Surface Preparation Software Engineer

Job Description

What is the position?

Siemens Digital Industries Software is seeking a software development professional with experience in the development of CAE Applications to contribute to our Simcenter STAR-CCM+ meshing software. Simcenter STAR-CCM+ is a highly scalable, general purpose, multi-physics application that provides an end-to-end user experience with integrated CAD, meshing, physics modeling and in situ post processing tools.
  • The main objective of the position is to work on the STAR-CCM+ Surface Preparation team to improve meshing workflows and user interactions for geometry preparation and mesh generation.
  • Working from home is an option, but we prefer candidates located near one of our primary development offices (e.g. Austin, TX, Lebanon, NH, Coralville, IA, …).
  • We will help you achieve your goals by surrounding you with smart, engaged colleagues from around the world that generously share their time to help you learn STAR-CCM+, the discipline of creating high quality software, and improve your understanding of the fascinating and challenging problems our customers work with us to solve.
  • This may include developing user interface tools and developing tools and infrastructure for tying together meshing algorithms.
What will you do?

You will be expected to be a problem-solver delivering high-quality software that delights our customers, including:
  • Working with product managers, application specialists, and fellow developers to understand the requirements of our present (and future) internal and external customers
  • Designing and implementing software solutions in support of those customers in the area of meshing
  • Testing and fixing code written by you (and sometimes others)
  • Reviewing code written by other developers within your team
  • Writing automated tests to ensure code reliability and prevent regressions
What will you need to succeed?

We think the following knowledge/skills, education, and experience are required for you to succeed in this role:
  • Expertise in implementing cohesive, well-structured, object-oriented, C++ code
  • Experience writing cohesive, well-structured Java code
  • M.S. or PhD in Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Visualization or a related discipline
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and independently
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex technical issues to both colleagues and stakeholders outside of the team
  • Demonstrate understanding of CAE software packages
It is highly desirable that you also possess one or more of the following experiences:
  • Developing software in a commercial environment
  • Developing CAE software
  • Developing meshing algorithms
  • Use of multi-team, collaborative software development including source control, collaborative design, and code review
  • Knowledge of Agile software development
  • Knowledge of Java and/or Javascript
  • Knowledge of message passing parallel computing, e.g. MPI.
  • Knowledge of shared memory parallel computing (multi-threaded computing), e.g. OpenMP
  • Developing software on both Linux and Windows
  • Understanding of 3D-CAD modeling concepts such as NURBS and B-Splines
  • Engineering simulation software experience
  • Using meshing packages
Why will you love working with us?
  • You’ll be working with smart, engaged colleagues from around the world to solve our customers’ most challenging problems in a diverse array of applications
  • You’ll have fun creating innovative solutions through your day-to-day work and focused innovation events, such as hackathons
  • You’ll be exposed to / and learn about fast evolving technologies, such as digital twin and machine learning
  • You’ll have a voice in improving our products and processes
  • You’ll have opportunities to learn, grow, and advance your career in a company that offers an expansive array of job opportunities
  • We promote a healthy work-life balance and offer a competitive benefit/reward package, employee discounts, etc.

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Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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