Applications Engineer: Low Frequency Electromagnetics

Be a Part of Simulating Future Innovations and Ideas

COMSOL is seeking an Applications Engineer to join its Applications and Pre-sales team to work with pre-sales and post-sales support of users of the COMSOL® software.

As the successful applicant, you are expected to have a well-rounded education within an engineering or scientific discipline and experience with simulating technical applications. With this basis, you will be expected to develop your technical proficiency in new areas of science and engineering as you help COMSOL’s users simulate their future innovations and ideas.

Primary Responsibilities

Pre-Sales Leads Qualification and Prospect Support

• Demonstrate the building of clear and understandable simulation examples for prospective customers on simulations of their applications, primarily in the field of low frequency electromagnetics.
• Support prospective customers on the modeling of their applications with COMSOL Multiphysics®.
• Demonstrate use of the COMSOL® software and summarize its features in web-based workshops and other marketing and sales events, along with customer meetings
• A willingness and ability to travel for limited periods of time to current and potential customers in order to run COMSOL-sponsored events and activities in North and South America.

Post-Sales Technical Support

• Support customers on use of the COMSOL® software for their low frequency electromagnetic applications, along with a variety of multiphysics applications involving other engineering disciplines.
• Initiate and participate in subsequent sales opportunities to existing customers or the colleagues and other departments of existing customers.

Training and Mentoring

• Develop your technical and simulation knowledge and abilities through working with sales and support cases both independently and in cooperation with other sales and applications engineers.
• Run introductory training courses along with electromagnetic-specific courses.
• Develop and mentor new applications engineers, technical account managers, and sales engineers on the COMSOL® software and its uses in certain application areas.

Minimum Qualifications

• A master’s degree in engineering, physics, applied mathematics, or a physical science with six months or more experience in modeling low frequency electromagnetic applications based on numerical methods, such as the finite element method or similar.
• Excellent communication skills on the phone, in person, and in writing.
• Current eligibility to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications

• A master’s or higher degree in in electrical or mechanical engineering, physics, applied mathematics, or a physical science with six months or more experience in modeling based on numerical methods, such as FEM, FDTD, MoM or similar, that has been gained as part of project work at a commercial company, government research facility, or university.
• Strong background in computational electromagnetics, Maxwell’s equations and numerical methods with demonstrated modeling experience in one or more of the following applications: transformers, motors, generators, coils, capacitive, resistive or inductive systems, permanent magnets/electromagnets, EMI/EMC etc.

Personal growth

Supporting your success in your role as an Applications Engineer will be other simulation engineers and software developers who occupy the top echelons of their areas of expertise. You will see and participate, on a daily basis, the development and operation of many and varied cutting-edge new technologies. As an applications engineer, you will work with some of the most preeminent engineers and scientists in their respective fields who are simulating innovations and ideas for the future.

Working at COMSOL

COMSOL’s software is used by scientists and engineers in many of the leading universities, government research entities, and technical companies throughout the world. The company is fast-growing and has sales, marketing, and development facilities in 20 offices within the U.S., Europe, Asia, and South America. Its flagship product, COMSOL Multiphysics®, has grown to be a market-leader in simulation within Computer-aided Engineering (CAE).

At COMSOL, Inc. we offer our employees:
• Compensation commensurate with skills and experience.
• Health and 401(k) plans and other benefits.
• Generous vacation times.
• A spacious, bright, and comfortable office with private work spaces.
• A location within an office park that contains on-site restaurants, hotels, bars, and a free fitness center with yoga, and barre (
• Walking distance to many local restaurants, stores and other amenities, outside the office park, as well as Burlington Mall.
• An on-site shuttle service to Alewife Station and local bus routes to other locations throughout greater Boston.

COMSOL is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. This is an in-office position.

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Reference REF-5251
Job title Applications Engineer: Low Frequency Electromagnetics
Location Burlington, MA, USA

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