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Advanced Digital Engineering
Americas Region
SAN0000SE Requisition #

Arup is proud to be recognized by Fast Company in their third annual Best Workplaces for Innovators list, which honors businesses and organizations that demonstrate a deep commitment to encouraging innovation at all levels. We find solutions for some of the world’s most complex problems. From climate action to social value, we consider the broadest impacts of our work. We strive to build a more sustainable, resilient, and equitable future. This purpose shapes our culture and has made us leaders in sustainable development. You’d be joining our multi-disciplinary design teams focusing on technical excellence and innovative solutions that create a better future for people, places, and the planet.

Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services.  The firm is 100% employee owned which means we have full independence in making decisions about our future and the clients we work with.


Oasys is the software house of Arup. Under the Oasys brand, we develop the Oasys LS-DYNA Environment (Primer, D3plot, T/His and Reporter) and, as Ansys Channel Partner, we distribute the LST/LS-DYNA software in the US. Our engineering software is used for simulation in automotive, nuclear and civil engineering industries.



We are looking for a Presale/Application Engineer to support and shape our Oasys and LST/LS-DYNA software business in the Americas.

By leveraging a sound knowledge of our targeted industries and a deep expertise in our software, our Presale/Application Engineer will be responsible for providing technical support, leading customer engagements and driving presales activities. 

The role is initially based in our San Francisco office, where hybrid working is possible, as part of our Advanced Digital Engineering team.


Core responsibilities

You will work closely with our US Regional Manager (based in California) and our Product and Technical Support Teams to identify new customers and convert a pipeline of Oasys and LST/LS-DYNA software sales opportunities in the US.

You will engage with existing Customers, take ownership of outstanding CAE issues and provide the highest level of technical support.

You will perform Oasys and LST/LS-DYNA presales presentations to new potential Customers, understand these Users’ needs and articulate our products’ value proposition to their engineering teams.

You will drive demand, adoption and the overall success of Oasys and LST/LS-DYNA products in the region and contribute to our growth targets.

You may also instruct application-focused training classes on our products.

You will liaise with Presales/Application Representatives in other regions to coordinate activities, provide updates on product capabilities, share market intelligence and winning strategies.

Minimum qualifications, requirements and skills

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Aerospace/Civil/Computer Science or related field

Minimum of 2 years of experience in a software environment as a Presales/Application Engineer or as Finite Element Analyst within an engineering consultancy.

Advanced knowledge of LST/LS-DYNA required, applied to crash safety or other dynamic load cases

Understanding of CAE workflow in automotive and/or civil engineering industries

Coding skills using C++, Python and/or Javascript

Good communication, autonomy and ability to work with software management and development team


Preferred qualifications and skills

Master’s degree in Mechanical/Aerospace/Civil/Computer Science or related field

Some Market/Sales skills are preferred

Experience with building solutions using simulation technology and process automation

Prior knowledge of Oasys Software and Arup Cellbond models a definite plus

Hiring Range: The good faith base salary hiring range for this job performed in California is $76,000 and $99,000. Benefits are not included in the base salary range. Summary of benefits are included in this posting with details provided to applicants at the time of interview. Please note hiring ranges for candidates performing work outside of California will differ.

Benefits that Work - At Arup, we have a comprehensive and valuable benefits program that works for our employees and their families while keeping costs low. These benefits provide health and welfare security for you as well as paid time off for rest and renewal. Our Global Profit Share Plan (paid bi-annually) provides an opportunity for you to share in the success of the Firm. As a valued employee of Arup, you can also choose to participate in our 401(k) plan with up to 10% company match to help you save for your future.

Flexible Working - We believe that flexible arrangements create a more inclusive way of working that supports our diversity and the wellbeing of our people. Options for alternative schedules and the ability to work outside of the office for a portion of your workweek are available. 

Arup is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of national origin, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or other status protected by law. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please contact us at americasbenefits@arup.com.



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