DEM Developer (SISW)

Job Description

DEM Developer

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:

The Simcenter STAR-CCM+ development team is seeking a motivated developer to contribute to development of the dense granular flow (DEM) models. These models are successfully applied by many of the Simcenter STARCCM+ customers. The development team is constantly seeking new opportunities to expand the code capability into new areas, with focus on:

  • New physics models
  • State-of-the-art algorithms and parallelization techniques
  • Performance optimizations
  • Coupling the DEM physics with the multi-physics environment of Simcenter STAR-CCM+

The primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Identification of suitable DEM models and algorithms with focus on:

  • Contact model physics
  • Flow-particle interaction
  • Numerical methods for flow particle coupling
  • New discretization techniques
  • Implementation in a modern, commercial DEM framework

Performance benchmarking and code optimization with focus both on serial and parallel performance including:

  • SIMD vectorization of new and existing algorithms
  • Effective parallelization of collision physics across the parallel platforms supported by Simcenter STAR-CCM+
  • Hybrid shared memory/distributed memory parallelization schemes
  • Heterogeneous platform support including GPUs

Validation, debugging and close co-operation with quality assurance and customer support teams including responsibility for customer reporting defect identification and correction

Working as part of a large, geographically distributed software development team, applying Agile development processes and methodology

A suitable candidate is expected to have:

  • A Masters, PhD or equivalent degree in mechanical engineering, applied math or computer science
  • Knowledge of discrete element methods and experience with algorithms and techniques used in discrete element method simulations
  • Experience with numerical methods used in particle-flow coupling
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong C++ development skills
  • Good working knowledge of parallel programming both in distributed and shared memory
  • Experience with modern CPU optimization and vectorization and GPU programming is a plus

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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