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STAR-CCM+ Applications Engineer - Advanced (DA)- Gas Turbine Analysis

Melville, New York

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Digital Factory
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%

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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Position Overview


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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