Sr Software Development Engineer - Virtual Manufacturing Solutions

The ESI Group is a pioneer and world-leading provider in virtual prototyping software solutions. We employ about 1200 highly qualified specialists in 40 countries across the globe. The key to our success is the use of realistic material physics, providing "as good as real" virtual results.

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This role involves collaboration with other developers and jointly implementing and documenting physical models in a commercial metal casting simulation package, ProCAST.

ESI Group is seeking an experienced software developer for the ProCAST development team. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable about the finite element method and/or finite volume method as applied to computational fluid dynamics and heat transfer in a multi-physics application. Strong software development skills in C/C++ are essential, preferably in a commercial software context. Special consideration will be given to those with deep domain knowledge in such manufacturing areas as metal casting, welding, additive manufacturing, forming, stamping, or composites. A solid grasp of the physics of such processes is essential. This individual will join a talented, focused, global team with a start-up mentality that thrives on innovative development in a collaborative environment.


Key competencies for the position


  • Experience in designing and developing commercial software
  • Programming experience acquired through working on scientific software using C/C++/Fortran. Experience with Python a plus.
  • Applicants should have a strong background in fluid mechanics, numerical methods, materials science, and multi-physics modelling
  • Knowledge in manufacturing simulation: Casting, Forging, Additive manufacturing, …

Soft Skills:

  • Must be a team player and work well with others
  • Eager to learn
  • Bring positive energy to the job


  • A Master’s degree in Science/Engineering or equivalent is a prerequisite. PhD is preferred.
  • 5+ years’ experience in commercial CFD code development.
  • Good experience with C/C++ programming and software development.


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