Applications Engineer in Technical Sales: Electromagnetics

COMSOL Multiphysics GmbH is seeking a Applications Engineer with a specialty in low frequency electromagnetics / electrical engineering, to join its team in Technopark Zurich.

COMSOL provides software solutions for multiphysics modelling to commercial and academic customers. From the Zurich office, we care for top engineering and scientific teams in Switzerland and Liechtenstein. In our local branch office of 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 low frequency EM.
  • 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 electrical engineering.

Post-Sales Technical Support and Training

  • Support customers on use of the COMSOL® software for their EM 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 Electrical Engineering or Physics.
  • Six months or more experience in modeling electromagnetic applications based with COMSOL Multiphysics.
  • 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, professional fluency in English.
  • Eligible to work in Switzerland (Holder of Swiss B permit or higher OR EU citizen).

Preferred Qualifications

  • In-depth experience with COMSOL® software especially the AC/DC Module or the RF Module.
  • Proven record of numerical modeling gained as part of project work at a commercial company, government research facility, or university.
  • Strong background in computational electromagnetism, Maxwell’s equations and numerical methods with demonstrated modeling experience in one or more of the following applications: electrical machines, transformers, high-voltage engineering, induction heating.
  • Familiarity with the Swiss R&D landscape.

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.

Working at COMSOL

COMSOL’s software is used by scientists and engineers in many of the leading universities, government research entities, and technical companies throughout the world. The company is fast-growing and has sales, marketing, and development facilities in 20 offices within the U.S., Europe, Asia, and South America. Its flagship product, COMSOL Multiphysics®, has grown to be a market-leader in simulation within Computer-aided Engineering. 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. We are creating the tools that drive new breakthroughs in physics and engineering, and we love what we do.

What 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.
  • A spacious, bright, and comfortable office with private work spaces.
  • Generous vacation times.
  • Competitive benefits and compensation commensurate with skills and experience.


Dr. Sven Friedel, COMSOL Multiphysics GmbH, Technoparkstrasse 1, 8005 Zürich, 044 515 78 00, Appications exclusively through the contact form below.

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Reference REF-7821
Job title Applications Engineer in Technical Sales: Electromagnetics
Location Zürich, Switzerland

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