Industry Solutions CFD Engineer (Development Support) - Advanced (SISW-PLM)

Job Description

Industry Solutions CFD Engineer (Development Support) Advanced

At Siemens we are always challenging ourselves to build a better future.  We need the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow’s reality.  Find out more about the Digital World of Siemens here:

Siemens Digital Industries Software is seeking to recruit a highly qualified and motivated CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) engineer to join its Development Support team. The engineer will work in Development Support’s Discretization department to verify CFD software predictions meet the highest quality standards and help deliver highly technical software support services to a global client base.

The engineer must have experience running industrial CFD simulations and be comfortable working with any engineering application despite their complexities. The engineer will have an in depth understanding of CFD and how to numerically simulate physical phenomena. The engineer must have a can-do attitude and must be able to manage multiple CFD projects simultaneously to show progress is being made on each.

The engineer will have experience modelling complex mechanical, chemical, electrical or electronic systems for industries that include automotive, ground transportation, marine, aerospace and chemical processing.

The engineer must be able to demonstrate a keen interest in modelling Internal Combustion Engines and the many other components comprising the powertrain, for the automotive industry. More specifically, have the skills and patience to work with large and complex geometries/meshes; mesh motion (like morphing and overset), and; new physics models for single and multiphase flows. This position will report to the Senior Manager, Development Support.

Development Support provide high level support that helps ensure the transfer of technical knowledge and expertise between Product Development and the rest of the company.

Development Support engineers are required to work closely with software developers as new versions of Simcenter STAR-CCM+ are developed to help ensure new features of the code are well understood. In particular, emphasis is given to demonstrating the use of newly implemented software features and their functionalities. In addition, verifying new features behave as their designs intend.

Development Support engineers liaise with teams worldwide to provide advanced technical solutions that help ensure end user issues are answered and fixed in a prompt manner and software products are used correctly, to their maximum potential.


The engineer will use CFD to simulate Internal Combustion Engines to help verify and support our latest software offering (STAR-ICE). The engineer will prioritize and manage this work alongside the verification and support of industrial applications that range from multiphase gearbox simulations for the automotive industry to ice accretion for the aerospace industry.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Making sure newly implemented Simcenter STAR-CCM+ code developments are well understood. Emphasis is given to verifying new code development works as designed throughout the development and release cycles
  • Triaging customer bug reports submitted to the development teams
  • Supporting internal customers

Required knowledge/skills, education and experience: 

  • A postgraduate degree (PhD, MEng, MSc or equivalent) in Mechanical/Chemical/Electrical/Electronic Engineering or other closely related field
  • Prior industrial/research experience working with CFD software
  • Experience/knowledge of supporting and/or testing CFD software
  • Basic programming and/or shell scripting skills
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team to meet project goals
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and to prioritize multiple projects
  • Good organizational skills
  • Fluent English speaking, reading and writing

Preferred knowledge/skills, education and experience:

Additionally, exposure or experience in the following areas would be considered advantageous:

  • Experience using Simcenter STAR-CCM+
  • Java and/or C++ programming skills

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the USA. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the USA.


Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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