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Software Engineer - Advanced - Licensing & Security

Melville, New York; Austin, Texas; Houston, Texas; Lebanon, New Hampshire
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Digital Industries
Business Unit: Software
Requisition Number: 233448
Primary Location: United States-New York-Melville
Other Locations: United States-New Hampshire-Lebanon, United States-Texas-Houston, United States-Texas-Austin
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

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Job Description:

Position Overview

We are seeking a Software Engineer – Advanced to join the team. The Software Engineer - Advanced will handle the following:

• Create and maintain licensing-related software for Simcenter STAR-CCM+,a scientific-computing, client-server application.

• Design and create code and refactor existing code in order to support additional business models, improve security, improve performance, and reduce our maintenance burden.


• Maintain quality and backward compatibility while making large-scale changes to existing software.


• The primary obligations of the role include designing, creating, and documenting high-quality, extensible software in a timely manner.

This position reports to the Manager of the Software Framework division of the Platform department working on the product: SimCenter STAR-CCM+.


• Enhance and maintain code that manages licensing and other functionality in object-oriented, modern C++ and other languages

• Introduce new license features

• Secure and harden the licensing code when exploits are discovered.

• Write unit tests and functional tests

• Collaborate as part of a large, distributed group of developers

• Collaborate with developers of related products on integrated licensing

• Cooperate with our license-server vendor, Flexera, on improvements and bugs in the license server

• Travel when necessary (fewer than 10 days per year, mostly domestic) to collaborate with other teams

• Participate in design reviews and code reviews

• Communicate project status during regular meetings

• Write and maintain technical design documents and new-feature documents


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

• This position requires, at minimum, either a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or Information Science (or foreign equivalent) and 2 years progressive, post-academic experience in software design and development or a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or Information Science (or foreign equivalent) and 5 years progressive post baccalaureate experience in Software design and development.

Required technical experience

• True expertise in modern, object-oriented design in C++

• True expertise with process management and scripting in both Windows and Linux

• Expertise with FlexNet Publisher or a similar licensing system

• Excellent communication skills to work successfully on large, distributed teams and navigating a massive code base

• Embracing best practices regarding software development

• Issue management using Jira or a comparable system

• Experience with navigating and editing software using Eclipse and/or Visual Studio

• Experience with Implementing object-oriented C++ design patterns

• Experience Working on legacy code bases

• Comfort in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

• Ability to handle multiple tasks with minimal oversight.


Preferred knowledge, skills, or expertise

• Flexera licensing tools

• Continuous integration

• Git or similar distributed version control systems

• Successful experience working on large, commercial software products

• Parallel computing architectures, MPI

• Test-driven / test-first development

• Experience with distributed systems authentication and/or token-based authentication

• Python, HTML, HTTP, REST, CSS, Javascript, SQL.



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