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Liv­er­more Soft­ware Tech­nol­o­gy Cor­po­ra­tion (LSTC) is ex­pand­ing world­wide and seeks soft­ware de­vel­op­ers in the area of mul­ti­ma­te­r­i­al Euler­ian flu­ids cou­pled with La­grangian struc­ture and heat trans­fer for ap­pli­ca­tion in man­u­fac­tur­ing, such as forg­ing, cast­ing; in aero­space, for bird strike on air­craft struc­ture; in au­to­mo­tive; flu­id struc­ture in­ter­ac­tions in fu­el tanks and tire hy­droplan­ing; and in de­fense, for ord­nance de­sign and un­der­wa­ter ex­plo­sions.

Prospec­tive can­di­dates must have five or more years ex­pe­ri­ence in Euler­ian soft­ware de­vel­op­ment and an ad­vanced de­gree or equiv­a­lent in me­chan­i­cal en­gi­neer­ing, en­gi­neer­ing me­chan­ics, physics, or math­e­mat­ics.

If you are in­ter­est­ed, please pro­vide a pre­cise re­sume/­CV in­clud­ing de­tails of work and ed­u­ca­tion­al ex­pe­ri­ence, pro­fes­sion­al goals, visa sta­tus, and means of con­tact­ing you. Please re­fer to our Con­tact Page for the ap­pro­pri­ate email ad­dress.

Full and part time po­si­tions are avail­able. Salary will be com­men­su­rate with ex­pe­ri­ence. Those with for­eign work ex­pe­ri­ence and na­tive flu­en­cy in non-west­ern lan­guage are strong­ly en­cour­aged to re­spond.

Pro­ject En­gi­neer

De­vel­op fi­nite el­e­ment soft­ware LS-DY­NA in­volv­ing phys­i­cal do­mains such as flu­id me­chan­ics, high speed flows as well as elec­tro­mag­net­ics. Con­duct re­search on com­pu­ta­tion­al me­chan­ics and frac­ture me­chan­ics. De­vel­op nu­mer­i­cal meth­ods and im­ple­ment them (in C, C++, Python, and MAT­LAB) for a high-fi­deli­ty strength analy­sis. Val­i­date sim­u­la­tions and de­vel­op high-per­for­mance par­al­lel codes. Use Mat­lab pro­to­typ­ing, ob­ject-ori­ent­ed pro­gram­ming in C++ and For­tran, and par­al­lel pro­gram­ming with Open­MP and MP.  Req: Mas­ter de­gree in En­gi­neer­ing with 12 months ex­pe­ri­ence as En­gi­neer or Re­search As­sis­tant. Re­lat­ed exp must in­clude us­ing Mat­lab, Open­MP.   40hr/­wk, 8am-5pm, $ 107,518.00/yr. (Posted 05/14/2019 )

Pro­ject En­gi­neer

De­vel­op com­pu­ta­tion­al mod­els and struc­tur­al en­hance­ment of cor­re­la­tion be­tween CAE mod­els and pro­to­type test ve­hi­cles through the fi­nite el­e­ment pro­gram: LS-DY­NA. Re­search, de­vel­op and im­prove fi­nite el­e­ment soft­ware such as LS-DY­NA, LS-Pre­Post, Mat­lab, and LS-OPT and their as­so­ci­at­ed tech­nol­o­gy. Eval­u­ate the sim­u­la­tion vs. test cor­re­la­tion of acoustic cav­i­ty mod­el­ing and op­ti­mize the mod­el pa­ra­me­ters to im­prove cor­re­la­tion us­ing meta-mod­el­ing tech­niques. De­vel­op post pro­cess­ing tool and the GUI to eval­u­ate dri­ve away noise lev­els us­ing Python. Per­form crash safe­ty and oc­cu­pant pro­tec­tion sim­u­la­tions for IIHS and NCAP com­pli­ance at sub sys­tem and sys­tem lev­el. Eval­u­ate the per­for­mance of au­to­mo­tive in­stru­ment pan­els, en­gine mounts, and mo­bile med­ical de­vices. Pri­ma­ry work­site is Liv­er­more, CA, but re­lo­ca­tion pos­si­ble. Req: Mas­ter de­gree in Me­chan­i­cal En­gi­neer­ing or Struc­tur­al En­gi­neer­ing with 6 months ex­pe­ri­ence as CAE En­gi­neer or Re­searcher or GA or Grad­u­ate Stu­dent Re­searcher. Re­lat­ed exp must in­clude us­ing Mat­lab and Python. 40hr/­wk, Mon­day to Fri­day, 8am-5pm, $120,000.00/yr. (post date 11/30/2018).

Pro­ject En­gi­neers

Re­search, de­vel­op and im­prove fi­nite el­e­ment soft­ware such as LS-DY­NA, LS-Pre­Post, and LS-OPT. Eval­u­ate the per­for­mance of au­to­mo­tive in­stru­ment pan­els, en­gine mounts, and mo­bile med­ical de­vices. Per­form crash safe­ty and oc­cu­pant pro­tec­tion sim­u­la­tions for IIHS and NCAP com­pli­ance at sub sys­tem and sys­tem lev­el. Eval­u­ate the sim­u­la­tion vs. test cor­re­la­tion of acoustic cav­i­ty mod­el­ing and op­ti­mize the mod­el pa­ra­me­ters to im­prove cor­re­la­tion us­ing Mat­lab. Req: Mas­ter de­gree in Me­chan­i­cal En­gi­neer­ing with 12 months ex­pe­ri­ence as Me­chan­i­cal En­gi­neer or RA or TA/­As­so­ci­ate. (Post­ed 05/­18/­2018).