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Software Engineer- CFD Framework Development

Austin, Texas
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Digital Industries
Business Unit: Software
Requisition Number: 233545
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Austin
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.

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Job Description:

Position Overview

Siemens PLM is seeking software development professionals to contribute

to our Fluid Dynamics Framework (FDF) program. The primary focus of the

FDF program, a unit within our Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

division, is the development of high quality software framework to

support CFD modeling within Siemens PLM's flagship multi-physics

simulation product, STAR-CCM+.

The FDF program is responsible for developing components related to

modeling of equations of state, material properties, porous media,

turbomachinery, fans, and blowers.  As a member of the FDF program you

will be expected to contribute to both development of new features and

maintenance of existing functionality. Your responsibility will be to

ensure a well-designed, high-quality, robust implementation; efficient

operation; and good scalability in our highly-parallel, client-server




As a member of the FDF program, your specific responsibilities will


• Ensuring high-quality and robust implementation of CFD solver

framework components in STAR-CCM+

• Supporting maintenance of our existing capability (bug fixing, code

refactoring, etc.)

• Design and development of new features based on requests from both

product management and internal strategic initiatives

• Participating in regularly scheduled team meetings and contributing

ideas to drive innovation in our technology

• Supporting other developers through design discussion and code review

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Candidates applying for this position are required to have the

following skills and experience:

• A Master’s or PhD degree in engineering or physical science


• 2 years’ experience in professional software development in CFD

• Expertise in object-oriented C++ software development

• Expertise in high-fidelity and high-performance parallel CFD


• Expertise in development of complex software applications using

modern design patterns and principles

Preferred Knowledge/Skills,Education, and Experience

In addition, preference will be given to candidates with the following

skills and experience:

• Expertise in areas of physical science:  thermodynamics, heat

transfer, fluid dynamics, multiphase, or combustion

• Expertise in application of CFD methods: turbomachinery, vehicle

thermal management, heat exchangers

• Expertise in Java programming

• Experience in multi-team, collaborative software development

including source control and collaborative design and code reviews




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