CFD Application Engineer

 BOSTON, MA

Flexcompute is a solver technology company that specializes in ultra-fast, high-fidelity simulations. Our products are utilized by companies designing and optimizing advanced technologies, with applications ranging from eVTOLs and supersonic aircraft to metalenses and quantum computing chips. Our customer base includes both household names and startups in emerging industries. Our company was founded by world-renowned leaders in simulation technology from Stanford University and MIT. Backed by top VC firms, we are poised to disrupt the billion-dollar engineering simulation industry with our fast-growing trajectory.

At Flexcompute, we value innovation, excellence, and collaboration. You will work with and learn from world-class engineers and scientists daily. With our state-of-the-art technology, you will have the opportunity to shape how cutting-edge products are being designed by some of the world’s most innovative companies. Our culture is one of openness, where all ideas are welcome, and everyone’s voice is heard. We believe that the best solutions are created through collaboration, and we encourage our team members to work together to solve complex problems. We fuel success by championing individual aspirations and fostering continuous growth.

Location

Boston, MA

Overview

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Engineer with industry-relevant experience. As a CFD Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in the application, testing, and development direction of our state-of-the-art solver, Flow360. This position emphasizes collaboration as you will interface with both customers and multiple development teams – effective communication via many different channels is a must. You will be exposed to a wide variety of CFD applications, methods, and workflows and your work will contribute to development, education, support, sales, and marketing initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Apply sound engineering judgement and best practices to solve complex fluid dynamics problems.
  • Analyze simulation results, interpret flow physics, and produce quality deliverables that clarify primary takeaways, sensitivities, and recommendations.
  • Develop, test, and maintain workflow automations. Integrate multidisciplinary workflows to streamline the overall analysis process.
  • Support and educate end-users of Flow360. Provide corrective actions, process examples, and recommendations in a timely manner.
  • Collect feedback, requests, and issues from users (internal and external). Document, categorize, prioritize, and distill information to development teams.
  • Lead technical aspects of sales activities including meetings, presentations, demonstrations, and executing benchmarks.
  • Produce materials that are informative, eye-catching, and concise for marketing purposes.
  • Evaluate and propose innovative solutions that enhance Flow360 capabilities and experience.

Qualifications

  • A master’s or PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or a related field with an emphasis on Computational Fluid Dynamics.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills to model, simulate, and analyze complex fluid flow and heat transfer scenarios.
  • Knowledge of and experience applying industrial CFD best practices to a broad range of applications. Expertise with a variety of CFD methods is a plus, including experience with open-source and/or commercial CAD, meshing, simulation, and postprocessing software.
  • Demonstrated understanding of CFD principles, theories, and numerical methods. Apply this knowledge to simulate, analyze, and optimize fluid flow and heat transfer phenomena.
  • Proficiency in Python programming and experience with relevant libraries for scientific computing and numerical analysis, such as NumPy, SciPy, and Matplotlib. Familiarity with version control systems (Git, SVN, etc.).
  • Attention to detail in conducting simulations, testing, and documentation to ensure accurate and reliable results. Possess strong organizational skills and ensure thorough execution of projects, especially within deadline constraints.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively collaborate with team members and convey technical concepts to diverse audiences.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, innovative environment and adapt to evolving project requirements and priorities.

Export Control Requirements: U.S. Government Export Control Status: This position must meet export control compliance requirements. To meet export control compliance requirements, a “U.S. Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R.

  • 120.15 is required. “U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Export Control Details: US based job, US Person required.

Flexcompute is dedicated to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value different perspectives bring to our mission. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds to join us on this exhilarating journey as we tackle some of the most compelling challenges in engineering computing. Candidates passionate about playing a pivotal role in shaping the future at Flexcompute are encouraged to apply through our careers portal with a comprehensive resume, a cover letter outlining their alignment with our goals, and any relevant supporting materials. Join us at Flexcompute, where your expertise will contribute to the next industrial renaissance, accelerating innovation using advanced computing across sectors and around the globe.

If you’re interested in joining Flexcompute, even if your skills and background don’t fit an open position exactly, please send your application.