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CAE Engineer (Automation & Process)

Posted on May 24, 2022 Full time R12064
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At Polaris Inc., we have fun doing what we love by driving change and innovation. We empower employees to take on challenging assignments and roles with an elevated level of responsibility in our agile working environment. Our people make us who we are, and we create incredible products and experiences that empower us to THINK OUTSIDE.

JOB SUMMARY:                                                                                            

Provide insight and technical leadership in the area of Automation of CAE Processes and Knowledge Management of CAE data to enhance the Product Development Process. This role will have end-to-end responsibility from designing to the deployment of automated processes to completing tasks in the areas of CAE reporting and data management. This role will impact speed, data quality, knowledge capture, and decision-making within the design and analysis process, ultimately supporting the product development of new vehicles.


  • Automation: Design, prototype, test and deploy automation of CAE processes and tools.
  • Data Management: Develop tools to efficiently share and manage global data and knowledge.
  • Dashboards: Design automated metrics dashboards to support early design input and monitoring progress.
  • Support Methods Development: Help develop tools to implement customer-focused Polaris-specific best practices.
  • Stretch Assignments: Work includes exposure to many vehicles and types of problems, including stretch opportunities outside of core responsibilities.


4-5 yrs. experience in Python, TCL, C++ and other scripting language.

Strong expertise in data structures and algorithms and database development using SQL

Demonstrated knowledge of web technologies such as HTML, CSS, Javascript, and/or Java.

Solid understanding of computer programming, software, and GUI development.

Experience with engineering process mapping, development, and automation is highly preferred.

Preferred understanding and familiarity with CAE tool types (ANSYS, ANSYS Workbench, HyperMESH, Optistruct, CFX, Fluent, Adams, Motion View, nCode DesignLife, DOE), and data post-processing tools (Hyperview, Glyphworks). Other Software tools are okay also.

Understanding of systems engineering, DOE, and optimization.

Powersports knowledge (engine and vehicle systems) and passion to deliver for the customer.

Excellent communication, and interpersonal skills. Ability to work across business analyst and developer roles.

Team player, ability to work with several design teams concurrently and across multiple sites.

BE/ BTech Engineering required; advanced degree preferred.


  • Normal office working conditions.

We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to THINK OUTSIDE.  Apply today!

About Polaris

As the global leader in Powersports, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) pioneers product breakthroughs and enriching experiences and services that have invited people to discover the joy of being outdoors since our founding in 1954. With annual 2021 sales of $8.2 billion, Polaris’ high-quality product line-up includes the Polaris RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; Sportsman® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; snowmobiles; and deck, cruiser and pontoon boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments, and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris’ presence in adjacent markets includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe.

EEO Statement

Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.