Validation & Support Sr. Specialist Weld (F/M)

The ESI Group is a pioneer and world-leading provider in virtual prototyping software solutions. We employ about 1100 highly qualified specialists in 20 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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The main roles of the Validation & Support Sr Specialist will be:

  • Weld solutions validation in close collaboration with development teams, project manager and product manager following main principles of Agile method
  • Customer Central Support (2nd level) to the local support engineers if required
  • Training of local support engineers on new versions of Weld Solutions

The role is key to ensure the delivery of a high-quality software product and it is an outstanding opportunity to progress your career and to gain hands-on knowledge of manufacturing technology and virtual prototyping.

The ideal candidate will have an applied knowledge of numerical methods in the field of manufacturing engineering.

The main missions of the Validation & Support Sr. Specialist Weld will be:

1- Product Validation :

  • Test and Validate the products in one of the Weld solutions to ensure a good quality
  • Contribute actively to requirements specifications
  • Plan, execute and document the testing of our software solutions to agreed milestones and quality standards
  • Test execution at integration and system test levels
  • Actively and extensively use and stress the software in a wide range of scenarios in order to find defects before the product reaches the market
  • Analyze simulation results and/or software behavior to perform root cause analysis that help and guide developer towards a resolution
  • Run acceptance and performance tests
  • Report against quality and coverage criteria
  • Create/update regression test automation scripts on a regular basis


2 - Customer Support :

  • Train local support engineers on new versions of Weld Solutions and contribute that they adopt it
  • Deliver an efficient support to local support engineers within a reasonable timeframe
  • Participate actively to develop a technical knowledge base
  • Develop training documentation and demonstrators to promote ESI’s Weld Solutions


Technical skills:

  • Mechanical Engineer (Material Science, Mechanics or Numerical methods)
  • Manufacturing technical knowledge (Weld)
  • At least 12 years’ experience in numerical modelling of manufacturing processes
  • Ideally an experience in customer support and/or validation
  • Ideally an experience in Software Engineering

Desirable :

  • Performing Testing activities within an Agile (SCRUM) environment
  • Scripting language as Python is a plus
  • Finite elements knowledge is a plus

Behavioral skills :

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organization skills
  • Fluent English - excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Strong ability to think logically
  • Pragmatic problem solving behavior
  • Able to cope with complexity, autonomous and pro-active
  • Multicultural


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