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FEA Development Support Applications Engineer – Advanced

Bellevue, Washington; Lebanon, New Hampshire; Melville, New York; Austin, Texas
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Job Description

Division: Digital Factory
Business Unit: Product Lifecycle Management-PLM
Requisition Number: 233735
Primary Location: United States-Washington-Bellevue
Other Locations: United States-Texas-Austin, United States-New York-Melville, United States-New Hampshire-Lebanon
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 finite

element analysis (FEA) engineer to join its Development Support team.

In particular, the engineer will demonstrate experiences using finite

element methods to model electromagnetic systems.  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 Product

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 FEA engineer will have a high-level understanding of finite element

analysis for computer aided engineering and simulation.  The FEA

engineer will demonstrate experiences using finite element analysis to

model real-world engineering applications.  In particular, emphasis is

given to electromagnetics for e-mobility applications and electric

machines.  Application areas also include, but are not limited to,

solid mechanics for structural analyses, and viscoelastic/non-Newtonian

fluid flows for chemical processing.  Additionally, the FEA engineer

will have a keen interest in understanding; heat transfer and fluid

flows for fluid-structure interactions; design optimisations, and cosimulation.

 

Other Responsibilities Will Include:

* Making sure newly implemented STAR-CCM+, FEA code developments are

well understood.  Emphasis is given to demonstrating their industrial

application and functionalities throughout the development and release

life cycles.

* Triaging customer bug reports submitted to the FEA development teams.

* Supporting internal customers andFEA development teams.

 

Required knowledge/skills, education and experience

* A postgraduate degree (PhD, MEng, MSc or equivalent) in

Mechanical/Chemical/Electrical/Electronic Engineering or other closely

related field

* Prior industrial/research experience working with FEA software

* Experience/knowledge of supporting and/or testing FEA software

* 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 CFD software, in particular, STAR-CCM+

* Java and/or C++ programming skills

* Strong background in the application, development and/or testing of

CAE software.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the

US.  Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work

authorization now or in the future for employment in the US.

 

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