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Job Record #15327
TitleDeveloper, CFD software, civil, hydraulics, water & environment
CategoryJob in Industry
EmployerFlow Science, Inc.
LocationUnited States, New Mexico, Santa Fe
InternationalNo, only national applications will be considered
Closure Date* None *
Open position: Developer

Flow Science is searching for a CFD Developer to join its Research and 
Development Department. This position will be focused on FLOW-3D’s civil, 
hydraulics, water & environmental and coastal engineering markets. The work 
of a Developer focuses on research, development, implementation and 
documentation of new additions and modifications in the numerical methods 
and computational physics in our flagship CFD software, FLOW-3D®. 
Continuous, cutting-edge research and development remains the cornerstone of 
Flow Science’s business model in order to meet the increasing demands of 
FLOW-3D’s commercial and academic user base and maintain its competitive 
advantage in the CFD industry. 

Experience, skills and knowledge:
a. Experience in hydraulics, water and environmental engineering, 
and/or coastal engineering CFD modeling: depth-averaged shallow water 
equations, waves, sediment transport and scour, multi-phase flows, 
turbulence and air entrainment, and reaction kinetics 
in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) including heat and mass transfer, and 
free surface modeling
b. Good understanding of software development process for large 
projects and an excellent command of modern FORTRAN
c. Good understanding and proven experience in numerical methods used 
d. Experience in implicit and iterative solvers for incompressible 
e. Experience in developing and debugging large computational codes
f. Good understanding and proven experience in high performance 
programming using OpenMP and MPI

Education: A PhD degree in the discipline of civil engineering, mechanical 
engineering, applied mathematics or physics with focus on CFD is required. 

Attributes: The ideal candidate for this position will have excellent oral 
and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and the 
ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Principal duties:
a. Research, development, and implementation of new additions and 
modifications in numerical methods and computational physics to Flow 
Science’s flagship CFD software, FLOW-3D.
b. Insuring that the new developments correspond to the company’s 
general development goals and are completed in a timely manner.
c. Insuring that the newly developed algorithms are robust, efficient 
and of high quality, using consistent programming style throughout, ensuring 
readability and clarity of the newly added/modified coding.
d. Documenting the new additions and modifications by writing technical 
notes and amending the User Manual.
e. Maintain accuracy, stability and efficiency of the main solver 
program, including debugging and finding solutions for issues with the 
existing and newly added numerical and physical models.
f. Providing assistance to users, primarily through the Company’s 
support staff, but also directly when necessary.

Benefits: Flow Science offers an exceptional benefits package to full-time 
employees including employer paid medical, dental, vision coverage, life and 
disability insurances, 401(k) and profit sharing plans with generous 
employer matching, and an incentive compensation plan that offers year-end 
bonus opportunity.

Send: Resume and cover letter to 

Location: Flow Science is headquartered in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Work 
location for this position is negotiable.

Applicants must be available to attend an onsite interview in Santa Fe, New 

Visit our website at for more information about Flow Science, 

Contact Information:
Please mention the CFD Jobs Database, record #15327 when responding to this ad.
NameAimee Abby
Email ApplicationYes
AddressFlow Science
683 Harkle Rd.
Record Data:
Last Modified21:24:28, Monday, September 24, 2018

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