-sales Assistance:
oDemonstrate the value of the ANSYS vision and software to sales prospects through collaboration with direct and indirect Sales in order to grow sales volume in existing markets
oAssist in running product evaluations and benchmarks for prospective customers
●Leadership
oHold progress update meetings with global and local customers
oMentor local or remote AE team by using tool knowledge and domain expertise

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
●Minimum BSEE with a minimum of 12 years of experience or MSEE with a minimum of 10 years of experience in VLSI design or PhD in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 7 years of experience in VLSI design.
●Custom circuit analysis & design, standard cell physical layout, timing and noise analysis, or voltage drop effects with CAD tools
●Strong technical knowledge related to EDA tools on layout, STA, Extraction-SPEF and Spice
●Demonstrated domain expertise in the area of on-chip and system level Power Noise and Reliability
●Demonstrated expertise with ultra-low power design methodologies
●UNIX operating systems and proficiency in scripting using Perl and TCL
●IC/ASIC design flow experience from RTL to GDS
●Consistent record of outstanding customer interaction, written and verbal communication, and presentation skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
●MSEE is preferred
●Demonstrated consistent record of independent time and project management, productivity, meeting objectives and deadlines with no supervision; demonstrated consistent ability to collaborate and work effectively with diverse staff in multiple regions and multiple departments within ANSYS
●Competency in general office software applications such as mail tools, document editors, spreadsheets and databases
●Local language and English skills, as required
●Some traveling will be required

CULTURE AND VALUES
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

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.