Siemens Careers

STAR-CCM+ Applications Engineer - Advanced (CL)

Lebanon, New Hampshire; Bellevue, Washington; Austin, Texas

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Digital Factory
Business Unit: Product Lifecycle Management-PLM
Requisition Number: 233541
Primary Location: United States-New Hampshire-Lebanon
Other Locations: United States-Texas-Austin, United States-Washington-Bellevue
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Master's Degree
Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

Siemens Digital Factory offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly-integrated hardware software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide. Siemens PLM Software, a Plano, Texas-based business unit of the Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, systems and services with over nine million licensed seats and more than 77,000 customers worldwide.
For more information, please visit:

Job Description:

Position Overview
Siemens PLM software is seeking a CAE (CFD/FEA) Application Engineer to work on areas of user experience, overall workflow and job execution. Application Engineers liaise with Product development groups and members of the Product Delivery Team within Siemens PLM in order to develop requirements and prove technology for new software that will meet end-user expectations for a particular application area.  The technology areas of interest to this role include simulation automation, resource allocation, organization and visualization of complex simulations.  The successful candidate will pioneer the use of the latest enhancements within Siemens PLM flagship product STAR-CCM+. Extensive previous experience of STAR-CCM+ operating in a sophisticated engineering environment is desired, preferably at a large company. Exposure, as a user, to typical HPC cluster architecture and queuing systems would be advantageous. The role reports to the Manager, Technology Application within the Simulation and Test services group of Siemens PLM.
  • Investigate’ and ‘report’ on the suitability of our software to fulfil agreed use case scenarios, focused on the themes highlighted above, and covering a range of exemplar applications.
  • ‘Translate’ identified deficiencies and new requirements into needed features in support of development activities.
  • ‘Prove’ advanced features in development versions of the code in support of Development Leads
  • ‘Awareness’ of competitive offerings to determine best in class approaches, and to benchmark our own code
  • ‘Provide’ training and guidance to our technical Sales team and Product Management to assist them in their efforts to commercialize new developments
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • A postgraduate degree (PhD, MEng, MSc or equivalent) in an Engineering discipline or other closely related field       
  • A strong background and interest in large simulation workflows, simulation automation & compute clusters/job submission
  • Prior experience with STAR-CCM+ (3+ years).           
  • Basic programming and/or shell scripting skills
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team to meet project goals
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise multiple projects
  • Critical thinking and attention to detail
  • Good organisational skills
  • Fluent English speaking, reading and writing
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Java programming skills
  • Experience in a linux environment
  • Experience with post processing tools like ParaView, VisIt, Ensight
  • Exposure to cloud offerings in the engineering simulation domain
  • Knowledge of cloud computing and big data


Learn more about STAR-CCM+ by watching this great video!

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

EEO is the Law
Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision
Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here.

Can't find what you are looking for?

Let's stay connected

Can't find what you are looking for?