System Dynamics Application Engineer

Service Application, United States

This role can be located in Novi, MI office, or working from home anywhere in the US.

Job Description
Provide presales technical support for MSC’s product lines. This role supports all sales activities related to achieving the Region’s revenue objectives.

Contribute to the support of Romax software clients by:
  • Providing technical support to the existing client base, while supporting their modeling and analysis challenges
  • Training current and prospective software users
  • Visiting clients for face-to-face delivery of technical training and customer support
  • Supporting software sales activities, such as software demos, for current and prospective clients
  • Working collaboratively with commercial account managers to develop account plans and execute successfully

Contribute to engineering services by:
  • Delivering rotating machinery (gearboxes and motors) engineering consultancy projects
  • Performing gearbox component design calculations for gears, bearings, shafts, etc. to meet industry standards and customer requirements
  • Numerical simulation of NVH analysis for transmission systems with gear whine and rotor imbalance
  • Numerical simulation of NVH analysis for electrical motors with torque ripple and radial forcing functions
  • Analyzing rotating machinery designs with CAE tools, such as Romax Enduro, Spectrum, Spin, Evolve, Energy, Romax CONCEPT, MSC Adams, and FEA tools
  • Meshing and analyzing complex components using finite element software, including linear static analysis, nonlinear contact analysis, eigenvalue analysis, and harmonic analysis
  • Processing and analyzing rotating machinery test measurement data
  • Preparing technical reports and delivering presentations to clients
  • Supporting engineering service sales activities, such as problem review and solution proposition
  • Traveling to test and customer sites as appropriate to monitor progress and ensure successful delivery
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience with multi-domain CAE simulation.
  • Background in drivetrain engineering and analysis
  • Expertise in gear and bearing technology and analysis
  • Experience in Romax, MSC Adams or other static and dynamic drivetrain analysis tools.  
  • Knowledge of drivetrain and/or propulsion system engineering development practices
  • Good understanding of CAE and analytical simulation workflows
  • Knowledge of FEA, either Nastran, Ansys, Abaqus
  • Ability to learn, grow and adapt to changing work requirements
  • Familiarity with APIs, script writing, XML
  • Fluency in Windows and Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent English communication is required
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work in a team environment
  • Good problem identification and problem-solving skills
  • Work to task completion including occasional off-hours and/or weekend hours
  • Availability to travel (up to 25% averaged over a year)
Desired Additional Qualifications:
  • Experience with one or more MSC products - Nastran, Marc, Apex, Patran, Adams, Dytran, EASY-5, Actran, Digimat, Cradle, Simufact, ELM, FTI

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About Hexagon

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Our technologies are shaping urban and production ecosystems to become increasingly connected and autonomous – ensuring a scalable, sustainable future.

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