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CAE Software Framework Development Support Engineer - Advanced

Lebanon, New Hampshire; Melville, New York
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Job Description

Division: Digital Factory
Business Unit: Product Lifecycle Management-PLM
Requisition Number: 218187
Primary Location: United States-New Hampshire-Lebanon
Other Locations: United States-New York-Melville
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

The Siemens Digital Factory Division offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly integrated hardware, software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide in enhancing the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes and reducing the time to market of their products.

For more information, please visit: 
http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/digital-factory.htm



Job Description:

Position Overview
 
Siemens is seeking to recruit a highly qualified and motivated CAE Software Framework Engineer to join its Development Support team.  This position will report to the Senior Manager, Development Support.
 
Development Support provide high level support that helps ensure the transfer of technical knowledge and expertise between 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.  
 
Responsibilities
 
The CAE Software Framework Engineer will have a high level understanding of computer simulation and parallel computing architectures - in particular, the various implementations of message passing interfaces (MPIs) and how they are tested on large-scale parallel applications.  Application areas include, but are not limited to, structural analysis, heat transfer, fluid flow, design optimization and co-simulation.  Additionally, the CAE Software Framework Engineer will have a keen interest in understanding software deployment, licensing and installers, and runtime environments such as batch control and error handling.
 
Responsibilities will include:
  • Testing and benchmarking new MPI releases
  • Triage and follow up on bug reports submitted against MPIs
  • Liaise with 3rd party MPI vendors and follow up on 3rd party MPI bug reports
  • Support licensing, installer and runtime issues from customers
  • Support runtime and deployment development activities
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
 
These are: 
  • A postgraduate degree (PhD, MEng, MSc or equivalent) in Computer Science/Engineering or other closely related field      
  • A strong background in parallel computing architectures
  • An advanced knowledge and understanding of message passing interfaces (MPIs)
  • Past industrial/research experience running large-scale parallel applications (2+ yrs)
  • Past industrial/research experience in CAE (1+ yrs)
  • Experience / knowledge of Multidisciplinary Design Optimization and Co-Simulation
  • Basic programming and/or shell scripting skills
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team to meet project goals
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and to prioritize multiple projects
  • Good organizational skills
  • Fluent English speaking, reading and writing
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
 
Additionally, exposure or experience in the following areas would be considered advantageous: 
  • Prior experience with STAR-CCM+ or other commercial CAE software
  • Java and/or C++ programming skills
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the UK or United States.  Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the UK or United States.


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