Industry Solutions CFD Engineer (m/f/d) Development Support - SISW


Location: Nuremberg
Organization: Siemens Industry Software GmbH
Department: Industry Solutions, Development Support
Type: Full time / permanent

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Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. Closely collaborating with partners and customers, DI drives the digital transformation in the process and discrete industries. With its Digital Enterprise portfolio, DI provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to integrate and digitalize the entire value chain. Optimized for the specific needs of each industry, DI’s unique portfolio supports customers to achieve greater productivity and flexibility. DI is constantly adding innovations to its portfolio to integrate cutting-edge future technologies. Siemens Digital Industries has its global headquarters in Nuremberg, Germany, and has around 75,000 employees internationally.

Join our team as an “Industry Solutions CFD Engineer (m/f/d) – SISW” in our office in Nuremberg.

Your new area of responsibility - challenging and future-oriented

Siemens 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 Industry Solutions 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 will be an expert user of CFD. 
  • 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 must be able to demonstrate they have the skills and patience to work with large/complex geometries/meshes and quickly learn new physics and technologies.  
  • The engineer will have experience modelling Internal Combustion Engines for the automotive industry and demonstrate a keen interest in modelling complex mechanical, chemical, electrical and electronic systems for a range of other industries that in-clude marine, aerospace, chemical processing, ground transportation and e-mobility.  
  • 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 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 support our latest software offering (STAR-ICE) for the automotive industry.  Likewise, Electronics Cooling (ECL) for electrical and electronic systems and, sometime in the future, batteries and motors for e-mobility. 
  • The engineer will manage this work alongside verification project requests from other departments that may range from multiphase flow industrial applications, such as fluidized beds in chemical processing, nuclear and fluid catalytic cracking riser reactors, to turbomachinery for aerospace. 
Responsibilities will include: 
  • Making sure newly implemented 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 

Your qualifications - solid and adequate
  • 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 
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team to meet project goals 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and to prioritise multiple projects 
  • Fluent English speaking, reading and writing 

What more do I need to know?

PLM is unique from other enterprise software solutions because it drives top-line revenue from repeatable processes. By providing the application depth and breadth needed to digitally author, validate and manage the detailed product and process data, PLM supports continuous innovation.


At Siemens PLM we place a strong emphasis on ensuring that both women and men are equally recognized for their accomplishments and able to develop professionally – including during periods of higher demands in their personal lives. To this end, we have implemented various measures over the last few years to ensure compatibility between family and career. 

This includes providing competitive salaries, a team-oriented working environment with a flat organizational structure, exciting and challenging projects for renowned clients and interesting career prospects. In addition, we offer a multitude of developmental opportunities and the possibility of taking advantage of our Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

How do I apply? 

We look forward to your application. Please note that only complete application packages written in English (including letter of motivation, CV and certificates) can be taken into account.

Your contact person is Marc Lerch, if you wish to discuss any initial questions with our recruitment team.

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Siemens supports the Program “Job – Jobs ohne Barrieren” initiated by the Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales. In cases of severe disability, applicants who are equally qualified will be given preferential consideration.

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Job ID: 194333

Organisation: Digital Industries

Unternehmen: Siemens Industry Software GmbH

Erfahrungsniveau: Experienced Professional

Jobtyp: Vollzeit

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