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Bentley Systems Geotechnical Application Engineer in Exton, Pennsylvania

About Bentley Systems

Bentley Systems (Nasdaq: BSY) is the infrastructure engineering software company. We provide innovative software to advance the world's infrastructure – sustaining both the global economy and environment. Our industry-leading software solutions are used by professionals, and organizations of every size, for the design, construction, and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, and industrial facilities. Our offerings include MicroStation -based applications for modeling and simulation, ProjectWise for project delivery, AssetWise for asset and network performance, and the iTwin platform for infrastructure digital twins. Bentley Systems employs more than 4,000 colleagues and generates annualized revenues of more than $800 million in 172 countries. .

Bentley Systems is currently seeking a Geotechnical Application Engineer to be based near our Exton, PA global headquarters. In this role, you will bring your geotechnical expertise to help new and existing Bentley Systems software users with overcoming their challenges using geotechnical analysis numerical software. The PLAXIS finite element-based software applications for soil and rock analyses are used all over the world by thousands of engineers faced with challenging construction projects (for example: foundations, deep excavations, tunnels, dikes, and offshore constructions).

We also offer our users educational services through workshops, courses, training, and expert advice. The educational services are offered as public events, webinars and in-house events at the user location. As a Geotechnical Application Engineer, you will be transferring the required knowledge and skill set to achieve successful advanced geotechnical analysis results and deliver high-quality products, projects and services.

Your Day-to-Day Helping users to select the appropriate modeling techniques

  • Explaining the results of highly complex Finite Element models

  • Teaching the users on the theoretical background of our software in order to understand their results.

  • Providing web-based and on- site user training

  • Assisting in the creation of project proposals for both fixed fees and time and material projects.

  • Providing detailed geotechnical software training and demonstration

  • Supporting product and license sales with benefit-oriented, workflow specific demonstrations that promote Bentley solutions using PLAXIS, Monopile Designer, and PLAXIS LE in close collaboration with our sales and technical teams

  • Answering complex questions on function and product best practices

  • Conveying user feedback to product development staff

  • Performing follow up, testing, and troubleshooting of products

  • Writing white papers and articles on best-practices

  • Validating software results

  • Maintaining awareness of relevant industry trends, best practices, and government regulations.

  • Be responsible for appropriate referral to other support and quality assurance areas

What You Bring To The Team

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering

  • 1 - 5 years prior engineering related experience

  • Prior experience working with Plaxis, SoilVision or competing platforms (Flac, Rocscience, RS2)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to convey complex technical details

  • Must be self-motivated and proactive, possessing a strong desire to learn

  • Flexible attitude and willing/able to travel

  • P.E. preferred

  • Fluency in English: oral and written

  • Spanish language is a bonus

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits

  • A challenging job in an informal and international environment

  • Stimulating innovative and knowledge-driven work environment

  • Being part of one of the most successful engineering software companies in the world

  • We provide excellent support and mentoring to help you grow as a geotechnical engineer


Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Bentley is an equal opportunity employer and considers for employment all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, religion, national origin, age or any other protected characteristic. Additional information about your rights as an applicant under the law may be found by clicking here and here.

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