Opportunities for permanent roles in a range of business sectors

Simulation Specialist

As a simulation specialist working within our multidisciplinary teams, you will be responsible for developing mathematical and computational models to simulate performance of a range of products and processes in the healthcare, consumer, and industrial sectors. Your role will offer you the opportunity to use your technical knowledge to deliver innovative solutions to our clients challenging projects. In return your ingenuity will be rewarded with the satisfaction of seeing your ground-breaking new creations launched in the market, making a real difference whilst receiving an excellent benefits package.

YOU WILL HAVE:

  • 1st or 2:1 master’s degree in engineering, physics, maths. A post graduate qualification in numerical or computational simulation would be highly advantageous
  • Excellent core mathematics skills with extensive experience of application to science and engineering problems, ideally within a product development environment
  • Extensive and diverse experience: developing mathematical models from scratch and rigorous approach to implementing in bespoke algorithms developing computational models; assessing suitability and confidence of mathematical and computational models to make performance predictions; in one or more of the following fields; fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, optics, electromagnetics, static and dynamic mechanics 
  • A flexible and confident approach to explore and navigate new fields from first principles
  • Proficiency in either or both OpenFOAM and Comsol. Familiarity with open-source toolsets such as Elmer or Fenics would also be advantageous
  • Proficiency in bespoke algorithm, script and model development in languages such as Python, Matlab, Scilab or equivalent
  • Experience of the use of cloud computing tools and resources would be advantageous
  • An ability to communicate clearly and concisely to colleagues and clients the technical details of a model, and how and where it can be applied
  • A commercial awareness gained in one of the following environments: technical/design consultancy; technology start-up; new product development department

ABOUT US:

We are an employee owned company with our staff at the centre of our strategy. Employee ownership allows us to maintain full control over the direction of our business and our creative culture. Our offices are based in a beautiful rural location close to Cambridge where we offer an exciting and challenging working environment.

We hire people with a genuine enthusiasm and curiosity for engineering and science so if you’re the type of person who fills their spare time designing and making things, then we’d love to know.

In return for your hard work and insightful ideas, you receive a competitive salary, discretionary bonus, 12% non-contributory pension, private healthcare and 25 days holiday.