Application Engineer (Simcenter STAR-CCM+)

Job Description

  • Application Engineer / Senior Application Engineer


As part of our continued growth we are seeking a highly motivated Application Engineer to join our Simcenter Customer Support organization, to provide technical advice in all aspects of engineering analysis to our clients using Simcenter STAR-CCM+ across a wide range of industry sectors.


The role will be based in our Gothenburg office where we will support our customers throughout Scandinavia.


This position is an opportunity to be at the forefront of companies’ innovative usage of simulation in industrial and research environments. You will be operating in various sectors, such as Aerospace, Energy, Automotive and Marine, in application areas such as aerodynamics, thermal cooling, fluid structure interaction, combustion and multiphase flows.

The Application Engineer is expected to work closely with current and potential customers to understand their engineering workflow and processes and propose solution methodologies and best practices to help them meet their objectives.

General day to day activities include:


  • Using all aspects of CFD: CAD handling, meshing, solving, complex physics modelling, post-processing, coupling to other codes
  • Following and using the new modelling techniques and features introduced in each release of Simcenter STAR-CCM+ (there are 3 per year), finding new application areas and creating new simulation examples

  • Conducting training courses and customized mentoring;

  • Conducting product demonstrations for a broad range of applications;

  • Working on benchmark and validation studies;

  • Interacting with customers remotely or at their offices, to get a deep understanding of their challenges & assist them with their projects;

  • Crafting engineering solutions to fix or improve the customers’ CAE workflow and results - in performance, accuracy and robustness;

  • Inspiring and enabling the use of automated design space exploration and optimization;

  • Presenting our technology at seminars and conferences;


    Excellent communication skills and a desire to work in a client facing role are critical to success in this fast-paced, challenging & broad engineering role. If you are creative, like to take the initiative and want to be involved in cutting edge CFD technology this is an excellent opportunity for you.



  • A good first degree in engineering, mathematics or sciences

  • MSc / PhD in fluid mechanics

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

  • Excellent problem solving & organizational skills

  • Ability to operate and travel across Scandinavia

Knowledge in the following will be advantageous:

  • Simcenter STAR-CCM+ or other commercial / open source CFD codes

  • Java

  • CAD packages (e.g. Siemens NX, CATIA, SolidWorks)

  • Knowledge of other products in the Simcenter portfolio

  • Codes to which CFD can be coupled (FEA or optimization codes, 1D simulation tools such as AMESIM)

Job ID: 121560

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Mentor Graphics (Scandinavia) AB

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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