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Job Record #17775
TitleSenior CFD Software Developer
CategoryJob in Industry
EmployerRicardo
LocationUnited Kingdom, West Sussex, Shoreham by Sea
InternationalNo, only national applications will be considered
Closure Date* None *
Description:
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 modelling 
using advanced CFD algorithms. VECTIS team focusses on development of software 
supporting fast, robust and efficient solutions to complex CFD problems, in 
order to enable our customers worldwide to address their engineering challenges 
through virtual product development and analysis processes.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced CFD Software Developer to drive the 
development of the core of our flagship CFD solver and contribute to the 
solution of the engineering challenges facing the world through development of 
advanced CAE functionality. The successful candidate who will join the 
development team is expected to possess:

- Excellent knowledge and experience in design, analysis and implementation of  
CFD methods

- Good experience of implementation of CFD methods in commercial or academic 
codes in at least one of the following areas:  pressure-based methods, linear 
solvers, turbulence modelling, complex mesh

- Application area expertise in one of the following will be considered and 
advantage:

conjugate heat transfer/cooling
rotating machinery
combustion processes
external aerodynamics

Skills and Abilities

1.Education to an MSc level (PhD strongly preferred) in CFD. Reasonable 
experience in research and development in CFD

2.Excellent knowledge of fluid mechanics and computational methods

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

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

5.Excellent programming skills using modern programming languages (e.g. FORTRAN 
C, C++)

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

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



Salary is dependent on expertise and experience.

Potential candidates working at principal level are also encouraged to apply and 
will be considered for a principal position.
Contact Information:
Please mention the CFD Jobs Database, record #17775 when responding to this ad.
NamePeter Fisher
Emailpeter.fisher@ricardo.com
Email ApplicationYes
Phone01273455611
AddressShoreham Technical Centre, Old Shoreham Rd
Whiteley
Record Data:
Last Modified16:08:26, Thursday, May 05, 2022

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