STAR-CCM+ Applications Engineer - Advanced (DA)- Gas Turbine Analysis
Business Unit: Product Lifecycle Management-PLM
Requisition Number: 233737
Primary Location: United States-New York-Melville
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Master's Degree
Travel Required: 20%
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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Siemens PLM is seeking an Applications Engineer to work in the area of
gas turbine analysis. Applications Engineers liaise with end-users and
members of the Product Delivery Team in order to define a set of
requirements for new software that will meet end-user expectations for
a particular application area. For this role the application areas of
interest cover conjugate heat transfer, combustion, turbine and
compressor aero-performance and a wide range of multi-physics topics.
The successful candidate will pioneer the use of new technology and
workflows contained within Siemens PLM’s flagship product STAR-CCM+.
The role reports to the Emerging Applications Manager, Technology
Development within the Simulation and Test services group of Siemens
• Investigate and report on the suitability of our software for new
application areas within gas turbines by solving challenging simulation
• Translate new application 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 feature sets for
given applications, and to benchmark our own code to understand
• Provide training and guidance to our Global Sales and Product
Management teams to assist them in their efforts to commercialize new
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
• A postgraduate degree (PhD, MEng, MSc or equivalent) in Thermal Power
and Fluids or Mechanical Engineering or other closely related field
• A strong background in the simulation and design of different types
of gas turbines for aerospace, marine or industrial applications
• Past industrial experience with simulation of gas turbines technology
• CFD and/or heat-mass transfer modeling experience in an industrial or
research environment using Finite Volume analyses for fluid flow
• Experience with turbomachinery design tools
• Ability to seek out experimental data and perform detailed benchmark
• Ability to work individually and as part of a team to meet project
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to prioritize multiple projects
• Basic programming and/or shell scripting skills
• Good organizational skills
• Fluent English speaking, reading and writing
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
• Prior experience with STAR-CCM+ or other commercial CFD packages.
• Java and/or C++ programming skills
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