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Job Record #17235
TitleSoftware Engineer
CategoryJob in Industry
EmployerRicardo PC
LocationUnited Kingdom, West Sussex, Shoreham by Sea
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure Date* None *
With a century of experience delivering excellence and innovation, Ricardo now 
employs over 3000 engineers, scientists and consultants around the world and it 
is the passion and expertise of this community, which drives us forward and 
maintains our position of technical leadership. As a business, we value respect, 
integrity, innovation and passion and guided by these values we enable our 
customers to achieve sustainable growth and commercial success.

Ricardo Software is responsible for the development, sales and support of 
advanced engineering analysis software for power-train and vehicle systems, with 
a worldwide customer base including major automotive manufacturers and tier one 
suppliers. Our software products comprise tools for the analysis of fluid and 
mechanical engine, powertrain and vehicle systems, with well-established brands 
in fluid dynamics modelling such as VECTIS. VECTIS provides efficient and 
streamlined workflow for fluid dynamics and conjugate heat transfer problems 
using advanced CFD algorithms leading to fast efficient solutions. One of the 
main applications of VECTIS is modelling of in-cylinder combustion systems based 
on detailed kinetics within a unique Arbitrary Dynamic Mesh Cut-Cell approach.

Job Description A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Software Engineer in Ricardo 
Software within VECTIS team. The successful candidate will become a member of 
the development team and will be responsible for the design and development as 
well as the maintenance and enhancement of computational models within VECTIS. 
While the successful candidate is expected to work across the range of the 
computational models encountered in VECTIS suite, applicants with the experience 
and record of code and methods development in one of the following areas would 
be an advantage:  Detailed kinetics modelling, in particular in applications to 
e-fuels.  Combustion modelling within RANS and LES turbulence frameworks.  ICE 
simulations for automotive, marine or power generation applications.

Essential Functions 1. Develops Ricardo Software by designing and programming by 
participating in customer meetings and liaising with our commercial and product 
teams to understand customer needs and to define and recommend solutions

2. Specifies, designs and authors software code with minimal guidance. 
Architects solutions that fit within existing infrastructure.

3. Provides detailed requirements to framework products

4. Maintains and enhances existing Ricardo Software

5. Translates requirements into design documents and implements them into 
Ricardo Software products

6. Specifies and creates tests to demonstrate the correctness of code; tests 
programs as necessary; corrects any shortcomings revealed by in-house or 
external testing

7. Creates and delivers product presentations and demonstrations to various 
audiences 8. Delivers projects to specification, timing and ISO 9000 quality 

9. Provides second line technical support and training, which may involve some 
off-site support

10. Acts as technical liaison with third-party vendors

11. Conducts directed research under supervision - understands associated 
technologies such as programming, engineering, and mathematics

12. Performs other job-related duties as assigned Knowledge,

Skills and Abilities 1. Education to an MSc level (PhD strongly preferred) in a 
relevant discipline

2. Minimum three years of experience in research, development or application 
engineering in a relevant field

3. Sound knowledge of fluid mechanics and computational methods

4. Experience with the applications of CFD using in-house, open-source or 
commercial packages

5. Experience in the development and implementation of computational models.

6. Excellent programming skills using FORTRAN 90/95/2003 but knowledge of other 
programming languages (C, C++) is acceptable

7. Ability to work independently as well as with others in a geographically 
diverse team environment.

8. Knowledge of Linux/Windows development environments and revision control 
systems is desirable.

9. Proficiency with Linux or/and Windows office tools. 
Contact Information:
Please mention the CFD Jobs Database, record #17235 when responding to this ad.
NamePeter Fisher
Email ApplicationYes
AddressShoreham Technical Centre, Old Shoreham Rd
Record Data:
Last Modified14:20:05, Wednesday, July 14, 2021

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