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Aerospace Applications Engineer - Advanced

Bellevue, Washington; Irvine, California; United States

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Digital Factory
Business Unit: Product Lifecycle Management-PLM
Requisition Number: 232981
Primary Location: United States-Washington-Bellevue
Other Locations: United States--, United States-California-Irvine
Assignment Category: Full-time temporary
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: No

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, Healthcare and Financial Services.


Job Description:

We are looking for an Application Specialist in the field of Aerospace CFD simulations. You will be part of a team of technical experts within the CCM Product Management organization, which works closely with Product Development, Sales, Customer Support, and Marketing to make Simcenter STAR-CCM+ the leading CFD-focused multiphysics solution in the Aerospace and Defense (A&D) Industry. In this role, you will be a technical resource and leader for the global Siemens PLM Software company, with responsibilities related to material generation for expediting the sales and support functions, technical guidance for customers, managing internal and external technical relationships, and providing technical input to the development process. 
Prerequisite and Essential Functions: 
Primary Accountability 
  • Establish authority as a global technical leader in Aerospace CFD Applications 
  • Growth in usage of STAR-CCM+ for Aerospace Applications 
  • Effective and regular technical material generation  
  • Build, maintain, and manage technical engagements and collaborations 
Overall Responsibility 
  • As a global technical leader, you are responsible to grow applications usage, primarily in the aerospace & defense industry, by successfully driving technically complex, challenging and strategic engagements 
  • As a technical expert, you are responsible to create, maintain and distribute technical material, including but not limited to, benchmarks, journal/conference papers, best practice guides, technical/sales presentations, webinars, internal trainings, demonstration cases. 
  • As a global technical leader, you will collaborate with Industry Managers as they run Marketing Campaigns, Sales and Support leaders to expedite technical sales, Product Management and Development to enhance software performance and quality 
  • You will provide advanced technical support to the global sales and support organizations, but also build the expertise of engineers within these organizations, enabling them to support common aerospace applications 
  • As a subject matter expert, you are expected to know and communicate the market trends and competition to guide both product development and sales.  
Required education and focus 
  • Bachelors, Masters or PhD in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering with a focus on Computational Fluid Dynamics 
Required technical experience (including number of years) 
  • At least 3 years’ experience with CFD for aerospace applications 
Required work experience (including number of years) 
  • Bachelors – 7 yrs, Masters – 5 yrs, PhD – 3 yrs 
Required knowledge, skills, or expertise 
  • In-depth knowledge of aerospace-related CFD applications 
  • A strong background in Sub/Trans/Super/Hyper-sonic flows, incompressible/compressible flows, turbulence modeling, external aerodynamics, rotating machinery, and meshing complex geometries for CFD 
  • Experience with multiphase/multi-physics flows and conjugate heat transfer 
  • Hands-on experience with commercial CFD software/s 
  • Basic Programming and Shell Scripting Skills 
  • Basic understanding of Linux and Windows Operating Systems 
  • Basic business acumen to perform Market Analyses 
  • Self-motivating, ability to work independently as well as in a team 
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work effectively 
  • Good coordination and communications skills 
Preferred education and focus (if applicable) 
  • Preferred Masters or PhD 
Preferred past experience (including number of years) 
  • Preferred at least 5 years’ experience working at an aerospace company 
Preferred knowledge, skills, or expertise 
  • Expert knowledge of STAR-CCM+ 
  • Expert knowledge of JAVA, Python and C++ 
  • Experience with cluster management 
  • Experience with physical testing for aerospace and defense 
  • Working business knowledge of the simulation market for aerospace and defense 


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