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Job Record #19064
TitleSenior Developer – Numerics
CategoryJob in Industry
EmployerGexcon AS
LocationNorway, Vestlandet, Bergen
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateWednesday, July 31, 2024
Gexcon is looking for an experienced, forward-thinking and dynamic team player to help drive the development of Gexcon’s existing and new software products. 
• REVISED Deadline for applications is 31st July 2024
To be successful in this role, you must have the following attributes: 

• Master’s or PhD degree in engineering, physics, mathematics, or similar with good academic results 
• Proficient in developing and improving (including restructuring and refactoring) mathematical models and algorithms 
  using best practice scientific programming techniques in modern FORTRAN and/or C++ 
• Proven track record of working with large legacy codebases 
• Good understanding of numerical methods and linear algebra  
• Good understanding of shared memory parallel processing techniques (e.g. OpenMP) 
• Experience developing and improving 3D CFD software (especially using RANS and/or adaptive mesh refinement) or FEA software 
• Experience with GIT version control and CI/CD build systems on both windows and LINUX 
• Ability to translate complex theory into practical software and model implementation, while balancing model accuracy, 
  calculation speed and development time 
• Strong verbal and written communication skills in English 
• Proximity to one of our R&D/Software offices in Norway (Bergen or Trondheim), The Netherlands (Zeist) or UK (Warrington) 
The role

• CFD solver development in FORTRAN, improving existing mathematical models and adding new sub-models related to turbulence, 
  combustion, source term modelling etc.  
• Improve architecture of the solver by restructuring and refactoring existing and new models developed by other team members 
• Following AGILE/Scrum software development methodology 
• Potentially acting as scrum master for the team 
• Supporting research, such as literature studies and prototyping new models 
• Validation of simulation results against experimental data 
• Contributing to the technical documentation and third level technical support 
• Close collaboration within the rest of the R&D team 
• Involvement in international applied research projects 
• Communication of results in the form of reports, publications, and presentations in various forums 

The rewards

• Freedom and responsibility: We provide the security of a well-established and successful company but try to maintain 
  a start-up feel by giving our researchers a lot of freedom, responsibility, and opportunity to influence the development choices 
  and direction of our products. 
• Interesting and challenging work, especially balancing accuracy and calculation speed, and with the new directions we may want 
  to go to such as with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning 
• Inspiring colleagues from 20 different countries and an organisation that highly values cooperation and knowledge sharing 
• Opportunity to be involved in the green energy transition 
• A positive working environment to help provide a healthy work-life balance 
• Competitive conditions for all employees, including attractive salary and pension scheme 

About Gexcon:

Gexcon (an acronym for gas explosion consultants) was founded in 1987 as a consulting brand of Christian Michelsen Institute. 
In 1998, Gexcon was established as an independent company providing advanced safety engineering software, consulting and fire 
and explosion testing services.  

Gexcon continues to build on the knowledge and expertise acquired for more than 50 years of involvement in R&D and large 
loss incident investigations, such as Buncefield, Piper Alpha, TWA 800, and the P-36 platform.  Gexcon has since become 
a world-leading company in the field of safety and risk management and advanced dispersion, explosion and fire modelling.    

Today, this Norwegian Company is headquartered in Bergen, Norway and operates globally from offices based in Australia, 
China, France, India, Indonesia, the  Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, the UAE, the UK and USA.  

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