Applications Engineer in Technical Sales : High Frequency Electromagnetics / Optics

COMSOL Multiphysics GmbH is seeking a Applications Engineer with a specialty in High Frequency Electromagnetics / Optics to join its team in Technopark Zurich.

COMSOL provides software solutions for multiphysics modelling to both commercial and academic customers. From the Zurich office, we care for top engineering and scientific teams in Switzerland and Liechtenstein. This is a small-office environment in a rapidly growing international company. You will be entrusted with a broad range of responsibilities, allowing for personal and professional growth.

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 high frequency EM / optics.
  • 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.
  • Identify, nurture and develop potential sales accounts in high frequency EM, optics and photonics.

Post-Sales Technical Support and Training

  • Support customers on use of the COMSOL® software for their RF / Optics applications, along with a variety of multiphysics applications involving other engineering disciplines.
  • Initiate and participate in subsequent sales opportunities to existing customers or their colleagues.
  • 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 EM-specific courses, webinars as well as personalized on‐line and live product demonstrations to excite prospects and demonstrate our products to potential and existing customers in industry, government, and academia.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MSc or PhD in Physics or Electrical Engineering.
  • Six months or more experience in modeling high frequency electromagnetic or ray optics applications based on numerical methods.
  • Service‐minded, business‐oriented, outgoing personality, adaptive and flexible.
  • Willing to work with customers on a daily basis.
  • Strong presentation skills, both in‐person and on‐line.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills ‐ quasi‐native fluency in German or French.
  • Eligible to work in Switzerland (Holder of Swiss B permit or higher).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with COMSOL® software in either RF, microwaves, wave optics or ray optics.
  • Proven record of numerical modeling with FEM, FDTD, MoM or similar, that 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: antennas, microwaves, wave optics, plasmonics, ray optics, photonics.

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. 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.

We Offer

  • Dynamic and engaging work duties that provide opportunities for self-development and professional growth.
  • Exciting career opportunities and the opportunity to work with experts from many fields.
  • A location within an office park in the trending Zurich West area with restaurants, shopping, fitness center and other facilities nearby. Easy access by public transport.
  • Competitive benefits and compensation commensurate with skills and experience.


COMSOL is the leading innovator of multiphysics simulation software. Our products are continuously pushing the boundaries of computer aided engineering and what it means to be simulation software. The COMSOL product family gives our users the ability to solve even the most sophisticated and challenging problems. Because we believe in presenting our platform in a manner that is both intuitive and flexible, it is natural and easy for these solutions to reach all stages of research and development, improving discovery and the bottom line. We are creating the tools that drive new breakthroughs in physics and engineering, and we love what we do.


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Reference REF-5431
役職名 Applications Engineer in Technical Sales : High Frequency Electromagnetics / Optics
勤務地 Zürich, Switzerland

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