Medior/Senior Software Engineer Physics Based Simulations

Job Description

Simcenter Prescan is a mature and wide-spread simulation platform for virtual development and validation of (Highly) Automated Driving systems, and is used in the automotive industry for development of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) that are based on sensor technologies such as radar, laser/lidar, camera and GPS. Prescan is also used for designing and evaluating vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication applications as well as autonomous driving applications, and for virtual testing of algorithms for e.g. autonomous braking, lane keeping, and accident avoidance.

To strengthen the team and to create new functionality for our Prescan software suite, we have an immediate opening for an experienced Software Engineer.

Job responsibilities:

In this role you will help develop state of the art EM simulation software, work closely with other software engineers in your Agile scrum team to design and implement new functionality, use and expand your mature Object Oriented (OO) developing skills and have a keen eye for high-quality software development techniques. Additionally, you will work with state-of-the-art tools to increase productivity and quality of the software.

Required Background & Education:

  • Education level: MSc or BSc with more than 4 years of experience in software development
  • Good control of OO design and implementation using C++ (C++14 and higher)
  • Good knowledge of computer architecture
  • Thorough understanding of best coding practices
  • Build tools, CI and development pipelines (CMake, Jenkins, Pull Requests)
  • Version control tools such as Mercurial and Git
  • Knowledge of debugging, profiling tools Windows and Linux (Visual Studio, gdb, VTune, Valgrind)
  • Experience with Linux
  • Agile development (SCRUM) experience is a plus
  • Working experience with the Atlassian toolsuite (i.e. Jira Agile) or similar

Nice to have:

  • Scientific thinking
  • Knowledge of parallel programming (GPU, CPU)
  • Knowledge and use of UML for architecture and design purposes is a plus
  • Experience with OpenGL, GPU Computing and Shader Languages
  • Experience with computer graphics
  • Experience with one, or more, of the following is a clear advantage: OpenCL, CUDA, GPGPU, or Physics Based Rendering techniques
  • Knowledge of Python, C# and MATLAB/Simulink


We are looking for a team player with an analytical mindset, willing to pick up new challenges, someone who is pragmatic, result oriented and inventive regarding complex problems.

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Netherlands B.V.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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