ESI North America, Inc. is looking for a highly motivated, experienced, and enthusiastic application engineer excited by the possibility of pushing the envelope in high-tech applications of Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) simulations for its San Jose, CA office. The engineer will don multiple hats which includes providing technical support, consulting and training services to internal and external customers, acting as a liaison to ESI’s sales and marketing team, and assisting in business development by identifying potential opportunities for software sales and consulting services. This position will require both technical and soft skills to publish technical papers, make presentations showcasing ESI’s capabilities at conferences and to potential customers, attend trade shows, build and maintain customer relationships, prepare project proposals, and provide quality assurance support to the product development team.
Education and Required Experience
Minimum Education Required: Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering or a related discipline (Plasma Physics, Materials Science, Electrical Engineering).
Good understanding of reactive flows, heat transfer, homogeneous and heterogeneous chemical kinetics and electromagnetics.
Good understanding of plasma physics and plasma simulation technologies (particle based / kinetic / hydrodynamic / hybrid models).
Good understanding of wafer processing techniques and concepts.
Minimum 2 years of experience (beyond graduate education) hands-on running reactor scale simulations (preferably using commercial software) for plasma processes such as Etch, Dep, Clean.
Required skills - excellent communication, time management, work ethic, and organization.
Apply technical knowledge of ESI’s proprietary CAE tools to provide the first-line technical support to customers. Analyze test results to provide a solution or diagnose a failure.
Provide in-depth training to customers on ESI’s proprietary CAE tools.
Prepare software technical specifications, quality assurance (QA) documents and other technical documentation.
Assist in the preparation of formal technical papers and other technical publications.
Conduct market research.
Benchmark ESI products against competitor products.
Advise Product Management staff of all opportunities for alternative or new technology products and services that can help ESI stay ahead of competition in providing high quality CAE software and services.
Attend and present papers at conferences and trade shows.
Act as a technical liaison.
Identify and propose engineering projects and training using ESI simulation software, including but not limited to:
Engineering application projects, where existing ESI technologies are applied to customer applications using analysis and computer aided engineering to fix or identify a problem they have experienced;
Conducting innovative or Special Projects, where new applications of ESI’s simulation software products need to be developed for specific and often more challenging applications as described by customer.
Please let us know if you have questions regarding the application process or require assistance or an accommodation. EOE Male/Female/Disability/Veteran.
About ESI US R & D INC
Founded over 40 years ago, ESI Group is a world-leading provider of virtual software solutions for the most challenging engineering and manufacturing applications. We offer virtual solutions in Manufacturing, Performance, Environment, Integration Platform, Reality, Data Analytics, Cloud Solutions, and System Modeling. The area of CFD and Multiphysics Simulation offers solutions from simple physics to complex coupled physics. ACE+ Suite is an advanced CFD and Multiphysics simulation software package serving the Semiconductor, Microfluidics, Biotech, Energy & specific Automotive applications very well. SYSTUS is a Multiphysics tool specifically dedicated to Civil applications. ESI-PRESTO is a complete CFD analysis solution for thermal management in the electronics industry that will help in the design of high-performance components and systems at the lowest cost. Today, ESI’s customer base spans nearly every industry sector. The company employs about 1,000 high-level specialists worldwide to address the needs of customers in more than 40 countries. www.esi-group.com
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