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Siemens Digital Industries Software Senior Applications Engineer, Energy & Chemicals - SPSE in Parsippany, New Jersey

Job Family: Sales

Req ID: 321346

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Siemens Process Systems Engineering (SPSE), part of Siemens Digital Industries, is the leading provider of Advanced Process Modelling software, services and solutions to the process industries. We help our customers to develop and operate sustainable processes by applying digital twins based on our gPROMS platform technology. This enables them to explore the process decision space rapidly, reduce uncertainty and risk and make better, faster and safer design and operating decisions through deeper understanding of their processes.

Currently employing about 280+ employees worldwide, SPSE has a well-established reputation for thought leadership and technology innovation, achieved through substantial R&D spanning more than two decades. Following its recent acquisition by Siemens, the company is now embarking on a major further expansion of its products and related business development activities.

We offer a role with responsibility, independence, flexibility and to contribute to new ideas. We foster a teamwork culture with great opportunities for personal and professional development to grow your career.

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About the role

A Senior Applications Engineer is responsible for providing technical, solution and modeling support both to SPSE’s sales team and directly to customers, within the Energy & Chemicals Business Unit. It is a customer-facing role that requires a self-motivated individual capable of building strong technical relationships with major customers, and who has strong communication and persuasion skills along with excellent process, industry and technical knowledge.

Areaof responsibility

  • Performing pre-salesactivities supporting SPSE software and consulting sales, including

  • leadingtechnical communication with potential SPSE customers, coordinating withSPSE subject matter experts where required

  • using yourtechnical knowledge to match customers’ requirements to SPSE’s softwareand consulting offerings

  • defining andexecuting software evaluation plans and executing ‘proof-of-concept’demonstration projects

  • responding towritten inquiries (e.g. Request For Information).

  • Undertaking businessdevelopment for the Energy & Chemicals BU, including

  • presentingSPSE’s software and consulting services to prospects

  • workingclosely with the Sales team to provide technical input and guidance

  • developingand nurturing prospects to achieve software and consulting sales.

  • identifyingand targeting sales opportunities and new leads, making targeted salesprospecting calls to existing SPSE customers and new prospects whereappropriate.

  • Technical AccountManagement aimed at building positive and lasting client relationships tohelp ensure the continued successful use of SPSE’s software products andconsulting services

  • Providing post-salesproduct and application support for SPSE’s gPROMS software

  • Preparing andconducting training courses

  • Providing marketingsupport, including

  • technicalassistance in preparation of marketing materials (e.g. white papers)

  • presenting atand attending at trade shows and conferences.

  • Inputting customer andmarket requirements into new product development:

  • gatheringrequirements, user feedback and enhancement requests

  • proposingformulations for new models based on internal and client requirements.

  • Maintaining andupdating key solution, technical, industry and communication skills


  • A Master’s degree orPhD in Chemical Engineering. A minimum of 3 years commercial experiencewithin the Chemical, Petrochemical, Refining or Oil & Gas industries

  • First-principlesmodelling experience is an advantage

  • Understanding of thetechnical, business and regulatory challenges within the Energy andChemicals sector

  • Ability to understandcustomer requirements and build relationships

  • Experience withgPROMS®, SPEEDUP®, ACM®, Dymola® or another equation-oriented modelingtool is an advantage.

  • Experience with HYSYS,Aspen Plus, PRO II or other process simulation tools is an advantage

  • Good presentation andclient interaction skills

  • Excellent oral andwritten English language skills

  • Ability to workindependently and as a team member

  • Ability to prioritizescheduled tasks and react to unexpected problems

  • Willing to travelwithin the USA and occasionally Europe

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Why us?

Working at Siemens means great work life balance and flexibility – whether that is full time in the office, hybrid or fully remote. We are always challenging ourselves to build a better future. We look for the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow’s reality and provide all the comfort and benefits employees need to achieve those goals.

Siemens Industry Software is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate unlawfully on the grounds of age, disability, gender assignment, marriage, and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, or trade union membership.


Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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