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Software/Applications Engineer - Advanced

Coralville, Iowa

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Digital Factory
Business Unit: Product Lifecycle Management-PLM
Requisition Number: 235676
Primary Location: United States-Iowa-Coralville
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:

Software/Application Engineer – Advanced

Siemens Industry Software is the leading partner in test and mechatronic simulation. Through our simulation software, testing systems and engineering services we enable advanced manufacturing companies to get better products to market faster and turn superior process efficiency into key competitive advantages. We tackle the challenges associated with intelligent system design with a strong passion for innovation and a continuous drive for excellence. Our Coralville IA based office plays a critical role in our R&D software strategy.


Position Overview:

You will be a member of the Motion team, responsible for the development of multi-body dynamic simulation applications based on our CAD/CAE platform called Simcenter 3D. You will be tasked with the design and implementation of parts of this application as well as applying our solutions to engineering challenges.



Design, develop, modify/maintain and implement software functionality.

Implementation according to specifications, quality standards and schedule.

Participation in internal and external technical meetings to discuss new developments

Writing functional and design specifications

Create mechanical system simulation models

Validate/ensure the quality of the software through unit and consolidation testing, writing automated tests, and bug fixing.

Reporting on technical work and progress to project leader

Produce initial draft of user documentation in English.


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree - Computer science or Engineering degree with experience or additional training in software development.

2 years’ experience in programming with .Net using C#, VB, and/or C++

Knowledge and understanding of OO design techniques

Familiarity with commercial CAD software

Demonstrable experience creating abstract models of complex physical systems using CAE solutions (Multi-body dynamics, finite element analysis, or similar system simulation software tools)

Familiar with Windows environment

Strong written and oral communication skills in English

Ability to listen to both internal and external customers to capture requirements

Ability to travel internationally to coordinate with our development centers and customers, 5 to 10%


Work Eligibility: Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States.  Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

Mechanical Engineering degree with extensive programming experience to solve engineering problems

3+ year’s development experience

Proficiency (one or more years) in designing, developing and deploying cloud based solution using AWS.

Background and/or course work in CAE areas such as CAD, Kinematics and Dynamics, FEA, controls, hydraulics, fatigue, vibrations, and numerical methods.

Knowledge of NX applications and NX or Teamcenter development environment

Expertise with commercial multi-body dynamics and/or finite element software.

Experience in commercial software development and architecture

Experience of UI design and implementation

Result-oriented team player who has the ability to work independently.

Attention to detail, accurate and methodical

Customer oriented attitude





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