Applications Engineer

COMSOL Switzerland is seeking an Applications Engineer to join its team in Zurich.

As part of our continued growth and sustained vision to be a leader in our sector, a new role for an Application Engineer has been created in our Zurich office.

COMSOL provides software solutions for multiphysics modelling to both commercial and academic customers. The Swiss branch, located in Technopark Zurich, is a small, close-knit team of sales and technical support specialists forming an important part of our expanding and diverse global company.

We are seeking an individual with a strong background in electrical or mechanical engineering or physics. Experience of computational modelling in particular with multiphysics simulation is a precondition

Primary responsibilities

In this role, you will have the opportunity to use your skills in engineering, physics and mathematics to support both commercial and academic customers undertaking a variety of physical modelling and simulation tasks using COMSOL Multiphysics software. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • providing technical advice to the sales team at both pre- and post-sales stages

  • providing support and explanation to customers by email, by phone and in person

  • conducting training courses

You will:

  • Work closely with the sales team and customers at both pre- and post-sales stages.

  • Support the customer using COMSOL Multiphysics by addressing their modelling requirements and providing guidance, advice, and modelling assistance in a wide variety of application areas.

  • Create and deliver COMSOL product demonstrations at public workshops, customer meetings and professional conferences.

  • Conduct both public and customer bespoke training courses on COMSOL Multiphysics.

  • Interact with both potential and existing customers in both industry and academia.

  • Develop benchmark models to demonstrate features and capabilities of COMSOL Multiphysics to meet the modelling requirements of customers.

  • Work collaboratively with developers and other Application Engineers, both in Switzerland and other COMSOL offices, to establish a productive and proactive working environment.

  • This role will also include some travel within Switzerland and Liechtenstein.

Person Specification

  • A strong mathematical and physics background. Proven proficiency with Multiphysics analysis is essential.

  • An aptitude for problem-solving and discerning the physics underlying complex modelling projects.

  • Positive and professional communicator both in-person and on the phone, with concise writing skills and the ability to communicate with confidence in a client-facing environment.

  • Business-oriented and willing to work with customers and the COMSOL sales team.

  • Ability to interact with customers from a diverse range of industries and research organisations, and genuine interest in working in a technical sales environment.

  • Strong time-management skills, with the ability to balance multiple demands in assisting a large number of customers, as well as team members.

  • A willingness to extend your existing knowledge and skills into other scientific disciplines.

  • Eligibility to work in Switzerland.

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Reference REF-1671
Job title Applications Engineer
Location Z├╝rich, Switzerland

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