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Job Record #11122
CategoryJob in Industry
EmployerEXA Corporation
LocationUnited States, MASSACHUSETTS, Burlington (Metro Boston)
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateTuesday, April 01, 2014

Company Profile:

Exa Corporation is a world leader in developing lattice Boltzmann method (LBM)
based Computational Fluids Dynamics (CFD) software for industrial applications.
Exa is expanding the market of its unique fluid simulation technology into
complex and multi-component fluid applications in the automotive, aerospace,
motorsports, chemical, biomedical, energy, oil and gas, electronics and
environmental industries.  Exa offers talented professionals outstanding career
opportunities to develop breakthrough products significantly impacting change in
these global industries. 

Position Profile:

Reporting to the Senior Director of Physics Theory and Modeling in our Metro
Boston world headquarters, Exa seeks a Principal Scientist to strengthen our
effort in developing physics extensions of flow simulation software in the areas
of complex and multi-component fluid applications.  

In this role, you are expected to have a thorough understanding of complex flow
and multi-component and multi-phase fluid physics, and thorough knowledge of CFD
algorithms in general. You will be expected to contribute to the product
development of the required physics extensions (analyses, algorithms and models)
in complex and multi-component fluid flows for real engineering applications.
The successful candidate must be creative, and enthusiastic about exploring new
territories in physical and computational science and engineering. Strong
analytical skills and background in mathematics are also highly desired.  You
are also expected to have an effective interaction and collaboration with
physics group members with a variety of technical expertise, as well as with
software developers and applications engineers.  You will play a leadership
role, and be expected to lead projects in a collaborative, collegial environment.


•PhD in Physics or closely related Engineering discipline. 
•Significant background and experience in complex fluid flow physics.
•Deep knowledge of fluid mechanics, numerical methods and numerical analysis.
•Proven excellent creativity for solving difficult physics problems.
•Excellent problem-analyzing and problem-solving skills.
•Ability to succeed in a team environment.
•Adequate related computer skills. 
•Effective English oral/written communication skills.

Additional Skills & Experiences:

The following is desirable:

•Experience with/understanding of multi-scale flow physics.
•Experience with/understanding of lattice Boltzmann methods (LBM).
•Familiarity with software engineering practices in a collaborative environment.
•Demonstrated experience in R&D of complex and multi-component fluid physics.
•Previous experience with CFD/CAE commercial software.

Compensation and Benefits:  

Exa offers competitive compensation, stock options and a dynamic, growing
company environment.  Benefits include comprehensive coverage for medical,
dental, life, disability, flexible spending accounts, 401K savings plan with
company match, vacations and holidays, flexible work schedule and free access to
our on campus fitness club, classes and amenities center. 

TO APPLY:  For immediate consideration, please send your resume to with the Job Title:  Principal Physicist - Complex Fluid
Physics in the Subject line.

The Company

Exa Corporation is a global innovator of fluids simulation software solutions
(CAE/CFD) for product engineering customers worldwide. We develop and market
leading computational fluid dynamics software products that are superior for
simulation-driven design, used in a range of industries worldwide. With over 260
employees, Exa has offices in the United States, France, Germany, UK, Italy,
Japan, Korea and China. Employees are encouraged to have a passion for learning,
innovative thinking, ownership and personal achievement.  We value people who
work for the success of the customer, the success of the company and the team.
As Exa continues its strong growth and global expansion, its increasing size and
complexity will offer significant opportunities to Exa’s talented Research and
Development professionals.

Company Background:

Exa Corporation (NASDAQ: EXA) located in metro Boston, develops, sells and
supports simulation software and services to enhance product performance, reduce
product development costs and improve the efficiency of design and engineering
processes. Our simulation solutions enable our customers to gain crucial
insights about design performance early in the design cycle, thus reducing the
likelihood of expensive redesigns and late-stage engineering changes. As a
result, our customers realize significant cost savings and fundamental
improvements in their engineering development process. Our products include,
PowerFLOW®, PowerDELTA®, PowerCLAY®, PowerVIZ®, PowerSPECTRUM®, PowerACOUSTICS®,
PowerINSIGHT®, PowerCASE™, PowerCOOL® and PowerTHERM® along with professional
engineering consulting services. A partial customer list includes: AGCO, BMW,
Ford, Hyundai, Kenworth, MAN, Nissan, Peterbilt, Renault, Scania, Toyota,
Volkswagen, and Volvo Trucks.

Exa Corporation
55 Network Drive
Burlington, MA  01803


Complex Flow, Flow modeling, Numerical Methods, Computational Fluid Dynamics,
CFD, lattice Boltzmann method, LBM, multi-component flow

Contact Information:
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NameStaffing Manager
Email ApplicationYes
AddressExa Corporation
55 Network Drive
Burlington, MA 01803
Record Data:
Last Modified17:38:21, Thursday, January 30, 2014

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