Software Engineer - 3D Geometry

Job Description

Organization: Corporate Technology
Business Unit: Research in Digitalization and Automation
Requisition Number: 236495
Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Princeton
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: Master's Degree
Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

For nearly 170 years, pioneering technologies and the business models developed from them have been the foundation of Siemens‘ success. Our central research and development unit, Corporate Technology (CT) plays an important role in this. Together with our global network of experts, we are a strategic partner to Siemens’ operative units and provide important services along the entire value chain – from research and development to production and quality assurance, as well as optimized business processes. Our support provided to the businesses in their research and development activities is ideally balanced with our own future-oriented research.
We at Corporate Technology are more than employees: We are actively helping to make people’s lives a little better every day. Would you like to be a part of that? Then join us. We offer you a high level of practical relevance as well as an opportunity to individually contribute your knowledge and your visions around the world. Whether you’re helping to develop products for the operating units or working in interdisciplinary projects for the business areas: At Corporate Technology you’ll be working in the heart of Siemens’ technological research together with the best.

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Software Engineer (3D Geometry) for our Princeton, NJ location. The successful candidate will work with the Product Design, Modeling and Simulation Research Group (PSM RG) to develop robust solutions to real-world problems. You will have the opportunity to test your knowledge in a challenging problem-solving environment. You will be encouraged to think out-of-the-box, innovate and find solutions to real-life problems. Our team has a strong publication record in leading journals and conferences.

What are my responsibilities?

  • Design and implement algorithms for 3D geometric processing for generative design and computer-aided manufacturing problems.
  • Apply state of the art software engineering principles to develop software applications that demonstrate advanced research results.
  • Work with stakeholders to understand application requirements and deliver high-quality solutions on time.
  • Contribute to innovation in the area of geometry processing by generating novel patentable ideas and solutions.

What skills are needed to qualify for this position?

  • Masters Degree in Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering or related discipline. PhD is preferred.
  • 2+ years of related experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with one or more geometry types including polygon meshes, voxels, pint clouds, subdivision surfaces, B-splines, analytical surfaces, and implicit surfaces.
  • Familiarity with commercial 3D design, simulation, and manufacturing packages preferred e.g. Siemens NX, Parasolid.
  • Knowledge and skills in developing graphics applications using OpenGL preferred.
  • Hands-on coding skills and ability to quickly prototype in modern programming languages including C++, C#, and Python is a must.
  • Experience in JavaScript and web technologies preferred.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Successful candidate must be able to work with controlled technology in accordance with US --Export Control Law. US Export Control laws and applicable regulations govern the distribution of strategically important technology, services and information to foreign nationals and foreign countries. Siemens may require candidates under consideration for employment opportunities to submit information regarding citizenship status to allow the organization to comply with specific US Export Control laws and regulations. Additional information on the US Export Control laws and regulations can be found on



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