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Senior Consulting Engineer

Company: ANSYS
Location: Evanston
Posted on: May 3, 2021

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.

SUMMARY The Senior Mechanical Consulting Engineer is responsible for solving complex reliability challenges in board-level electronic circuits and assemblies from a mechanical engineering perspective. The role is the primary technical and program management contact for customers and expert technical resource in a key service area with capabilities to work as a team lead and individual technical contributor.

Candidate will join a dynamic, fast paced mechanical engineering team that is involved in solving reliability challenges for Ansys customers in every market vertical (consumer, industrial, transportation, medical, military, telecom, oil exploration). Candidate will have an opportunity to work on a range of projects and technologies with great breadth and relevance to the latest electronics technology challenges.

RESPONSIBILTIES Responsible for solving complex reliability challenges in board-level electronic circuits and assemblies from a mechanical engineering perspective.
Scopes cost, schedule, and technical objectives & leads technical solutions for complex, application-focused engagements for strategic & enterprise customers. Serves as the project manager and expert technical resource for customers on electronics-reliability focused projects. In this role, the Senior Mechanical Engineer is expected to lead and motivate technical teams, contribute individually to the solution of technical problems, and provide concise written and verbal technical updates and reports to customers.
Applies simulation technologies to Identify potential reliability risks in the mechanical design and construction of electronic components (e.g., semiconductor packaging), electronic assemblies (e.g., circuit card assemblies), and electronics enclosures (housings, cabling, etc.), exposed to temperature cycling, vibration, and mechanical shock loads.
Leads customer projects related to simulation, mechanical property characterization, electronic failure analysis, and accelerated life testing; to include test planning, testing, and data analysis.
Grows industry-specific knowledge and expertise and supports sales and marketing efforts through active engagement in thought leadership activities (e.g., industry conference presentations, blogs, webinars and internal seminars) and building strong ties to electronics industry groups focusing on modern electronics technologies.
Serves as the technical lead and project manager for complex projects requiring application of Ansys products and engineering services to meet complex customer objectives Internal network growing across regions and functions, impacting revenue for large territory, strategic & enterprise accounts

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS BS in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Physics, Electronic Systems, or related field A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in a role in direct support of external customers at Ansys or a similar organization A minimum of 4 years of experience in the tools and techniques critical for performing the services required of the position (i.e. Finite Element Analysis theory and tools, including ANSYS Mechanical, and failure analysis of electronics) Strong understanding of the principles that impact the reliability of electronic components and assemblies, related failure mechanisms, common failure modes and product reliability issues Demonstrated problem solving skills Ability to work independently, as well as with others in a diverse team environment Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and to communicate effectively with customers U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS MS in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Physics, Electronic Systems, or related field Excellent team management skills Passion for mentoring and teaching Experience leading or managing multidisciplinary, geographically diverse teams Experience in all phases of the service delivery lifecycle, including customer requirements definition, pricing, technical planning, scheduling, project execution and control, technical execution, final delivery, and follow-up Familiarity with ANSYS tools (e.g., Sherlock, Icepak, Minerva, etc.) Knowledge of industry standards relevant to electronics and electronics reliability such as JEDEC, MIL-STD 883, and IPC

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


Keywords: ANSYS, Evanston , Senior Consulting Engineer, Other , Evanston, Illinois

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