Senior Application Engineer

Telecommute · United States · Application Engineering · AE


The Application Engineer role will appeal to engineers or scientists with an interest in materials, keen to combine their technical knowledge with the enthusiasm, energy, and ambition required for a customer-facing role.

You will be working closely with our US commercial teams to help leading engineering enterprises to manage and apply vital information about their engineering materials, helping to optimize the product development process. This will involve organizations from industry sectors such as: aerospace, automotive, oil and gas, defense, medical, personal electronics, wind energy and more.

About Granta

Granta is a software company, the leader in the specialized field of materials information technology. This is where materials science and engineering meet software and IT. We enable companies to manage vital information about their materials, and to apply this information to make better decisions. We support universities in teaching the next generation of scientists, engineers, and designers. We’re helping these organizations to develop ‘material intelligence’ and, ultimately, to ensure development of better, greener, safer products.

Granta started over 20 years ago at Cambridge University, where we maintain strong links. Our high-quality, global customer base includes businesses such as Airbus, Boeing, General Electric, General Motors, Jaguar Land Rover, Johnson & Johnson, Rolls-Royce, NASA, and Siemens Wind Power as well as most of the world’s leading universities.

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The position is based in the United States, working from your home office in close cooperation with our US Sales force. Domestic and international travel (average 30% of your time) is required therefore you should be located close to a hub airport.

Initially, the successful candidate will spend a period of up to 3 months working from the company headquarters based in Cambridge, UK.


Career Development

We value our people and work hard to create an environment which rewards positivity and supports personal and professional development. As part of this commitment, we provide a tailored induction plan as well as excellent opportunities for progression. As you build your experience there may be the option to take on additional responsibilities or take the lead on some projects within the team. With regular reviews Granta aims to build on already existing skills as well as providing you with the opportunities to gain new ones to help you along through your career.

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