Senior Consulting Engineer

ANSYS   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 32 days ago

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The ANSYS Customer Excellence (ACE) team is looking for a Senior Consultant who will be responsible for delivering industry-leading embedded software solutions for an aerospace customer based in Phoenix, AZ. The consultant will develop advanced solutions for Cockpit Display Systems implementing the ARINC 661 standard. The Consulting Engineer will also guide and mentor the customer's global engineering workforce to ensure their success in adopting ANSYS software tools.

This position will be located on-site at a customer's office location.


  • Produce advanced, high-impact technical solutions for an aerospace customer's ARINC 661 cockpit solution:
    • Prototype ARINC 661 widgets alongside the customer using SCADE models and C code with advanced interactivity including gesture recognition
    • Develop a process to convert a proprietary requirements format for HMI into ARINC 661 widget models
    • Perform in-depth software analysis and updates to an ARINC 661 server, supporting updates for touch device integration and efficient networking of ARINC 661 data
    • Create a standardized framework to develop and deploy User Applications for the customer's ARINC 661 environment
    • Integrate a test environment for certified testing of ARINC 661 widgets
  • Communicate with the customer and internal ANSYS teams to ensure strong teamwork towards the customer's ongoing success
    • Deliver thorough technological training and advice for the customer's engineering teams
    • Listen to the customer's requirements to refine objectives and provide guidance to management
    • Facilitate engagement with the broader ANSYS technical organization for advanced support and execution of service projects
    • Facilitate engagement with ANSYS development organization by sharing customers' needs for feature enhancements and defect fixes
  • Work as an integral member of the Sales and ACE teams to increase adoption of ANSYS tools


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or computer science
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in C/C++ for embedded systems, networking and OpenGL
  • Thorough understanding of embedded graphics
  • Demonstrated skills in writing and presenting in fluent English
  • Effective communication skills to teach an advanced solution to the customer and to flow back technical needs to the product team
  • Familiar with delivering software complying with RTCA DO-178
  • Experience with modern HMIs and gesture-driven applications
  • Ability to enthusiastically learn new technology and adapt it to deliver robust software solutions


  • MS or PhD degree preferred
  • Familiarity with ARINC 661 is highly desirable
  • Experience with Python scripting is preferred
  • Experience with Model-Based software engineering tools is a plus
  • Must have customer service aptitude and maintain customer focus
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time ( up to 25% of the time if not located in Phoenix AZ)


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.