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Due to variations in work load, PADT also relies upon  an array of part-time and full-time sub-contractors help to provide technical and non-technical assistance. By hiring only the most experienced people, PADT can provide timely solutions that meet customer demands as they arise.

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If you are interested in joining PADT's staff, please email your résumé and any information requested in the job postings below, tojobs@padtinc.com. No phone calls or direct visits please! Our current job opportunities are listed below.

Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies Inc., (PADT) is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law or regulation.  It is PADT's intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors alone. 

As a part of this policy, PADT invites all applicants to complete and return the Affirmative Action, Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability, and the Veteran Voluntary Self-Identification forms.  Please email completed forms to jobs@padtinc.com.  Participation is voluntary and information received will not be used in hiring decisions.

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Available Positions

Account Manager - Flownex Simulation Software


Location: Tempe, AZ or LIttleton, CO


PADT is currently seeking an Account Manager for the sale of Flownex software. The Account Manager is responsible for all Flownex software sales activities, from lead generation through close in an assigned territory and is responsible for maximizing sales profitability, growth and account penetration. Products are sold directly to end users primarily via face-to-face contact by performing the following duties.

Flownex is the world leader in engineering simulation technology that enables companies to study how systems will behave in the real world, where fluid is the driving factor. A background in sales to Turbomachinery, Nuclear, Aero/Def or other similar industries is a plus!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the following essential duties and responsibilities satisfactorily.

  • Perform all sales activities for new and renewed business
  • Establish, develop and maintain business relationships with current and prospective customers in order to generate new business for the organization
  • Travel throughout assigned territory to call on regular and prospective customers, meet with them at PADT or, speak with them by phone to solicit sales
  • Maintain a regular schedule of contact with customers to ensure satisfaction via phone or on-site visits
  • Achieve or exceed assigned revenue objectives
  • Research and compile lists of prospective customers through sales leads, internet searches, periodicals, business directories, industry ads, trade shows, and other sources
  • Remain knowledgeable and abreast of company's new, and existing products & services to facilitate sales
  • Create and conduct sales presentations matching PADT's products/services with customer needs
  • Develop clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers
  • Create and maintain account plans for existing customers highlighting profile, share and value opportunities
  • Coordinate sales effort with marketing, sales management, accounting and engineering services groups
  • Maintain sales records and prepare sales reports as required
  • Provide accurate forecasts for new sales and renewal revenues
  • Participate in trade shows and conventions; schedule training and seminars to enhance new business opportunities
  • Enter new customer data and other sales data for current customers into computer database.
  • Alert clients to new or improved products/services
  • Develop and maintain positive win-win relationships with clients
  • Relay client feedback to product development staff

Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in an engineering discipline or, Bachelor's degree with technical sales experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years technical sales experience
  • Proven track record of sales success
  • Demonstrated understanding of engineering analysis and technology
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Ability to build positive relationships and rapport
  • English language proficiency to include excellent oral, written and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office and CRM software
  • Relevant industry or market experience a plus
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time

Inside Sales/Account Manager in Training - 3D Printing Systems


Location: Tempe, AZ


PADT is in search of entry level or early sales career candidates to train for outside sales. The ISR/Account Manager in Training will work as an inside sales representative for up to two years while training for an outside sales position within the company. While in an ISR/training capacity, the incumbent will identify new, up-sell and cross-sell opportunities (through tele-based activities), including identifying leads, progressing leads through the pipeline, and providing sales qualified leads to outside sales account managers by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

These are the required duties and responsibilities for the position. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Collaborate with marketing and account managers to build a qualified pipeline of customers for use as sales leads, based on information from ad inquiries, trade shows, direct mail responses, card deck leads, aged leads, dealer resellers, business directories, Internet Web sites, and other sources
  • Identify target markets, develop leads and directly prospect into those accounts
  • Make outbound lead follow-up calls to potential and existing customers by telephone and e-mail to qualify leads and sell products and services
  • Handle inbound sales lead calls to convert calls into sales
  • Overcome technical and business objections of prospective customers
  • Build and maintain customers relationships
  • Transition qualified opportunities to the appropriate account manager as appropriate
  • Manage a database of leads in Salesforce.com, efficiently processing all opportunities, tracking, reporting and maintaining them until they are established in the sales pipeline to include, entering new customer data such as stakeholders, technical requirements, business processes and other sales data for all customers
  • Work with outside account managers and marketing to keep sales activities and literature up to date
  • Drive additional revenue opportunities by applying incremental programs or projects initiated by sales management
  • Train for outside sales position with sales management and peers.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical or business discipline or equivalent experience is preferred.
  • Inside sales experience selling technology to businesses preferred
  • Customer service experience required
  • A true and noticeable passion for technology
  • Excellent written, and oral communication
  • Strong listening skills
  • Ability to understand and explain technology to others
  • Excellent time management skills
  • A deep desire to help customers become more successful
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently

Inside Sales/Account Manager in Training - Simulation Software


Location: Tempe, AZ


PADT is in search of entry level or early sales career candidates to train for outside sales. The ISR/Account Manager in Training will work as an inside sales representative for up to two years while training for an outside sales position within the company. While in an ISR/training capacity, the incumbent will identify new, up-sell and cross-sell opportunities (through tele-based activities), including identifying leads, progressing leads through the pipeline, and providing sales qualified leads to outside sales account managers by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Following duties and responsibilities are required for the position. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Collaborate with marketing and account managers to build a qualified pipeline of customers for use as sales leads, based on information from ad inquiries, trade shows, direct mail responses, card deck leads, aged leads, dealer resellers, business directories, Internet Web sites, and other sources
  • Identify target markets, develop leads and directly prospect into those accounts
  • Make outbound lead follow-up calls to potential and existing customers by telephone and e-mail to qualify leads and sell products and services
  • Handle inbound sales lead calls to convert calls into sales
  • Overcome technical and business objections of prospective customers
  • Build and maintain customers relationships
  • Transition qualified opportunities to the appropriate account manager as appropriate
  • Manage a database of leads in Salesforce.com, efficiently processing all opportunities, tracking, reporting and maintaining them until they are established in the sales pipeline to include, entering new customer data such as stakeholders, technical requirements, business processes and other sales data for all customers
  • Work with outside account managers and marketing to keep sales activities and literature up to date
  • Drive additional revenue opportunities by applying incremental programs or projects initiated by sales management
  • Train for outside sales position with sales management and peers.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical or business discipline or equivalent experience is preferred.
  • Inside sales experience selling technology to businesses preferred
  • Customer service experience required
  • A true and noticeable passion for technology
  • Excellent written, and oral communication
  • Strong listening skills
  • Ability to understand and explain technology to others
  • Excellent time management skills
  • A deep desire to help customers become more successful
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently

Account Manager - ANSYS


Location: TBD


PADT is currently seeking an Account Manager for the sale of ANSYS. The Account Manager is responsible for all ANSYS software sales activities, from lead generation through close in an assigned territory or set of accounts, and is responsible for maximizing sales profitability, growth and account penetration. Products and services are sold directly to end users primarily via face-to-face contact by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the following essential duties and responsibilities satisfactorily.

  • Perform all sales activities for new and renewed business in an assigned geographic area
  • Establish, develop and maintain business relationships with current and prospective customers in order to generate new business for the organization
  • Travel throughout assigned territory to call on regular and prospective customers, meet with them at PADT or, speak with them by phone to solicit sales
  • Maintain a regular schedule of contact with customers to ensure satisfaction via phone or on-site visits
  • Achieve or exceed assigned revenue objectives
  • Research and compile lists of prospective customers through sales leads, internet searches, periodicals, business directories, industry ads, trade shows, and other sources
  • Remain knowledgeable and abreast of company’s new, and existing products & services to facilitate sales
  • Create and conduct sales presentations matching PADT’s products/services with customer needs
  • Develop clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers
  • Create and maintain account plans for existing customers highlighting profile, share and value opportunities
  • Coordinate sales effort with marketing, sales management, accounting and engineering services groups
  • Maintain sales records and prepare sales reports as required
  • Provide accurate forecasts for new sales and renewal revenues
  • Participate in trade shows and conventions; schedule training and seminars to enhance new business opportunities
  • Enter new customer data and other sales data for current customers into computer database.
  • Alert clients to new or improved products/services
  • Develop and maintain positive win-win relationships with clients
  • Relay client feedback to product development staff

Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in an engineering discipline or, Bachelor's degree with technical sales experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years technical sales experience
  • Proven track record of sales success
  • Demonstrated understanding of engineering analysis and technology
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Ability to build positive relationships and rapport
  • English language proficiency to include excellent oral, written and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office and CRM software
  • Relevant industry or market experience a plus
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time

Sr. Application and Support Engineer - ANSYS


Location: Southern Callifornia


PADT is currently seeking a Sr. Application & Support Engineer in the Southern California area. The Sr. Application and Support Engineer provides technical expertise in ANSYS simulation and related software to PADT’s customers as well as in support of PADT’s sales team. Technical support is provided by assisting customers in usage of PADT’s software products, facilitated by learning and training in multiple ANSYS and related software tools. Assistance to sales is accomplished through strategic pre-sales and technical scoping activities utilizing proven domain expertise, problem solving, demonstrating and presenting to customers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the following essential duties and responsibilities satisfactorily.

  • Providing on-going technical support via in-person, phone, email, or web conference to current PADT customers and prospects
  • Training and mentoring, from existing or custom-written material, customers and prospects on software applications or use cases
  • Presenting PADT’s expertise and capabilities to prospects and customers and helping to grow relationships
  • Conducting in-person and web-conference discovery meetings with customers
  • Assisting in the development and generation of formal sales proposals to ensure technical accuracy
  • Perform benchmarking with ANSYS tools as needed and collect various performance and accuracy metrics
  • Coordinating and delivering sales collateral, presentation project plans, process flow, provision specifications, and service level definitions
  • Providing expert advice on application of ANSYS to specific use cases
  • Maintaining customer relationships in the form of update presentations, periodic meetings, or account reviews with existing stakeholders
  • Educating colleagues in areas of expertise and participate in training to minimize personal technical deficiencies
  • Creating and maintain sales case studies for all non-standard sales opportunities
  • Developing technical marketing material for ANSYS including tutorials, blog postings, and videos

Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience/Skills: (Required)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or other technical discipline
  • At least three years of professional engineering experience utilizing engineering software
  • Demonstrated use of relevant ANSYS software or knowledge of other commercial CAE, CAD, EDA software packages
  • Understanding and experience in structural simulation of mechanical components and assemblies
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Tolerance for and ability to interact with customers and prospects, often with incomplete or conflicting requirements
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills
  • Have a passion and drive for personal technical excellence

Education/Experience/Skills: (Preferred)

  • MS degree a plus
  • Prior experience in physical testing/validation/manufacturing a plus
  • Experience using ANSYS Mechanical is a plus
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics experience is a plus
  • Prior training/teaching experience is a plus

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