SIMTEC SA, headquartered in Thessaloniki, offers advanced engineering simulation software and high added-value services to a wide range of companies and institutes, as the reference point for ANSYS simulation in South-East Europe for 20+ years.

SIMTEC, due to its continuous expansion is hiring an Optics & Photonics Simulation Engineer to be based in the Greece office (On site / Remote).

Job summary

Simulation Engineer, based in Thessaloniki, will conduct training sessions and provide technical support to the company’s customers: the leading and most innovative companies of the East European region, located in Croatia, Greece, Slovenia, Serbia, Hungary, Romania etc. He/she will also perform test-cases and demos to support the sales activities. In addition, he/she will contribute to the company’s consulting projects under guidance.


As a Simulation Engineer you will:

  • Be responsible for technical tasks related to pre-sales opportunities, such as customer meetings with R&D engineers and managers, presentations and demos.
  • Perform simulation test cases.
  • Support evaluation of the software.
  • Train customers on ANSYS Speos, Zemax, Lumerical and more.
  • Present ANSYS broad portfolio and capabilities during workshops and conferences.
  • Analyze customer technical needs and streamline simulation workflows.
  • Offer technical support to ANSYS users.
  • Work closely with sales department.
  • Travel in Greece and abroad.

Desired Qualifications

  • Engineering or physics degree.
  • Excellent command of English.
  • Working knowledge of an optics simulation software package or a relevant master’s degree.
  • Excellent knowledge of 3D CAD.
  • Advanced MS Office skills.
  • Military obligations completed.
  • The following will be considered as a plus in the order of appearance:
    • Knowledge of Ansys SPEOS, Zemax or Lumerical tools.
    • At least 3 years of experience with Optics or Photonics.
    • Working knowledge of any of the programming languages Python, C/C++, Fortran.
    • Knowledge of other FEA, CFD or Electronics simulation software.

The company offers:

  • Salary according to qualifications.
  • Excellent working environment in the forefront of technology.
  • Continuous education.
  • Full time employment.

Application process:

Please apply to vgerakis@simtec.gr including:

  1. CV
  2. Cover letter
  3. A document of up to two pages (including any graphs), where you summarize an Optics or Photonics simulation project you have worked on.

The above 3 documents are required to process your job application.

Deadline for submission  8/1/2023

Further information: +30-2310-251731