Application Engineering Manager, Electromechanical Systems (m/f/d)

  • München, Germany
  • 23/03/2020
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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.

Ansys is seeking an application engineering manager to lead our team of experts supporting simulation of electric drives and electromechanical systems. The successful candidate leads by example, motivates the team, guides strategic customer engagements and supports collaboration across the entire organization to support these activities. Exceptional technical expertise combined with strategic vision and excellent communication skills are essential traits for this position.


  • Lead a team of application experts who:
    • are trusted partners and technical advisors to customers as they leverage simulation in the product development process.
    • support the sales team by providing technical and application expertise in support of customer engagements.
    • collaborate with customers and the Ansys product development team to ensure that delivery of the greatest possible value as derived from customer requirements.
  • Leverage market insight and strategic vision to guide activities and coordinate priorities within the team.
  • Adapt to a continuously evolving environment while providing consistent guidance to team members.
  • Demonstrate technical excellence and regularly engage in customer-facing activities to support use of Ansys software.


  • Master's (Dipl. Ing) degree in electrical engineering with focus on electric drives, and/or power electronics.
  • Solid understanding of the basic principles of electromagnetic fields in the context of energy conversion.
  • Solid understanding of power electronics and power management.
  • Industrial experience designing electrical machines and drives as well as experience with power electronics.
  • Understanding of cost, size and performance trade-offs in electrical machines and drives.
  • Familiarity with electric motor and generator topology and applications.
  • Ability to describe complex technical concepts to a range of audiences.
  • Basic understanding of numerical methods and circuit simulation.
  • Fluent in English and German


  • Advanced Degree (Dr. Ing or Ph.D.) in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience with Matlab, Python or another high-level programming language applied to solving problems in mathematics, engineering or physics.
  • Experience in Project management, preferably in the automotive industry.
  • Basic understanding of control theory as applied to electric machines.
  • Familiarity with high performance computing and schedulers.
  • Knowledge of Linux operating system.
  • Automotive experience is desirable.


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.

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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