SPEOS Application Engineer

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.

• 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
• Create elegant and useful solutions to solve complex business problems by working across various teams and understanding the needs of our customers


  • MS degree in Applied Math, Computer Sciences, Physics or Computer Engineering
  • Experience in optical engineering and design
  • Experience in program languages, including C/C++, Matlab, or VB script
  • Knowledge of some of the following fields:
    • Optics, Photometry
    • CAD programs (Catia, NX, Creo, etc.)
    • Optical software, Visualization software, such as Virtual Reality applications
    • Material properties
    • Automotive industry or Aeronautics and/or experience in optics or illumination systems


  • MS or PhD degree a plus
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in an engineering software environment is a plus
  • Ability to work effectively and independently in a distributed team environment
  • Excellent communication skills

Salary: £32,000

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● Customer focus
● Results and Accountability
● Innovation
● Transparency and Integrity
● Mastery
● Inclusiveness
● Sense of urgency
● Collaboration and Teamwork

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